DKI APCSS hosts workshop on coordinating maritime capacity building in the Asia-Pacific

By |2017-11-15T09:17:28-10:00November 7th, 2017|Categories: Conference, Workshop|

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS), in conjunction with our partners at the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF), hosted a three-day workshop entitled “Building Maritime Capacity: A Quadrilateral Approach” from September 26 to 28 in Tokyo. The workshop brought together representatives from the United States, Japan, Australia, and India, along with security practitioners from Sri Lanka, Palau, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Vietnam to set the theater for increased coordination in maritime capacity building among the key players of the Indo-Asia-Pacific. This workshop built upon two previously existing trilateral lines of discussion- the Japan-India-U.S. trilateral and the [...]

ASEAN @50, Southeast Asia @ Risk Workshop Held at DKI APCSS

By |2019-01-16T13:27:57-10:00November 7th, 2017|Categories: Conference, Workshop|

This week the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies co-hosted a workshop on “ASEAN @50, Southeast Asia @ Risk:  What should be done?  A Prescriptive Workshop.”  The event which kicked-off with a reception on Wednesday evening in Honolulu included two days of Australia-Singapore-US policy trialogue on Southeast Asia. The Southeast Asia Program and the U.S.-Asia Security Initiative in the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (Stanford University) prepared this program and planned the workshop in cooperation with Trialogue partners:  the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (Australian National University); the S. Rajaratnam School of [...]

DKI APCSS hosts workshop on national security coordination in Southeast Asia

By |2017-09-06T14:51:32-10:00September 6th, 2017|Categories: College, Conference, Faculty, Workshop|

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) hosted a four-day workshop entitled “National Security Coordination in Southeast Asia” from Aug. 29 to Sept. 1 in Honolulu, to strengthen mutual understanding of national security priorities and coordination processes and explore opportunities for cooperation among the national security coordination agencies in Southeast Asia This workshop brought representatives from the National Security Councils (NSC) and key agencies responsible for the management and coordination of national security in the ASEAN states and the United States. DKI APCSS Director James "Hammer" Hartsell welcomes workshop participants to the Center. The workshop [...]

Enhancing Maritime Safety: DKI APCSS brings together the region’s maritime security practitioners to discuss safety

By |2017-07-11T09:05:26-10:00May 30th, 2017|Categories: College, Conference, Courses, Workshop|

The territorial and maritime disputes in the Asia-Pacific region are, by definition, a complex security problem.  Like any complex problem in international relations, this means that these disputes will not be resolved in the foreseeable future, but must instead be managed effectively. One way to manage the overall maritime situation is by addressing matters of common interest, instead of areas of differences.  Another way is by focusing on practical and technical discussions among the nations’ experts, and steering away from political and other sensitive topics. Within the Asia-Pacific region, claimant nations and non-claimant nations have a number of converging interests.  In [...]

Building Maritime Shared Awareness in Southeast Asia

By |2017-05-19T16:43:22-10:00May 19th, 2017|Categories: College, Conference, Courses, Workshop|

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies hosted the third iteration of the annual workshop series, “Building Maritime Shared Awareness in Southeast Asia”.  The workshop series brings together maritime security practitioners from the ASEAN member states to identify opportunities to advance regional maritime shared awareness. According to workshop academic lead, Professor Kerry Lynn Nankivell, the four-day workshop “follows up ADM Harris’ invitation to ASEAN member states to deepen their cooperation in maritime security. It also resonates with Vice President Pence’s remarks to the ASEAN members at the Secretariat last month in which he emphasized the importance of working together [...]

The Indo-Asia-Pacific’s Maritime Future: A Practical Assessment of the State of Asian Seas

By |2017-04-06T11:11:45-10:00April 6th, 2017|Categories: College, Conference, KNankivell, Reeves|Tags: , |

“The Indo-Asia-Pacific’s Maritime Future: A Practical Assessment of the State of Asian Seas” is a new joint publication by the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies and The Policy Institute at King’s College London based on a three-day Maritime Security workshop held in September 2016. Edited by Kerry Lynn Nankivell, Jeff Reeves, and Ramon Pacheco Pardo, the book is a candid look at the future of the maritime Indo-Asia-Pacific.   In their book preface they state, “The future of the maritime Indo-Asia-Pacific is a shared responsibility of the regional community that depends on it, though governments and their military organizations [...]

DKI APCSS hosts Media Relations in Crisis and Conflict Dialogue in Myanmar

By |2017-04-04T16:18:31-10:00April 4th, 2017|Categories: Alumni, College, Conference, Workshop|

A total of 36 Myanmar participants from 20 ministries, agencies, universities, the Myanmar Red Cross Society, media organizations and members of the Union Parliament attended the two-day event to learn more about crisis communications. The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, in support of the U.S. Embassy Rangoon, hosted a Security Dialogue on "Media Relations in Crisis and Conflict" in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, March 30-31. According to Dr. Miemie Winn Byrd, DKI APCSS academic lead, “This dialogue was designed to provide Myanmar’s government officials with an overview of some key principles and practices of effective media [...]

DoD, Southeast Asia nations explore cooperation in maritime security logistics

By |2016-08-24T13:41:18-10:00August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Conference, Courses, Workshop|

Forty-eight security practitioners from Southeast Asia nations, key regional allies and the United States took part in the Aug. 15 to 19 "Maritime Security Logistics Workshop" at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. The event enabled participants to discuss opportunities to cooperate in strengthening regional logistics capabilities and capacity. The U.S. Department of Defense, Southeast Asian maritime nations, and key regional allies participated in the first in a new series of multilateral engagements Aug. 15 to 19 at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. The “Maritime Security Logistics Workshop,” enabled 48 security practitioners [...]

RIMPAC participants discuss inclusion, maritime safety at DKI APCSS

By |2016-07-08T17:44:44-10:00July 8th, 2016|Categories: Conference, Courses, Workshop|

Thirty-nine maritime security professionals gathered at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies July 7 to exchange perspectives on securing oceans in the Asia-Pacific region more effectively. Vice Adm. Nora Tyson, commander of 3rd Fleet, based in San Diego,Calif., provides remarks on inclusion of women in national security efforts at the "RIMPAC 2016 Maritime Security Symposium," held July 7 at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. Participants comprised primarily naval officers from eight of the 26 nations taking part in the Rim of the Pacific 2016 exercise centered at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, [...]

Maritime professionals develop information sharing strategies in DKI APCSS workshop

By |2016-05-23T14:52:46-10:00May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Conference, Workshop|

Building Maritime Shared Awareness in Southeast Asia II Group Photo With a focus on sustaining vital fish resources in Southeast Asian waters, 41 professionals from 11 nations took part in a May 16 to 19 workshop at the Daniel K. Inouye Center for Security Studies. Titled “Building Maritime Shared Awareness in Southeast Asia II,” the workshop’s intent was to build information sharing processes and frameworks among policy makers, and enforcement and defense officials tasked with ensuring legal and sustainable use of the region’s ocean resources.  This week’s event focused on building nations’ shared awareness capacity to combat illegal, unregulated [...]