Center News

  • Aug 05, 2022
    The Perry Center concluded its Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) 2022 course on Friday, Aug 5. Led by Course Director Dr. Pat Paterson, nearly 40 participants from 17 countries were involved in the virtual five-day course which touched on multiple important HADR issues: The course concluded with a tabletop simulation of a...

  • Aug 05, 2022
    On Friday, August 5, the Perry Center, in partnership with the Brazilian Escola Superior de Guerra (ESG), concluded its Policies and Strategies in the Face of Complex Threats (CPEAC 2022) course. Nearly 50 participants comprised of military officers and civilians, including 17 women, from different service branches and government agencies related...

  • Aug 01, 2022
    On Monday, August 1, the Perry Center began its annual Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) course. Nearly 50 participants representing 20 nations in the Americas are attending the weeklong academic event which includes speakers from the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), the United Nations Office for the...

  • Jul 29, 2022
    On July 20, the Perry Center hosted a webinar titled "Caribbean Maritime Security Strategy" which was attended by nearly 300 people across 39 countries. Guest speaker Lt. Col. Michael Jones, Executive Director of CARICOM IMPACS, provided a comprehensive look at current threats and challenges to maritime security. He shared examples of cooperation...

  • Jul 26, 2022
    The William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies is honored to be an official observer at the 15th Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas in Brasilia. We thank our Brazilian hosts for their partnership and leadership, which are essential to delivering regional strategies for shared challenges such as cybersecurity, climate...

  • Jul 25, 2022
    On, July 22, 33 professionals graduated from the Perry Center’s cyber course, "Cybersecurity Policy in the Americas: Challenges for Policy-Strategic Analysis," led by Perry Center Professor, Dr. Boris Saavedra. New Perry Center director, Dr. Paul Angelo, congratulated the graduates and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy Mieke...

  • Jul 12, 2022
    Yesterday, the Perry Center kicked-off the resident portion of its flagship cyber course, "Cybersecurity Policy in the Americas: Challenges for Policy-Strategic Analysis," led by Dr. Boris Saavedra. For the next two weeks the participants – representing military, public, and private sector organizations from 11 countries in the Americas – will...

  • Jun 16, 2022
    On June 10th, Perry Center professor Patrick Paterson participated in the Colombian environmental summit in Villavicencio. The event, attended by more than 125 senior dignitaries from 20 countries, marked the launch of Campaña Artemisa, Colombia’s initiative to protect its biodiversity, fresh water sources, reduce deforestation, and comply with...

  • Jun 15, 2022
    On June 13, 2022, Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo Perry spoke on "The New World Order and Its Impact on the Americas" at Ecuador’s University of the Armed Forces (ESPE) for its centennial celebration. The audience included over 400 military officers and academics from the University of the Armed Forces ESPE and the Army, Navy and Air Force...

  • Jun 15, 2022
    Professor William Godnick provides training on human rights and use of force in first of four strategic security sessions designed by the Perry Center for el Instituto Universitario de Seguridad Pública de Mendoza, Argentina.

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