ASIS & French Gendarmerie Officers Academy: Strategic Partnership
ASIS International announces a new strategic partnership with the “École des Officiers de la Gendarmerie Nationale” (EOGN), also known as the French Gendarmerie Officers Academy, which allows up to two ASIS members per year to enroll in the esteemed security management MBA programme at the EOGN’s campus in Paris. The agreement also facilitates the joint development of future educational modules based on a common vision around the need to pool knowledge and resources to promote security as a strategic function within organizations.
“We are delighted to have concluded this important partnership that will bring additional value and opportunities to ASIS members and helps to put our society at the forefront of security education,” says Christina Duffey, CPP, 2019 President, ASIS International. Dr Nicolas Le Saux, CPP, Chairman of the European Advisory Council of ASIS International adds, “this agreement with EOGN is a gamechanger for ASIS in Europe. We hope that this agreement paves the way for similar partnerships with military and law enforcement organisations in other European countries.”
The agreement was signed in Melun on 20 May in the presence of General Christophe Boyer, EOGN Commander, Major Olivier Anceau, Head of the MBA programme, Dr Nicolas Le Saux, CPP, ASIS European Advisory Council Chair, Eric Davoine, CPP, ASIS France Chapter Chair and ASIS CEO Peter O’Neil. ASIS would like to recognise the extremely valuable work and support provided to the design and implementation of this partnership by Major Lydéric Donet-Mary.
“We are very pleased to sign this partnership with ASIS International, as this fits perfectly into the MBA's DNA, conceived to strengthen the public-private security co-production,” says General Christophe Boyer. “We hope that this alliance will open new doors for us to interact with the main players in international safety and security.”
ASIS International, founded in 1955, ASIS International is the world's largest membership organization for security management professionals. With hundreds of chapters across the globe, ASIS is recognized as the premier source for learning, networking, standards, and research.
The French Gendarmerie Officers Academy is a major military and public service academy. It provides training for the gendarmerie officers, as well as its technical and administrative support staff. With its Parisian branch, the school is also the campus of the MBA specialized in “security management” which is open to officers and executives of the public or private sector, selected on individual applications.
by the Editorial Staff