Initiatives: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security

On this page you will see initiatives and programmes that aim to improve human, national, regional and global security. 

Security, based on the reduction or elimination of vulnerability, in different circumstances and on different scales, from the personal to the global, underpins both the sense and survival of community, and all types of human progress. 

The initiatives reflected here, and others of which you may be aware, seek the progressive elimination of vulnerability and the promotion of human security.

There are currently no legally binding, international rules regulating the arms trade. National controls are rife with gaps and loopholes, making it all too easy for weapons to end up in the...  Read More

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Created on 2012-08-06

Global Changemakers was founded in 2007 when six young activists, brought together by the British Council, were invited to lend the ‘voice of youth’ to the Annual Meeting of the World Economic...  Read More

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Created on 2012-08-06

The Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR) was established by the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa, in 1968 as an independent non-profit organisation. The Centre has developed an...  Read More

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Created on 2012-08-06

The African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) is a South African-based civil society organisation working throughout Africa to bring creative African solutions to the...  Read More

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