Human security is a fulcrum towards sustainable development, says Minister Busingye


The Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Johnston Busingye said that security, political and socio-economic dynamics in African have a bearing on the continent’s state of security.

Minister Busingye made the remarks this Thursday while presiding over the annual symposium on Peace, Security and Justice held at the Rwanda National Police (RNP) General Headquarters in Kacyiru.

“Human security is a fulcrum towards sustainable development” adding “Security  engagement in institutions especially in human security aspect as its fulcrum upon which efforts towards development are anchored, the outcome will lead to progress, which is the ultimate objective that countries are struggling for”

Minister Busingye emphasized Africa still faces many challenges like worst corruption indices, struggling to overcome reliance on ethnic and tribal identity to thrive in a rapid globalizing world.

He, however, said that the continental free trade area Africa is now trying to realize, the free movement of persons and the collective security arrangements are part of the human security paradigm of ensuring security, progress and liberation.

The symposium was organized for the sixth intake of the Senior Command Course attended by 28 senior police students from eight African countries including: Ethiopia, Kenya, Namibia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Rwanda.

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