CSC 24-2 Malaysian Cohort Fellows Draft Women, Peace, and Security National Action Plan

By |2024-06-17T16:15:13-10:00June 17th, 2024|Categories: Faculty, Faculty Articles, Byrd, news|Tags: , , , |

In a significant step towards bolstering both national and regional security, seven dedicated Fellows from Malaysia have drafted a comprehensive Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) National Action Plan (NAP). This initiative, undertaken during their tenure at the Comprehensive Security Cooperation course (CSC 24-2) at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS), showcases Malaysia's commitment to upholding the principles enshrined in United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325.

A Security Nexus Perspective on The Strength of Allyship

By |2024-06-10T15:39:44-10:00June 10th, 2024|Categories: Minnich, Journal, news|Tags: , , , , |

Dr. James M. Minnich, Colonel U.S. Army retired and professor at DKI APCSS, has released a Security Nexus perspective paper titled “The Strength of Allyship: Cultivating Belonging for Team Success.” This paper originates from a speech delivered at the 10th Annual Women, Peace, and Security Symposium, held on May 2, 2024, at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.

DKI APCSS Faculty participate in Women, Peace & Security Symposium

By |2023-05-12T15:06:16-10:00May 12th, 2023|Categories: Faculty, Workshop, news|Tags: , , , , , |

Panel presentation Two DKI APCSS faculty recently participated in the U.S. Naval War College’s 9th Annual Symposium on Women, Peace, and Security which was held there April 26-28, 2023. Dr. James Minnich contributed with a book chapter and panel presentation on "Politics of Belonging: Men as Allies in the Meaningful Inclusion of Women in the Security Sector." During his talk, he discussed how women’s inclusion in the security sector is increasingly being seen as a matter of national security as nations struggle to fill ranks. Minnich further stated that “To address this security dilemma, many more women must [...]

WIWN Launches to Empower and Connect Women Alumni of the CSC 22-2

By |2023-05-01T13:23:10-10:00May 1st, 2023|Categories: Alumni, news|Tags: , , |

Exciting news! Eun Jung Yi, Nurul Hidayah, and Prabaswari (Ruri) from the Comprehensive Security Cooperation course (CSC 22-2) initiated the Women Inspiring Women Network (WIWN) and hosted the inaugural gathering online on March 17, 2023. After completing a course in Hawaii, many of the Fellows expressed their desire to stay connected and continue to build the friendships they had forged during their time together. Responding to this need, three alumni - Eun Jung Yi, Nurul Hidayah, and Prabaswari (Ruri) - have initiated the Women Inspiring Women Network (WIWN). This platform is designed to keep the Fellows connected and inspired by [...]

The Education Agenda: Enabling Meaningful Participation of Women in Peace and Security

By |2022-02-03T14:48:25-10:00February 3rd, 2022|Categories: Journal, news|Tags: , , , |

“The Education Agenda: Enabling Meaningful Participation of Women in Peace and Security” is the latest Security Nexus paper by Dr. Saira Yamin. This paper brings the importance of women's meaningful participation in building peace and security into sharp focus.   Acknowledging global trends in security sectors where gender inclusion is steadily advancing, it calls for increased and dedicated efforts to build women's capacities. “Integrating education agendas in National Action Plans aligned with UNSCR 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace, and Security offers a way forward,” says Yamin in her paper. “Ideally, capacity-building efforts would focus on the following objectives: (i) Building a critical [...]

COVID-19 Healthcare Workers: 70% are Women

By |2020-05-13T11:42:17-10:00May 13th, 2020|Categories: Faculty Articles, Journal, Miyamoto|Tags: , , , |

“COVID-19 Healthcare Workers: 70% are Women” is a new paper authored by Dr. Inez Miyamoto for Security Nexus. In this paper, Dr. Miyamoto highlights the need for research to understand the challenges healthcare workers face from a gendered perspective to better respond to pandemics. Excerpt: “Healthcare workers are suffering from elevated stress levels not only from exhaustion and loss of life, but from also having to make painful, ethical decisions on patient care in an environment of constant shortages. In a study of healthcare workers in China, more women experienced more severe symptoms of depression, anxiety, and distrust than did men." [...]

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