Interview with Colonel Hedwig Gilaard, Suriname’s Chief of Defense

Interview with Colonel Hedwig Gilaard, Suriname’s Chief of Defense

By Geraldine Cook
December 26, 2012

During the 2013 edition of the Caribbean Nations Security Conference (CANSEC), which took place at the United States Southern Command from 12 – 13 December, 2012, Colonel Hedwig Gilaard, Suriname’s Chief of Defense, talked to Diálogo about the main security issues faced by Suriname, and the importance of participating in the State Partnership Program, a U.S. Department of Defense sponsored program that fosters security cooperation among partner nations.

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