Inaugural Indo-Pacific Senior Enlisted Leaders SMEE Empowers Collaboration, Sets Stage for Stronger Regional Security 

By |2024-05-07T14:35:51-10:00May 7th, 2024|Categories: Courses, Workshop, news|Tags: , , |

“The knowledge and connections we built here strengthen our region against the complex security challenges we face together,” remarked a participant as the inaugural Indo-Pacific Senior Enlisted Leaders Subject Matter Expert Exchange (IPSEL SMEE) drew to a close. This groundbreaking event, proposed by former USINDOPACOM Commander Admiral John Aquilino and Fleet Master Chief David Isom, united 55 senior enlisted advisors and leaders from 21 Indo-Pacific nations in Honolulu, Hawaii, April 15-19, 2024. 

Command Senior Enlisted Leader CMSgt Jacob Simmons Addresses Key Role of Space in Indo-Pacific Security

By |2024-04-25T11:26:19-10:00April 25th, 2024|Categories: news|Tags: , , |

Honolulu, Hawaii — In a pivotal session on the final day of the Indo-Pacific Senior Enlisted Leaders Subject Matter Expert Exchange (IPSEL SMEE), Command Senior Enlisted Leader of the U.S. Space Command, Chief Master Sergeant Jacob Simmons, captivated senior enlisted leaders with a discussion on the expanding role of space in regional security dynamics.

Join us for a virtual seminar on space

By |2023-08-18T15:55:25-10:00August 18th, 2023|Categories: Courses, Faculty, College, news|Tags: , , , |

Webinar Registration UH event webpage Join us for a virtual seminar: "Accelerating Asia-Pacific Space Economies Through Partnerships: Challenges, Opportunities, and Best Practices." This seminar is an official side event of the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum. It's co-organized by the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Center for Indo-Pacific Affairs, and the Pacific Forum. Tuesday, September 5, 2023 3:00–5:00 pm HST

Partnerships and Soft Power in Space

By |2020-10-22T14:39:15-10:00October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Oehlers, Journal, news|Tags: , , , |

“Partnerships and Soft Power in Space” is the title of a paper written by DKI APCSS professor Dr. Al Oehlers for Security Nexus. This article emphasizes the importance in examining the role of allies and international partners in the newly-formed U.S. Space Force and Space Command’s evolving mission. Excerpt There are valuable gains to be won by reaching out to these many other nations either lacking in space capabilities or with civilian-led space security-related sectors. For example, in a context of strategic competition and aggressive initiatives such as the Belt and Road Space Information Corridor led by the People’s Republic [...]

Oceania’s Potential Role in Space Governance Development?

By |2020-05-13T15:09:19-10:00May 13th, 2020|Categories: Faculty Articles, Oehlers, Journal|Tags: , , |

“Oceania's Potential Role in Space Governance Development?” is a new paper written by Dr. Alfred Oehlers for Security Nexus. In this paper, Dr. Oehlers focuses on the potential of Oceania playing a more vital role in the future of space governance. Excerpt: It may seem incongruous to speak of space and Oceania together. Somehow, the juxtaposition of high-tech space missions against a commonly held vision of relaxed, sunny, palm-fringed beaches, just seems odd. Yet, in these unusual times we live in, the connection may be more important than we realize. At a time of heightened geopolitical competition across multiple domains, Oceania [...]

Space: An Exploratory Discussion

By |2020-02-03T16:34:09-10:00February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Workshop|Tags: , |

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) held a one-day workshop Jan. 30 entitled “Space and the Indo-Pacific: Issues, Challenges and Cooperative Priorities.” Space is fast emerging as a domain of major strategic significance for the United States, its allies and key partners in the Indo-Pacific region. Increasing recognition of this significance, however, has not been accompanied by a greater shared awareness of the issues, challenges and potential opportunities for cooperation in this domain, particularly as they relate to priority security concerns in the Indo-Pacific. This workshop brought together relevant on-island individuals, agencies and organizations for [...]

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