Center News

  • Dec 06, 2017
    On December 5th, Professor Boris Saavedra was a featured speaker at the Organization of American States’ sub-regional workshop "Industrial Control Systems and Critical Infrastructures in the Electric Sector" in Medellin, Colombia. The purpose of the workshop was to build awareness of the risks that the Colombian electricity sector and other...

  • Dec 04, 2017
    On November 28, 2017, Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo and Marshall Center Professor John Fencsak spoke on strategies to counter transnational organized crime through international cooperation at a day-long seminar on "Security Challenges in the 21st Century" hosted by Argentine Congresswoman Cornelia Schmidt-Liermann, the Ministry of Justice...

  • Nov 23, 2017
    On Thursday, November 16, the Perry Center hosted a Hemispheric Forum titled: the Special Jurisdiction for Peace: Transitional Justice in Colombia. Moderated by Dr. Alejandra Bolaños, Perry Center Professor, the panel included Major General Juan Guillermo Garcia Serna, Chief of Military Mission and Delegate of Colombia at the Inter-American...

  • Nov 20, 2017
    On November 15, 2017, Professor Celina Realuyo participated as a speaker at the international seminar "The Challenges of Security and Defense: Facing Transnational and Transregional Threats," held by the National Autonomous University of Mexico’s Faculty of Political and Social Sciences in Mexico City, Mexico. The seminar was inaugurated by Yadira...

  • Nov 16, 2017
    On the fourteenth of November, Perry Center professor Celina Realuyo participated in an international forum hosted by the Institute of Strategic Research of the Mexican Navy (ININVESTAM), part of the Mexican Center for Superior Naval Studies (CESNAV), in Mexico City titled "Transnational Threats and their Regional Implications." The event was part...

  • Nov 14, 2017
    On Monday, November 13th, 2017, the Perry Center welcomed diplomats, military officials, and other representatives from the Western Hemisphere to its annual Washington Security and Defense Seminar (WSDS). The weeklong seminar will provide students with an inside perspective into Washington, the defense policy-making process through presentations...

  • Nov 14, 2017
    On Wednesday, November 8th, Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo conducted anti-money laundering and counterterrorism finance training to over 50 members of the Financial Intelligence Unit at the Economic Section of the US Embassy in Panama. The following day, she participated in the Panamanian Ministry of Economy and Finance’s Second Annual...

  • Nov 02, 2017
    William J Perry Center Professors Colonel (ret) Alejandro Alemán and Doctor Alejandra Bolaños participated in the first event announcing the publication of the book Effective, Legitimate, Secure: Insights for Defense Institution Building on Thursday, October 26th. As invited author for this publication, Prof. Alemán was part of a select panel on...

  • Nov 02, 2017
    On Monday, October 30, a delegation from the Course of Superior Strategic Studies (CAEE) of the Command for Education of the Armed Forces of Guatemala (COSEDE) visited the Perry Center for an academic exchange on security and defense policymaking. Dr. Scott Tollefson, Dean of Academic Affairs, welcomed the 38-person delegation, which included both...

  • Oct 26, 2017
    On Friday, October 20, the Perry Center celebrated the graduation of students enrolled in the Strategy and Defense Policy (SDP) Course. Attended by 68 civilian and military students from 12 countries across the Western Hemisphere, SDP included lectures by Perry Center faculty and distinguished guest speakers from various government agencies and...

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