Center News

  • Mar 27, 2019
    Today, the Perry Center formalized an agreement for potential academic cooperation with the Dominican Republic’s General Juan Pablo Duarte y Díez Superior Institute for Defense (INSUDE). Representing the Dominican institution and to sign the agreement was its Director, Bigadier General Valerio García Reyes. In his capacity as the Director of the...

  • 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...

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