Category Archives: Community

Africa Center Hosts Outreach Symposium with Zambia Partners

Three events on March 25–27 hosted by ACSS in partnership with the U.S. Embassy, the Dag Hammarskjöld Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies (DHIPCS), and the ACSS Zambia alumni community brought together about 60 mid- to senior-level military, civilian and police professionals.



Africa Center Co-Hosts Symposium in Gabon on Regional Maritime Safety and Security Cooperation

The event was part of the Africa Center’s Topical Outreach Program Series (TOPS), which allows ACSS to maintain an active network of relationships with community groups in nations across Africa.



“Partners not Enemies”: ACSS Hosts Media & Security Sector Program in Liberia

The academic outreach visit included in-depth presentations on the relationship between the news media and security institutions, as well the media’s role in security sector reform.



Africa Center Co-Hosts Symposium in Cameroon on Regional Counter-Terrorism Cooperation and Combatting Illicit Trafficking

The symposium was co-hosted in partnership with the ACSS Community Chapter in Cameroon and the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé.



ACSS holds TOPS Symposium on National Security Strategy in Malawi

ACSS cohosted a daylong symposium on “National Security Strategy: Development, Resourcing, and Implementation,” on September 10, 2013, in Lilongwe.



Africa Center Cohosts Elections Symposium in Burundi

ACSS co-hosted a symposium on elections, security, and good governance in Bujumbura, Burundi, September 10, 2013, in partnership with the ACSS chapter in Burundi (ABUCESA) and the US Embassy.



Africa Center Cohosts Security Sector Reform Symposium with Kinshasa Community Chapter and US Embassy

In partnership with the US Embassy in Kinshasa and the DRC Community Chapter, ACSS conducted a symposium and chapter meetings on the topic of Security Sector Reform (SSR) from September 3-4, 2013.



Africa Center Community in Niger Launches 32nd ACSS Chapter

A delegation of the U.S.-based Africa Center for Strategic Studies (ACSS) visited Niamey from May 12 to 16, 2013 to support the launch of the newly-established ACSS community chapter in Niger.



Africa Center and US Embassy Sponsor Symposium on Natural Resources and Conflict Prevention in Tanzania

A group of security sector experts and students convened in Dar es Salaam on 16 May, 2013 for a program discussing Natural Resources and Conflict Prevention.



ACSS Delegation Conducts a Program With Uganda Community Chapter in Kampala

[:EN]A delegation from the Africa Center for Strategic Studies (ACSS) visited Uganda on January 28 to February 6, 2013 to attend a workshop on “Improving Regional Responses to Transnational and Irregular Threats in Eastern Africa”