Center News

  • May 05, 2014
    On May 5, the Center welcomed 53 participants from 17 countries throughout the Western Hemisphere to the first day of the Strategy and Defense Policy Course (SDP) residence phase. The students had already been participating in an online distance-learning phase for several weeks that included substantial reading and discussion, and they now begin a...

  • May 05, 2014
    This week is designated by the United States Congress as Public Service Recognition Week. On behalf of the WJPC leadership team, I wish to publicly thank the hard-working members of the Perry Center for all they do in support of the WJPC mission. Those who have visited the Center or seen our team in action around the Western Hemisphere know the...

  • May 01, 2014
    On April 29, representatives from the Mexican National Defense College (CDN) and Naval War College (CESNAV) visited the Perry Center for a joint organizational overview and academic exchange. Both CDN and CESNAV conduct annual visits to the Center, but this year marks the first ever joint visit for the institutions. The group was headed by CDN...

  • Apr 25, 2014
    On April 23, 2014, the alumni association from Guatemala together with the Ministry of Foreign Relations of Guatemala organized their third conference. Perry Center professors Drs. Kevin Newmeyer and Michael Gold-Biss, gave presentations on the topics of cybersecurity and governability.

  • Apr 25, 2014
    On April 22-24, the Perry Center facilitated a seminar in Guatemala City, organized by the Guatemalan Technical Secretariat for the National Security Council to evaluate the progress of the country’s National Security Plan. The event, which is the second seminar conducted on the topic, included more than 70 representatives from across the security...

  • Apr 23, 2014
    On April 15, Perry Center professor Dr. Evan Ellis gave a presentation in Miami, FL, to an audience of 60 Latin America–oriented business professionals, academics, and students on the security and defense dimension of Chinese engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean. Dr. Ellis’s presentation was part of the seminar, “South-South Relations:...

  • Apr 23, 2014
    On April 22, the Perry Center provided a lecture to 60 students and faculty at the Colegio de Altos Estudios Estratégicos (CAEE) in El Salvador via videoconference. The lecture was titled “Failed States” and was lef by Perry Center professor Dr. Isidro Sepúlveda. This event is part of an ongoing lecture series with CAEE in support of their XXIII...

  • Apr 15, 2014
    El profesor del Centro Perry, Luis Kun, recientemente fue coautor de dos artículos para la revista Salud y Tecnología : "Previendo la Seguridad del Paciente en Telesalud: Una Perspectiva de Investigación" y "Gestión Gobal de Productos para la Inocuidad Alimentaria: Un Enfoque Estratégico Integral e Integrado (Propuesta)"

  • Apr 14, 2014
    In support of the USSOUTHCOM mission, the Perry Center designed and directed a course on interagency coordination for civil and military officials of the National Administrative System for Territorial Consolidation in Colombia. The course ran for three weeks, including a two-week distance phase and one week in Bogotá, from March 17 until April 5,...

  • Apr 11, 2014
    Last week, Perry Center Assistant Professor Kevin Newmeyer successfully defended his dissertation titled “Cybersecurity Policy in Developing Nations: A Jamaica Case Study” – a study that details the formation of the Jamaican government and private sector’s views of cybersecurity, government initiatives to build a national cybersecurity strategy,...

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