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May 1, 2023
The Defense Security Cooperation University’s Institute for Security Governance (ISG), in partnership with the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, recently held its second Ukraine resiliency engagement consisting of a three-day workshop that brought together 38 participants working in the government sector – including 18 Ukrainians - aimed at enhancing the resiliency of Ukraine through legislation. The first workshop, held in December, assessed and discussed the national resilience challenges Ukraine faces. This second workshop narrowed their focus on legislative resiliency. “We’re building on that momentum (from December),” said Col. Todd Brown, the ISG Resident Advisor (MoDA) detailed to the Embassy of the United States in Ukraine. “We’re focused on legislative items or topic that deals with resiliency and how the Ukrainian government actually manages and administers programs under their resilience framework. It’s a critically important topic.”
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Thomas Durell-Young Comments on the Utility of Long-Term Defense Planning

Posted: Jan 11, 2018

Thomas-Durell Young, manager of CCMR's EUROPE program, has recently published an article entitled "Stripping the Altars of Long-Term Defense Planning."

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También Disponible en Español: IDARM Crosses Language Barriers of Defense Acquisition and Contract Management

Posted: Dec 19, 2017

The International Defense Acquisition Resource Management (IDARM) Program recently held a two-week course entitled “Principles of Defense Acquisition and Contract Management” at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, California.

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Back Due to High Demand, the Joint Humanitarian Operations Course Returns in January

Posted: Dec 14, 2017

Spring iteration of Joint Humanitarian Operations Course coming January 26-27, 2018

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IDARM Course Participants Learn the Ins & Outs of Defense Acquisition Negotiations

Posted: Dec 13, 2017

To provide partner nation students with an understanding of defense acquisition negotiations, the IDARM team conducted an eight-day course entitled “International Defense Acquisition Negotiations” from 13-22 November 2017.

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Reflecting on 20+ Years of “Executive Program in Defense Decision Making” Curriculum

Posted: Dec 4, 2017

CCMR hosted a version of its biannual “Executive Program in Defense Decision Making” offering for 21 international military and civilian participants, from November 6-17, 2017. Often described as CCMR’s “flagship” course, this curriculum has been offered at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, California for over 20 years.

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Inside Look at IDARM's Principles of Defense Procurement & Contracting Course

Posted: Nov 29, 2017

The IDARM program recently delivered a course entitled “Principles of Defense Procurement and Contracting,” from 30 October to 10 November 2017.