Sep 20th 2017
Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine Parliamentarians Return to Marshall Center to Build Resilient Region

By James E. Brooks,
George C. Marshall European Center Public Affairs Director

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Sept. 19, 2017) - Parliamentarians from the nations of Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova returned to the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies for a two-day conference on building [ ... ]

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Sep 7th 2017
Fast Facts:  Program on Applied Security Studies (PASS 17-15)

The Program on Applied Security Studies (PASS) will be held at the Marshall Center Sep. 6 to Nov. 16, 2017. (Graphic by Marshall Center Visual Information division, Directorate of Business Operations)

Dates: Sept. 6 to Nov. 16, 2017

Course Description: Held once a year, PASS is the Marshall [ ... ]

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Sep 6th 2017
Marshall Center Macedonia Alumni Work toward NATO Accession

By GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Gemany (Sept. 5, 2017) – Macedonia’s efforts to join NATO was the focus of a continuing series of alumni workshops with the most recent held in Skopje, Aug. 30.

The Skopje workshop, was organized by the George C. Marshall European Center for Security [ ... ]

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Sep 1st 2017
Alumni Scholars Sought for 2018 Program

Macedonia’s Vasko Shutarov is recognized by Marshall Center Dean Andrew Michta for completing his research on "A Net Assessment of Countering Violent Extremism Efforts in the Western Balkans," on Aug. 4.  Vasko attended PTSS 09-07 and the 2014 Counter Terrorism-Community of Interest workshop.

GARMISCH-PARTENKRICHEN, [ ... ]

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Aug 29th 2017
Fast Facts: Global Counterterrorism Alumni Community of Interest Workshop

Global Counterterrorism Alumni Community of Interest Workshop will be held at the Marshall Center Aug. 29 to Sept. 1. (Marshall Center Graphic)

Dates: Aug. 29 to Sept. 1

Title: “Radicalization and De-radicalization of Terrorists in Prison: What can we do about this Important Issue?”

Objectives:

Enhance [ ... ]

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Aug 28th 2017
Global Law Enforcement Professionals Strategize Ways to Counter Transnational Organized Crime at Marshall Center

By James E. Brooks,
George C. Marshall European Center Public Affairs Director

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Aug. 28, 2017) – Give any one of the 78 law enforcement professionals who graduated from the George C. Marshall European Center’s Countering Transnational Organized Crime course one minute, [ ... ]

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Aug 28th 2017
Marshall Center’s Partner Language Training Center Europe Hosts Specialized English Interpretation Course

Language teachers from four nations pose for a group shot at the George C. Marshall European Center.  The language teachers attended a new specialized language program called Applied Consecutive Interpretation Techniques (ACIT) earlier this month, designed to help them act as informal interpreters [ ... ]

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Aug 24th 2017
George C. Marshall European Center and Munich Security Conference Officials Formalize Cooperation Agreement

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (August 24, 2017) - Officials from the George C. Marshall European Center and the Munich Security Conference signed a memorandum of understanding today in Garmisch-Partenkirchen to commit to mutual cooperation in European security dialogue. 

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Aug 8th 2017
Fast Facts:  Countering Transnational Organized Crime

The Program on Countering Transnational Organized Crime will be held Aug. 7 to 25 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. (Marshall Center Graphic by VID)

Dates: Aug. 7 to Aug. 25

Language: English Only

Course Description: Held twice a year, the Program on Countering Transnational [ ... ]

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Aug 4th 2017
Alumnus Finds Missing Piece of Counterterrorism Puzzle at Marshall Center

Lt. Col. Sameer Marouf Masri, director of the Counter Cyber Terror Department of the Palestinian Authority, presents “How Women Prevent Terrorism and Violent Extremism” during the Global Counterterrorism Alumni Community of Interest Workshop Jan. 11, 2016 at the George C. Marshall European Center [ ... ]

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Jul 28th 2017
Marshall Center African Students Meet with AFRICOM Program Designers

By Christine June
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies

STUTTGART, Germany (July 26, 2017) – Sixteen military and civilian leaders from 13 African countries met with AFRICOM officials to discuss U.S. military involvement on the African continent during a visit to the U.S. Africa Command [ ... ]

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Jul 24th 2017
Ukraine Military and General Staff Focus of Sixth Marshall Center Senior Leader Seminar

By James E. Brooks,
George C. Marshall European Center Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (July 24, 2017) – Fifteen senior leaders from the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense and General Staff, as well as two Ukrainian parliamentarians, traveled to the George C. Marshall European Center July [ ... ]

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Jul 6th 2017
Marshall Center’s Language Course Makes the World ‘Smaller, Closer, Easier’ for Counterterrorism Experts

By Christine June
GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (July 6, 2017) – Oman Air Force 1st Lt. Mohammed Murad Kamal Han Murad Al-Balushi’s world just became “smaller, closer and easier” by graduating from the English Language Enhancement Course (ELEC) at the George C. Marshall [ ... ]

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Jul 6th 2017
Fast Facts: Program on Terrorism and Security Studies (PTSS 17-13)

The Program on Terrorism and Security Studies will be held July 6 to Aug. 3 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. (Marshall Center graphic by VID)

Dates: July 6 to Aug. 3

Language: English Only

Course Description: Held twice a year, PTSS is a functionally focused program [ ... ]

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Jul 3rd 2017
PLTCE hosts NATO Workshop to Include Measuring Abilities, Attitudes for English Testing

By GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (June 28, 2017) – A dozen participants from 11 countries participated in an Item Response Theory (IRT) Workshop at the Marshall Center’s Partner Language Training Center Europe (PLTCE) June 27 to 30.

