APCSS Outreach Events

DOD Centers share best practices on ‘Securing Borders against Traveling Terrorists’

By |2019-06-04T10:17:44-10:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Outreach, Workshop|

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany – Twenty-four alumni from the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies and Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies attend the first collaborative global counterterrorism alumni workshop here from May 13 to 17. (DOD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Richard Gerszewski/RELEASED) Story by Christine June  |  George C. Marshall Center for Security Studies GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany – The U.S. Department of Defense Regional Centers in the Indo-Pacific and Europe teamed up to host the first collaborative global counterterrorism alumni workshop here from May 13 to 17. Professors of the counterterrorism courses at Daniel K. Inouye [...]

Pacific Armies Management Symposium includes plenary from DKI APCSS professor

By |2018-09-13T15:10:23-10:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Conference, Outreach|Tags: , |

The 42nd Pacific Armies Management Symposium (PAMS) was recently held in Hanoi, Vietnam, August 20-23. 2018, with the theme: “Cooperation among Indo-Pacific Land forces in Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Response (HA/DR).” There were three plenaries: Land forces initial response to HA/DR; Multilateral cooperation; and Enhancing roles in regional cooperation for HA/DR. Dr. Benjamin Ryan, Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS), presented in plenary three where there was a focus on addressing keys issues land forces need to consider in order to enhance capabilities to effectively respond to future HA/DR events. Plenary session three: Major General Dang Quang Minh [...]

New publication on ASEAN@50, Southeast Asia @ Risk: What should be done?

By |2018-10-18T17:39:33-10:00January 16th, 2018|Categories: College, Opinions/Editorials, Outreach, Workshop|

In October 2017, the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies co-hosted a workshop on “ASEAN @50, Southeast Asia @ Risk:  What should be done?”  The result of the two days of Australia-Singapore-US policy trialogue is a new publication outlining the group’s recommendations. 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 final publication in cooperation with Trialogue partners:  the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (Australian National University); the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (Nanyang Technological University); and the [...]

Improving Science and Security Collaboration: Climate Change and Environmental Security in High Asia

By |2015-12-04T09:19:56-10:00December 2nd, 2015|Categories: College, Conference, Faculty, Outreach|

Workshop attendees participate in a breakout session led by DKI APCSS’ Dr. Lora Saalman. The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Pacific Center for Security Studies, in partnership with the Lanzhou Branch, Chinese Academy of Sciences, conducted a multi-national workshop on “Improving Science and Security Collaboration: Climate Change and Environmental Security in High Asia” in Beijing, China, November 3-6. This workshop brought together 40 security professionals, policy makers and scientists to explore the need for cross-sectoral collaboration to address the complex issues of climate change and its impacts on water and food security in mainland Asia.   Security professional attending the workshop [...]

Nations gather in Jakarta to address transnational migration

By |2015-06-18T16:16:33-10:00June 18th, 2015|Categories: College, Faculty, Outreach, Workshop|

Forty-two people from 10 origin and destination economies attended the June 9 - 11 transnational migration workshop in Jakarta, Indonesia. Our interconnected global economy, with its tremendous imbalances in workforce demographics and development levels, generates millions of migrants. This situation poses unique security challenges for both origin and destination countries in the Asia-Pacific region. To address these challenges and cooperation opportunities, 42 people from 10 origin and destination economies, and three international organizations gathered for the June 9 – 11 workshop “Securing Transnational Migration in the Asia-Pacific Region.” The Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies co-hosted the event in Jakarta, [...]

APCSS professors support 2015 Pacific Area Security Sector Working Group

By |2015-06-01T11:02:15-10:00June 1st, 2015|Categories: Faculty, Outreach|

“Creating security for a people-centered ASEAN” was the theme of the Special Operations Forces, Pacific workshop held May 25 to 29 in Da Nang, Vietnam. Four Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies professors supported the event focused on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, maritime security, and combating terrorism. Center participants included Dean Carleton Cramer, who presented the topic “Special Operations in the Maritime Domains.” Dr. Alexander Vuving addressed the “South China Sea Conundrum,” and Dr. Alfred Oehlers discussed “Radicalization” and “Counter-Threat Financing.” Professor Shyam Tekwani presented two case studies on “Interagency Counterterrorism Responsibilities” and “Ending an Insurgency.” The four were among the [...]

Director Leaf addresses ‘Smart Power’ symposium

By |2014-12-05T15:56:59-10:00December 5th, 2014|Categories: Outreach, Women Peace and Security|

"If you leave anyone in the organization on the sidelines, if you don’t leverage what they can contribute, your unit is less effective,” advised Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) Director Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Dan Leaf to an audience of students, officials, NGOs and diplomats at Georgetown University. Director Leaf was in Washington D.C. to speak at a symposium on “Smart Power: The Military and Inclusive Security.” The symposium was hosted by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS). Director Leaf was part of an international panel moderated by Ambassador Melanne [...]

Workshop enhances Southeast Asia Biosecurity Preparedness

By |2014-12-03T15:33:40-10:00December 3rd, 2014|Categories: Courses, Faculty, Outreach, Workshop|Tags: |

Deputy Chief of Mission Brian Goldbeck provides opening remarks for the Biosecurity in Southeast Asia Workshop. Reducing Southeast Asia’s biothreat vulnerability was the focus of an international workshop held in Manila, Philippines, Nov. 3-7. The Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies co-hosted the event, titled “Biosecurity in Southeast Asia,” along with the Philippines Department of Health and National Defense College of the Philippines. The workshop brought together 43 health and security professionals from eight nations and 10 organizations. The group analyzed threats posed by regional pandemics, emerging infectious diseases and bioterrorism activities - all of which can have catastrophic effects [...]

Maritime Challenges Conference Proceedings Now Online

By |2016-01-21T13:53:05-10:00November 19th, 2014|Categories: Conference, Outreach, Workshop|Tags: |

Maritime Security Challenges (MSC) 2014, the 6th iteration of the successful MSC conference series, was held in Victoria, BC, Canada from October 6 – 9, 2014. The conference involved over 180 delegates from 22 nations, including 13 senior serving flag officers, as well as ambassadors, senators, members of parliament, and leading figures in the defence and security sectors. A report on conference proceedings authored by University of Calgary graduate students is now available online here In addition MSC14 presentations are available (click here to view) and videos of the conference proceedings are now available on the MSC YouTube channel. Maritime Security Challenges [...]

APCSS outreach team conducts info-sharing workshop in Manila

By |2014-02-15T10:54:39-10:00February 13th, 2014|Categories: Outreach|

An Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) outreach team conducted a three-day workshop entitled “Exploiting the Crime-Terror Nexus: Combating Violent Extremism through Multisectoral Information and Intelligence Sharing” in Manila, Philippines Feb. 11-13. The workshop consisted of 51 participants from the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia. The event was co-hosted by the National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP) and was attended by the Vice President of the Philippines Jejomar Binay and US Ambassador to the Philippines Phillip S. Goldberg. The APCSS outreach team was led by APCSS Dean Capt. Carleton Cramer and the academic lead was Dr. David Fouse. The APCSS-NDCP workshop [...]

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