The Center plans to host ongoing gatherings in the forms of conferences and seminars to discuss issues critical to its area of operations. It has already planned a conference for 2017 on The Rôle of Monarchies and Traditional Governance Structures in Sustaining and Enhancing Sovereignty and Security. That is expected to take place in Washington, DC. Further details will be announced on this site. In the meantime, proposals for papers and presentations are encouraged, and communications in this regard should be addressed to: Gregory R. Copley, AM, GCHT*, FRCGS, President of ISSA and Director of the Center, via email at or

For further information on participation, call Pamela von Gruber on +1 (703) 548-1070 (fax: +1-703-684-7476), or email at



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