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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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POLAND ICB ENGAGEMENT

Posted: Feb 28, 2023

An ISG team recently had the pleasure of meeting with Polish Air Inspectorate partners, to include a  visit to the 2nd Tactical Air Wing at Krzesiny Air Base to learn more about current F-16 and future F-35 air operations. ISG looks forward to continued collaboration Poland as a key NATO partner and leader in regional air operations.

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IDARM GRAD MS. REMY ANTIPOC AWARDED AFP DEFENSE CIVILIAN EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR BY PRESIDENT MARCOS JR.

Posted: Feb 21, 2023

Institutional Capacity Building is a long-game. Ideally, ICB happens over many years and cultivates relationships with partners that have exponential impact. Today, ISG would like to showcase one example of those efforts with the recognition of Ms. Remy Antipoc who was recently awarded Armed Forces of the Philippines Defense Civilian Employee of the Year by President Marcos Jr. Ms. Antipoc is a 2019 graduate of ISG/IDARM's Defense Acquisition and Contract Management Course. She is now the Program Manager for the development and integration of the Philippine Navy's first Unmanned Aircraft Systems capability unit in addition to many other U.S.-funded programs.

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INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY BUILDING COOPERATION

Posted: Feb 16, 2023

An ISG Team and members of the 162nd Wing, Arizona Air National Guard, were hosted by the Slovak Air Force to a site visit at Sliač Air Base – the future home of 14 new F-16 aircraft. 

In addition to touring base facilities, the Team learned about Slovak Air Force maintenance and pilot training capabilities and how we can continue to support our partner in Institutional Capacity Building efforts and Security Cooperation in the future.

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ICB IN KENYA

Posted: Feb 14, 2023

The Institute for Security Governance’s Institutional Capacity Building efforts in Kenya include a line of effort focused on cross-agency coordination, capability standardization, and competent civilian oversight.

In that vein, Kenya’s Defense Cabinet Secretary recently hosted officials from the Kenya United States Liaison Office (KUSLO) for the Heads of Department in the Kenyan Ministry of Defence. The high-level meeting, led by ISG’s Ms. Jessie Evans (pictured), was a culmination of a week-long workshop on the best practices and technical support for the civilian staff. 

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ICB IN THE INDO-PACIFIC REGION

Posted: Feb 9, 2023

In the last few weeks, the Institute for Security Governance (ISG) has been hard at work in the Indo-Pacific region building partner capacity. 

ISG sent two Teams to Thailand: One to support the Royal Thai Navy in developing an improved common operating picture for Maritime Domain Awareness, and another to conduct a United Nations Military Observers Course for thirty-six Thai field grade officers and five other regional partners in conjunction with United States Indo-Pacific Command.

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ISG SUPPORT MARITIME READINESS IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Posted: Feb 3, 2023

The United States takes an active role in safeguarding its maritime domain as well as maintaining a high level of preparedness within the maritime community around the globe. Two years ago, the Institute for Security Governance (ISG) began supporting the Dominican Republic (DR) by working with its Navy to increase its maritime readiness. The goal of this partnership is to advance U.S. national security and policy objectives by advancing Dominican institutional capabilities. As the Department of Defense’s leading implementer for Institutional Capacity Building (ICB), the Institute strives to improve security sector governance and core management competencies needed to effectively achieve shared security objectives.