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

October 1, 2006

James P. Kelly

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.”

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