Center News

  • Mar 12, 2019
    On Monday, 18 March 2019, the residential portion of two courses, Combating Transnational Threat Networks (CTTN) and Strategic Implications of Human Rights and Rule of Law (HR/ROL), will begin at the Perry Center. CTTN and HR/ROL convene over 90 senior military and civilian professionals representing 15 different countries in the Western...

  • Mar 12, 2019
    Three Perry Center professors share their most recent research on security issues in Latin America in this month's edition of PRISM , published by National Defense University. The edition includes articles by prestigious scholars such as Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS); Dr. R. Evan Ellis, former Perry...

  • Mar 04, 2019
    From Feb 25 - 28, Dr. Fabiana Perera represented the Perry Center at a national workshop to strengthen gender equality at the national agencies in charge of counternarcotics efforts. While attending the workshop which took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Dr. Perera delivered a presentation on norms and rules and the inclusion of women in peace...

  • Feb 08, 2019
    From Jan 28 to Feb 01 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, the Perry Center assisted in the development of a human rights policy for the Honduras Armed Forces and Office of the Minister of Defense. Perry Center Professor Pat Paterson was one of a number of subject matter experts recruited by the US Southern Command to help write the policy. Other working...

  • Jan 27, 2019
    From January 16-18, 2019 Perry Center professors Dr. Boris Saavedra and Ms. Celina Realuyo presented at a three-day seminar on cybersecurity sponsored by the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic . This specialized program delved into issues of cybersecurity strategy and policy and was tailored for specialists at the Central Bank and financial...

  • Jan 27, 2019
    On January 15, 2019, Dr. Boris Saavedra gave the presentation "Cybersecurity: Data, Algorithms and Policy" at the Graduate School of Higher Strategic Studies (Escuela de Graduados de Altos Estudios Estratégicos - EGAEE) , inaugurating the first cybersecurity course offered by EGAEE. Over 100 participants comprised of cybersecurity students,...

  • Jan 17, 2019
    From January 22, 2019 to January 24, 2019, the Perry Center will facilitate a three day Caribbean Defense and Security Seminar (USJ-DSS 2019) in Kingston, Jamaica. The seminar targets the next generation of Jamaican security and defense professionals on leadership tracks from their respective institutions. These 36 individuals represent the...

  • Jan 07, 2019
    From December 17-19, 2018 Perry Center Professors Celina Realuyo and Boris Saavedra, conducted a bilateral engagement program at the invitation of WJPC alumni who organized three separate transnational threats seminars, inspired by the WJPC-hosted sub-regional CTTN seminars in Bogotá and Lima that they had attended. December 17 - Buenos Aires...

  • Dec 06, 2018
    On November 29, 2018 the Perry Center partnered with the John’s Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS) to present a Hemispheric Forum addressing "Security Challenges in Latin America." The event covered current topics relevant to the region, including: the Crisis in Venezuela, Central American insecurity, as well as Russian and...

  • Nov 21, 2018
    From November 11-15, 2018, a Perry Center team comprised of Director Lieutenant General (Ret.) Frederick Rudesheim, Celina Realuyo, and Kara O’Ryan, conducted a bilateral engagement program with institutional counterparts in Mexico City. The week was filled with a series of institutional activities including the signing of a cooperation agreement...

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