Discussion Aspects of the Characteristics of the Elements of the Environmental Security Structure

G.M. Bukanov
2020 Zenodo  
Based on the analysis of scientific views, theoretical principles and legislation, the article discusses the disputable aspects of the characteristics of the elements of the environmental security structure, which are: 1) environmental security objects; 2) subjects of environmental security; 3) threats to environmental security; 4) environmental policy; 5) system of measures for ensuring environmental security. The objects of environmental security are: 1) a person and a citizen – their
more » ... zen – their constitutional rights and freedoms (the list of which is not exhaustive in accordance with Article 22 of the Constitution of Ukraine); 2) society – its spiritual, moral, ethical, cultural, historical, intellectual and material values, information and environment and natural resources; 3) the state – its constitutional order, sovereignty, territorial integrity and inviolability. The subjects of environmental security are: 1) President of Ukraine, state authorities and local selfgovernment; 2) law enforcement agencies and military formations established in accordance with the laws of Ukraine; 3) citizens of Ukraine and associations of citizens. Threats to environmental security are the existing and potentially possible factors and phenomena that pose a risk to human health, environmental damage and material damage. Environmental policy is a policy of the state aimed at preserving the environment safe for the living and inanimate nature, protecting the life and health of the population from the negative impact caused by environmental pollution, achieving harmonious interaction between society and nature, protection, rational use and reproduction of natural resources. An environmental security system is a collection of legal constraints in their interconnection, used to protect high-security facilities and prevent the harmful effects of high-risk sources, which are significantly different from other types of legal restriction – recovery and punishment measures.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4653055 fatcat:d6tmsvnvxvcshdfvdncswhs24a