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CIOR Public Affairs 06.04.2019

CIOR President Speaks at Diversity Conference

The President of CIOR Colonel Chris Argent (Retd.) recently spoke at a conference on diversity in the armed forces, in Quebec, Canada. The conference, organized by UNIDEF (project management company in defense industry dealing with technology and know-how transfer of...

CIOR Public Affairs 13.02.2019

Reserve organizations discuss cooperation

The Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers (CIOR) and the Interallied Confederation of Non-Commissioned Officers (CISOR) presidents, Colonel (R) Chris Argent and Master Sergeant (R) Michel d’Alessandro, agree to look at what activities they might be able to...

CIOR Public Affairs 08.02.2019

CIOR-CIOMR Summer Congress 2019 in Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn, Estonia, host city for the 2019 CIOR and CIOMR Summer Congresses. The largest annual meeting of these two organizations is jointly held each summer in a different country and is organized by a separate member of CIOR/CIOMR each year; in 2017, the Congress was...

Story by: NATO HQ 01.02.2019

CIOR and NRFC renew Memorandum of Understanding

The National Reserve Forces Committee (NRFC) and the Confédération Interalliée des Officiers de Réserve (CIOR) come together once more to enhance their partnership during the CIOR Mid Winter Meeting at the NATO HQ in Brussels. Story by: NATO HQ From 29 to 31 January,...

Major Jean-François Lambert, CIOR Public Affairs Officer 31.01.2019

Understanding Tomorrow’s Warfare Begins Today

The 2019 CIOR Seminar on “Warfare 2030 – Technology, Policy, Ethics” was held in Bonn (Germany) from January 26 to 29, 2019, with young CIOR reserve officers as well as seasoned members from many NATO participating countries.   By Major Jean-François Lambert,...

Roy Thorvaldsen, CIOR PA Committe Chairman 05.12.2018

A good start

CIOR held the first In-Between-Meeting (IBM) of the UK / Estonian Presidency in Tallinn from 15 to 17 November. -I was very pleased to welcome over 60 delegates from our member Reserve Associations, and especially the President of CIOMR and the President of CISOR,...

CIOR Public Affairs 15.11.2018

British CIOR Presidency visiting Estonia

The new British CIOR Presidency led by Colonel (R) Chris Argent visited Estonia in september. This was in light of the 2019 CIOR Summer Congress in Tallinn, Estonia. The British Presidency is working closely with the Estonians, who are scheduled to take over the...

Roy Thorvaldsen, CIOR PA Committe Chairman 15.11.2018

CIOR “In-Between-Meeting” kicks off in Tallinn

The CIOR In-Between-Meeting (IBM) 1 in Tallinn, Estionia, kicked off this morning. The Chief of the Estonian Defence Forces designate, Major General Herem, opened the morning session, and received the CIOR Plaque by CIOR President, UK Colonel Chris Argent (R). The...

Roy Thorvaldsen, CIOR PA Committe Chairman. 15.11.2018

Reservists make up most of Estonia’s armed forces

Estonians bravely pledge to defend themselves “in all circumstanses and against all adversaries, no matter how overwhelming”. And most of the country’s armed forces are actually made up of reservists. The small Baltic country of 1,3 million people...

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