Welcome to the ANVIL website!

ANVIL was an EU co-funded security research project in FP7. The main goals of ANVIL have been to try to reveal what works and what doesn’t work for national and regional civil security systems across Europe, to provide advice to policy makers about this, and to identify emerging research needs for future EU research programmes.

The project period ran for 24 months and ended in February 2014. With a budget of 2.2 M€, ANVIL brought together 12 organisations from 11 countries in Europe.

View the 4-minute results summary video for the project

ANVIL White Paper


Country studies

Individual reports for Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom can be accessed by clicking on the map of Europe on the slider above.

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EU added value

An important aim of the project was to generate results that can be of use for EU policymakers to enhance the interoperability of European security structures, in addition to being useful for national and regional policy makers, not just in the study countries and regions, but all across Europe.

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Regional organization studies

Individual reports for Baltic Sea Maritime Cooperation, Barents Euro-Arctic Region, Council of the Baltic Sea States, Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South-Eastern Europe, Helsinki Commission, International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River, International Sava River Basin Commission and Visegrad Group are downloadable from the DELIVERABLES page.

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