In wake of Ankara blast Partnership for Peace Consortium and Turkey seek cooperation on Countering Violent Extremism Featured

Ankara, Turkey (October 19, 2015) – As participants were preparing for a NATO Centre of Excellence Defence Against Terrorism (COE-DAT) conference held from 13-15 October in Ankara, they could not have imagined the tragic terrorist attack that would darken the city on 10 October, killing approximately 100, and injuring almost 300. The COE-DAT conference was a somber reminder of the need for nations to unite in the fight against violent extremism.

PfPC Countering Violent Extremism Seminar – Dr. Sajjan Gohel, The Asia-Pacific Foundation

Dr. Sajjan Gohel, International Security Director for the UK-based Asia-Pacific Foundation, talks to the Partnership for Peace Consortium (PfPC) during a Countering Violent Extremism and Foreign Fighters seminar that the PfPC's Combating Terrorism Working Group (http://pfp-consortium.org/in…/activities/combating-terrorism) conducted. Dr. Gohel discusses measures the international community can take to collectively counter these threats.

PfPC Countering Violent Extremism Seminar – Dr. Peter Forster, The Pennsylvania State University

Dr. Peter Kent Forster, Associate Dean of Online Education & Information Technology at The Pennsylvania State University, talks to the Partnership for Peace Consortium (PfPC) during a Countering Violent Extremism and Foreign Fighters seminar that the PfPC's Combating Terrorism Working Group (http://pfp-consortium.org/in…/activities/combating-terrorism) conducted. Dr. Forster discusses measures the international community can take to collectively counter these threats.

PfPC Countering Violent Extremism Seminar - C. Holland Taylor, LibForAll Foundation

C. Holland Taylor, Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO of the LibForAll Foundation, talks to the Partnership for Peace Consortium (PfPC) during a Countering Violent Extremism and Foreign Fighters seminar that the PfPC's Combating Terrorism Working Group (http://pfp-consortium.org/in…/activities/combating-terrorism) conducted at the George C. Marshall Center. Mr. Taylor discusses measures the international community can take to collectively counter these threats and how the PfPC facilitates an international dialogue on violent extremism.

PfPC Countering Violent Extremism Seminar - Alex Schmid, Terrorism Research Initiative

Professor Alex Schmid, Director of the Terrorism Research Initiative in Vienna, talks to the Partnership for Peace Consortium (PfPC) during a Countering Violent Extremism and Foreign Fighters seminar that the PfPC's Combating Terrorism Working Group (http://pfp-consortium.org/in…/activities/combating-terrorism) conducted at the George C. Marshall Center, and for which Professor Schmid delivered a keynote address. Professor Schmid discusses measures the international community can take to collectively counter violent extremism and how the PfPC facilitates an international dialogue on violent extremism.

PfPC Countering Violent Extremism Seminar – Charlotte Jordan, London School of Economics

Charlotte Jordan, a researcher from the London School of Economics and Political Science, talks to the Partnership for Peace Consortium (PfPC) during a Countering Violent Extremism and Foreign Fighters seminar that the PfPC's Combating Terrorism Working Group (http://pfp-consortium.org/in…/activities/combating-terrorism) conducted at the George C. Marshall Center. Ms. Jordan discusses measures the international community can take to collectively counter violent extremism and how the PfPC facilitates an international dialogue on violent extremism.

Defense Education Enhancement Program introducing online learning technologies in Serbia

Belgrade, Serbia (September 24, 2015) – From 22 to 24 September, Defense Education Enhancement Program (DEEP) experts began a cooperative initiative with the Serbian Ministry of Defense to introduce online learning technologies into Serbian defense education institutions.

Partnership for Peace Consortium members author chapter in new NATO book

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany (August 31, 2015) – NATO constantly evolves to an ever-changing security landscape, and the Partnership for Peace Consortium’s defense education and defense institution building efforts are an important part of NATO’s evolution, detailed in the new book “NATO: From Regional to Global Security Provider.”