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What's New

UNTFHS 2017 Call for Proposals: The UNTFHS Call for Proposals was released with the deadline of 30 September 2017 (11:59 pm New York time).

New Course on Human Security and Agenda 2030: The UN System Staff College has a new course on Applying the Human Security Approach for Agenda 2030. For more information, watch this video and register on the UNSSC website.

Health, Resilience and Human Security: A UNTFHS programme implemented by PAHO has produced new outreach materials for countries in the Latin America and Carribean region. The first country specific flyer released is for the Dominican Republic (in Spanish).

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About the Trust Fund

The UNTFHS finances projects that translate the human security approach into practical actions and provide concrete and sustainable benefits to vulnerable people and communities threatened in their survival, livelihood and dignity.

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About Human Security

Human security is in response to widespread and cross-cutting threats. These threats can spread rapidly within and across nations and give rise to more intractable crises that seriously challenge both Governments and people. At the same time, human security underscores the universality and interdependence of a set of freedoms that are fundamental to human life.

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