APCSS publishes Women, Peace, & Security Strategy

By |2020-03-05T13:31:49-10:00April 24th, 2014|Categories: Faculty, College, Alumni, Women Peace and Security|Tags: |

This week the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies unveiled a new strategic policy statement in support of the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security (WPS). The strategy outlines APCSS’ commitment to fostering an inclusive security sector through engagement and executive education of security practitioners in the Asia-Pacific Region. During ASC14-1 three Fellows completed special projects related to Women, Peace and security. Pictured with WPS project leads Lt. Cmdr. Dara Kollasch and Dr. Lori Forman are Deputy Police Chief Jean Salvador (Philippines), Lt Colonel MD Masum (Bangladesh), and Ms. Sri Rumiati (Indonesian National Police) According to Navy Lt. [...]

Building an Effective Security Sector through Inclusion

By |2019-01-17T14:20:20-10:00March 27th, 2013|Categories: Outreach, College, Conference, Workshop, Women Peace and Security|Tags: |

A workshop on “Building an Effective Security Sector through Inclusion” was held March 12-14, 2013 in Nha Trang, Vietnam. Hosted by the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS), in partnership with the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam’s Institute of Foreign Policy and Strategic Studies, the multilateral workshop focused on key considerations and opportunities to build effective security sectors in the Asia-Pacific through the inclusion of diverse viewpoints and perspectives. “Expanding the role and impact of women in security is not a women’s issue, but an essential part of achieving the goals of good governance and effective leadership,” stated Dr. Lori Forman, workshop [...]

Women’s Contributions to Economic Growth and Development: The Bangladesh Model

By |2020-03-10T12:58:13-10:00February 8th, 2013|Categories: Faculty Articles, Yamin, Women Peace and Security|

Dr. Saira Yamin has added a blog entitled "Women's Contributions to Economic Growth and Development: The Bangladesh Model"  to our Women, Peace and Security Community of Interest page on APCSSLink.  She wrote this blog in preparation for our "Building an Effective Security Sector Through Inclusion" workshop to be held next month in Vietnam. Note: To view the blog, you must be an APCSSLink member. The views expressed in these articles are those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy or position of APCSS, the U.S. Pacific Command, the U.S. Department of Defense, or the U.S. government. -END-

ASC Fellows participate in ‘Women, Peace & Security’ initiative

By |2019-01-15T13:35:50-10:00June 6th, 2012|Categories: Courses, Women Peace and Security|Tags: |

Eight women from Oceania participated in a special Women, Peace and Security Initiative held as part of the Advanced Security Cooperation course. Pictured are (l-r): Ms. Cynthia J. H. Duoribi (Papau New Guinea), Ms. Marjorie Deireragea ( Nauru), Ms. Taranaivini Leba Savoi ( Fiji), Ms. Teleisia Malani (Tonga), Ms. Ruby A. Kavaliku (Tonga), Chief Inspector Joanne H. Clarkson (Papua New Guinea), Ms. Carmel M. Tamiloenia (Papua New Guinea) and Ms. Emilia A. Katosang (Palau). Among the 89 Fellows attending the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies' latest course were eight women from Oceania, who are part of a new initiative [...]