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House Resolution 4650

By |2020-05-19T15:49:05-10:00May 19th, 2020|

U.S. President William Clinton signs House Resolution 4650, which provided $3 million to stand up the Nimitz Center, shortly thereafter renamed the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. The Center was tasked to directly support U.S. Pacific Command regional objectives.

Women, Peace and Security

By |2020-05-19T15:10:04-10:00May 19th, 2020|

Eight Pacific Islands women take part in the inaugural Women, Peace and Security project during ASC 12-1. In support of the U.S. National Action Plan on WPS, APCSS seeks to foster an inclusive security sector through increased participation of women in its education and workshop programs.


By |2020-05-19T16:48:25-10:00May 19th, 2020|

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry and representatives from 33 nations attend the Center’s formal opening at its temporary location in the Waikiki Trade Center.

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