Center News

  • Jun 01, 2017
    Participants in the Strategic Vision Initiative for Hemispheric Defense and Security meet at the Perry Center to develop forward thinking research to support the agenda of the 2018 Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas to be held in Mexico City in 2018. Perry Center partners include the National Defense University (Argentina), National...

  • May 31, 2017
    The Perry Center’s Dr. Boris Saavedra participated in a VTC-based seminar on “Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.” The seminar was sponsored by the Argentine-American Leadership Network and the Argentine National Intelligence School. Dr. Saavedra’s presentation addressed policies and strategies for the protection of critical infrastructure,...

  • May 31, 2017
    Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo and NDU/Center for Complex Operation Director of Research Michael Miklaucic participated in the book launch of “Beyond Convergence: World without Order” before the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the diplomatic corps in Vienna, Austria and in Oslo, Norway sponsored by the Global Initiative against...

  • May 30, 2017
    On Tuesday, May 23, a delegation from the Course of Superior Strategic Studies (CAEE) of the Command for Education of the Armed Forces of Guatemala (COSEDE) visited the Perry Center to discuss security and defense policymaking. Director Mark Wilkins welcomed the 36-person delegation, which included both military and civilian officials and was led...

  • May 26, 2017
    May 15-19, the Perry Center traveled to Mexico City and Guadalajara to conduct seminars and other network and institutional building activities. Collaborating with professors Yadira Galvez, Dr. Consuelo Dávila and Dr. Alejandro Chanona of the National Autonomous University of Mexico’s Department of Political and Social Sciences ( UNAM ), the Perry...

  • May 26, 2017
    On May 19, 2017, Mark Wilkins, Director of the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, presented the Defense Meritorious Service Medal to Colonel Robert F. Alvaro, US Army. The Defense Meritorious Service Medal is awarded to service members who render outstanding non-combat meritorious achievement or service while assigned to a...

  • May 24, 2017
    The William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies has been honored with a 2017 When Work Works Award for exemplary workplace practices. The prestigious When Work Works Award is part of the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM’s) When Work Works project, a national initiative that helps employers become more successful by...

  • May 24, 2017
    On May 22, the 2017 Managing Security and Defense (MSD) Senior Executive Seminar opened at the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies. For the next week, the Perry Center will host over 20 senior leaders from the ministries of defense, ministries of national security, interior ministries, armed forces, and national legislatures of...

  • May 23, 2017
    As part of a long standing program of cooperation between the Perry Center and the Peruvian navy’s postgraduate school (Escuela Superior de Guerra Naval), Dr. Luis Bitencourt gave a videoconference lecture on “Tomorrow’s Defense Challenges.” Throughout the VTC, Dr. Bitencourt invited the participants to think about defense challenges in a...

  • May 10, 2017
    Next week Professors Boris Saavedra and Celina Realuyo will participate in seminars in Mexico City and Guadalajara, Mexico. Both seminars were organized by Perry Center grads and are open to the public.

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