romania9Prof Bob de Graaff, former Chairman of IAFIE-European Chapter (right)
Ioannis (John) M. Nomikos (left)

Ioannis (John) M. Nomikos was awarded the “2019 Life Achievement Prize for the Development of Intelligence Studies in Europe” by Professor Bob de Graaff, former Chairman of the International Association for Intelligence Education- European Chapter (IAFIE -EUROPE). The IAFIE- European Chapter - 2019 International Conference was organized by the “Mihai Viteazul” National Intelligence Academy (MVNIA) on 14-17 April 2019, Bucharest, Romania. Participants attended the international conference were from twenty one (21) countries! Romania, Greece, USA, UK, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Australia, Spain, Serbia, Slovenia, Austria, Italy, Hungary, Poland, Israel, Portugal, Turkey, Malta, Norway and Switzerland. During the international conference, Ioannis (John) M. Nomikos delivered a speech on “Counterintelligence in Greece: Threats from human trafficking, migration and radicalization in the Balkan Peninsula.”