Center News

  • Apr 08, 2019
    On Friday, March 29, The Perry Center celebrated the graduation of students participating in the 2019 Combatting Transnational Threat Networks (CTTN) and Human Rights and Rule of Law (HR/ROL) courses. Attended by more than 80 civilian and military officials from across the Western Hemisphere, the courses featured lectures by Perry Center...

  • Mar 29, 2019
    On March 26, the Perry Center co-hosted a Hemispheric Forum focused on "Security in the Western Hemisphere" along with authors from the latest iteration of PRISM , under the same title. The forum, co-sponsored by US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), hosted two panel discussions featuring distinguished scholars from a variety of areas of expertise and...

  • Mar 27, 2019
    Today, the Perry Center formalized an agreement for potential academic cooperation with the Dominican Republic’s General Juan Pablo Duarte y Díez Superior Institute for Defense (INSUDE). Representing the Dominican institution and to sign the agreement was its Director, Bigadier General Valerio García Reyes. In his capacity as the Director of the...

  • Mar 12, 2019
    On Monday, 18 March 2019, the residential portion of two courses, Combating Transnational Threat Networks (CTTN) and Strategic Implications of Human Rights and Rule of Law (HR/ROL), will begin at the Perry Center. CTTN and HR/ROL convene over 90 senior military and civilian professionals representing 15 different countries in the Western...

  • Mar 12, 2019
    Three Perry Center professors share their most recent research on security issues in Latin America in this month's edition of PRISM , published by National Defense University. The edition includes articles by prestigious scholars such as Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS); Dr. R. Evan Ellis, former Perry...

  • Mar 04, 2019
    From Feb 25 - 28, Dr. Fabiana Perera represented the Perry Center at a national workshop to strengthen gender equality at the national agencies in charge of counternarcotics efforts. While attending the workshop which took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Dr. Perera delivered a presentation on norms and rules and the inclusion of women in peace...

  • Feb 08, 2019
    From Jan 28 to Feb 01 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, the Perry Center assisted in the development of a human rights policy for the Honduras Armed Forces and Office of the Minister of Defense. Perry Center Professor Pat Paterson was one of a number of subject matter experts recruited by the US Southern Command to help write the policy. Other working...

  • Jan 27, 2019
    From January 16-18, 2019 Perry Center professors Dr. Boris Saavedra and Ms. Celina Realuyo presented at a three-day seminar on cybersecurity sponsored by the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic . This specialized program delved into issues of cybersecurity strategy and policy and was tailored for specialists at the Central Bank and financial...

  • Jan 27, 2019
    On January 15, 2019, Dr. Boris Saavedra gave the presentation "Cybersecurity: Data, Algorithms and Policy" at the Graduate School of Higher Strategic Studies (Escuela de Graduados de Altos Estudios Estratégicos - EGAEE) , inaugurating the first cybersecurity course offered by EGAEE. Over 100 participants comprised of cybersecurity students,...

  • Jan 17, 2019
    From January 22, 2019 to January 24, 2019, the Perry Center will facilitate a three day Caribbean Defense and Security Seminar (USJ-DSS 2019) in Kingston, Jamaica. The seminar targets the next generation of Jamaican security and defense professionals on leadership tracks from their respective institutions. These 36 individuals represent the...

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