Newark, Calif.--Risk Management Solutions (RMS), the world's leading provider of products and services for the management of catastrophe risk, has announced that it is providing funding for the first visiting research fellowship to be established at the new International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research. The Centre is based at the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (IDSS) at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and was officially inaugurated on February 20 by Wong Kan Seng, Minister of Home Affairs in Singapore.

The Centre's purpose is to train and prepare current and future generations of leaders to effectively manage the threat of political violence. It will engage in research, education, and networking and outreach programs to better understand and respond to politically motivated violence. Academic specialists and religious scholars, personnel from law enforcement, and military and intelligence agencies will staff the Centre.

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