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New Posts provide a quick snapshot of the Institute's various Institutional Capacity Building activities around the globe.

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Resident Course Refresh: Women, Leadership, and National Defense

June 18, 2024

The Defense Security Cooperation University’s Institute for Security Governance (ISG) recently hosted the latest iteration of its Women, Leadership, and National Defense (WLND) resident course at its headquarters in Monterey, California. This course brought together 11 participants from 11 different nations, including three civilians and eight military personnel.

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Civil Military Responses to Terrorism

June 13, 2024

We are proud to announce the successful culmination of the Civil-Military Responses to Terrorism course. This course gives those who drive and are responsive to domestic and international counter-terrorism efforts with tools to develop effective, integrated, and forward-looking measures that go beyond force alone to prevent, combat, and contain terrorism and build resilience to terroristic violence.

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Institutional Capacity Building for Logistics

June 6, 2024

The Defense Security Cooperation University's Institute for Security Governance (ISG) recently concluded the resident course: Institutional Capacity Building for Logistics in Monterey, California. This course educates students from allied and partner nations (civilian ministerial level and senior military leaders) about the importance of increasing the professionalization of their logistics forces to better sustain defense and security force capabilities, from a public administration and civil-military relations perspective.

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ISG Lends Expertise to Support Key African Conventions

May 29, 2024

The Institute for Security Governance (ISG) recently sent a team of functional experts and regional advisors to support the second annual African Maritime Forces Summit (AMFS) and third Naval Infantry Leaders Symposium-Africa (NILS-A) in Accra, Ghana. Held in tandem in 2024 for the first time, AMFS and NILS-A provided a platform for over 350 government personnel and military leaders, representing 41 nations, and spanning four continents to expand maritime cooperation and coordination. The Ghana Navy, U.S. Naval Forces Africa (NAVAF), and U.S. Marine Corps Forces Africa (MARFORAF) served as hosts for these gatherings aimed at improving interoperability across domains and continents.

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Cyber Policy DASD Eoyang Visits ISG

May 21, 2024

The Defense Security Cooperation University's Institute for Security Governance (ISG) recently hosted Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy, Ms. Mieke Eoyang, and her team at the Institute’s headquarters in Monterey, Cali., for a productive senior-level meeting. DASD Eoyang shared Department of Defense (DOD) priorities on building ally and partner defensive cyberspace capabilities and provided updates on DOD guidance documents shaping U.S. cyber policy and priorities.

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May On-Site

May 15, 2024

The Institute for Security Governance Team just wrapped up an action-packed, three-day, in-person on-site at its headquarters in Monterey, California. Drawing over 100 participants from across ISG’s mission, this bi-annual onsite aimed to strengthen the bond between personnel and the Institute; to foster stronger relationships among colleagues; and to achieve tangible process- and implementation-related improvements.