Pandemics And Global Security Challenges: Covid-19 As A Threat to Human Security and Peace

Maame Peterson, Alhassan Tahiru


This policy paper explores the political and socioeconomic dynamics and effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on global peace and security. It employs a human security approach to analyze the threats to global peace and human rights caused by socioeconomic disparities and sexual violence which have been worsened by the pandemic. It concludes with recommendations to stakeholders on how to promote peace and security during global health crises.

Keywords: Covid-19 pandemic, human rights, human security, health, sexual violence, development

DOI: 10.7176/JLPG/111-01

Publication date:July 31st 2021

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