New paper on women’s role in disaster management and its implications for national security

By |2020-03-10T11:03:57-10:00July 11th, 2017|Categories: Faculty, College, Faculty Articles, Ear, Independent Faculty Articles, Women Peace and Security, Analytical|Tags: |

Why women in Asia-Pacific countries are more susceptible to disaster impacts?  This topic is explored in a new paper by DKI APCSS professor Jessica Ear on “Women’s Role in Disaster Management and Implications for National Security.” Her paper examines societal roles that create greater susceptibility to disaster impacts and case studies where the inclusion of women in disaster management is reducing these impacts on the most vulnerable portions of society. According to Ear: “ In order to promote the advancement of women in these key security areas, the issues of women’s risks not just in disaster vulnerable situations but also [...]

APCSS professor releases analytical report on Security Sector Reform

By |2017-12-22T15:21:54-10:00April 28th, 2014|Categories: Courses, Faculty, Research, Faculty Articles, JNankivell, Analytical|

In his latest paper on Security Sector Reform, Dr. Justin Nankivell discusses how Chile serves as a good model for Asia-Pacific nations to take note of. According to Nankivell, “as the Asia-Pacific region continues its momentous rise in the 21st century, issues of internal security sector governance and security sector transformation have become increasingly paramount. While many Asia-Pacific states in the area of security sector development serve as rich laboratories of best practices in reshaping the modern relationships of civil-military relations, security practitioners in Asia-Pacific states would do well by evaluating models outside of the Western, European, and African regions, turning [...]

APCSS Faculty Contribute to Joint Report on Disaster Preparedness

By |2017-12-22T15:47:30-10:00August 26th, 2013|Categories: Research, College, Hornung, Fouse, Ear, Analytical|

The Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) announced the release a report today examining the possibilities of and also challenges to trilateral cooperation between the U.S.-Japan-Australia in international disaster relief in the Asia-Pacific region. The title of the report is "Enhancing Trilateral Disaster Preparedness and Relief Cooperation between Japan, U.S. and Australia: Approaches from Various Civil-Military Perspectives." This research project was funded by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) as well as supported by the three bodies responsible for the report’s contents: Association for Cooperation between Japan, U.S. and Australia (ACJUA), the Asia-Pacific Center for Security [...]