Women, Peace, and Security

Lt.Gen. Dan "Fig" Leaf
#SecureTogether: Women, Peace and Security

Earlier today DKI APCSS Director Lt.Gen. (Ret.) Dan Leaf spoke about Women, Peace, and Security at the "Collaborative Approaches to Global Security" event held a the Newseum in Washington, DC. Full video of the event and all speakers is online at: http://forum.inclusivesecurity.org/livestream...

Africa’s youth bulge an opportunity, not a liability

While youth are demographically dominant on the African continent most see themselves as an excluded minority. This self-identification as a marginalized, rejected, and, in some cases, feared group, can create feelings of neglect and ridicule which, if not addressed appropriately, could be...

Alumnus Finds Missing Piece of Counterterrorism Puzzle at Marshall Center

By Christine June GCMC Public Affairs GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Aug. 4, 2017) – Palestinian Preventive Security Service Lt. Col. Sameer Marouf Masri knew he was missing a part of the picture on how online cyber profiling could be a source of information in identifying terrorists...

Argentine defense professionals
Argentine Delegation Visits the Perry Center to Discuss Women, Peace, and Security

On August 22, 2016, the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies hosted a delegation of four Argentine defense professionals as part of U.S. Southern Command’s support to the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security. Accompanying Rear Admiral Maria Ines Uriarte of the...

Building an Effective Security Sector through Inclusion

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...

female health care worker
COVID-19 Healthcare Workers: 70% are Women

“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...

2020 UN PK

May 29, 2020 – Today is International Day of UN Peacekeeping. The theme for this year is Women in Peacekeeping, in recognition of the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution #1325 on Women, Peace and Security. Today we honor and thank all UN Peacekeepers, and...

UN PK 2020

Click on the link: 2020 Theme: Women in Peacekeeping: A Key to Peace

Director Leaf addresses ‘Smart Power’ symposium

“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...

Global Counterterrorism Workshop Builds the Team, Explores Increasing Role of Women

By Christine June GCMC Public Affairs GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Jan. 12, 2017) – Getting his point across to 69 fellow counterterrorism practitioners from 44 countries, Lt. Col. Sameer Marouf Masri told the real-life account of one of his female security officers, who ran an 18-...

25th anniversary
Hindsight, Insight, Foresight: Thinking about Security in the Indo-Pacific.

aside { width: 40%; padding-left: 18px; margin-left: 1px; float: right; font-style: italic; } As part of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies 25th Anniversary, the Center has produced this publication, “Hindsight, Insight, Foresight: Thinking about...

How to Improve Security Outcomes During a Pandemic? Start with a Gender Lens
How to Improve Security Outcomes During a Pandemic? Start with a Gender Lens

“How to Improve Security Outcomes During a Pandemic? Start with a Gender Lens” is a new paper authored by Sharon Gouveia Feist and Monica S. Herrera forSecurity Nexus. In this paper, they state that “Here in Hawai‘i, in response to increased multi-island reporting that landlords are...

DKI APCSS' Dr. Miemie Byrd (far left) toasts with Women of CCM 16-1.
International Women's Day

We're celebrating International Women's Day. Mahalo to all of our Fellows who have supported our ‪#‎WPS program over the last few years. #‎WomenPeaceSecurity Read SecDef Carter's full statement on International Women's Day at: http://www.defense.gov/News/Speeches/Speech-View/Article/...

southeast asia
Managing Crisis on Multiple Fronts: Southeast Asian Women's Leadership During COVID-19

How do women manage crises on multiple fronts? Join us next week as we examine this question in our webinar about Southeast Asian Women's Leadership during COVID-19. Pacific Forum is hosting this event featuring DKI APCSS' Dr. Miemie Winn Byrd. Visit the event page to register:https://lnkd.in/...

Ms. Leonard-Cho
New Maritime Program Director Announced

DIILS is pleased to announce that Ms. Carolyn Leonard-Cho was recently promoted as our Maritime Program Director. Prior to the promotion, Ms. Leonard-Cho worked as an Institutional Capacity Building (ICB) Attorney since August 2019. As Maritime Program Director, Ms. Leonard-Choserves as a...

Prof. Jessica Ear
New paper on women’s role in disaster management and its implications for national security

Why women in Asia-Pacific countries are more susceptible to disaster impacts? This topic is explored in a new paper by DKI APCSS professor Jessica Ear on “Women’s Role in Disaster Management and Implications for National Security.” Her paper examines societal roles that create greater...

Pakistan and COVID
Policy Guidance for Pakistan’s Oscillation Response to COVID-19

“Policy Guidance for Pakistan’s Oscillation Response to COVID-19” is a new OpEd coauthored by DKI APCSS professor Dr. Deon Canyon and Asma Khawaja – Strategic Studies, National Defence University, Islamabad, for Security Nexus. In this paper, the authors detail how shifting policy guidance...

Rear Admiral Thomas addresses TSC Fellows

Describing her career progression as a U.S. Coast Guard officer, Rear Adm. Cari Thomas addressed women's growing roles in military service during a Dec. 10 speech at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. Thomas spoke to 28 senior international security practitioners attending APCSS'...

Women, Peace and Security panel
RIMPAC participants discuss inclusion, maritime safety at DKI APCSS

Thirty-nine maritime security professionals gathered at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies July 7 to exchange perspectives on securing oceans in the Asia-Pacific region more effectively. Participants comprised primarily naval officers from eight of the 26 nations...

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS)

The CT team here at DKI APCSS has started a new weekly newsletter called CT Go! It is available on our public webisite at this link. We have also uploaded the newest CTGo! Podcast.


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Mujeres, Paz, y Seguridad

Mujeres, Paz y Seguridad es una iniciativa internacional que busca generar políticas y acciones que garanticen la participación de las mujeres en la resolución de conflictos, a la vez que protege sus derechos y su papel activo en los procesos de paz. El Consejo de Seguridad de las Organización de...

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Women of the FARC

The landmark 2016 Colombian peace agreement mentions the word “mujer” (the Spanish word for woman) 197 times. In fact, this agreement was notable for the incorporation of a gender perspective in its negotiation agenda, in addition to ending a six-decade conflict that resulted in the deaths of more...

Women, Peace and Security. SUMMER 2015
Women, Peace and Security. SUMMER 2015

The SUMMER 2015issue of Connections presents original articles on Women, Peace and Security and various Gender related topics - Gender and the Security Sector, NATO approach to the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, the Bundeswehr and Female Soldiers, as well as Gender Mainstreamingof the Security...