Keywords: national resilience, national security, threats, society, security environment


The peculiarities of the formation of models of ensuring national resilience are studied on the example of the USA, Great Britain, Israel, Japan and Estonia. The influence of historical, geographical, security, political, cultural, socio-economic and other differences in the building and development of states on the processes of choice of this model is determined.

The article argues а fundamentally important role of understanding the concept of resilience and the peculiarities of its implementation in various spheres of national security for developing national resilience mechanisms. The differences in the implementation of the concept of resilience in the economic and political spheres are determined. On the basis of a combination of theoretical research and practical experience of a number of states, the author elaborated the algorithm of actions required to choose best-performing national resilience model for the country. It is determined that the choice of the model for ensuring national resilience and related mechanisms depends on the key threats to national security. It is advisable to analyze the threats in the context of criteria specified by the author. Also it is important to establish the target benchmarks. Further mechanisms for ensuring national resilience should be oriented to achieve these target benchmarks. Detection of the weaknesses of the national security system in the context of counteracting the key threats facilitates a clearer understanding of the nature of the mechanisms for ensuring national resilience, which the country requires. The article argues that the model of ensuring national resilience, which was formed appropriately, should not be static. Taking into consideration that the threats to national security in the modern world are complex and dynamic, the process of ensuring national resilience should also be clarified periodically, and the corresponding model should be developed with new mechanisms.

A high priority for Ukraine is the issue of building national resilience as a response to hybrid threats, which have a long, complex and destructive nature for many spheres. Taking into account this, the article emphasizes that it is highly advisable to intensify the development of the relevant field of knowledge in order to formulate scientifically substantiated recommendations for the leadership of the country how to build national resilience.


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How to Cite
Reznikova, O. (2019). CONCEPTUAL APPROACHES TO CHOICE OF THE MODEL FOR BUILDING NATIONAL RESILIENCE. Strategic Priorities, 49(1), 18-27. Retrieved from