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The ECRAF General Assembly in Gdansk (Poland) on 12th September 2019 elected new ECRAF President: Mr. Johan PIHLSTRÖM (Sweden) for mandate 2019-2021.

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ECRAF Congress 2020 = ECRAF Webinar 2020

The ECRAF Executive Committee (EC) has decided to cancel the physical ECRAF Congress and General Assembly in September 2020 due to the Covid-19 situation in Europe. (For more details, please see: Executive Committee Skype meeting MIN APR_2020 and Executive Committee Skype meeting MIN MAY_2020 We are instead planning to arrange a 1½ days Web Seminar (ECRAF Webinar 2020) 08th and 09th September with day two as a reserve day or a half day seminar in case of many topics. We are planning to use Microsoft Teams for the “Webinar” and we are now looking into the technical setup for this. The Webinar will include topic from Germany, the General Assembly and the Congress 2020. We are planning to arrange a Technical Microsoft Teams Setup meeting 04th September 0900-1100 so we can be best prepared for the Webinar. Invitations for the Webinar will follow before summer break 2020. Please consider if you have topics for the Webinar and return your topics in order to the invitations.

Please have a look into the “ECRAF Strategy and Action Plan 2020-2024” and return your comments NLT 12th June 2020, silent procedures rules.

The drafted ECRAF statutes will be one of the topics for the Webinar.

For more info, please have a look into Letter to ECRAF delegates Congress 2020


The ECRAF Executive Committee hope you are all well and able to have a normal life due to the Covid-19 situation.

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ECRAF Congress 2019: Successful beginning

27 delegates from 16 countries gathered in Gdansk, Poland for the ECRAF Congress 2019.

Congress started on Monday 09 September 2019 and will last until Friday 13 September 2019.

Main topics for Congress 2019 are:

  1. Current challenges in the field of Road Safety in European Armed Forces
  2. Possibilities to harmonize driver education, car safety and military driving rules to get Military Road Safety standards

The ECRAF General Assembly on its meeting on 12 September 2019, among other topics,  will elect new President and new Secretary with mandates for two years…Presentation1


Successful Congress 2019 in Gdansk, Poland 09-13 September 2019

ECRAF Congress 2019 took place in Gdansk, Poland from 09th to 13th September 2019 with participation 27 delegates from 16 nations.

The main topics were:

  1. Current challenges in the field of Road Safety in European Armed Forces
  2. Possibilities to harmonize driver education, car safety and military driving rules to get Military Road Safety standards

Congress 2019

Besides presentaions from Polish road safety institutions, both, civilian and military, there were presentation from 12 nations, with many interesting information regarding road safety in military.

ECRAF General Assembly in Gdansk on 12th September 2019 has some conclusions which will take effect in ECRAF future work.

New elected ECRAF President Johan PIHLSTRÖM (SWE) will lead ECRAF in next two years (2019 to 2021), togehter with Vice-President Joni TAUNILA (FIN).

Henrik VINTHER (DNK) was appointed as ECRAF Secretary for next two years (2019-2021).

The General Assembly expressed its gratitude for the former President LTC Jan ŠEVČIK (CZE) and Secretary of LTC Aleksandar GOŠIĆ (SRB) for their leadership of ECRAF in previous years. Also, the General Assembly paid special thanks and recognition to Mr. Guy COLMAN (BEL) for his many years of contribution to the work of ECRAF, as Mr.Guy COLMAN leaves active duty and retires.Slide1


Next ECRAF Congres will be held in Bonn, Germany, 07-11 September 2020.


Documents and presentations: Available under "Congresses"


Invitation documents for ECRAF Congress 2019

The next ECRAF Congress and General Assembly 2019 will take place in Gdańsk, Poland from 9th to 13th September 2019.
The main topics for this Congress are:
1. Current challenges in the field of Road Safety in European Armed Forces
2. Possibilities to harmonize driver education, car safety and military driving rules to get Military Road Safety standards

Please find attached Invitation documents for ECRAF Congress and General Assembly 2019:
Congress 2019 Program
General Assembly 2019 Agenda
Congress 2019 – Announcement
Election Letter
ECRAF Congress 2021 Host Letter

Also, there are Minutes Executive Committee meeting I/2019 and Draft version of ECRAF Statutes prepared for General Assembly 2019.

This Congress will be extremely important, especially regarding election, ECRAF Congress host for 2021 and changes within important documents: ECRAF Statutes, Strategy and Action Plan and Election Guide. Consequently, your participation in Congress 2019 is critical and welcomed.

Critical dates:
9th August 2019 – ECRAF Congress announcement (to the Secretary) and Room reservation (Hotel Admiral Gdańsk).
31st August 2019 – Candidates proposals for elections (to the Secretary) and ECRAF Congress 2021 Host proposals (to the Secretary).
2nd September 2019 – Title of national presentation (to the Secretary).
9th September 2019 – Travel day for Executive Committee members, Executive Committee meeting and travel day for Congress' delegates (arrival at Hotel Admiral NLT 1700).
10th September 2019 – The First day of Congress (National presentations and discussions).
11th September 2019 – The Second day of Congress (Practical part – Autodrom Pomorze).
12th September 2019 – The Third day of Congress (General Assembly 2019) and Social Event (visit of Museum of the World War II).
13th September 2019 – Homeward journey.

Please, send to ECRAF Secretary filled Announcement not later than 9th August 2019.

The Congress fee is 150 Euro. Cash payment will be accepted during the inprocessing (first day). If it is mandatory to pay by wired transfer, please send email to the Secretary in order to provide Instructions for Payment.

Hotel costs are to be paid by the participants on the ground.

Looking forward to seeing all of you in the wonderful City of Gdańsk.


The European Commission for Road Safety in the Armed Forces (ECRAF) has adopted the vision Zero as guideline for the work on road safety in the Armed Forces.

Vision Zero declares that nobody shall be killed or seriously injured in the road traffic.


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