The European Award for Citizenship, Security and Defence
The European Award for Citizenship, Security and Defence is intended to reward outstanding efforts towards promoting European citizenship and European security and defence awareness. The prize was first awarded in 2011, under the High Patronage of the President of the European Council. These prizes are organised annually by the association “Civisme Défense Armée Nation” (CiDAN), together with the European Interparliamentary Security and Defence Association, with the support of the Behörden Spiegel.
The jury met on Monday, October 16, 2023 at the André Maginot National Federation in Paris.
The ceremony took place on 28 November at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands, during the pre-event of the Berlin Security Conference.
Each winner received in addition the Medal of the President of the French Republic, presented by the French Defence Attaché in Berlin.