Center News

  • 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...

  • Nov 16, 2018
    On November 14 2018, senior officials from Guatemala’s Galileo University and its Security Studies Institute welcomed Prof. Alejandro Alemán, Dr. Alejandra Bolaños, and Dr. Fabiana Perera, members of the Perry Center’s Governance Program. The team was kindly received with opening remarks by Dr. Jorge Retolaza in his capacity as Secretary General...

  • Nov 06, 2018
    On Monday, November 5, the Perry Center kicked off the Washington Security and Defense Seminar (WSDS). This annual course educates members of the Latin American and Caribbean diplomatic community in Washington, DC on US strategies and policies. Nearly 70 participants from 22 countries will attend the five day event directed by Professor Patrick...

  • Oct 19, 2018
    Perry Center Director Lieutenant General (ret.) Frederick Rudesheim participated in the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas (CDMA) hosted by the Government of Mexico in Cancun from 7 - 10 October. The forum was founded by former Defense Secretary William J. Perry back in 1995. The Director made a presentation the evolving role of the...

  • Oct 12, 2018
    Perry Center Professor Pat Paterson provided a lecture to CEDEYAC students on Thursday, October 11. His presentation, titled "Política de Defensa y Sistemas Regionales de Defensa y Seguridad," covered a number of important development in security and defense matters in the Western Hemisphere: definitions of security and defense; blurred lines...

  • Oct 11, 2018
    On Monday, October 15, 2018 the Perry Center’s biggest academic course to date, Strategy and Defense Policy (SDP), began. Over 90 military and civilian officials representing 17 countries in the Western Hemisphere traveled to Washington, DC to begin the 2 week residential phase of the course. Prior to their arrival, course participants have been...

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