Linkage between Human Security and Regional Security in Africa

アフリカにおける人間の安全保障と地域安全保障の連関

This project aims to provide case studies to discuss current security challenges in Africa, from human security and regional security perspectives. The project invites experts on some of the key security issues in Africa to give online presentations, some of which will be summarized into short papers, and all will be made open to public. Coined in 1994, “Human Security” is still an evolving concept/policy agenda and its application into practice has been ongoing. This project, with a series of online presentations, can provide valuable materials to explore most updated security issues in Africa for students, scholars as well as practitioners. The project is funded by Center for International Studies, Aoyama Gakuin University (FY2021).

このプロジェクトは、アフリカにおける現在の安全保障を人々の視点と地域の視点から検討するため、アフリカ各地で活躍する専門家にオンライン講演を依頼しています。「人間の安全保障」は、学術面、政策面ともにその捉え方、有用性の議論が続いています。特にアフリカにおける適用については有用性を秘めていながら研究が途上にありますので、講演を通じて研究として議論を深めるとともに、これらを録画して教材として活用していく予定です。各講演は大学での講義において視聴後にワーク活動を行う想定のため、40分程度の長さとなっています。教材の利用としてご関心のある方はお知らせいただければ、アクセスのためのパスワードをお知らせ致します。このプロジェクトは、2021年度青山学院大学国際研究センタープロジェクトの一部です。

中部アフリカにおける気候変動と安全保障のリンケージ

<short paper> Climate Security in Fragile States: Case and Efforts in Central Africa

吉井愛氏(国連中部アフリカ地域事務所)

Abstract  

This short paper is based on a presentation titled “Climate Security in Central Africa”, given virtually in July 2021, to form part of a lecture series titled “Linkage between human security and regional security in Africa” at the Aoyama Centre for International Studies, Aoyama Gakuin University. The main objective of the presentation was to set out some of the basics of climate security, including how the topic has continued to gain momentum at the Security Council of the United Nations (UN). The text subsequently gives an account of the climate change situation in Central Africa, i.e. one of the regions in the world more severely affected by climate change, and its implications for existing fragilities on the ground, due also to generally low coping capacities available. The paper argues that addressing climate security is no easy task and requires enhanced cross-sectoral efforts at local, national and transnational levels. Further, addressing climate security in Central Africa merits a strong international engagement, which takes into account that Central Africa, i.e. the region hosting the Congo Basin rainforest, can play a key role in the global effort for climate change mitigation, thereby safeguarding human security worldwide.

     

人間の安全保障とアフリカ開発会議 (Human Security and TICAD)  

田川慶氏(国連アフリカ特別顧問室)

南スーダンでの人間の安全保障:ピースウィンズ・ジャパンによる支援事業

福井美穂氏(特定非営利活動法人ピースウィンズ・ジャパン)

Cooperation between UNOWAS and ECOWAS

Dr. James Aji, Senior Political Affairs Officer, Head of UNOWAS Liaison Cell to ECOWAS

The Nature of the State and Emerging Security Issue in West Africa

Mr. John M. Pokoo, Head, Conflict Management Programme in the Faculty of Academic Affairs and Research at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre and a PhD Candidate, Rhodes University

サヘルのテロ情勢と地域安全保障

上江洲佐代子氏(政策研究大学院大学)