October 2015, Volume 1 Issue 1


Editorial: What Human Security Means to Us

Lia van Broekhoven, Executive Director of Human Security Collective, writes about what human security means to the organisation and how we put it into practice. 


The Human Security Approach in CounteringCMU7-wvWwAA_3KY[1]
Radicalisation and Violent Extremism in Africa

The beliefs that underpin our work across the many regions of West and East Africa – of an inclusive and comprehensive human security approach to alleviate the threat of extremism – is explained here.



wordleAll You Ever Wanted to Know About
FATF but Were Too Afraid to Ask

In which we try to explain and untangle the many facets relating to the Financial Action Task Force: its background, its influence, its impact on non profits, and what you can do about it.


A Review of Malian director Abderrahmane Sissako’s Movie ‘Timbuktu’

Siebrich Visser reviews Malian director Abderrahmane Sissako’s movie ‘Timbuktu’: an insightful and wrenching drama on life, hope and poetry in the face of a jihadist occupation. Siebrich is the programme officer for our ongoing human security and countering violent extremism project in Mali.  


LexAn Interview with our Board Member Lex Oostendorp

In which he discusses his life and work, and what human security means to him.