CHS International Symposium

chs symposium 2015

International Symposium on Human Security

About: Steve Recca, CHS Executive Director, and Dr. Don Klingner, Distinguished Professor and MPA Program Director at the School of Public Affairs, organized and moderated an international symposium with counterparts and representatives from Mexico, the U.S. military, Colorado, and UCCS to discuss Mexican and U.S. policy concerns and propose an agenda by which Colorado, the U.S., and Mexico can work cooperatively on human security issues.

Watch the videos of the morning symposium sessions on Mexico and the US directly below. Watch the videos of the afternoon symposium on Women, Peace, and Security.

Morning Session: Mexico and the United States: Cooperative Approaches to Shared Human Security

Introductions

  • Martin Wood, Senior Vice Chancellor, UCCS University Advancement
  • The Honorable Carlos Bello, Consul General of Mexico (Denver)
  • Lieutenant General Michael Dubie, USAF, United States Northern Command Deputy Commander
Video of Symposium Introductions

 
 

Panel #1: Mexico and the US: Shared Issues in Human Security

  • Dr. Don Klingner, Distinguished Professor and MPA Program Director, UCCS School of Public Affairs (Moderator)
  • Dr. Edgar Cota-Torres, UCCS College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
  • Dr. Roberto MORENO Espinosa, UAEMex and IAPAS
  • Mr. Craig Conway, U.S. Department of State, United States Northern Command Political Advisor
Video of Panel 1: Mexico and the US: Shared Issues in Human Security

 
 

Panel #2: Common Interests and an Agenda for Future Collaboration

  • Dr. Juan de Dios PINEDA Guadarrama, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Puebla, MX (Moderator)
  • Sandi Moilanen, Director, International Division, Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade
  • Elie Smilovitz Kassin, Political and Press Counselor, Consulate General of Mexico (Denver)
  • Mr. J. B. Smith, United States Northern Command, Humanitarian Assistance Programs
Video of Panel #2: Common Interests and an Agenda for Future Collaboration

 
 

Afternoon Session: Women, Peace, and Security

Panel #3: Women, Peace, and Security

  • Steve Recca, Executive Director, Center for Human Security, UCCS School of Public Affairs
  • Dr. Claudia RIVERA Hernández, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla
  • Colonel Sarah Russ, USAF, United States Northern Command
  • Dr. Karen Davis, Canadian Military Personnel Research and Analysis
Video of Panel #3: Women, Peace, and Security

 
 

Roundtable Discussion: Issues Review and Integrated Solutions

  • Dr. Don Klingner, Distinguished Professor and MPA Program Director, UCCS School of Public Affairs (Moderator)
  • Dr. Juan de Dios PINEDA Guadarrama, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Puebla, MX (Moderator)
  • Dr. Claudia RIVERA Hernández, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla
  • Dr. Roberto MORENO Espinosa, UAEMex and IAPAS
  • Faustino Pino (FBI) (ret.)
Video of Roundtable Discussion: Issues Review and Integrated Solutions