DKI APCSS Professor Byrd interviewed by Voice of America News

By |2019-10-24T10:11:32-10:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: Faculty, Speeches, news|

The Voice of America (VOA) recently interviewed Dr. Miemie Winn Byrd on women and leadership, the role of women in Myanmar peace process, and the development of the national action plan for women peace and security.  Her interview was aired in a three-part series.  In her interview, Dr. Byrd emphasized the importance of women in the leadership role and the need for their voices to be included in the on-going peace processes in Myanmar.  She encouraged the formulation of a national action plan to advocate and accelerate the inclusion process of women in the security sector and peace processes.  The VOA [...]

Prof. Kerry Nankivell’s ASC 14-3 Commencement Speech

By |2014-10-29T15:51:32-10:00October 29th, 2014|Categories: Courses, Speeches|

APCSS Prof. Kerry Nankivell, ASC 14-3 Course Manager, delivers a speech at the commencement ceremony. Thank you for joining us this morning to recognize the achievements of the 109 fellows of Advanced Security Cooperation 14-3. It has been my distinct privilege to have been part of this conversation with this accomplished group of professionals. It is my genuine pleasure to welcome you to today’s recognition of their hard work and their dedication to advancing security cooperation in the Asia Pacific. They came from 34 places around the world: from Pakistan in the West and Colombia to the East, and [...]