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CISOR News

6th meeting of the Belgian presidency in Tallinn

[en] The sixt and last meeting of the Belgian presidency took place on the 27th to 29th of September 2020 in Tallinn, Estonia, in collaboration with CIOR. This was the first CISOR meeting that was held on-site and online.

Prior to the meeting week, delegates participated in the Estonian Reserve Officers' Association (EROK) shooting competition. CISOR office manager SSGT Anni PITKO won the 1st place in the women's category. Meanwhile, the Belgian delegation won the 3rd place in the international category. Congratulations!

[fr] La sixième et dernière réunion de la présidence belge s’est tenue du 27 au 19 septembre 2020 à Tallinn, Estonie, en collaboration avec CIOR. Ce fut la première réunion de CISOR à être tenue en-ligne et sur-place.

Avant la semaine de réunion, les délégués participèrent à la compétition de tir de l'Association des officers de réserve estoniens (EROK). La cheffe de bureau de CISOR la sergent-chef Anni PITKO a remporté la 1ère place dans la catégorie des femmes. Parallèlement, la délégation belge a remporté la 3e place dans la catégorie internationale. Félicitations!

Photos: Martin-Éric Racine

5th meeting of the Belgian presidency in Copenhagen

[en] The fifth meeting of the Belgian presidency took place on the 5th to 8th of March 2020 in Denmark at the Nyholm naval base in Copenhagen. During the meeting, the next general-secretary of CISOR was elected. SWO (OR-8) Matthias BLAZEK of Germany will hold the position during the Swiss (2020–2022) and German (2022–2024) presidencies. Congratulations, Matthias!

[fr] La cinquième réunion de la présidence belge s’est tenue du 5 au 8 mars 2020 au Danemark à la base navale de Nyholm à Copenhague. Durant la réunion, le prochain secrétaire-général de CISOR fut élu. L'adjudant sous-officier (OR-8) Matthias BLAZEK de l'Allemagne occupera la position durant les présidences suisse (2020–2022) et allemande (2022–2024). Félicitations, Matthias!

Photos: Martin-Éric Racine

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Recently published German article on the Finnish reserve.

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2019-02-08/10 Hanover

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Photos: Martin-Éric Racine

2 years ago
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2 years ago
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2 years ago
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2 years ago

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2 years ago
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Mothers' Day wishes from international troops currently in Estonia.

Souhaits de la fête des mères des troupes internationales actuellement en Estonie.

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2 years ago
NATO Non-Commissioned Officers

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2 years ago

Panzermuseum besucht (Heide-Kurier, Soltau/Germany, 2019-02-24)

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Infoportal AusbZ MUNSTER (AusbZ-Munster-Heer)

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2 years ago
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http://uhg-panzertruppenschule.de

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2 years ago
UHG Panzertruppenschule

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EUTM Somalia

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Saliste appointed senior enlisted officer of NATO's SHAPE

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US missile destroyer enters the Black Sea

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2 years ago
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Happy New Year from all of us at NATO!

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2 years ago
Maanpuolustuskorkeakoulu

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#NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with the Chairman of Ukraine's Parliament Andriy Parubiy today to discuss the serious situation in the Sea of Azov.

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2 years ago
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2 years ago
Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE)

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2 years ago

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2 years ago
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2 years ago
NATO Sniper #TridentJuncture 18

Tireurs d'élite de la Marine française à l'exercise Trident Juncture en Norvège. (English subtitles)

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2 years ago
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2 years ago
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2 years ago
Aliupseerin koulutus kansainvälistyy - Artikkeli - Maavoimat

NCO training becomes increasingly international:

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(FDF article available in English and Finnish)

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2 years ago
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2 years ago
Local Defence Units Train All Over Finland - Article - Maavoimat

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2 years ago
NATO Allied Air Command

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2 years ago
Uneven Burden-Sharing Isn’t NATO’s Biggest Problem

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The real problem is lack of collective military purpose within an Alliance that has become transactional during the post–Cold War era.

2 years ago
Heimevernet

Comprehensive Security according to Norway.

Dersom det blir krise eller krig, er Forsvaret og sivilsamfunnet avhengige av hverandre.

2 years ago
War History Online

Simo Hayha, the Finnish sniper with 505 confirmed kills in the Winter War 1939-1940, and his dog Kille.

2 years ago
2018-10-04/07 Helsinki

Michel d'Alessandro explaining how CIOR organises their meetings.

Michel d'Alessandro expliquant comment CIOR organises ses réunions.

Photo: Martin-Éric Racine

2 years ago
Finland, Estonia kick off joint naval drill Baltic Shield 2018

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2 years ago
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Private First Class Elva Karzova of the Latvian Army talks you through the stages of applying camouflage face paint in this short tutorial.

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2 years ago
Photos from CISOR's post

Winter competitions in Poland WSAR 2018

I want to invite you for our competitions in Poznań. We are very glad if you will be there.
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NATO Allied Air Command

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2 years ago
UNMEM 2-18: Final Exercise "Joint Effort" completed - News - Fincent

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2 years ago
Maanpuolustuskorkeakoulu

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2 years ago
Belgium at NATO on Twitter

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2 years ago
Maanpuolustuskorkeakoulu

FINCENT: https://puolustusvoimat.fi/en/web/fincent/frontpage

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3 years ago
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Learn about the topics of discussion and the decisions that were made at the #NATOSummit in #Brussels

3 years ago
Photos from CISOR's post

CISOR presidency handed over to Belgium

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3 years ago
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NATO

All over Europe, NATO air crews are on Quick Reaction Alert - a high state of readiness maintained to ensure the safety of Alliance airspace 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.