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Tallinn, Estonia (Jan. 15, 2015) – In the wake of this month’s terrorist attacks in Paris, the development of a new Counterinsurgency (COIN) Curriculum is underway through a joint effort between The Partnership for Peace Consortium’s (PfPC) Conflict Studies Working Group and the Baltic Defence College. Upon completion, the curriculum will be available to NATO and coalition partners.

Kiev, Ukraine (Dec 19, 2014) – NATO and partners have enjoyed close security cooperation ties with Ukraine for over two decades, but only recently has such cooperation taken on a new sense of urgency. As war continues in Ukraine’s Donbass region, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense has requested NATO’s and the Partnership for Peace Consortium’s (PfPC) assistance in reforming Ukrainian Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) education.

Stockholm, Sweden (Dec 19, 2014) – Women, Peace, and Security is a topic of great importance to the international security community and consequently the Partnership for Peace Consortium (PfPC) launched a new program to teach gender studies to military institutions.

The Partnership for Peace Consortium’s Regional Security in the South Caucasus Study Group convened a multinational forum on Austria’s neutral ground, providing a constructive atmosphere for open dialogue.
Today we had a very productive meeting with Brigadier General Bengt Axelsson, Deputy Vice Chancellor of the Swedish National Defense College, and also Sweden's representative on the PfPC's Senior Advisory Council (SAC). We pledged to pursue future cooperation between PfPC and Sweden in a number of working groups, to include Combating Terrorism,...

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 (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...

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.

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.
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...
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.
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