About IAFCI Our New Mission and Who We are Today The Association, a non-profit international organization, will provide services and an environment within which information about financial fraud, fraud investigation and fraud prevention methods can be collected, exchanged and taught for the common good of the financial payment industry and our global society. Our Members We are proud to say that we now have individual members across the world in every major continent. Our Membership is about one third law enforcement, one third banking and one third retail and service members to the industry. Our members come from all levels of law enforcement, card associations, banks and non-banks, private label issuers, mail order houses, airlines, telecommunications, petroleum industry, processors and transporters, to name a few.
The EU in slides This page contains visual material –slide presentations - illustrating various aspects of the EU. These slides may be a useful tool for teachers, speakers on EU issues, students and anyone interested in giving a presentation about the EU. They offer clear explanations on what the European Union is, what it does and how it works. SIPRI databases SIPRI Arms Transfers Database The SIPRI arms transfers database shows all international transfers of major conventional arms since 1950 and is the most comprehensive publicly available source of information on international arms transfers. SIPRI Arms Industry Database The SIPRI arms industry database contains information on the 100 largest arms-producing and military services companies. SIPRI Multilateral Peace Operations Database The SIPRI multilateral peace operations database offers information on all peace operations conducted since 2000, including location, dates of deployment and operation, mandate, participating countries, number of personnel, costs and fatalities.
Airmen, It’s Illegal for Your Kids to Read WikiLeaks [Updated] Airmen, don’t let your babies grow up to read WikiLeaks. If they do, the Air Force may have no choice but to prosecute them for espionage. Last week, the Air Force Materiel Command’s lawyers warned that airmen who read the purloined classified cables on their home computers — not even government owned or issued devices — could be prosecuted for “dereliction of duty.” And that’s just for starters. WikiLeaks viewership could mean “prosecution for violation of espionage under the Espionage Act.”
Conflict Prevention Centre - Secretariat - Conflict Prevention Centre The OSCE’s comprehensive approach to security is closely tied to the concept of early warning, conflict prevention, crisis management, and post-conflict rehabilitation, also named the “conflict cycle.” The Organization’s main methods to address this cycle include its network of field operations and the Conflict Prevention Centre. Created in 1990 to help reduce the risk of conflict, the Centre now provides policy advice, support, and analysis to the Secretary General, Chairmanship, participating States, and field operations. It acts as an OSCE-wide early warning focal point, facilitates negotiation, mediation, and other conflict prevention and resolution efforts, and supports regional co-operation initiatives. It also assists the Forum for Security Co-operation, an autonomous OSCE decision-making body dealing with military security; and supports the Organization’s programme and project management work.
Competitive Enterprise Institute - CEI The Competitive Enterprise Institute is a non-profit public policy organization dedicated to advancing the principles of limited government, free enterprise, and individual liberty. Our mission is to promote both freedom and fairness by making good policy good politics. We make the uncompromising case for economic freedom because we believe it is essential for entrepreneurship, innovation, and prosperity to flourish.
ISIS make millions out of misery of migrants in Libya desperate to get to Europe - and hide their own agents amid the human tide Terror group are taxing gangs who smuggle people out of North AfricaAlso said that would-be jihadis are joining migrants on the risky crossingsExperts fear militants could reach Europe and the UK without detection By Jennifer Newton for MailOnline Published: 14:43 GMT, 17 May 2015 | Updated: 17:30 GMT, 17 May 2015 The Islamic State are making millions out of taxing gangs who are smuggling people out of Libya and across the Mediterranean into Europe, an investigation has found. Kurdish Peshmerga forces as they advanced on the Khazir front against ISIS towards Mosul - ISIS - ISIL map, map of war in Syria, Iraq, Libya - Daesh map - Mosul operation - isis.liveuamap.com Egypt: Clashes in North Sinai kill 6 soldiers and 12 militants ISIS suicide car bomb detonates next to an Iraq-i army tank - southeastern Mosul Islamic State Releases Propaganda Pictures Shows Battles In Homs Against SAA VIDEO: Iraqi Army 9th Armored Division advancing as part of the Mosul offensive Residents of al-Hawd a village southeast of Mosul greeting Iraqi forces
Almost 1 In 3 U.S. Warplanes Is a Robot Remember when the military actually put human beings in the cockpits of its planes? They still do, but in far fewer numbers. According to a new congressional report acquired by Danger Room, drones now account for 31 percent of all military aircraft. To be fair, lots of those drones are tiny flying spies, like the Army’s Raven, that could never accommodate even the most diminutive pilot.
Bosnia and Herzegovina general election, 2010 Presidential and parliamentary elections were held in Bosnia and Herzegovina on 3 October 2010 for both the Federal government and the two entities. Voters elected 42 deputies to the State House of Representatives. In the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH), 98 deputies to its House of Representatives, two representatives (one Bosniak, one Croat) to the tripartite state presidency and ten cantonal assemblies were elected. In Republika Srpska (RS), 83 deputies to its National Assembly, the Serb representative of the tripartite state presidency, one RS president and two RS vice-presidents were elected. There were 39 political parties, 11 coalitions, and 13 independent candidates. Background After the Bosnian War and the Dayton Accords that ended the war, the constitution set out, in Article V, a tripartite rotational presidency between the Bosniak, Croat and Serb entities.
Group of 30 - Consultative Group on International Economic and Monetary Affairs The Group of Thirty designs solutions that enhance financial and economic stability. The Group of Thirty aims to deepen understanding of international economic and financial issues, to explore the international repercussions of decisions taken in the public and private sectors, and to examine the choices available to market practitioners and policymakers. The work of the Group of Thirty impacts the current and future structure of the global financial system by delivering actionable recommendations directly to the private and public policymaking communities.
Don’t Panic — End Poverty Hans Rosling asks: Has the UN gone mad? The United Nations just announced their boldest goal ever: To eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere, already by 2030. Looking at the realities of extremely poor people the goal seems impossible. The rains didn’t fall in Malawi this year. The poor farmers Dunstar & Jenet, gather a tiny maize harvest in a small pile on the ground outside their mud hut.