In the Names of Human Security: UNESCO and the Pursuit of Global Governance

By James P. Kelly
October 01, 2006
Recently, the United Nations has been promoting a human security agenda. On January 1, 2001, in response to the outcome of the United Nations Millennium Summit, the government of Japan initiated the formation of an independent Commission on Human Security (the “Commission”). The over-arching mission of the Commission is to secure “freedom from fear” and “freedom from want.”