Center News

  • May 06, 2017
    On May 5, the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies concluded concurrent courses in Strategic Implications of Human Rights and the Rule of Law (HR/ROL) and Combating Transnational Organized Crime and Illicit Networks in the Americas (CTOC). Successfully completed by 84 military and civilian officials from seventeen countries, the...

  • Apr 28, 2017
    On Wednesday, April 26, 2017 the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies hosted the Hemispheric Forum, “Command Update: Military and Police Operations During the Colombian Peace Process.” Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo moderated the forum. The featured speaker was Major General Carlos Alfonso Rojas Tirado, Chief of Staff of...

  • Apr 27, 2017
    On April 25th, Perry Center Professor Boris Saavedra conducted a VTC in support of CAEN‘s (Center for Higher National Studies) CEDEYAC course. With approximately 45 participants, Professor Saavedra discussed the conceptual framework of security and defense in the Western Hemisphere, followed by a lively Q&A session. This VTC is part of the...

  • Apr 26, 2017
    On Monday, April 24, 2017 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 officials from 18 Western Hemisphere countries have been collaborating with Perry Center faculty...

  • Apr 12, 2017
    Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo conducted a counterterrorism financing and anti-money laundering seminar titled “Following the Money Trail to Combat Terrorism, Crime and Corruption” for the Superintendency of Banks of Panama on April 10, 2017 in Panama City, Panama in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy Panama. The one-day seminar for Panama...

  • Apr 10, 2017
    On April 7, the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies celebrated the graduation of students enrolled in the 2017 Defense Policy and Complex Threats (DPCT) course. Attended by 31 civilian and military students from 13 countries across the Western Hemisphere, the course included lectures by Perry Center governance experts,...

  • Apr 06, 2017
    The William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies was honored to receive the Colombian National War College (ESDEGUE) Military Medal in Bogotá, Colombia. Presented by one of the leading defense education institutions in the Americas, this award recognizes the Perry Center’s longstanding commitment and numerous contributions to the fields...

  • Mar 30, 2017
    On Wednesday, 29 March, 2017 General Nivaldo Luiz Rossato, Commander of the Brazilian Air Force, accompanied by Major General Jefson Borjes, Brazilian Defense and Air Attaché, and Major General Barbacovi, Incoming Brazilian Defense and Air Attaché, visited the Perry Center. General Rossato met with Perry Center leadership and faculty, as well as...

  • Mar 28, 2017
    On March 27, the Perry Center received 32 students for the first day of the two-week resident phase of the Defense Policy and Complex Threats (DPCT) course. DPCT students represent 13 different countries from throughout the Western Hemisphere and a range of backgrounds in the armed forces and civilian-led government ministries. During Monday’s...

  • Mar 27, 2017
    The William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies and the Regional Security System is hosting 80 defense and security professionals for a “Caribbean Regional Seminar on Countering Transregional-Transnational Threat Networks” seminar on March 21-23, 2017, in Bridgetown, Barbados. Colonel Glyne Grannum, Chief of Staff, Barbados Defence...

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