Role and capacities of local community in environmental security - on example of polluted drinking water in municipality of Užice
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Environmental security is integral part of human security. It includes consideration of environmental degradation problems and problems with insufficient natural resources. These problems can bring conflicts as much as endanger the human security. Environmental security is focused on civil security from irresponsible water, air, soil and wildlife pollution as much as civil security from inefficient institution for law enforcement. Systematic changes in all segments of modern society, also in environmental field, assert increasingly important role of local community. In this study we show jurisdiction, role and capacities local community in environmental security in Republic of Serbia. Especially is considered role and capacities of protection and rescue system subjects in municipality of Uzice during drinking water pollution.
Keywords:human security / environmental security / local community
Source:Second International Conference on Human Security: Twenty Years of Human Security Y20HS : book of Abstracts : November 7th and 8th, 2014, 2014
- Belgrade : Faculty of Security Studies