Central Commitee meeting in Turku

Central Commitee meeting in Turku

The accommodations at the Pansio naval base on a typical winter evening. Photo: Anni Pitko.

Two of our local organizers, Kimmo Kiiveri and Sari Mastromarino.
Both served as drivers during the weekend. Kiiveri also provided a fair amount of pictures documenting this particular meeting.
Mastomarino is one of many Finnish civilians that have voluntarily joined MPK and trained for a military task.

The delegates assembled in the harbour for the raising of the flag. Photo: Martin-Éric Racine

A presentation about the Coastal Fleet's operation was given by commodore Erkki Mikkola. Photo: Martin-Éric Racine.

Delegates listening to commodore Mikkola's presentation at the naval officers' club. Photo: Martin-Éric Racine.

A familiar face from the military penthatlon at Vekaranjärvi, Olli Alho returned to help with the photographic duty. Photo: Kimmo Kiiveri.

Estonian observers Aare Jamnes and Ott Aarma on the deck of a naval ship. Photo: Olli Alho.

Delegates on the quay of the Costal Fleet's harbour in Pansio. Photo: Kimmo Kiiveri.

Delegates visiting the exhibition af the Forum Marinum naval museum. Photo: Kimmo Kiiveri.

Legal Commission chairman Annukka Jokipii telling the Central Committee about the latest changes to the Statutes and Internal Regulations. Photo: Martin-Éric Racine.

Jari Multisilta returned to report on his progresses in the e-learning platform project. Photo: Martin-Éric Racine.

Delegates gathered for a group picture before calling it a night after the gala dinner at the naval officers' club.

Central Committee Meeting in Sodankylä

Central Committee Meeting in Sodankylä

The second event of the Finnish CISOR presidency was held in Sodankylä from February 9th to 12th 2017.

In addition to attending the Central Committee meeting, the delegates had the opportunity to witness elements of the Jaeger Brigade's arctic combat training, as well as the conscripts' swearing-in ceremony.

After a raising of the flag to Lapland's dark winter morning, delegates gather for a group photo in front of the Joutselän memorial monument.

CISOR Congress 2016 in Santahamina

This year CISOR Congress was in Santahamina, in the National Defence University of Finland. The theme for the congress was "Finnish Defence System".

Finnish Reservists' Association host CISOR Presidency in the years 2016 - 2018. The opening congress arranged in Santahamina October 15th. There were present President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö and the Defence Forces Commander, General Jarmo Lindberg. The national President of Finnish Reservists' Association Mikko Savola was opening the congress.

Finland's defense solution congress was organized in cooperation with the National Defence University, which was held in the auditorium of it. The event attracted a couple of hundred listeners.

Finland's defense solution congress was built to an exceptionally high level program. The peak of the event was the speech of Sauli Niinistö, President of the Republic of Finland. Sauli Niinistö praised in his speech Finnish Reservists' Association but at the same time expressed his concern about the world's trouble spots. Also the Commander of the Defence Forces, General Jarmo Lindberg spoke in the congress.

The National Defence University premises had accumulated an exceptionally broad and high-level group of invited guests, which included dozens of CISOR memeber organizations representatives from all over Europe.