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ASIS International and the French Gendarmerie Officers Academy (EOGN) Forge New Strategic Partnership as Part of the Security Management MBA Program

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Alexandria, VA, USA / Melun, France  (June 27, 2019)ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, 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 program 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,” said Christina Duffey, CPP, 2019 President, ASIS International. Dr Nicolas Le Saux, CPP, Chairman of the European Advisory Council of ASIS International added, “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 organizations in other European countries.”

The agreement was signed in Melun on May 20 in the presence of General Christophe Boyer, EOGN Commander, Major Olivier Anceau, Head of the MBA program, 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 recognize 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," said 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.”

More information about the special MBA programme can be found on https://mba-securite-eogn.fr/. ASIS members who wish to apply can contact the MBA’s department at +33 06 88 18 55 50 or contact@mba-securite-eogn.fr for more information.

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 About 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.  Through its board certifications, award-winning Security Management magazine, and Global Security Exchange (formerly the Annual Seminar and Exhibits)—the most influential event in the profession—ASIS ensures its members and the security community have access to the intelligence and resources necessary to protect their people, property, and information assets. Learn more about the work we do at www.asisonline.org.

About the French Gendarmerie Officers Academy

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. For more information, visit www.gendarmerie.interieur.gouv.fr/eogn and www.mba-securite-eogn.fr.

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