Center News

  • Jul 26, 2018
    Located in Honolulu, Hawaii, the Daniel K Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, our sister regional center, is looking to fill three faculty vacancies. The areas of experise they're seeking are: Northeast Asia, Maritime Security, and Counterterrorism/Law Enforcement.

  • Jul 23, 2018
    On Monday, July 16, 2018, two courses began at the Perry Center: Defense Policy and Complex Threats (DPCT) and Cyber Policy Development (CYBER). Over 70 military and civilian officials representing 14 countries in the Western Hemisphere arrived to Washington, DC to begin their 2 week residency phases of their respective seminars. Students were...

  • Jul 17, 2018
    The Perry Center conducted a 2-day Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (HADR) seminar in Bridgetown, Barbados from July 10-11, 2018. Nearly 75 representatives from 30 countries and organizations attended to review responses to the 2017 hurricane season. A number of Caribbean nations were struck by an unusually active hurricane season...

  • Jun 29, 2018
    The Perry Center and the National Defense College of Honduras complete de first Honduras Defense Governance executive seminar in June. Under the US security cooperation umbrella with the Republic of Honduras, this seminar was specifically designed to provide a dialogue and professional development forum for senior officer from Honduras. This...

  • Jun 15, 2018
    The deadline to apply for the Strategy and Defense Policy Course course has been extended to July 1, 2018. The course starts with an online phase, scheduled to run from September 10 - October 5, 2018, followed by a residential phase at the Perry Center in Washington DC, from October 15 - 26, 2018. To learn more about this course, please visit the...

  • Jun 08, 2018
    June 5-7, 2018, the Perry Center and the Panamanian Ministry of Public Security convened 70 security and defense professionals from 11 countries for a Central American Regional Seminar on Countering Transnational Threat Networks in Panama City, Panama. The event was inaugurated by Panamanian Minister of Public Security Alexis Bethancourt, Vice...

  • May 29, 2018
    On Tuesday, May 15, 2018 the Perry Center (WJPC), in collaboration with The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), hosted a Hemispheric Forum on "National and International Efforts to Address the Opioid Crisis and Transnational Organized Crime." This full-day forum addressed the opioid crisis and the role of transnational...

  • May 15, 2018
    On Monday, May 14, 2018, two courses began at the Perry Center: Strategic Implications of Human Rights and the Rule of Law (HR/ROL) and Combating Transnational Organized Crime and Illicit Networks in the Americas (CTOC). Over 80 Military and civilian officers representing 16 countries in the Western Hemisphere arrived at the Perry Center to begin...

  • May 10, 2018
    Perry Center Professor Pat Paterson lectured by VTC to nearly 30 students in the “Curso de Dirección Estratégica para la Defensa y Administración de Crisis” (CEDEYAC) in Lima, Peru. The presentation, titled "Políticas de Defensa y Sistemas Regionales de Defensa y Seguridad," examined the blurred lines between traditional security and defense...

  • May 08, 2018
    Every year, the Perry Center recognizes individuals who and organizations that have made significant and sustained contributions advancing mutually supportive approaches to security, fostering transparent and capable defense and security governance institutions, and strengthening institutional capacity in the Americas. Eligibility: Awardees may be...

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