Center News

  • Jun 29, 2018
    The Perry Center and the National Defense College of Honduras complete de first Honduras Defense Governance executive seminar in June. Under the US security cooperation umbrella with the Republic of Honduras, this seminar was specifically designed to provide a dialogue and professional development forum for senior officer from Honduras. This...

  • Jun 15, 2018
    The deadline to apply for the Strategy and Defense Policy Course course has been extended to July 1, 2018. The course starts with an online phase, scheduled to run from September 10 - October 5, 2018, followed by a residential phase at the Perry Center in Washington DC, from October 15 - 26, 2018. To learn more about this course, please visit the...

  • Jun 08, 2018
    June 5-7, 2018, the Perry Center and the Panamanian Ministry of Public Security convened 70 security and defense professionals from 11 countries for a Central American Regional Seminar on Countering Transnational Threat Networks in Panama City, Panama. The event was inaugurated by Panamanian Minister of Public Security Alexis Bethancourt, Vice...

  • May 29, 2018
    On Tuesday, May 15, 2018 the Perry Center (WJPC), in collaboration with The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), hosted a Hemispheric Forum on "National and International Efforts to Address the Opioid Crisis and Transnational Organized Crime." This full-day forum addressed the opioid crisis and the role of transnational...

  • May 15, 2018
    On Monday, May 14, 2018, 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 officers representing 16 countries in the Western Hemisphere arrived at the Perry Center to begin...

  • May 10, 2018
    Perry Center Professor Pat Paterson lectured by VTC to nearly 30 students in the “Curso de Dirección Estratégica para la Defensa y Administración de Crisis” (CEDEYAC) in Lima, Peru. The presentation, titled "Políticas de Defensa y Sistemas Regionales de Defensa y Seguridad," examined the blurred lines between traditional security and defense...

  • May 08, 2018
    Every year, the Perry Center recognizes individuals who and organizations that have made significant and sustained contributions advancing mutually supportive approaches to security, fostering transparent and capable defense and security governance institutions, and strengthening institutional capacity in the Americas. Eligibility: Awardees may be...

  • May 08, 2018
    By proclamation of President Trump, and Congressional Resolutions, this week is Public Service Recognition Week (#PSRW) to highlight the many sacrifices public servants at the local, state and federal levels make every day. In recognition of the week, Perry Center employees were thanked by the Perry Center Director.

  • Apr 30, 2018
    On Friday, April 27, 2018, former Perry Center Professor, Raúl Oswaldo Jarrín Román, was announced as Ecuador’s new Minister of Defense. Minister Jarrin Roman previously held the position of Minister of Defense in 2005 and 2006 and subsequently has held positions as Ecuador’s Deputy Secretary of Defense; Secretary of National Security; and head of...

  • Apr 23, 2018
    This week's "Women, Peace and Security" video series features Yadira Gálvez, professor of International Relations at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

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