European and action-oriented, EUROSINT FORUM is a not-for-profit association                                                     (Belgium ASBL) dedicated to European cooperation and use of Open Source                                                       Intelligence that prevent risks and threats to peace and security.

EUROSINT FORUM is acting to:

  • Identify needs in process, methodology and tools
  • Study best practices
  • Encourage pre-competitive research project
  • Bring together specialists and users
  • Increase opportunities for cross-fertilization
  • Help promote relevant Scientific and Technical Development


Open Source Intelligence or "OSINT"
OSINT refers to an intelligence gathering discipline based on analyzing information collected from open sources, i.e. information available to the general public. These sources include newspapers, the internet, books, phone books, scientific journals, radio broadcasts, television, and others (Source: Wikipedia).

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The course is being organised by the EUROSINT Forum in collaboration with the FP7-funded VALCRI project (, a four-year initiative dedicated to improving the intelligence capabilities of European security and law enforcement professionals.

This two-day workshop will introduce a series of best practices in Strategic Foresight to support intelligence and law enforcement functions in Europe. The seminar will be led by Chris Pallaris, director of i-intelligence...


On the 13 and 14 September 2017, Europol organised the sixth joint operation with Member States and Third Parties, focusing on the detection and flagging of terrorist propaganda. This two-day event - hosted at Europol's headquarters in The Hague - gathered the Internet Referral Unit (EU IRU) with counter-terrorism and online propaganda experts from Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Czech Republic, Estonia and Hungary. 

The event focused mainly on terrorist materials by IS and al-Qaeda affiliated media outlets. Together, they...