Hrabar N.

PhD in Public Administration, leading researcher of the research department on management issues in the field of civil protection of Training Research and Production Center, National University of Civil Protection of Ukraine, Kharkiv.

 Leonenko N.

Doctor of sciences in Public Administration, Head of the Department of Management of Training Research and Production Center, National University of Civil Protection of Ukraine, Kharkiv.

Poroka S.

 National University of Civil Defence of Ukraine, Kharkiv


DOI: 10.52363/passa-2021.1-1


The article is assigned to the researcheses of problems of public administration in the national security from the point of view of retrospective analysis. The emphasis is on respect for the fact that the state policy in the spheres of national security and defense is focused on the defense of the most important rights, legal interests and guarantees, in particular, man and citizen - their life and dignity, constitutional rights and freedoms, safe living conditions; society - its democratic values, prosperity and conditions for sustainable development; the state - its constitutional order, sovereignty, territorial integrity and inviolability; territory, environment - from emergencies. The outlined postulates occupy a prominent place in domestic legislation and become a fundamental basis for the implementation of various programs and concepts aimed at their practical implementation in public life. At the same time, in order to achieve the outlined aspects, the question of the theoretical foundations of public administration of national security in the context of retrospective analysis shall be important.
Based on the results of doctrinal and comprehensive research, it is concluded that the theoretical and methodological difficulties of the retrospective concept of "national security" also allow us to conclude that it is expedient to consider not only the concept of "security" but also the concepts of "nation" and "nationalism" to find out what meaning is embedded in the concepts of "national interests" and "national values". Therefore, an important step that to some extent allows us to reach a consensus on the concept of "national security" is to consider the concept of "nation" and the phenomenon of the phenomenon called "nationalism". At the same time, the isolation of certain factors in the context of national security should be considered a temporary aspect, as it is only possible to assert the priority of certain national interests in these areas in a historical period of society and state, and hence the corresponding priority ensuring their implementation. Moreover, the long-term preference of one or another area under certain conditions may even be a threat to national security. Ignoring national interests in other areas ultimately leads first to a reduction in the potential of the state, and then to an integrated level of national security. The advantage that can be given to one or another sphere of national security is justified only under certain extraordinary conditions.

Key words: public administration, national security, mechanisms of public administration, national security of the state.


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