About CoESS

The Confederation of European Security Services (CoESS) is the European umbrella organisation for 26 national private security employers’ associations. It was founded in 1989. CoESS is the only representative European employers’ organisation defending the interests of the private security services industry. CoESS represents 19 EU Member States and a total of 24 countries, which translates into some 60,000 private security companies employing a total of 2.2 million private security employees. The European private security services industry generates a yearly turnover of approximately € 34.2 billion Euros.

Its aims are:

  • To defend the interests of European member employers;
  • To contribute to harmonising national legislation;
  • To implement economic, commercial, legal and social studies;
  • To collect and distribute information concerning these objectives.

Contact Us

For further information about CoESS, please do not hesitate to contact the CoESS General Secretariat:

Rue Jan Bogemans 249
1780 Brussels Belgium
T +32 2 462 07 73
F +32 2 460 14 31
E-mail: chantal@coess.eu
Web: www.coess.eu

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V.S.Ö. – Verband der Sicherheitsunternehmen Österreichs

Porzellangasse 37/17, 1090 Vienna, Austria

T: +43 1 319 41 32
F: +43 1 319 90 44
E-mail: office@vsoe.at
Web: www.vsoe.at

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APEG-BVBO – Association Professionnelle des Entreprises de Gardiennage Beroepsvereniging van Bewakingsondernemingen

Jan Bogemansstraat | Rue Jan Bogemans 249, 1780 Wemmel, Belgium

T: +32 2 462 07 73
F: +32 2 460 14 31
E-mail: apeg-bvbo@i-b-s.be
Web: www.apeg-bvbo.be

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NAFTSO – National Association of Industrial Security Companies

K-s Gotse Delchev, bl. 53E, B/8, 1404 Sofia, Bulgaria

T/F: +359 2 952 56 14
E-mail: office@naftso.org
Web: www.naftso.org

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CSA – Croatian Security Association

Sarajevska 29, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia

T: +385 1 37 07 150
F: +385 1 37 72 824
E-mail: hcz@hcz.hr
Web: www.hcz.hr

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Danish Guarding and Security Association (DI Service) (Vagt- og SikkerhedsIndustrien)

H.C. Andersens Boulevard 18, 1787 Copenhagen V, Denmark

T: +45 33 77 33 77
F: +45 33 77 33 00
E-mail: aukr@di.dk
Web: www.service.di.dk

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ESA – Estonian Security Association

Tööstuse 48, 10416 Tallinn, Estonia

T: +372 6 611 057
E-mail: etel@security.ee
Web: www.security.ee

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ASSI – Association of Support Services Industries
Service Sector Employers PALTA

Eteläranta 10 – PO Box 62, 00130 Helsinki, Finland

T: +358 9 1 728 42 43
F: +358 9 1 768 77
E-mail: jarmo.mikkonen@
securitas.fi

E-mail: kaisa.eloranta@
palvelualojentoimialaliitto.fi

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SNES – Syndicat National des Entreprises de Sécurité

Rue Aristide Briand 47, 92300 Levallois-Perret, France

T: +33 1 41 34 36 52
F: +33 1 41 34 36 53
E-mail: contact@e-snes.org
Web: www.e-snes.org

USP – Union des entreprises de Sécurité Privée

24, rue Firmin Gillot, 75015 Paris, France

T: +33 1 53 58 08 17
F: +33 1 53 58 08 18
E-mail:
contact@uspsecurite.org
Web: www.securite-privee.org

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BDSW – Bundesverband der Sicherheitswirtschaft e.V.

