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TRANSFORMING ALLIANCES: THE PIVOTAL ROLE OF THE U.S.-PHILIPPINES BILATERAL STRATEGIC DIALOG IN REGIONAL SECURITY

Jan 31, 2024
In a landmark development at the 2022 U.S.-Philippines Bilateral Strategic Dialog (BSD), both nations pledged to fortify their alliance through the creation of a groundbreaking Philippines - Security Sector Assistance Roadmap (P-SSAR). This strategic initiative is designed to seamlessly link strategy to resources, ensuring a focused approach to mutual security assistance planning. The P-SSAR aims to address shared security challenges by investing in capabilities agreed upon bilaterally, fostering efficiency in the expenditure of foreign military financing (FMF) and International Security Cooperation Program (ISCP) funds.  The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) has entrusted the Institute for Security Governance (ISG) with the pivotal role of designing and implementing the P-SSAR.
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BLACK SEA MARITIME DOMAIN AWARENESS SYMPOSIUM

Posted: Oct 31, 2023

ISG’s Maritime Security Functional Lead and several Subject Matter Experts were pleased to support the Naval Forces Europe (NAVEUR)/Naval Postgraduate School's Inaugural Black Sea Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) Symposium at the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Centre in Souda Bay, Crete. 

Twenty-two mid- to senior-level officers from seven partner nations participated in this important gathering meant to enhance MDA to counter a persistent regional threats.

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FY23 INTELLECTUAL SPEAKING & PUBLISHING REPORT

Posted: Oct 25, 2023

The ISG Team is comprised of over 110 civilian government faculty and staff, and a robust contract support team. Drawing from their experience at ISG and their backgrounds in military, government, industry, academia, and non-governmental organizations, ISG personnel consistently bring to bear their subject matter expertise in both formal ISG mission work as well as in external intellectual presentations and publications. 

In FY23, ISG experts engaged in +20 speaking and media activities, and published half a dozen articles and thought pieces, in venues aimed at academic, government, military, industry, and general public audiences. 

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ISG AND DRMI HOST DSCU PRESIDENT, DR. CELESTE GVENTER

Posted: Oct 24, 2023

DSCU’s Institute for Security Governance (ISG) and Defense Resources Management Institute (DRMI) were honored to host Defense Security Cooperation University President Dr. Celeste W. Gventer at Naval Support Activity Monterey this week.

She shared insights on the University's vital initiatives, including the most recent Security Cooperation Conference; Security Cooperation Certification; and the Advising, Training, and Education Mission.

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SECURING THE STATE COURSE POST

Posted: Oct 24, 2023

Congratulations to the latest cohort of participants to attend the ISG Resident Course, SECURING THE STATE: BUILDING INSTITUTIONS FOR NATIONAL SECURITY!

This four-week resident course equips participants with the skills needed to utilize capabilities-based assessments to identify capability gaps in security and defense arenas. The course uses a mix of lecture, interactive small-group sessions, simulation exercises, and discussions with subject matter experts to explore how to prepare national security institutions to address national security threats. The course offers approaches to establish healthy civil-military relations and interagency coordination to ensure effective, whole-of-government responses to national security challenges.

 

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THE INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY GOVERNANCE (ISG) CERTIFIES 22 MEMBERS OF THE THAI MARITIME ENFORCEMENT COMMAND CENTER (MECC) AND ROYAL THAI NAVY

Posted: Oct 24, 2023

In a recent engagement, The Institute for Security Governance certified 22 members of the Thai Maritime Enforcement Command Center (MECC) and Royal Thai Navy as “Maritime Information Analysts” in Bangkok, Thailand.

Certification followed three separate 10-day workshops involving instruction and tabletop exercises aligned to the MECC’s Maritime Domain Awareness-related missions.

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U.S. AND ROMANIA INITIATE A FIVE-YEAR EFFORT TO BUILD CAPACITY FOR CRISIS MANAGEMENT AND NATO COLLECTIVE DEFENSE

Posted: Oct 17, 2023

U.S. and Romania Initiate a Five-Year Effort to Build Capacity for Crisis Management and NATO Collective Defense: The Institute of Security Governance (ISG), in cooperation with the United States European Command EUCOM, and Romanian Ministry of Internal Affairs conducted a five-day workshop dedicated to building resilience and capacities for crisis management and NATO collective defense. The workshop focused on Institutional Capacity Building planning and implementation in support of bilateral Security Cooperation efforts. Click here to view the workshop details.