3 March 2014

2013 Human Security Report

In 2011, Harvard University’s Steven Pinker asserted that, “we may be living in the most peaceful era in our species’ existence.” In 2012, Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff claimed that today’s world has become, “more dangerous than it has ever been.

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Human Security Report 2013

The Human Security Report 2013 focuses on the growing debate over whether the long-term threat of violence—war, terrorism, and homicide—has been decreasing or increasing worldwide. More

Human Security Report 2007

Challenging the expert consensus that the threat of global terrorism is increasing, the Human Security Brief 2007 uncovered... More

Human Security Report 2012

The Human Security Report 2012 sheds new light on the human costs of war. It argues that widely held beliefs about wartime sexual violence... More

Human Security Report 2005

The Human Security Report 2005 documented a dramatic, but largely unknown, decline in the number of wars, genocides and... More

Human Security Report 2009/10

The Human Security Report 2009/2010 analyzes the drivers of war and peace and the causes of the decline in the deadliness... More


An at-a-glance illustrated guide to global and regional trends in human insecurity, the miniAtlas provides a succinct introduction to today’s most ... More