oneblue.org joined The Director, Force Readiness and Training, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Readiness) teams, the U.S. Army War College's Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI), and other stakeholders at a workshop at Fort McNair, National Defense University (NDU) in Washington, DC, April 14-16, 2015.
The PSOTEW invited trainers, practitioners, planners, and educators from U.S. and international governmental and military organizations, non-governmental organizations, peace and stability training centers, and academic institutions to review training and education efforts for current stability and peace operations.
oneblue.org assisted in developing recommendations in Working Group 4: "Facilitating Cross-Sector Support to Economic Stabilization in Post-Conflict and Fragile States", a workshop specifically sponsored by the U.S. Army War College's Peacekeeping & Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI).
The goals of this workshop, according to PSOTEW were to:
- provide a forum that addresses the equities of the community of practice and its activities;
- foster collaboration between the joint professional military education and academic communities;
- link community efforts;
- inform and support senior leaders, to monitor progress, and
- to provide feedback on the recommendations over the next year.