THEORETICAL APPROACHES TO PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS IN TERMS OF NATIONAL SECURITY
The article reviews the research on public-private partnerships and singles out their features pertaining to national security.
The purpose of this article is to identify problematic issues of theoretical approaches to the formation of public-private partnerships in the realm of national security and ways to develop secure public-private partnerships in Ukraine, taking into account world best practices.
The authors’ review of the Ukrainian research shows that there is currently a lack of in-depth and meaningful studies of theoretical and practical significance on this issue, which indicates the need for rethinking and updating the development of public-private partnerships given the requirement to implement national security priorities as set by the National Security Strategy of Ukraine.
The nature of the threats to the national security and national interests of Ukraine requires a comprehensive study of partnerships between the state and the private sector in the basic areas of national security.
National security is the result of collective actions of the state and society, while the mechanisms of public-private partnerships in the field of national security are not regulated by Ukrainian legislation. Creating a legal basis and institutional support are fundamental factors in forming an effective model of public-private partnership in the field of security.
The introduction of public-private partnerships in the areas of the military, defense and military construction, state and public security, cybersecurity and civil protection requires significant state support.
Furthermore, the non-governmental (private) security sector should become an integral part of the national security system of Ukraine.
The authors develop proposals for the formation of an effective system of public-private partnership for the purposes of national security. First and foremost, these include the improvement of the legal framework for the development of public-private partnership and the joint development of specific measures.
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