What the new deal can learn from the human security approach
This briefing note is intended for policymakers (donors and g7+ governments), civil society organizations, practitioners and academics working on the New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States. It is based on a scoping study that analysed the experiences with the implementation of the Human Security Approach in practice as elucidated in the literature, and aims at highlighting lessons that are of relevance to the successful design and implementation of the New Deal. Experiences with implementing programmes inspired by a Human Security Approach have revealed a series of lessons and critical conditions for successful implementation. This briefing notes aims to translate those lessons and insights into recommendations for implementing the New Deal.