The 2nd Asia-Pacific Programme for Senior National Security Officers (APPSNO) was held from 13 to 18 April 2008 at The Sentosa Resort and Spa.

The theme was Resilience broadly defined. Leading global security experts in homeland security matters were invited to share experiences on topics such as:

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    Transnational Terrorism: Global and Regional Trends




    Business and Economic Resilience




    1. Public Health, National Security and Resilience

    4. Strategic Communications and Resilience


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 2nd APPSNO Report can be found here




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