Human Security Collective (HSC) is a foundation based in The Hague working on issues of development, security and the involvement of citizens in their communities and societies. We believe that the idea of Human Security with its focus on people, relationships and human rights provides an organizing frame for action.
Based on the elements of trust-creation, local ownership, empowerment and collective action, we facilitate conversation between civil society, policy shapers and other actors to promote alternative approaches to current security practice.
In this article, Poonam Joshi lays out the strategies used in the 'security playbook' to restrict civil society and highlights the beginning of the movement which is pushing back.Read more
In Tunisia, the participatory action research takes place in two communities; Saida neighbourhood and Oueslatia. Learn more about these two communities and the actors involved in the research.Read more
Read Tasniem Anwar's reflection piece on algorithmic decision-making in security practices and its impact on human security.Read more
Our colleague Mark Hann has written a very interesting piece on the Qatar World Cup and the discussions around it. Read his reflections here.Read more