Perry Center Hosts Senior Dialogue with Colombian Minister of Defense

Senior Executive Dialogue - Colombian MoD Trujillo
Photo Credit: WJPC Staff
February 11, 2020

On Thursday, February 6th 2020 the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies hosted the Minister of National Defense for Colombia, Mr. Carlos Homes Trujillo (pictured, center) in a Defense and Security Senior Dialogue. The event featured opening remarks by Perry Center Director LTG (ret.) Frederick Rudesheim, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Western Hemispheric Affairs Mr. Sergio de la Peña, and Minister Trujillo, and included various subject matter experts, US government officials, and members of the Colombia Defense Ministry.

The dialogue focused on Department of Defense policy making and coordination, interagency coordination for defense policy, and perspectives from the Colombian delegation.