On June 2, General Porfirio Fuentes Velez. General Director of the Secretariat of the Inter-American Defense Board (IADB), received at the “Casa del Soldado”, the students of the Master in “Strategic Management”; Command and General Officers Staff course and Air Command and Staff Course of the Mexican War College.
This activity is part of the international academic internships developed by the College. It seeks to strengthen the knowledge, experience and expertise in all issues related to the organization, projection and challenges facing the Inter-American system.
The IADB gave a lecture on the history, achievements, perspectives and objectives of the institution as an essential part of the articulation of the countries of the hemisphere; fundamental topics within security and defense were also addressed, such as cyber defense and cyber security, natural disasters, humanitarian demining, knowledge and application of the complementary training programs that the board has been developing for the benefit of its member countries and confidence-building measures and hemispheric security, among others.
These types of activities contribute to strengthening the response capacity and services provided by the institutions of the continent and are developed within the framework of the commemoration of 80 years of cooperation and hemispheric solidarity of the Inter-American Defense Board.