DSCU News

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DIILS Congratulates Ms. Paula Gilevska, Republic of North Macedonia, on Her Appointment

May 2, 2024

Ms. Paula Gilevska was appointed to a diplomatic position to the Republic of North Macedonia’s Permission to the Office of Security Cooperation for Europe, United Nations and other International Organizations in Vienna, Austria. Ms. Gilevska is in charge of the cyber security portfolio, cooperation with Asian partners and UNODC programs.

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International Defense Acquisition Negotiations

May 2, 2024

Congratulations to the latest cohort of International Defense Acquisition Resource Management (IDARM) "International Defense Acquisition Negotiations" graduates. This 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.

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SSCS Faculty Engages with NATO Professionals

April 25, 2024

A Mobile Training Team (MTT) from the Defense Security Cooperation University’s (DSCU’s) School of Security Cooperation Studies (SSCS) recently conducted an International Partner Security Cooperation Finance and Logistics course in Capellen, Luxembourg.

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Dr. Whitney Grespin Published on Private Security Assistance Activity in the Horn of Africa

April 23, 2024

ISG Africa Regional Program Lead Dr. Whitney Grespin recently contributed a chapter on “Private Security Assistance Activity and Oversight in the Horn of Africa” to the policy brief series published by Addis Ababa University’s Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS).

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Civil-Military Coordination in Disaster Relief

April 22, 2024

We are proud to announce the successful culmination of the Civil-Military Coordination in Disaster Relief course. This course develops a comprehensive understanding of how national governments organize and use their armed forces to support domestic and international disaster response operations. The course emphasizes cross-community understanding and communication skills that improve the ways that armed forces, government civilian agencies, and non- and inter-governmental organizations can work more effectively alongside one another in disaster relief.

Objectives include:
♦ Deepen their understanding of disaster response communities 
♦ Develop knowledge of national systems for coordinating disaster responses 
♦ Explore the methods used by the international community to support national governments during disaster response 
♦ Exercise their capacity to build trust, identify shared objectives, and promote collaboration 
♦ Explore emerging concepts and initiatives from various communities 
♦ Build cross-community professional networks

Students Complete DIILS Legal Aspects of Combating Terrorism Course

April 17, 2024

Twenty-one students graduated from the Defense Security Cooperation University’s Defense Institute for International Legal Studies (DIILS) 2024 Legal Aspects of Combating Terrorism course.