Theoretical and methodological foundations of the formation of national interests in the crisis management system

  • Fedor Terhanov Дніпропетровський регіональний інститут державного управління Національної академії державного управління при Президентові України
Keywords: administration, crisis management, power, state, public administration, national interests, public administrationterritorial, territorial integrity


The article substantiates a comprehensive study of theoretical and practical problems of ensuring the national interests and territorial integrity of Ukraine in the context of crisis management, modern transformational changes in the field of public administration. The theoretical and methodological foundations of the study of the complex of national interests are analyzed, the concept and essence of public government activities in the field of national interests and the preservation of territorial integrity are determined. The concept, essence and elements of ensuring national interests in public administration are defined.Based on the analysis of studies of domestic and foreign scientists, it is proposed that research approaches to the formation of a complex of national interests be divided into the following areas: the first direction involves a combination of international and national parts of the qualification of problems in the field of national interests, based on regulation by international legal acts, which are set forth in the form decisions and resolutions of international organizations, and on this basis a generalization of the concept of "national interests sys ”, based on constitutional norms, regulations on the functioning of managerial structures, provisions of relevant legislative acts, specifics of geopolitical status, membership in international and intergovernmental organizations. The second direction is based on establishing the institutional characteristics of formalizing national interests and provides for a combination of political, socio-economic and security components, and is now complemented by factors of military-political and military-economic cooperation. The third area is based on a modern understanding of the concept of "security and territorial integrity of the state." In the framework of this direction, the mutual influence of national security factors, the identification of threats to state sovereignty and territorial integrity are investigated, and the country's geopolitical status is determined. The fourth direction is based on a comprehensive study of the features of ensuring national interests in open or latent armed conflicts.The content of legal norms as an element of the mechanism for ensuring national interests and territorial integrity in the field of public administration is analyzed. The features of the functional components of ensuring national interests in the context of transformational changes in public administration are considered. The methodological foundations of the assertion of territorial integrity as a component of national interests are investigated. The essence of the normative legal certainty of the concept of territorial integrity is determined, as well as the institutional features of ensuring territorial integrity. The process of establishing a national security system and ensuring the territorial integrity of Ukraine as a component of the formation of a modern state in the format of crisis management is analyzed. The importance of the constitutional definition of the geopolitical course from the standpoint of ensuring national interests is proved. Particular attention is paid to the study of the legal formalization of an object, subject, their functions in the mechanism of organizational and legal regulation of the state from the standpoint of ensuring territorial integrity and national interests.


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Terhanov, F. (2020). Theoretical and methodological foundations of the formation of national interests in the crisis management system. Public Administration Aspects, 7(12), 135-146.