- Portugal, 2017
- United Kingdom, 2016
- Finland, 2015
- Italy, 2014
- Greece, 2013
- Ireland, 2012
- Sweden, 2011
- Spain, 2010
- Poland, 2009
Conclusions and achievements decided at the 3rd Conference for Heads of Coast Guards of the European Union Member States
Malmo, September 5-7, 2011
- The participants agreed that this Conference may be a useful forum to offer operational expertiise to policymakers and further develop Coast Guard Functions and cooperation among member states.
- The Conference took note of that some participants will be prepared to discuss the format and rationale for the development of a permanent core Conference Secretariat.
- Heads of Member State agencies expressed wishes that. the Commission and EU bodies should coordinate their initiatives in the maritime domain.
- The Conference noted that "Operational Coastguarding" needs a common information sharing environment to function well.
- The Conference noted the importance of recognising the good work being done in regional cooperation formations and recognised the imp0l1ance to share best practises.
- The Conference appreciated that the Feasiability Study planned to be launched by the European Commission may serve as a tool to identify member states needs and identify areas for development in the maritime field that will fu11her promote common Coast Guard functions.
- A first document on Terms of Reference for the conference, valid to the next conference, was signed by the chairman. This document will serve as a start for further development.
The Irish Coast Guard will plan and host the 2012 conference in Dublin
Next Year Secretariat (so far)
- Irish Coast Guard (chair)
- Swedish Coast Guard
- Finnish Border Guard
- Italian Coast Guard
- German Federal Police
- Hellenic Coast Guard
- France (tbc)