APCSS Outreach Events

Faculty members attend the fourth Mekong-U.S. Partnership Track 1.5 Policy Dialogue

By |2022-11-07T11:52:39-10:00November 7th, 2022|Categories: Outreach, Forman, Canyon, news, Dialogue|Tags: , |

In July of 2022, faculty members Dr. Lori Forman and Dr. Deon Canyon attended the fourth Mekong-U.S. Partnership Track 1.5 Policy Dialogue in Cambodia. As of late October 2022, the report for this event in now available online on the Stimson website. More than 50 participants from a range of countries gathered together to discuss potential “solutions to key policy and sustainability challenges in the Lower Mekong.” This specific event explored the “needs and challenges related to human resources and capacity building in the sectors of education, labor migration, and health.”

DKI APCSS and Thai NSC Host Workshop on “National Security in a Complex Environment, Critical Thinking and Strategy”

By |2020-01-24T11:51:15-10:00January 24th, 2020|Categories: Outreach, Conference, Workshop|Tags: , , |

Dr. John Hemmings provides an introduction on the 5G debate. Thailand’s National Security Council  jointly organized a workshop, “National Security in a Complex Environment, Critical Thinking and Strategy,” in Bangkok from January 16-17, 2020 with the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. Participants enhanced their knowledge and understanding of emerging issues in a rapidly changing security environment, and identified future trends and security challenges privileging whole-of-government responses. U.S. Chargé d'Affaires Michael Heath speaks at the opening ceremony. U.S. Chargé d'Affaires Michael Heath joined Ruchakorn Napapornpipat, Director of Directorate of Security Policy and Planning of the [...]

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

By |2019-10-24T10:05:49-10:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Outreach, Workshop, news|

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 |2019-10-24T10:09:32-10:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Outreach, Conference, news|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 |2019-10-24T10:11:32-10:00January 16th, 2018|Categories: Outreach, College, Workshop, Opinions/Editorials, news|

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: Outreach, Faculty, College, Conference|

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: Outreach, Faculty, College, 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: Outreach, Faculty|

“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: Outreach, Courses, Faculty, 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 [...]

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