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.
The third and final day of the 2021 CIOR Seminar promised to keep the excitement of the first two days. Two guest speakers shared their views on the Arctic and whether the area is at risk for future conflict or not. By: Mr. Paul Strobel, Officer Cadet, Bundeswehr The...read more
After a successful first day, anticipation for day two of the 2021 CIOR Seminar ran high. Two exciting talks waited for the participants. Dr. Duncan Depledge, Lecturer in Geopolitics and Security from Loughborough University introduced the CIOR Seminar participants to...read more
With the Coronavirus still looming, the first day of the 2021 CIOR Seminar kicked off online. The chairman of the CIOR Seminar Committee, Lieutenant Colonel (R) Hans Garrels opened this year’s Seminar, titled “The Arctic: New Area of Conflict?”, with 64 participants...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...read more
CIOR is this first week of July in the middle of its initial virtual conference involving all member associations. The IBM (”In-Between-Meeting”) scheduled for the spring but temporarily halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, takes place without the delegates physically...read more
This list is an overview in abbreviated form of the key CIOR events for 2020. Please refer to national delegations for questions about attendance and contents. Some of the events will be promoted here on the public website, in addition to the information posted on the...read more