Asia-Pacific Security and U.S.-Sino Relationships
Mar. 24-29, 2011 in Beijing & Shanghai, China
An APCSS Team will travel to China to engage Chinese academics in discussion of security challenges of mutual concern to both the United States and China. Two days of discussion will be conducted in Beijing in concert with the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy. An additional two days of discussion will be conducted in Shanghai with Tongji University and the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences.
Security Sector Development: National Priorities and Regional Approaches
Apr. 4-8, 2011 in Honolulu
Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, and Nepal will be the focus of the third Security Sector Development workshop. The 5-day workshop is designed to promote a common and better understanding of a security sector, its management and supervision, as well as evolving roles and responsibilities of security institutions. It will specifically address the following areas: 1) Composition of the security sector: national characteristics and international practice, 2) Security sector governance: challenges and opportunities, 3) Interfaces and engagements with and between security sector organizations, 4) Mechanisms of effectively developing security systems.