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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Apr 28th 2017
Marshall Center Seminar Digs into a ‘Frozen Conflict’ to Uncover Tools for Peace

By Christine June
GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (April 28, 2017) – Dr. Natalia Albu, associate professor at the Military Academy of the Republic of Moldova, was still in high school in 1992 when war broke out in her country, and more than 25 years later, it remains a “frozen [ ... ]

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Apr 28th 2017
Marshall Center and SRS Program Leaves German Chief of Staff of the Joint Support Service Impressed

GenLt Martin Schelleis speaks to students attending Seminar on Regional Security on April 20. (Marshall Center photo by KarlHeinz Wedhorn)

German Chief of Staff of the Joint Support Service, GenLt Martin Schelleis visited the George C. Marshall European Center and the German element military personnel [ ... ]

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Apr 18th 2017
Marshall Center’s Seminar Encourages First Line of Defense in the Fight Against Corruption

By Christine June
GCMC Public Affairs

KYIV, Ukraine (April 17, 2017)—Nane Harutyunyan, a lawyer with the Ministry of Justice in Armenia, wrote notes, asked questions and researched in the evenings because she knew the “Black Sea-Eurasia Region Countering Corruption Seminar” she was attending here [ ... ]

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Apr 11th 2017
Marshall Center Alumni Association Forms in Nigeria

A new alumni association formed in Asokoro-Abuja, Nigeria on Apr. 8.

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Apr 3rd 2017
Fast Facts: Seminar on Regional Security (SRS)

The Seminar for Regional Security will take place April 4 to 27 at the Marshall Center. (Marshall Center graphic by Stan Jones)

Dates: April 4 to 27, 2017

Language: English and Russian

Frequency: SRS is held once a year.

Objectives:

Analyze current security crises Understand impact on regional [ ... ]

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Mar 30th 2017
Marshall Center Counterterrorism Course Nurtures Living Network of Combating Terrorism Experts

By Christine June
GCMC Public Affairs


GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (March 30, 2017) – Close to 80 terrorist attacks, 520 people dead and about 700 injured, have occurred throughout the world during this month alone.

“Terrorist groups like ISIS, Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, the FARC (Revolutionary Armed [ ... ]

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Mar 27th 2017
Kosovo and Ukrainian Diplomats Complete Language for Diplomacy Course

By James E. Brooks
Marshall Center Public Affairs Director

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (March 27, 2017) – Five diplomats from the Republic of Kosovo and one diplomat from Ukraine completed the three-week Language for Diplomacy course held March 6 – 22, at the Partner Language Training Center Europe, [ ... ]

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Mar 3rd 2017
Marshall Center Alumni Spark Policy Change, Big Criminal Busts

By Christine June
GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (March 2, 2017) – More than a half-a-million dollars were seized and several criminals arrested in the first and second stand-alone money-laundering busts in Trinidad and Tobago in November 2016.

This historical bust happened quickly [ ... ]

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Mar 3rd 2017
Friends of the Marshall Center Hosts Annual Meeting

By German Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Mark Winkler
Marshall Center Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (March 3, 2017) – The Friends of the Marshall Center held its annual meeting March 3 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.

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Mar 3rd 2017
Marshall Center hosts Cyber Domain Workshop in Astana

By LTC Ulrich Janßen
GCMC Non-Resident Program Manager

ASTANA, Kazakhstan (March 3, 2017) – The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy Astana conducted a cyber domain workshop on “International Cooperation in Building Resilient Information Assurance [ ... ]

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Mar 1st 2017
Future PTSS 17-06 Participants graduate from the English Language Enhancement Course

Professor James Howcroft, director of the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, congratulates six participants on their success in completing the five-week English Language Enhancement Course during their graduation ceremony held March [ ... ]

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Mar 1st 2017
Fast Facts: Program on Terrorism and Security Studies

The Program on Terrorism and Security Studies will take place March 2 to 30 at the Marshall Center.

Dates: March 2 to 30

Language: English Only

Frequency: PTSS is held twice a year.

Objectives:

Develop and strengthen strategies for countering terrorism. Improve counterterrorism capabilities [ ... ]

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Feb 22nd 2017
Marshall Center Seminar Looks at Security in a New Way

U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova James Pettit, gives opening remarks Feb. 15 at the” Economic Security in the Black Sea and Eurasia Region” Seminar in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. The two-day seminar was co-sponsored by the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies and [ ... ]

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Feb 22nd 2017
Von Muenchow Delivers Key Note Address at International Student Leadership Institute Gathering in Oberwesel

Sebastian von Muenchow poses with students attending the 36th Session of the International Student Leadership Institute (ILSI) held at the Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler Youth Hostel, in Oberwesel, Germany, Feb. 20.  (Contributed photo)

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Feb. 22, 2017) - Dr. Sebastian [ ... ]

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Feb 22nd 2017
Marshall Center Cyber Security Studies Program Bolsters Next Generation of Defenders

GARMISCH PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (February 21, 2017) - Cyber security professionals from around the world returned home Feb. 16, with fresh perspectives and a renewed sense urgency after working and learning together at the Marshall Center’s Program on Cyber Security Studies (PCSS) resident course.

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Feb 22nd 2017
Future Cooperation of Military Academy ‘Alexandru cel Bun,’ GCMC encouraged

German Air Force Col. (GS) Jörg Kunze, course director for the Seminar on Regional Security (SRS), talks about the mission of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Feb. 16 at the Moldovan Military Academy “Alexandru cel Brun” in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. (Photo courtesy [ ... ]

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Feb 21st 2017
Fast Facts: Global Countering Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC) Alumni Workshop

The Global Countering Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC) Alumni Community of Interest workshop will be held Feb. 22 to 24 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. (Marshall Center graphic by U.S. Army Spec. Christopher Green)

Dates: Feb. 22 to 24

Title: “Counter Threat [ ... ]

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