Center News

  • Jan 19, 2021
    On January 12, the Perry Center held its first Caribbean alumni open House. About 40 English-speaking graduates enthusiastically participated in an interactive question and answer session with Perry Center Director, Lieutenant General (ret.) Frederick Rudesheim. The Director emphasized the Center’s commitment to maintain, grow, and foster the...

  • Dec 18, 2020
    On December 15, the Perry Center hosted its final webinar for the 2020 series: "The Threat of the Criminal Group Primer Comando do Capital (PCC) to the Security of Brazil: An Update." Mr. Raul Jungmann, former Minister of Agrarian Reform, former Minister of Defense, former Minister of Public Security, Brazil, and Mr. Leonardo Coutinho,...

  • Dec 07, 2020
    On December 1, 2020, Perry Center Director LTG (ret.) Frederick Rudesheim spoke at the graduation and closing ceremony of the Strategic Governance and Prospectives Course at the Nueva Granada Military University in Bogotá, Colombia. During the five-week course, Perry Center professors Luis Bitencourt, Bill Godnick, Celina Realuyo, and Boris...

  • Dec 07, 2020
    On December 3-4, 2020, Perry Center Director LTG (ret.) Rudesheim and Professor Celina Realuyo participated at Centro de Altos Estudios Nacionales Escuela de Posgrado (CAEN)’s Third Annual Conference on Security and Defense - CASEDE 2020, "Implications of the Pandemic and Threats to Security and Defense in Ibero-America" before a virtual audience...

  • Dec 04, 2020
    On December 1, the Perry Center held its first alumni "Open House." Over 200 Spanish-speaking graduates attended, and they enthusiastically participated in an interactive question and answer session with Lieutenant General (ret.) Rudesheim, Director of the Center. During this meeting, the International Network of Alumni of the Perry Center...

  • Dec 03, 2020
    On November 25, the Perry Center hosted a webinar on the dynamics of the autonomous Mapuche movements in Chile and Argentina. Two panelists, Dr. Patricio Navia, a Chilean Clinical Assistant Professor at New York University, and Mr. Fabián Calle, Senior Associate Consultant at Berenzstein, Argentina, who is a William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric...

  • Nov 20, 2020
    On November 17, the Perry Center hosted a discussion on the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas (CDMA), a biannual event that is the highest-level meeting on defense and security in the Americas. Two WJPC alumni provided remarks: Dr. Andres Villar, Coordinator of the XIV CDMA, and Colonel Frank Mauricio Cabrera Rizek, Dominican...

  • Nov 10, 2020
    On November 5, Perry Center Professor Patrick Paterson, moderated a webinar on "Disaster Risk Resilience: Climate and Security in the Caribbean" with Professor Anthony Clayton from the Institute for Sustainable Development, University of the West Indies - Mona, Jamaica. Dr. Clayton spoke about the impacts of climate change in the Caribbean...

  • Nov 09, 2020
    On October 28, Perry Center Professor William Godnick presented on Global Trends and the Hemispheric Security Agenda to 230 youth from 18 Latin American and Caribbean countries at the 2020 Youth and Democracy in the Americas Summit co-sponsored by the Organization of American States. The panel was part of a three-day summit bringing together youth...

  • Nov 09, 2020
    On November 5-6, 2020, Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo participated at the Inter-American Defense College (IADC) Transnational Organized Crime Workshop 2020 as one of the countering transnational organized crime subject matter experts and briefed on the U.S. counter-crime perspective for the North American working group. The workshop...

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