Congratulations to President Obama
as President of the International Bodyguard and Security Services Association, and on behalf of all the members of IBSSA in more than 120 countries, and especially in the name of our American representatives and active members, we would like to express our most sincere congratulations on the occasion of Your re-election as President of the United States of America.
We wish Your Excellency good health and much success to fulfil and carry out Your new mandate in the forthcoming four years.
May God protect the United States of America and its President.
7th November 2012, Budapest / Hungary
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Executive Protection is perceived very exciting, not for the faint hearted, full of thrills and all the action one would expect from a Tom Cruise movie, but nothing could be further from the truth, since it is demanded of EPs to be at the job 120% (they’re there before the principal, and leave after he has left), long hours and very little shut-eye, did we mention a very high risk environment? EPs are all that stand between threats and their principal most of the time.
The lack of a standard in the industry has led to a very poor image of EPs, and the proliferation of Mikey Mouse (Rambo) companies that promise to have Super Men at the service of their protected, which turn out to be nothing more than a great show.
Members of the IBSSA Anti-Human Trafficking Project (AHTP), under the direction of Mr. Fernando Figueroa – Bureau Chief in the Dominican Republic, conduct a community outreach program in the village of Batey La Canada, a suburb of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.
10.00 Executive Board Meeting
- Introduction speech by the Director of ECPD, Academician Prof. Dr. Negoslav Ostojić
- Introduction speech by the President of IBSSA, Prof. Dr. George Popper
- Introduction speech by the President of SEBA, Dr. Bogdan Vukosavljević