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DIILS AND ISG PARTNER WITH PAPUA NEW GUINEA
A DIILS team joined colleagues from the Institute for Security Governance to conduct an Institutional Capacity Building engagement with counterparts from the Defense Forces for Papua New Guinea (PNG).
by Webmaster | 5/22/2022
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Ms. Susan Kidd
Congratulations on Retirement
Please join us in extending our congratulations and appreciation to Ms. Susan Kidd on her retirement from federal civilian service after nearly twelve years of dedicated service.
by Webmaster | 5/22/2022
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DIILS PARTNERS WITH GUATEMALAN NAVY
A DIILS team met with leaders from the Guatemalan Navy’s Caribbean and Pacific Naval Commands
by Webmaster | 5/5/2022
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Members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF)
DIILS Partners with the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF)
In April, DIILS engaged with the RBDF and other Bahamas government stakeholders.
by Webmaster | 5/5/2022
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Mr. David Clay receiving retirement certificate
Congratulations on Retirement
Please join us in extending our congratulations and appreciation to Mr. David Clay on his retirement from federal civilian service after twelve years of dedicated service to our Nation.
by Webmaster | 4/20/2022
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Mongolian Armed Forces planning team
DIILS Recently Part of U.S. and Mongolian Armed Forces Planning Team
DIILS was recently part of a U.S. and Mongolian Armed Forces planning team at the Khaan Quest 22 Initial Planning Conference in Ulaanbaatar.
by Webmaster | 4/14/2022
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DIILS Partners with the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
DIILS engaged with senior officials from the LAF
by Webmaster | 3/22/2022
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Black Sea Regional Counterparts
DIILS Engages with Black Sea Regional Counterparts
DIILS participated in the Black Sea Maritime Forum in Bucharest, Romania.
by Webmaster | 3/14/2022
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2022 DIILS Course Catalog Posted!
DIILS is pleased to announce that its 2022 Course Catalog is now available.
by Webmaster | 3/1/2022
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DIILS Team Traveled to Bogota, Colombia
A DIILS team traveled to Bogota, Colombia in late January to conduct a military justice engagement with Colombia’s Military Justice Special Administrative Unit (JPM-SAU).
by Webmaster | 2/13/2022
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Jeffrey Davis, LNC (ret), U.S. Navy Reserve
Condolences on the Recent Passing of a Highly Regarded Former DIILS Colleague
With deep sadness, we extend our condolences on the recent passing of a highly regarded former DIILS colleague, Mr. Jeffrey A. Davis, who was a Chief Legalman in the US Navy Reserve. He will forever remain a part of the DIILS extended family.
by Webmaster | 1/26/2022
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DIILS Partners with Uzbekistan
A DIILS team recently traveled to Uzbekistan
by Webmaster | 12/16/2021
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DIILS Partners With Cameroon On International Human Rights Law And International Humanitarian Law
A DIILS team recently traveled to Garoua, Cameroon to meet with members of the Cameroonian Armed Forces to conduct Human Rights and Law of Armed Conflict Seminars.
by Webmaster | 12/9/2021
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DSCU Has New President!
Dr. Celeste Ward Gventer has been selected to be the new president of Defense Security Cooperation University.
by Webmaster | 12/2/2021
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DIILS Partners with Romania
A DIILS team traveled to Constanta, Romania this month to conduct a maritime Institutional Capacity Building engagement.
by Webmaster | 11/25/2021
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DIILS Partners With Latvia
A DIILS team recently traveled to Riga, Latvia to meet with members of the Latvian National Armed Forces to conduct Human Rights and Law of Armed Conflict Seminars.
by Webmaster | 11/3/2021
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Job announcement
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Defense Institute of International Legal Studies (DIILS) is recruiting for an attorney (international/military) position for maritime legal institution capacity building at Naval Station Newport, RI. DIILS is a joint agency activity under the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA).
by Webmaster | 10/7/2021
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Estonia personnel
DIILS Participates in Baltic Regional Operational Law Workshop
In September 2021, DIILS had the honor of co-hosting the Baltic Regional Operational Law Workshop with the legal department of the Estonian Ministry of Defense in Tallin, Estonia.
by Webmaster | 9/27/2021
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Djiboutian Navy Personnel
DIILS Partners with Djibouti on Human Rights and Law of Armed Conflict
DIILS conducted a Human Rights and Law of Armed Conflict seminar for the Djiboutian Navy
by Webmaster | 9/20/2021
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DIILS Delivers International Human Rights & Humanitarian Law Training
A team from the Defense Institute of International Legal Studies, joined by Gender Advisors from USNORTHCOM, US Army North, and the US Office of Defense Cooperation in Mexico City delivered a Women, Peace, and Security focused International Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law training to lawyers and emerging leaders in the Mexican Army and Air Force (SEDENA) and Mexican Navy and Marines (SEMAR) in August in Mexico City.
