The 1st Asia-Pacific Programme for Senior National Security Officers (APPSNO) was held from 14 to 20 January 2007 at The Sentosa Resort and Spa.


The inaugural APPSNO in 2007 was organised to create opportunities for participants to network and develop stronger relationships with counterparts in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. Leading global security experts participated in APPSNO and shared their experiences in homeland security topics such as:



Challenges of Homeland Security and Developing a Whole-of-Government Approach to Homeland Security




Dealing with Pandemics and National Resilience



  1. New Developments in Horizon Scanning


Speeches and Event Highlights


The Opening Remarks by Ambassador Barry Desker (Dean, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies,
Nanyang Technological University) can be found here


The Opening Address by Professor S Jayakumar (Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for National Security
and Minister for Law) can be found here


The 1st APPSNO Report can be found here




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