The Association founded in 2011 is based in Como. The President is Prof. Giuseppe Gagliano; the Vice-President is Gen.Fernando Termentini. The CESTUDEC is a non-profit and non-governmental organization based in Como, Italy and operating as a global network of international experts that promotes the greater acquisition of knowledge and public awareness of military history and strategic sciences through cooperation with government ministries, regional authorities, universities, other organizations and institutions, Italian and international research institutes, private companies, and civilians. The Association also conducts promotional activities and focuses scientific study and research in cooperation with other scientific organizations and companies, with public agencies, and with public and private companies. The Association organizes educational activities in cooperation with public agencies and public and private companies, while also promoting the publication and greater public awareness of scientific and/or general texts through the use of any means of communication required. CESTUDEC is currently a member of the Italian Military History Society and works with the Centre Français de Recherche sur le Renseignement, the Glocal University Network of Rome, the Institute of Higher Geopolitics and Auxiliary Science Studies of Rome, the Asrie of Rome and “Rivista Marittima” magazine.
Il Cedustec (Centro Studi Strategici Carlo de Cristoforis) è una associazione culturale no -profit,non governativa registrata presso lo Studio notarile Bonomo-Francoli il 09/06/2011 (Repertorio n.6167 Raccolta n .2745) e alla Agenzia delle Entrate il 17/07/2011 con il seguente numero C.F.95107230138.Il Cestudec è un network globale che intende trattare i temi della sicurezza, della difesa, dell’intelligence e della storia militare.