intelstudiesOn 22-24 June 2017, The European Chapter of the International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE-Europe) will organize its 2nd annual conference, which will gather its membership for a conference for the first time in the Mediterranean and Balkan region.

Two-day conference with 3 key-note speakers and no less than 10 panels, where presentations will be given on both new developments in intelligence and (new) ways of teaching intelligence. Further information about details of the program as well as location of the conference place can be expected in the coming weeks.

As this will be IAFIE’s EUROPE second annual conference outside the Western Hemisphere, the international turn out, not only from Europe, but also from Africa, Middle East, USA, Canada, Russia, Asia and Oceania, is expected to be great. It is therefore recommended to register at the earliest opportunity. For the moment save the date in our agendas and take notice that there will also be an interesting partner program during the two days of the conference... Read more

immigration1Research Institute for European and American Studies
Newsletter on Immigration to Greece

Editor: Ioannis Kolovos

13% of births in Greece came from foreign mothers
According to 2015 data 13% of births in Greece came from foreign mothers (11,943 births out of a total of 91,847). Moreover, the Greek population continues to decline and age.

The relevant press release by the National Statistics Authority can be read here (in Greek only)

imm5Research Institute for European and American Studies
Newsletter on Immigration to Greece

Editor: Ioannis Kolovos

On asylum applications
In the first five months of 2016, asylum has been granted in 23% of the application cases processed.

The relevant article (Kathimerini, 31/7/2016) can be read here (in Greek only)

Foreigners feature disproportionately in Police's statistics on serious crime
According to criminality figures for 2015 released by the Hellenic Police, foreigners contribute significantly in serious crime. Foreigners are 26.2% of those arrested for homicides, 38% of those arrested for rape, 26.6% of those arrested for thefts-burglaries and 37.7% of those arrested for robberies.

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John M. Nomikos

(RIEAS Director)

Copyright:https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781442249417/Handbook-of-European-Intelligence-Cultures#
Publication date on RIEAS web site (www.rieas.gr) – 28 August 2016

John M. Nomikos contributed an article on “Greece: The Need for Modernization in an Unstable Environment” in the Handbook of European Intelligence Cultures” edited by Bob De Graaff and James M. Nyce – with Chelsea Locke, published by Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2016, USA....Read more

chikaraDr. Chikara HASHIMOTO
(Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations at The University of Sharjah, UAE, (Japanese)

"When we started to plan our first Zagreb Security Forum in the middle of 2015, one of the first persons that we wanted to invite as a speaker was our friend and colleague Dr. Chikara Hashimoto. Not because of the fact that he was our friend. ...Read more

Copyright: RIEAS 2016

imm5Research Institute for European and American Studies
Newsletter on Immigration to Greece
Editor: Ioannis Kolovos

Risk of poverty much higher for foreign nationals
According to the latest Income and Household Living Conditions Survey the population at risk of poverty or social exclusion between the ages of 18-64 years old was much higher for foreign nationals compared to the Greeks (64.3% compared to 37.4% respectively).

The relevant press release by the National Statistics Authority can be read here (in Greek only)

intelreviewcoverThe CHANTICLEER INTELLIGENCE BRIEF (CIB) at Coastal Carolina University (USA) is pleased to announce the publication of the first issue of The Intelligence Review, a compendium of useful analytical forecasts by CIB analysts, which relate to some of the most pressing questions in global security today. The volume is the product of a year-long collaboration between the CIB and the European Intelligence Academy (EIA), a network of intelligence studies scholars, specialists and students, who are dedicated to promoting international collaboration in intelligence scholarship and research.

In this volume, eleven CIB analysts tackle some of the most pressing and timely questions confronting intelligence observers today. Topics range from the price of oil to political stability in Venezuela, from the territorial cohesion of Iraq to the future of the Islamic State, and many other pressing subjects that feature daily in news headlines. CIB analysts propose carefully crafted and informed forecasts that outline future developments in some of the world’s most unpredictable hot spots.

The CIB analysts whose work is included in the first issue of The Intelligence Review are, in alphabetical order: Grant Barratt, Emily Clingenpeel, Amanda Corona, Diana Evans, Ryan Haag, Sarah Harvey, Matt Hayes, Connor Kilgore, Jeremy Lee, Benjamin Malone, and Amy Thomas. The issue is edited by CIB Faculty Mentor Dr Joseph Fitsanakis and includes a foreword by EIA Director Dr John Nomikos. Read more

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