European Confederation of Veterans


European Confederation of Veterans

The oldest federation of French combat veterans, the Federal Union held its first national congress in Paris on 11 November 1917, at a time when the Great War was raging. 83 federations or groups have joined forces to date, and it still has 90,000 members.


  • The safeguarding of the moral heritage and the material interests of veterans and all war victims as well as the cult of remembrance;
  • The pursuit by specific means of the struggle for an ideal of freedom, justice and democracy;
  • Participation in all actions designed to ensure international peace and security in a climate of fraternity and human understanding;
  • The maintenance, between the member Federations, Associations and Groups, of friendly relations, assistance and mutual defence.

The European Confederation of Veterans of today aim at defending peace and o promoting the human rights.

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