The 64th General Assembly and Congress of the Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) ended in Suriname with major decisions:
1. CISM will organize the first CISM Winter Military World Games in Val d’Aoste (Italy) from 20 to 24 March 2010. This first edition of the CISM Winter Military World Games will be the opportunity to gather under our Motto “Friendship through Sport !” the best military winter athletes, just a few days after the conclusion of the Winter Olympics of Vancouver. Usually, some 25 % of the medals at the Winter Olympics are won by military athletes…Another high level CISM competition it will be !!!
2. CISM created a working group to study the revision of its statutes and regulations in order to update these texts with an international sports movement in constant evolution.
3. CISM Elected Colonel Alexandre Morisod (SUI) as its new Secretary General.
4. CISM will collaborate with the German company PLAZAMEDIA to develop a new policy of mediatisation and advertising.
5. The second edition of the African military Games will be held in Abuja, Nigeria, from 18 September to 01 October 2009. These African military Games are open to the best military athletes of the CISM Member Nations from Africa. Some 1000 participants are expected in the capital city of Nigeria to compete in friendship through sport in 13 different sports: (Athletics, Basketball, Badminton, Boxing, Golf, Hand Ball, Football, Volley-ball, Shooting, Judo, Taekwondo, Swimming, Table Tennis)