Bahamians graduate from Caribbean Defense and Security Course (CDSC) in Washington DC

Posted on: July 31, 2017

Bahamians graduate from Caribbean Defense and Security Course (CDSC) in Washington DC

Pictured above – From Left to Right: Security Attache John Delancey; RBDF Lieutenant Commander Sonia Miller; Ambassador Eugene Newry; RBDF Lieutenant Commander Kenneth Forbes and Deputy Chief of Mission Chet Neymour at the graduation ceremony for the Caribbean Defense and Security Course (CDSC) at the William J Perry Centre for Hemispheric Defense Studies at the National Defense University in Washington DC.

Washington DC — Royal Bahamas Defence Force Lieutenant Commanders Sonia Miller and Kenneth Forbes and Security Attache at the Embassy in Washington DC, John Delancey, were among the Caribbean participants who graduated on Friday, 28th July, 2017 from the Caribbean Defense and Security Course (CDSC) at the William J Perry Centre for Hemispheric Defense Studies at the National Defense University in Washington DC. The participants completed 4 weeks of distance learning and 2 weeks of residency for the Course Washington DC 17 – 28 July, 2017.

The objective of the CDSC is to help participants develop and expand their competence in analyzing issues and working with policy, strategy, planning, and resource management in the security and defense sectors. Participants study international and national security environments and processes; defense and security policy formulation and implementation; resource management; cooperation between civilians and the military in the enforcement of laws; defense economics; transnational security issues; and interagency and international coordination, in order to produce more effective national security and defense policies. The course highlights the issues and challenges confronting the English-speaking nations in the Caribbean region.



All News

Minister Henfield presenting High Commissioner Designate, Mr. Ellison Greenslade, with his Letter of Introduction from the Prime Minister

16 November 2017 – the Hon. Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs, giving to Mr. Ellison Greenslade, High Commissioner Designate to the United Kingdom, his Letter of Introduction from the Prime Minister.

Bahamian NBA Player Buddy Hield Presented with Bahamian Flag

13 November, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Sidney Collie, Ambassador of The Bahamas to the U.S.,Mr. Theo Neilly, Bahamas Consul General to Washington, D.C., Chet Neymour, Deputy Chief of Mission and Mrs. Neymour presented a Bahamian flag to Buddy Hield, Bahamian NBA player with the Sacramento Kings on 13th November 2017 at a game between the…

Convention Against Torture Initiative (CTI) paid a courtesy call on the Hon. Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs

13 November, 2017 Convention Against Torture Initiative (CTI) paid a courtesy call on the Hon. Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs Nassau, Bahamas – Members of the Convention Against Torture Initiative (CTI) paid a courtesy call on the Hon. Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and senior Ministry Officials.  The delegation was headed by H.E. Mr….

United Nations Observes World Diabetes Day

                14 November, 2017 United Nations Observes World Diabetes Day Globally, an estimated 422 million adults were living with diabetes in 2014, compared to 108 million in 1980. The global prevalence of diabetes has nearly doubled since 1980, rising from 4.7% to 8.5% in the adult population. This…

BAHAMIAN PARTICIPANTS IN YLAI PAY COURTESY CALL ON CONSUL GENERAL THEO NEILLY

6  November, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Mr. Theo Neilly, Bahamas Consul General to Washington, D.C., welcomed three Bahamian participants of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows during a courtesy call at the Embassy Consular Annex of The Bahamas on Monday, 6th November, 2017. The YLAI is a five-week program sponsored by the U.S….