Wybrane uwarunkowania bezpieczeństwa narodowego i międzynarodowego na progu XXI wieku. Cz. 1
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Selected national and international security conditions at the threshold of the 21st century. Pt. 1
Selected processes and changes taking part in contemporary world have been described in the article. Also some approaches of the representatives of sciences dealing with explaining the mechanisms of the world development and functioning have been presented. A few selected processes have been characterised that shape the modern world (called megatrends or trends) such as globalisation, information technology, demographic explosion, people’s migration including and others. Selective megatrends are described in detail in the context of possible threats to national and international security. A particular attention has been drawn to the identification of new threats that have not appeared before, either due to little probability of their appearance or underestimated. Next there have been presented implications for Poland’s defence, mainly for developments in the area of defence management resulting from the emerging of different character new threats. The author paid special attention to changes taking place in contemporary world, the need to introduce some changes to improve the defence management activities in order to make it flexible and effective to perform its functions in new and changeable conditions.