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TRANSFORMING ALLIANCES: THE PIVOTAL ROLE OF THE U.S.-PHILIPPINES BILATERAL STRATEGIC DIALOG IN REGIONAL SECURITY
Jan 31, 2024
MR. SCOTT LYONS PUBLISHED IN DEFENSE & SECURITY ANALYSIS
In his new book review for Defense & Security Analysis, Scott Woodruff Lyons – ISG Acting Senior Principal for Regional Advising – offers insight into János Besenyő’s Darfur Peacekeepers: The African Union Peacekeeping Mission in Darfur (AMIS) from the Perspective of a Hungarian Military Advisor (L’Harmattan, 2021). Besenyő’s work delves into the intricacies of the African Union Peacekeeping Mission in Darfur, offering a firsthand account from the perspective of a Hungarian logistics officer. Covering a pivotal period in 2006, Besenyő provides a comprehensive examination of the tumultuous AMIS (“Mission”) expansion during this time.
ISG F-16 DOCTRINE WORKSHOP WITH BULGARIAN AIR FORCE
The Institute for Security Governance recently conducted a workshop with colleagues from the Bulgarian Air Force in Sofia, Bulgaria. This collaborative event focused on doctrine development and operational guidance for processes and programs supporting NATO interoperable air operations in preparation for the arrival of new F-16 aircraft. ISG looks forward to continued cooperation in the future with the Bulgarian Air Force counterparts.
ISG SUPPORTS KEY RESILIENCE WORKSHIP WITH UKRAINIAN AND INTERNATIONAL ALLIES
Over the course of two-days, Ukrainian participants from 14 ministries and government agencies engaged in a workshop to advance the government of Ukraine's efforts to create a culture of preparedness, empower communities, and promote resilience against all threats and hazards.
Developed in support of Ukraine's national resilience agenda, this resilience workshop featured expert exchanges with senior representatives from DSCU’s Institute for Security Governance, U.S. Embassy – Kyiv’s Office of Defense Cooperation, Sweden's Civil Contingency Agency, and Ukraine’s Government Office for Coordination of European and Euro-Atlantic Integration.
ISG PRESENT ICB AT 3RD ANNUAL SPACE CONFERENCE OF THE AMERICAS
An Institute for Security Governance expert participated in the 3rd Annual Space Conference of the Americas. Hosted at U.S. Southern Command, the event brought together Department of Defense space leaders and counterparts from Western Hemisphere nations to strengthen space partnerships to benefit the region. ISG provided a key presentation on Institutional Capacity Building, contributing towards shared objectives in the dynamic space domain.
GRESPIN SOMALIA ENGAGEMENT
During a recent engagement, experts from the Institute for Security Governance’s Africa Regional Advising Team worked with the European Union Training Mission - Somalia (EUTM-S) Mission Force Commander and the Head of Advisory Team in Mogadishu to address respective capacity building efforts aimed at enhancing coordination and support of the Somali Ministry of Defense and Somali National Armed Forces.
ICB IN BRAZIL
The Institute for Security Governance recently concluded an Institutional Capacity Building engagement in Brasilia, Brazil focused on Defense Management and Planning (CGPD) for the Brazilian Armed Forces and the Brazilian Ministry of Defense (MoD). This initiative is rooted in the Escola Superior de Defesa (ESD) 2023 mandate to incorporate CGPD into its curriculum.
Notably, ISG advising briefs on Joint Capability Planning in NATO included participants from the Center for Political & Strategic Studies of the Navy – the advisory body to the Navy Chief of Staff.