Center News

  • Nov 02, 2011
    To mark the event organized by the CEDEYAC to commemorate the 10th anniversary of its creation, the Director of CHDS, Dr. Richard Downie and the professors Pat Paterson and Manuel Lora participated in academic activities prepared for this occasion. Dr. Richard Downie acknowledged the initiative of the founders of the CEDEYAC that turned an...

  • Oct 25, 2011
    On October 19, CHDS held the second in its series of Hemispheric Forums, hosted by Prof. Howard Wiarda and moderated by Amb. Cris Arcos. Under discussion were the upcoming November 6, 2011, Nicaraguan Presidential and Parliamentary elections and how their outcome could impact the Western Hemisphere. The program featured three regional experts,...

  • Oct 12, 2011
    87 participants from 28 countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean are taking part in the residence phase of the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies’ Advanced Courses for the year of 2011. There are five courses this year which include Advanced Civil-Political-Military Relations and Democratic Leadership, Strategy and International...

  • Oct 07, 2011
    The Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies (CHDS) has chosen former Brazilian Defense Minister Nelson de Azavedo Jobim and the US National Guard Bureau's State Partnership Program as the recipients of this year's Dr. William J. Perry Award for Excellence in Security and Defense Education. Jobim was selected in the Perry Award individual capacity...

  • Sep 19, 2011
    On September 15, 2011, CHDS hosted a group of students enrolled in the Staff Course (Curso de Estado Mayor - CEM) from the National War College of Colombia (La Escuela Superior de Guerra) who are currently touring United States institutions including the Kennedy Space Center, the Naval Station at Norfolk, the Naval Air Station Oceana, and the...

  • Sep 19, 2011
    From September 12 to 14, CHDS organized the conference for Security and Defense Education in the Americas, co-sponsored with the Inter-American Defense College, which was held at the CHDS headquarters at the National Defense University. The conference analyzed the major issues concerning security and defense education within the Hemisphere; it...

  • Jul 20, 2011
    On July 19th CHDS and its partners the Chilean Ministry of Defense and the Chilean National Academy of Policy and Strategy Studies (ANEPE) inaugurated the 7th Sub Regional Conference in Santiago, Chile . This conference is an interdisciplinary event attended by government and non-government officials, analysts and academics with extensive...

  • Jul 18, 2011
    The CHDS team arrived in Santiago, Chile, on Sunday, July 17, 2011 for the 2011 Sub-Regional Conference (SRC). The team has been hard at work in preparation for what everyone hopes will be the most successful conference ever held by CHDS. The Sub-Regional Conference will be held at the W hotel in Santiago, from July 19-22nd, and will be headlined...

  • Jul 17, 2011
    El 12 de julio de 2011, el CHDS recibió a un grupo de estudiantes del Colegio de Altos Estudios Estratégicos, quienes realizan una visita a la ciudad de Washington DC, una semana antes de su graduación. El CAEE es una organización con gran influencia en la región, y su misión es la de educar a los líderes civiles y militares. El gran éxito de esta...

  • Jun 08, 2011
    On June 6 the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies welcomed its 8th Interagency Coordination and Combating Terrorism course (ICCT). With seventy three participants from nineteen countries, this ICCT is one of the most diverse courses the Center has hosted, as the variety of professional backgrounds represented includes civilian officials from a...

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