Human Security

This section covers those issues that are particularly likely to impact on people’s safety in their daily lives. Of course, the notion of human security is multifaceted. In connection with disarmament ensuring human security entails taking action against ‘inhumane’ weapons, i.e. those whose effects are indiscriminate and which claim victims even after the end of armed conflicts, as well as against the uncontrolled spread of small arms, whose main victims tend to be civilians.