Central American Regional Seminar on Countering Transnational Threat Networks (RTNT)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

PARTICIPATION IN THIS COURSE IS BY INVITATION ONLY

In-Region Dates: 
Jun 05, 2018 to Jun 07, 2018

COURSE FACULTY

The William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies and Panamanian Ministry of Public Security will convene 70 defense and security professionals from Belize, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, with Canada, Colombia, Mexico, and the United States for a "Central American Regional Seminar on Countering Transnational Threat Networks" in Panama City, Panama.

Through a series of expert lectures and interactive sessions, seminar participants will examine threats posed by international terrorism, transnational organized crime, cybersecurity, emerging technologies, and natural disasters and discuss strategies and policies to counter these threats in the Americas.


Day 1 - Counterterrorism

  • US Foreign Assistance to Central America
  • US Strategy to Counter Illicit Networks in the Americas
  • Country Perspectives on Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Day 2 - Countercrime

  • Transnational Organized Crime and Illicit Networks in the Americas
  • Country Perspectives on Transnational Organized Crime
  • Country Perspectives on the Role of the Military and Police in Citizen Security
  • Interagency and Regional Cooperation to Combat Transnational Threats

Day 3 - Emerging Technologies / Inclusive Security / HADR

  • Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies
  • Promoting Inclusive Security in the Americas
  • Regional Approaches to Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response