Journal Article

Human Security and the Next Generation of Comprehensive Human Development Goals

Published on 3 May 2012

This paper makes a case for extending the MDGs beyond 2015 but significantly reshaping them, so that economic and social equity and environmental sustainability are prioritised. The paper proposes using the notion of human security to develop a new post 2015 development framework.

This article was also published in Volume 1 No 2 of the e-journal Journal of Human Security Studies


Richard Jolly

Research Associate

Gabriele Köhler

Honorary Associate

Publication details

published by
Koehler, G., Gasper, D., Jolly, R. and Simane, M.


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