E-learning specialists help partner nations to enhance defense education capabilities

Tbilisi, Georgia (28 November, 2016) – The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL)/Technical Standards Working Group conducted its latest workshop in Tbilisi, Georgia from 15 – 17 November 2016. This event brought together 40 experts from 16 countries to review modern e-learning standards and technologies, to share their national accomplishments and discuss opportunities for defense education and defense institution building cooperation.

Partnership for Peace Consortium's Executive Director offers a doctrine on asymmetric warfare fitting to the times

GARMISCH PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Nov. 10, 2016) - Raphael Perl, Executive Director of the Partnership for Peace Consortium shared his perspectives on asymmetric warfare in a speech titled "Asymmetric Warfare: A Doctrine to Fit the Times" at a gathering of European security officials at the Stefania Palace in Budapest, Hungary, Nov. 9.

New Cybersecurity curriculum now available

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany (November 9, 2016) – A newly published Cybersecurity Curriculum is now available for institutions interested in implementing cybersecurity defense education programs, in order to better protect their networks from cybersecurity threats.

Cybersecurity Reference Curriculum

This Cybersecurity Reference Curriculum is the result of the work of a multinational team of volunteer academics and researchers from 17 nations associated with the Partnership for Peace Consortium (PfPC) Emerging Security Challenges Working Group (ESCWG). The document serves as a flexible and generally comprehensive approach to the issue of cybersecurity and can be used by any entity interested to developing a cybersecurity education program.

Asymmetric Warfare: A Doctrine to fit the times

This commentary presents nine options for consideration by policymakers when designing strategies to mitigate transnational asymmetric terrorism (TAT) within a framework of acceptable losses and sustainable costs.

e-Learning workshop addresses online learning technologies

This video highlights the Partnership forn Peace Consortium Advanced Distributed Learning Group's recent workshop on e-Learning and computer based learning, which examined suitable technologies for incorporation into partner nations' defense education programs.

South East Europe’s Consolidation in Light of the EU Crisis, Refugee Influx and Religious Extremism

This policy paper is based on a Regional Stability in Southeast Europe Study Group workshop that took place in Reichenau, Austria from 19 to 21 May 2016 and provides recommendations regarding migration and religious extremism in the region.

Foreign Terrorist Fighters and Irregular Migration Routes: Prevention and Resilience

This paper provides Counter Violent Extrmism (CVE), Foreign Terrorist Fighter (FTF), and migration challenges policy recommendations based on a tabletop exercise involving national and local governments, civil society, the private sector, and multilateral bodies.

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Doctrinal Change Using the Past to Face the Present - Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of the Euro-Atlantic Conflict Studies Working Group

These conference proceedings are from the Partnership for Peace Consortium's Conflict Studies Group 14th Annual Conference - titled "Doctrinal Change Using the Past to Face the Present" - and represents the work of the conference's 40 historians and military experts from 14 countries.