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BUILDING NATIONAL RESILIENCE IN BULGARIA

Mar 18, 2024
In partnership with United States European Command (USEUCOM) and the Government of Bulgaria, ISG recently convened a workshop in Sofia to fortify Bulgaria's public-private partnerships (PPPs) in support of national resilience. The collaborative event – hosted by the NATO Crisis Management and Disaster Response (CMDR) Center of Excellence (COE) – gathered key stakeholders from Bulgarian national ministries and institutions as well as international partners to engage in strategic planning and Institutional Capacity Building (ICB).  
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ISG PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS SUPPORT ACTIVITIES IN GHANA

Posted: Apr 18, 2023

ISG Peacekeeping Operations Support Activities in Ghana: ISG recently delivered a mission specific United Nations Staff Officers Course (UNSOC) at Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) in Accra, Ghana. This training event was sponsored by the United States Africa Command and U.S. State Department’s Global Peace Operations Initiative program in support of United Nations Peacekeeping operations worldwide. Field Grade Officers from Ghana, Morocco, Senegal, Tanzania Togo, and Zambia and prepared the participants to serve as Staff Officers in UN Force and Sector headquarters Staffs.

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ISG TURNS FOUR

Posted: Apr 14, 2023

ISG Turns Four! Today we celebrate this milestone with this brief snapshot of ISG’s FY22 accomplishments in the pursuit of advancing Security Cooperation. Click here to view the ISG Turns Four Infographic.

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ISG PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS SUPPORT ACTIVITIES IN NEPAL

Posted: Apr 13, 2023

ISG Peacekeeping Operations Support Activities in Nepal: ISG recently delivered a United Nations Military Peacekeeping Intelligence (UNMPKI) Course at the Birendra Peace Operations Training Center (BPOTC), Panchkhal, Nepal. This training event was sponsored by the United States Indo-Pacific Command and U.S. State Department’s Global Peace Operations Initiative program in support of United Nations Peacekeeping operations worldwide. The course consisted Field Grade Officers from Nepal, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, and Vietnam and prepared the participants to serve as Peacekeeping Intelligence Officers in UN Force and Sector headquarters Staffs. 

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NICK TOMB PARTICIPATES IN WPS WORKSHOP

Posted: Apr 12, 2023

Job well done to Mr. Nicholas Tomb – ISG’s Security Governance Functional Lead and Women, Peace, and Security Functional Co-lead – for his March 2023 participation in a Women, Peace and Security (WPS) workshop organized by the Inter-American Defense College in Ft. McNair, Washington, D.C. 

During the workshop, Mr. Tomb played a crucial role in supporting workshop design planning, facilitating three small group activities, and delivering a panel presentation titled, “Setting Conditions to Advance WPS Operationally & Institutionally: Beyond What—HOW.” 

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PRINCIPLES OF DEFENSE ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT COURSE

Posted: Apr 11, 2023

The ISG Schoolhouse is in full swing! Among the many courses conducted this cycle was the International Defense Acquisition Negotiations course – the final in a series of three focused on Defense Acquisition and Resource Management.  

The negotiation course focuses on planning for and negotiating complex issues related to international defense contracts. Particular emphasis is placed on the strategies, techniques, and characteristics of good negotiators. Participants examine the protocols, processes, and challenges inherent in the contract negotiation process.

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THE ISG HERON: APRIL 2023 ISSUE

Posted: Apr 5, 2023

Announcing the latest ISG Heron – a quarterly newsletter highlighting our work in Security Cooperation and Institutional Capacity Building as well as the people who contribute to this important mission.    

In this issue:    

• ISG reflects on the January ISG On-Site 
• Welcomes new Logistics Capability Building Functional Lead, David Shealy 
• Reports on Maritime Readiness in the Dominican Republic 
• Offers a standing ovation to Executive Administrative Specialist, Lisa Ruffoni 
• Highlights the most recent iteration of the “Fundamentals of Maritime Security” course 
• Spotlights a Philippine Alumnus of ISG Resident Education 
• Takes a look at the past 10 years of Peacekeeping & Exercises in Japan 
• Promotes the 2023-2024 Course Catalog 
• Provides exciting updates from ISG HQ