23 January 2019

Binnenlands Bestuur on the UU-report 'Towards a Resilient Open Society'

Binnenlands Bestuur published an article on the report 'Towards a Resilient Open Society'. This report offers building blocks for future security policy.

The security situation in the Netherlands has changed for the worse over the last few years. How to find a balance between making a society resilient, while at the same time protecting an open society that respects democratic values and the rule of law? In an attempt to answer this question, UU-researchers considered two case studies: German migration policy and Israeli cybersecurity policy. Project leader Mirko Noordegraaf comments on the findings.

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It is a paradox: the government wants to protect its citizens, but by doing so, it also quickly affects civil liberties.
Mirko Noordegraaf