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.
SNES – Syndicat National des Entreprises de Sécurité
Rue Aristide Briand 47, 92300 Levallois-Perret, France
USP – Union des entreprises de Sécurité Privée
24, rue Firmin Gillot, 75015 Paris, France