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NextGen Program Begins

By Paul Nantulya

October 20, 2015

22300697392_7e8e010e09_hThe Africa Center launched its annual Next Generation of African Security Sector Leaders Program this week with 48 participants from 34 African countries in attendance. Participants include up-and-coming African security sector professionals representing the armed forces, police, civilian policymakers, and civil society. The three week program will focus on the themes of:

  • Challenges of Leadership at the Strategic Level
  • African Security Challenges
  • National Security Strategy Development
  • Leveraging External Partnerships

The interactive, seminar style program will conclude with a capstone simulation exercise applying the key concepts examined over the course of the program.

Former Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Martin Luther Agwai speaks with Africa Center Prof. Dorina Bekoe.

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