Center News

  • Sep 23, 2022
    Congratulations to the 2022 William J. Perry Award for Excellence in Security and Defense Education recipients: General (ret.) Raul Oswaldo Jarrin Roman (Ecuador), Commodore Errington Ricardo Shurland (Barbados), and the National Defense College (Honduras). Special thanks to Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Western Hemisphere Daniel...

  • Sep 22, 2022
    On September 15, Professor Celina Realuyo spoke on "The Emerging Threats from Illicit Networks in the Americas" in a virtual seminar for 100 participants at the Institute for Political Training and Public Management of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her lecture included topics such as the impact of the pandemic on criminal...

  • Sep 15, 2022
    On Tuesday, September 13, the Perry Center had the pleasure of hosting General Luis Roberto do Carmo Lourenco, Vice-Admiral Renato Rohwer Santos, Maj Gen (ret.) Carlos Henrique Teche, and 115 students from the Brazilian Defense College. The group was greeted by NDU President, Lt Gen Michel Plehn, before being welcomed by Perry Center Deputy...

  • Sep 13, 2022
    On September 12, Perry Center Deputy Director Jeffrey Murphy welcomed 44 security and defense professionals from 13 countries in the Americas for a two-week resident course on Defense Governance. The course, led by Dr. Luis Bitencourt, focuses on the essential elements of effective and efficient management of security and defense institutions...

  • Sep 08, 2022
    Yesterday, the Perry Center welcomed a high-level delegation from Honduras that included Minister of Defense Jose Manuel Zelaya, Chief of Defense Rear Admiral José Jorge Fortin, Minister Charge d’ Affairs Javier Bu, and Private Secretary to the President Hector Manuel Zelaya. National Defense University President Lt. Gen. Michael T. Plehn and...

  • Sep 08, 2022
    Yesterday, Dr. Paul Angelo, Director of the Perry Center, welcomed 39 participants to a new workshop, "Strategic and Policy Implications of UNSCR 1325: Women, Peace, and Security." Offered in partnership with U.S. Southern Command, the focus of the three-day forum is on designing policies that maximize the meaningful participation of women in...

  • Sep 07, 2022
    From August 22-26, a small Perry Center delegation headed by Dr. Paul Angelo traveled to Guatemala to engage and participate in official visits and academic events focusing on contemporary security and defense challenges in the Americas. Professors Celina Realuyo, Boris Saavedra, and invited guest speaker Ricardo Gomez Hecht each focused on...

  • Aug 31, 2022
    Today, Perry Center Director, Dr. Paul J. Angelo recognized Chief Technology Officer Raul Neine (pictured right) for 20 years of federal service. Our congratulations and appreciation to Raul for reaching this milestone!

  • Aug 30, 2022
    The William J. Perry Center supported a 3-day conference in Guatemala City that examined international humanitarian law, human rights, and the role of women in security institutions. From 23-25 August, Perry Center Professor Dr. William Godnick participated in the US Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) Human Rights Initiative (HRI) Conference with the...

  • Aug 19, 2022
    On August 17, 2022, Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo spoke on "The Risks of Cryptocurrencies and the Digitization of Illicit Networks in the Americas" at the XXVI Hemispheric Congress for the Prevention of Money Laundering, Financing of Terrorism and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in Panama before an in-person audience of more...

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