Civil Military Emergency Preparedness & Planning
Civil Military Emergency Preparedness & Planning The collection, analysis and sharing of information to ensure the most effective use of resources for use during emergency situations.
NEWPORT – 27 participants from 23 partner nations graduated on August 7 2014 from the inaugural offering of DIILS’ resident course on the
On Feb 12 the Bulgarian alumni association held an evening roundtable entitled “Civil-Military Interaction in Disaster Preparedness and Response” at the Central Military Club in Sofia. The event drew 43 participants, 36 of them alumni, and consisted of a panel discussion focusing on crisis management and inter-agency cooperation to include technological aspects and the role of the military in civil security. Speakers included Dr. Ivo Velikov (EP 2004-5), Rector, Police Academy; Kamen Iliev, Director of the Center for National Security, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences; Mr. Selyahtin Yusein, MC STACS graduate and Inspector, Civil Protection (Nuclear, Biological and Chemical) and Marshall Center professor Dr. Jack Clarke.
See link below for good discussion this week (January 14, 2014) on the rebalance to Asia policy and disputes in the East and South China. Repeated calls for US to ratify UNCLOS and institutionalize codes of maritime conduct.
Great video of flash mob Christmas celebration in Beijing.
On April 23rd Marshall Center Alumni Programs opened the STACS Alumni Community of Interest (COI) Workshop: Examining Lessons Learned: Civil Security Operations in Major Disasters & National Security Events. This event, in partnership with the faculty of the STACS Program, is the 4th annual STACS Alumni COI Workshop. 70 attendees, including 45 alumni participants from 33 countries around the globe, are attending this three-day event at the Marshall Center.
Alumni Community of Interest events are a cornerstone of the Marshall Center Alumni Program, which serves over 9500 alumni of the Marshall Center. This event brings together multiple classes of the STACS Program from 2008 - 2011 and focuses on networking, updates on civil security topics, sharing of lessons learned, updates on the Alumni Program and tools available to graduates, and other professional education. It joins additional Alumni Community of Interest events for graduates of the PTSS, SCWMD/T and SSTaR Programs and for Counter Narcotics and Illicit Trafficking.
In February, the Inter-allied Confederation of Reserve Officers for the first time ever had students attending one of the non-resident pr