Center News

  • 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.

  • Apr 20, 2018
    On Wednesday, April 18, 2018 the Commander of the Brazilian Superior War College (ESG), General Décio Luís Schöns, and a delegation of senior Brazilian officials visited the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies. The delegation included: Rear Admiral Newton Calvoso Pinto Homen, Naval Attaché; Major General Jorge Cardoso Martins,...

  • Apr 20, 2018
    On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, a 27-person delegation from the Chilean Air War College visited the Perry Center for an organizational briefing and academic exchange. Led by Major General Jose Miguel Aguirre Gamboa, Head of the Chilean Air Force Educational Division and Colonel Jose Vargas, Chilean Air Attaché the delegation included students who...

  • Apr 20, 2018
    On Wednesday, April 11, Perry Center professors Celina Realuyo and Boris Saavedra participated in an academic exchange with the Mexican National Security Commission (CNS) in Mexico City. Perry Center alumna Mónica Méndez, CNS Deputy Director of Planning, Evaluation and Strategy, opened the event and gave welcoming remarks to an audience of more...

  • Apr 20, 2018
    April 12-13, 2018, Perry Center professors Boris Saavedra and Celina Realuyo participated in the two day forum “Emerging Threats and Hemispheric Security” in Guadalajara, Mexico. The event was organized by Jalisco College, the District Attorney’s Office of Jalisco, and the University of Guadalajara’s (UdG) Center for Economic and Administrative...

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