What is CIOR
The Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers, commonly referred to by its French acronym CIOR (for La Confédération Interalliée des Officiers de Réserve), represents the interests of over 1.3 million reservists across 34 participating nations within and beyond NATO, making it the world’s largest military reserve officer organization. Click here to learn more.
“We demand that the Russian Regime ceases its activities, seen as war crimes, immediately. [Russia] must be, and will be, held accountable for its actions.” By: Roy Thorvaldsen, Lt. Col (R), Norwegian Army/ CIOR Public Affairs A further condemnation of Russia’s...read more
The CIOR spring meeting, formally named IBM, started with a situation briefing about the war in Ukraine from a Baltic perspective. The venue for the meeting was Wilhelmshaven – Germany’s only deep-water port, and its largest naval base. By: Roy Thorvaldsen, Lt....read more
”The Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers (CIOR), representing the interests of 1,3 million reservists across the NATO alliance and beyond, condemns, in the strongest possible terms, Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine. CIOR deeply respects and admires the...read more
The 2022 CIOR Seminar: ‘North Africa and US-NATO/EU-relations’ North Africa and the Sahel region are trying to come to grips with ongoing political instability, population growth, consequences of climate change, and increasing involvement of China. What are the safety...read more
Due to the implications of the global COVID-19 pandemic and after extensive discussions, the summer congress for 2021 will be a solely virtual event. The summer congress will be running for two days from the 7th of August to the 8th of August 2021. Further details...read more
The 2021 CIOR Seminar under the title “The Arctic” will take place as a virtual event Monday, Febuary 22nd – Wednesday, February 24th. It covers strategic and security related questions concerning the Arctic region: History of the Arctic, meaning and...read more