Hybrid threats have become a permanent part of our security environment. Due to increased opportunities for hybrid influencing during the present information age, the hybrid challenge will grow. The European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats (Hybrid CoE) is to serve as a hub of expertise supporting the participating countries’ individual and collective efforts to enhance their civil-military capabilities, resilience, and preparedness to counter hybrid threats with a special focus on European security. It is intended that the Centre will offer this collective experience and expertise for the benefit of all participating countries, as well as the EU and NATO. The Centre will follow a comprehensive, multinational, multidisciplinary and academic-based approach.
August 17, 2017 About us

Strategic-level dialogue and consulting. Research and analysis. Training and exercises. Communities of interest (COI).


In the blog

September 4, 2017 Blog: Hybrid threats – what are we talking about? When the EU and NATO agreed to enhance their cooperation at the Warsaw Summit in 2016, countering hybrid threats was identified as one of the most prominent fields of cooperation. A few weeks ago, the joint report of the European Commission and th...

Newest publication

June 27, 2018 Strategic Analysis June-July 2018: How to Deter in Cyberspace Deterrence in cyberspace is possible, but it requires an effort to develop a new domain-specific framework. Conventional deterrence does not work i...

News

June 20, 2018 Work strands on drones and energy security start Yesterday Hybrid CoE and the COI on Vulnerabilities and Resilience organised a kick-sta...

May 30, 2018 Harbour protection and hybrid threats discussed in Brussels Today Hybrid CoE organized a workshop on port protection and hybrid threats together wi...

May 21, 2018 Czech Republic becomes a member of Hybrid CoE H.E. Mr. Ivan Jukl, Czech Ambassador to Finland, this afternoon signed the Memorandum o...

May 14, 2018 Hybrid CoE participates in online brainstorm Debating Security Plus Debating Security Plus (DS+) is a unique global online brainstorm that aims to yield co...

May 4, 2018 Workshop on Legal Resilience gathers member states together Hybrid CoE organised a two-day seminar on Legal Resilience, discussing legal vulnerabil...

April 24, 2018 Italy joins Hybrid CoE H.E. Mr. Gabriele Altana, Italian Ambassador to Finland, this afternoon signed the Memo...

April 13, 2018 Northern Regional Seminar discussed hybrid threats in the Baltic Sea region Hybrid CoE organised together with NATO a four-day seminar on countering hybrid threats...