The brochure provides a brief overview of the human security approach and its application; the trajectory of discussions on human security in the UN General Assembly; the entities within the UN Secretariat responsible for the advancement of human security; and the UNTFHS and its added value.
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The Human Security Unit, a freelance journalist and a team of photographers visited dozen of project sites funded under the UNTFHS, conducting hundreds of interviews with local staff and beneficiaries. From this multitude of compelling initiatives, nine stories were selected to show the practical applications of the human security approach. They reflect the range of issues, regions, and institutions involved in the advancement of human security around the globe.