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Ingrid Mühling, Lt Cdr, Estonian Navy/ CIOR Public Affairs. 12.09.2022

Estonian reserve officers took over CIOR presidency

Estonian Reserve Officers Association took over CIOR presidency from Germany on August 5th in Athens. By: Ingrid Mühling, Lt Cdr, Estonian Navy/ CIOR Public Affairs. Lt Col Toomas Luman, new president of CIOR, said in his letter to CIOR committees, that in current...

Roy Thorvaldsen, Lt. Col (R), Norwegian Army/ CIOR Public Affairs. 05.08.2022

Last Day of Summer Congress

The Summer Congress drew to a close Friday morning, with only the military competition award ceremony and gala dinner left of this year’s main CIOR event. The outgoing German-led presidency summed up its achievements, and the incoming Estonian-led international...

Capt. Christina Judd, U.S. Air Force Reserve/CIOR Public Affairs 03.08.2022

The Russian War Against Ukraine

The CIOR Summer Congress Symposium “Russian War Against Ukraine” was attended by hundreds of congress participants from over 30 nations in Athens today. The Minister of National Defence of Greece Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos was among the keynote speakers. By Capt....

Roy Thorvaldsen, Lt. Col (R), Norwegian Army/ CIOR Public Affairs. 03.08.2022

CLA rocks!

Yet another successful CIOR Language Academy (CLA) has been completed, teaching English and French as a second language, emphasising a NATO military lexicon while at the same time providing an orientation towards CIOR. By: Roy Thorvaldsen, Lt. Col (R), Norwegian Army/...

Roy Thorvaldsen, Lt. Col (R), Norwegian Army/ CIOR Public Affairs. 02.08.2022

Summer Congress well under way

The Summer Congress opening ceremony took place at the Zappeion Megaron in Athens – a part of the national heritage of the Greek civilisation. Before that, wreaths were laid at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. By now, the first day and a half of meetings are...

Roy Thorvaldsen, Lt. Col (R), Norwegian Army/ CIOR Public Affairs. 29.07.2022

All ready for 2022’s CIOR Summer Congress!

The first normal Summer Congress in three years is about to start. In fact, several associated activities have already begun or taken place, with dozens of participants from across the national member associations. By: Roy Thorvaldsen, Lt. Col (R), Norwegian Army/...

Roy Thorvaldsen, Lt. Col (R), Norwegian Army/ CIOR Public Affairs. 06.07.2022

Time to sign up for CIMEX!

One of the key events during the CIOR Summer Congress is the Civil Military Cooperation (CIMIC) Exercise, CIMEX. This year’s edition takes place between Friday 29 July and Sunday 31 July, at the InterContinental Athenaeum hotel in Athens. By: Roy Thorvaldsen, Lt. Col...

Lieutenant Commander Ingrid Mühling, Estonian Defence Forces/CIOR Public Affairs 06.06.2022

CIOR´s incoming presidential team visits NATO HQ

The Estonian Reserve Officers Association´s team is preparing to take over the CIOR presidency in early August, at the Athens Summer Congress. A part of that is to get familiarised with NATO headquarters. By: Lieutenant Commander Ingrid Mühling, Estonian Defence...

Roy Thorvaldsen, Lt. Col (R), Norwegian Army/ CIOR Public Affairs. 06.04.2022

Wilhelmshaven Declaration on Ukraine

“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...

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