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Jun 28th 2017
‘Transatlantic Bond Remains Strong’ in Speech Honoring Marshall Plan Anniversary

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and Ursula von der Leyen, Germany's defence minister, speak with the press at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch, Germany, June 28, 2017. (DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr)

By Christine June
GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, [ ... ]

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Jun 26th 2017
Central Asian Partners Share Insights in the Fight against Organized Crime

Professor Joe Vann, Marshall Center’s Program on Countering Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC) director and the academic lead talks about emerging trends in transnational organized crime to 23 government officials from Central Asia and Pakistan on “Countering Transnational Organized Crime” June [ ... ]

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Jun 23rd 2017
Migration and Human Smuggling Focus at Athens Seminar

German Embassy to Greece Mark Bogdon (center) makes introductory remarks to nearly two dozen senior security professionals from seven European nations gathered in Athens, Greece, for a two-day Marshall Center conference examining migration and human smuggling, June 14-15, 2017. On left is Marshall Center [ ... ]

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Jun 19th 2017
Fast Facts:  European Security Seminar – South (ESS-S 17-11)

ESS-S 17-11 course poster was designed by Marshall Center visual information specialist Stan Jones.

Dates: June 19-23, 2017

Focus: Crisis Response and Prevention on Europe’s Southern Flank – Challenges and Opportunities

Objectives:

Engage regional partners in the analysis of conflict and [ ... ]

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Jun 15th 2017
Faculty Support Ukraine NATO DEEP Program

By GCMC Public Affairs

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, GERMANY (June 15, 2017) - Marshall Center Deputy Dean Sven Gareis and professors Pal Dunay and Sebastian von Muenchow travelled to Kyiv to share expertise on security sector capacity-building with Ukraine Armed Forces officers and government representatives [ ... ]

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Jun 6th 2017
Marshall Center Faculty Rekindles Relations with Belarus at Minsk Economic Security Conference

By James E. Brooks,
George C. Marshall European Center Public Affairs Director

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, GERMANY (June 6, 2017) - Six George C. Marshall European Center faculty traveled to Minsk, Belarus, June 1-2 to share ideas and stimulate discussion at a two-day international conference focused on [ ... ]

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Jun 5th 2017
Four Women Leaders Share Thoughts on Gender and Security

By James E. Brooks,
George C. Marshall European Center Public Affairs Director

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, GERMANY (June 5, 2017) - A select group of women parliamentarians from eastern Europe traveled to the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies May 22-23, to discuss the vital role women [ ... ]

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Jun 4th 2017
Fast Facts:  Senior Executive Seminar 17-10 (SES)

SES 17-10 course poster was designed by Marshall Center visual information specialist Stan Jones.

Dates: June 5 to June 9, 2017

Focus: International Migration and Global Security

Objectives:

Provide international senior-level executives with up-to-date analysis of international migration flows [ ... ]

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Jun 2nd 2017
Marshall Center, Partnership for Peace Consortium’s Combating Terrorism Working Group Leads Seminar on Foreign Terrorist Fighter Networks

Dr. Peter Forster, associate dean, College of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State University, talks about “Countering Terrorism In Africa: the Good, the Bad & the Ugly” to 50 participants from 17 countries attending the The Partnership for Peace Consortium’s (PfPC) Combating Terrorism [ ... ]

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Jun 2nd 2017
70th Anniversary of Marshall Plan Celebrated Online

By: GCMC Public Affairs

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, GERMANY (June 2, 2017) - The George C. Marshall European Center Research Library created a 70th Anniversary of the Marshall Plan website to celebrate and educate soldier, statesman and Center’s namesake George C. Marshall’s concept of rebuilding European [ ... ]

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May 19th 2017
Special Group Focus Seeks To Bolster German-American Partnership at Marshall Center

By James E. Brooks,
George C. Marshall European Center Public Affairs Director

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany (May 19, 2017) – The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies formed a special group of leading international security experts to explore the best ways to bolster the center’s [ ... ]

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May 15th 2017
Mongolian Parliamentarians and “Third Neighbors” Meet at Marshall Center

By James E. Brooks,
George C. Marshall Center Public Affairs Director

A delegation of five parliamentarians and seven senior government officials from Mongolia spent three days at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies discussing their roles and responsibilities in a democratic society, [ ... ]

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May 12th 2017
Seminar Aims to Improve NATO Language Skills Through Better Testing

By GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (May 11, 2017) - Language instructors from 13 NATO and partner nations completed a three-week Advanced Language Testing Seminar at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies’ Partner Language Training Center Europe (PLTCE) that [ ... ]

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May 10th 2017
Marshall Center Course Strengthens Language Skills to Fight Organized Crime

By Christine June
GCMC Public Affairs


GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (May 9, 2017) – Dr. Ion Nastas, who is tasked with preventing and combating corruption in his country, has an answer for those who ask him why he needs to speak English since he works in the Republic of Moldova and speaks Romanian.

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May 3rd 2017
Marshall Center Programs Rescheduled Due to Federal Budget

The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Global Terrorism Community of Interest workshop (G-CT-COI 17-08) scheduled May 2-4 and the resident Program on Countering Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC 17-09) scheduled May 10-25 are being rescheduled as a result of the U.S. government [ ... ]

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