TGS Consulta


 It is not possible to promote development without a foundation of physical security. But so often this is allowed to deteriorate to a level where it has to be treated as a priority at the expense of all other activity.

My personal experience in the United Kingdom's armed forces over the past 15 turbulent years has reinforced a conviction that last-minute intervention in the security affairs of fragile states, by coalitions made up from largely Western democracies, is not the most effective way to generate sustainable human security.

Human security is made up of seven components: economic, food, health, environmental, personal, community and political security.
There is an urgent requirement to bring the host nation, the private sector, development agencies and local partners together to address all the components of human security in an integrated and sustainable manner.

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