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News from CTIF's Commissions and Working Groups

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About CTIF

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Firefighters in Maribor, Slovenia

CTIF welcomes professionals and volunteers like you from around the world

Founded in Paris, France the year 1900, CTIF is the oldest international fire service association and the only organization of its kind where career firefighters and volunteers can meet as equals.

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Membership in CTIF

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CTIF Delegates Assembly in 2019

Membership in CTIF opens the door to exchange of knowledge with like minded around the world.

All levels of members can apply to get involved in our Commissions and Work Groups. CTIF offers networking meetings seminars and large bi-yearly sports games.

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Member Countries

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CTIF currently has 40 national (Ordinary) members. 

The CTIF is made up by Ordinary Members (Member Countries) who send representatives once per year to the CTIF Delegates Assembly, to vote on important issues and to elect representatives for the CTIF Executive Committee.

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Associate Members

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Associate Members of CTIF get access to a worldwide organisation and a great network. 

Our Associate Membership Program allows businesses and their representatives to join the CTIF work, offer their expertise and get exposure in CTIF events and media.

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CTIF´s work on the European Working Time Directive

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An overview of CTIF

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We are continually working to give a better overview of CTIF and our activities, and the important work our Commissions, Work Groups and National Committees throughout our worldwide membership are doing.


CTIF & The Armed Conflict in Ukraine

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