Next Generation of African Security Sector Leaders

By Africa Center for Strategic Studies
Updated: 12/01/2009

NextGen 2013 Group Photo 2“This course was like a telescope, allowing us to see far worlds;
a periscope, allowing us to see around dark corners;
a microscope, allowing us to see things we could not see before;
and a stethoscope, allowing us to hear the heartbeat of our people.”


This program is designed to provide the next generation of African security sector leaders with practical and effective tools they can draw upon to contribute to their nations’ security and development.


Mid-level military officers, primarily majors and lieutenant colonels, from across Africa with significant command or staff responsibilities and recognized leadership potential.

Past “NextGen” Programs

Fall 2013

Spring 2013