Report on the Close Protection course in Macedonia in June 2015

IBSSA MACEDONIA, one of the official training centres of IBSSA, successfully organised a Close Protection Course Level 3 in Kumanovo, Macedonia between 15 – 20 June 2015. 7 participants attended this special course, who successfully made the final exam and graduated at the end of the course. Some of the students already graduated earlier at IBSSA course basic level in Budapest, Hungary and in Belgrade, Serbia.

The following professional and skilled instructors were invited from IBSSA, from the Faculty of Security Skopje, the Military Academy Skopje and also from Clearwater Special Projects Ltd. United Kingdom: Mr. Branislav Jovchevski Mr. Zlate Dimovski Mrs. Irena Dinova Mrs. Ljubica Popova Mr. Josko Matic Mr. Henry Pattison.

The training course was organised jointly and in close collaboration with Clearwater Special Projects Ltd. from the UK. After graduation a closing ceremony took place, where the participants received the diplomas of the course.



Branislav Jovchevski
Country Representative of IBSSA for Macedonia

Report about the governmental adoption of the EPS program of IBSSA Mexico

On the 24th April 2018, the Commissioner of the Mexico Federal Protection Service, in association with ASIS International and the IBSSA, signed into policy the formal adoption of the IBSSA standards and training program for all licensed bodyguards in Mexico.

The following IBSSA officials were present at the signing ceremony:

MINUTES of the XXI. IBSSA Congress and the 6th “Partnership for Security” International Joint Conference

On the 21st March 2018, the XXI. Congress of IBSSA, the 6th “Partnership for Security” International Joint Conference of IBSSA – IPA (International Police Association) – IAPA (International Auxiliary Police Association) together with the Award Ceremony were held at the Conference room of Metropolitan Hotel in Tel Aviv, Israel with the participation of appr. 60 members from 4 continents, representing 25 national and international organisations. Numerous security officials of the region also attended the Conference.


IBSSA North American Conference 2018 in Charlotte

During the last part of January 2018, the inaugural meeting of the IBSSA North American Conference took place in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Specifically convened to provide a networking platform for our representatives and members in the United States, Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean, this two-day event proved the strength and versatility of IBSSA in this significant global region.