Gerald Guilbert (Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement, State Department)
Gerald Guilbert is the Deputy Director for Programs in the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement. He oversees the U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Program, which assists over 40 countries with preventing illicit small arms trafficking, rendering-safe vulnerable munitions stockpiles, and clearing landmines and other explosive remnants of war. A 2002 graduate of Washington and Lee University, he has been with the Department of State since 2003, having also served in the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, and the Bureau of Administration.
Adam Isacson (Washington Office on Latin America)
Adam Isacson is an expert on defense and security policy based at the Washington Office on Latin America. Adam has twenty years of experience working on conflict resolution, civil-military relations, and U.S. security assistance to the Americas. He collaborates on the Security Assistance Monitor—a regularly updated source of information and analysis of the United States’ often troubled relationship with Latin America’s militaries. Mr. Isacson focused on Colombia and has traveled there about seventy times. He remains closely engaged with the country’s peace process and post-conflict challenges.
April 14, 2015