by Webmaster | 9/6/2021
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DIILS Partners With Ukraine
A DIILS team traveled to Ukraine in August and met with partners from Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University and the Military Law Institute in Kharkiv.
by Webmaster | 8/26/2021
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DIILS Partners with Armed Forces of Malta
A DIILS team met with the Special Operations Unit of the Armed Forces of Malta to conduct a Human Rights and Law of Armed Conflict Seminar.
by Webmaster | 8/26/2021
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DIILS Engages with Black Sea Partner Nations to discuss Maritime Domain Awareness in Georgia
DIILS participated in a Black Sea Maritime Collaboration tabletop exercise jointly sponsored by the Department of State Export Control and Related Border Security Program and U.S. Naval Forces Europe in Batumi, Georgia.
by Webmaster | 7/28/2021
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DIILS Engages with Bulgaria on Maritime Security
DIILS Team met with maritime stakeholders from the Bulgarian Navy, Ministry of Defense, Border Guard and Maritime Administration in Sofia, Bulgaria.
by Webmaster | 7/20/2021
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DIILS Partners with the Republic of Moldova
DIILS team discussed legal aspects of peacekeeping operations with a contingent from the Moldovan Armed Forces.
by Webmaster | 6/28/2021
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Hail and Farewell - Summer 2021
DIILS bids adieu to much-valued colleagues.
by Webmaster | 6/14/2021
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International Correspondent Speaks at DIILS Resident Course
Multi-award winning international correspondent provides presentation.
by Webmaster | 6/10/2021
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DIILS Engages with North Macedonia
DIILS met with the Secretary General of the government of the Republic of North Macedonia.
by Webmaster | 6/3/2021
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Memorial Day 2021
Celebrating Memorial Day.
by Webmaster | 5/26/2021
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DIILS Partners with Georgia on Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law
DIILS conducts advanced-level seminar with the State Security Service of Georgia.
by Webmaster | 5/20/2021
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New Maritime Program Director Announced
DIILS announces new Maritime Program Director.
by Webmaster | 5/9/2021
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BRAVO ZULU Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command New England
Coins and Letters of Appreciation presented to staff members of Navy Medicine Readiness Training Command.
by Webmaster | 5/6/2021
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In memoriam: Aubrey Bogle, former DIILS colleague
It is with deep sadness that we extend our condolences on passing of a highly regarded former DIILS colleague, Mr. Aubrey Bogle
by Webmaster | 4/20/2021
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DIILS Engages with Bahrain
DIILS recently conducted a 3-day virtual maritime ICB engagement with the Bahrain Coast Guard (BCG). It was the first formal meeting with DIILS since a pre-COVID visit in December 2019 which introduc
by Webmaster | 3/24/2021
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DIILS Partners with Bulgaria
DIILS conducted a virtual institution capacity building (ICB) engagement with the Bulgarian Navy and Bulgarian Ministry of Defense in February. This was DIILS’s first formal ICB engagement with Bulga
by Webmaster | 2/25/2021
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DIILS Partners with Vietnam
DIILS recently conducted a virtual engagement with Vietnam government officials on maritime security operations.
by Webmaster | 2/16/2021
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DIILS Partners with The Bahamas
Covid 19 may have impeded air travel, but DIILS team members have been busy engaging virtually with some of our partner nations.
by Webmaster | 1/31/2021
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Congratulations To Graduates of DIILS Military Justice Resident Course
DIILS recently graduated 15 students from our Military Justice Resident Course. Countries represented were Egypt, Kenya, Lithuania, Slovak Republic, Moldova, Mongolia, Republic of North Macedonia, Ni
by Webmaster | 1/19/2021
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DSCA Director Visits DIILS
DSCA Director, Ms. Heidi Grant, and DSCA Senior Enlisted Advisor, CMSgt Daniel Simpson, visit DIILS and meet with DIILS staff and international participants in our Military Justice resident course.
by Webmaster | 12/10/2020
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Congratulations to the DIILS Graduates of the Legal Aspects of Combating Corruption Course
DIILS graduated 24 students from the 2020 LCC Course. Countries represented were Cameroon, Egypt, Guatemala, Maldives, Philippines, Kenya, Lithuania, Slovak Republic, Moldova, Mongolia, Republic of N
by Webmaster | 12/9/2020
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