Norsk-Data-Straße 3, 61352 Bad Homburg, Germany
Postfach 1211, 61282 Bad Homburg, Germany

T: +49 61 72 94 80 50
F: +49 61 72 45 85 80
E-mail: mail@bdsw.de
Web: www.bdsw.de

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The Security Institute

Unit W6D, Ladytown Business Park, Naas, Co. Kildare, Ireland

T: +353 045 409 222
T: +353 045 409 296
F: +353 045 409 354
E-mail: admin@sii.ie
Web: www.sii.ie

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FederSicurezza – Federazione del Settore della Vigilanza e Sicurezza Privata

Via Salandra 6 – A, 5° piano – N° 32, 00187 Roma, Italia

T: +39 06 58 66 260
F: +39 06 58 12 750
E-mail: federsicurezza
@confcommercio.it

Web: www.federsicurezza.it

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Fedil Security Services

Rue Alcide de Gasperi 7, 1615 Luxembourg, Grand-Duché de Luxembourg

T: +352 43 53 66-1
F: +352 43 23 28
E-mail: marc.kieffer@fedil.lu
E-mail: fedil@fedil.lu
Web: www.fedil.lu

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Chamber of the Republic of Macedonia of Security of People and Property

Ul. Orce Nikolov br. 20, 1/4, 1000 Skopje, Macedonia

T: +389 2 3225 000
F: +389 2 3298 073
E-mail: sanjak@obezbeduvanje.org.mk
Web: www.obezbeduvanje.org.mk

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NV – Nederlandse Veiligheidsbranche

Stephensonweg 14, 4207 HB Gorinchem, The Netherlands
Postbus 693, 4200 AR Gorinchem, The Netherlands

T +31 183 64 66 70
F +31 183 62 11 61
E-mail: info@veiligheidsbranche.nl
Web: www.veiligheidsbranche.nl

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NHO Service

Middelthunsgate 27, PO BOS 5473 Majorstua, 0305 Oslo, Norway

T: +47 97 66 50 92
F: +47 22 96 11 39
E-mail: runar.karlsen@nhoservice.no
Web: www.nhoservice.no

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AES – Portugal Private Security Association

Av. Álvares Cabral, 61 – 4°, 1250-017 Lisboa, Portugal

T: +351 21 391 10 40
F: +351 21 391 10 41
E-mail: b.pinto@abbc.pt
Web: http://www.aes-empresasdeseguranca.com/

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RSIA – Romanian Security Industry Association

Bucureşti, District 3, 3rd Alba Iulia Square, 7th Floor, Flat 32, Bucharest, Romania

T: +40 744 308 790
F: +40 34 123 04 02
E-mail: office@arisonline.ro
Web: www.arisonline.ro

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ZRSZV – Slovenian Chamber for Private Security

Dimičeva 9, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

T +38 1 565 98 60
F +38 1 534 23 66
E-mail: zrszv@zrszv.si
Web: www.zrszv.si

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APROSER – Asociación Profesional de Compañias Privadas de Servicios de Seguridad

Marqués de Urquijo 5, 2º A, 28008 Madrid, Spain

T: +34 91 454 00 00
F: +34 91 541 10 90
E-mail: aproser@aproser.es
Web: www.aproser.es

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ALMEGA Private Security

Sturegatan 11, 102 04 Stockholm, Sweden

T: +46 8 762 69 00
F: +46 8 762 68
E-mail: richard.orgard@almega.se
Web: www.almega.se

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ASSC (VSSU) – Association of Swiss Security Service Companies
Association des Entreprises suisses de Services de Sécurité

Kirchlindachstrasse 98, Postfach
3052 Zollikofen – Bern, Switzerland

T: +41 31 915 10 10
F: +41 31 915 10 11
E-mail: info@vssu.org
Web: www.vssu.org

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GÜSOD – Güvenlik Servisleri Organizasyon Birligi Dernegi

Nispetiye Cad. Özden Sokak
N°: 13 Kat 1, 34337, Etiler-Istanbul

T: + 90 212 358 29 13
F: + 90 212 358 44 13
Email: bilgi@gusod.org.tr
Web: www.gusod.org.tr

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BSIA – British Security Industry Association

Kirkham House
John Comyn Drive
WR3 7NS Worcester, United Kingdom

T +44 845 389 3889
F +44 845 389 0761/2
E-mail: info@bsia.co.uk
Web: www.bsia.co.uk