PfPC's Emerging Security Challenges Working Group is underway in Malta, discussing hybrid warfare and hybrid conflict

The Partnership for Peace Consortium's (PfPC) Emerging Security Challenges Working Group met in Malta, generously hosted by the University of Malta's Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies (MEDAC). The group discussed hybrid warfare and hybrid conflicts, which focuses on the changing dynamics of warfare and conflict in the 21st century, as seen in the behavior of states and non-state actors alike.

PfPC's Regional Stability in South East Europe Study Group Publishes Policy Recommendations

PfPC's Regional Stability in South East Europe Study Group (RSSEE SG) publishes policy recommendations, reflecting the group's discussions during the 29th RSSEE workshop on „Bosnia and Herzegovina and Beyond: The Role of Civil Society in Supporting Democratization and Euro-Atlantic Integration in South East Europe” convened by the PfPC...

PfPC Combating Terrorism Working Group is fortunate to add a new co-chair to its ranks

The Partnership for Peace Consortium’s (PfPC) Combating Terrorism Working Group (CTWG) is fortunate to add a new co-chair to its ranks - Dr. Peter Forster, Associate Dean of Information Sciences & Technology at Penn State University. Dr. Forster brings to the table seasoned counterterrorism expertise, sharing co-chairmanship with Mr. Richard Prosen from the U.S. State Department.

PfPC annual conference draws members from 25 countries

BUCHAREST, Romania (June 25, 2014) – U.S. Army Lt. Gen. (ret) Keith W. Dayton, director of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, provides opening comments June 25 during The Partnership for Peace Consortium’s 16th annual conference in Bucharest, Romania.

Regional Security in Southeast Europe Study Group Examines Regional Political Parties

The Regional Security in Southeast Europe (RSSEE) Study Group gathered in Reichenau, Austria, 22-24 May 2014 for its 28th workshop with the topic: "Political Parties in South East Europe: Supporting Intra-State, Regional and European Consolidation?" The Commandant of the Austrian National Defence Academy, Lieutenant General Erich Csitkovits, welcomed the participants in Reichenau on 23...

Combating Terrorism Working Group Produces Background Paper on Foreign Fighters in Syria

The Combating Terrorism Working Group produced a new background paper, based on a presentation during a partnership for Peace Consortium (PfPC) Combating Terrorism Workshop held in Brussels April 23-25, 2014 on the topic of foreign fighters. The paper discusses reasons driving the phenomenon and highlights some legal responses taken by Western European states to stem flow of foreign fighters to Syria and to reduce any potential disruptive activities upon return to their countries of departure.