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13 January 2016

Key Issues of the German OSCE Chairmanship 2016

Assuming the OSCE Chairmanship in such stormy times is a sign of Germany's strong commitment to making an active contribution to peace and security in Europe. More than 40 years after the adoption of the Helsinki Final Act, fundamental pillars of international order in Europe have been shaken by the force of arms, mutual distrust and competing narratives. Long-standing principles of the European security order have been broken and challenged; borders and the territorial integrity of states have been violated.

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13 January 2016

Ukraine, Protracted Conflicts and the OSCE

Aspects of the Ukraine crisis present enormous problems for the future of osce and other international conflict mediation. Annexation, "hybrid" warfare, the proliferation of non-recognized separatist polities, the absence of a shared baseline of facts and, therefore, the sharp divergence of narratives, and perhaps most of all, the development of fortress mentalities – all of these have challenged the "Helsinki acquis" on which the osce is based.

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SHR Monitor

17 March 2017

Interview with Ambassador Štefan Füle

Ambassador Štefan Füle from the Czech Republic is candidate for the post of OSCE Secretary General. In this interview, he provides his views on the mandate of the Secretary General, highlights important aspects of his own career, and speaks about the role of the OSCE in the next few years.

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17 March 2017

Interview with Ambassador Thomas Greminger

Ambassador Thomas Greminger from Switzerland is candidate for the post of OSCE Secretary General. In this interview, he provides his views on the mandate of the Secretary General, highlights important aspects of his own career, and speaks about the role of the OSCE in the next few years.

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External publications

The Security Times

Special Edition of the Atlantic Times for the 53rd

Munich Security Conference

February 2017

 

Address by OSCE Chairperson-in-Office,

Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria,

H.E. Sebastian Kurz

12 January 2017

 

Ukraine Progress Stalls on Inflexibility and US Uncertainty

By Stephanie Liechtenstein

International Peace Institute/Global Observatory

12 January 2017

 

Eine Chance für Österreichs neutrale Vermittlerrolle

By Stephanie Liechtenstein

Wiener Zeitung

11 January 2017

 

European Security - Challenges at the Societal Level

By the OSCE Network of Think Tanks

7 December 2016

 

Protracted Conflicts in the OSCE Area - Innovative Approaches for Cooperation in the Conflict Zones

By the OSCE Network of Think Tanks

7 December 2016

 

Europe's Security Governance and Transatlantic Relations: The West, Russia and Europe's Security Order

By Reinhard Krumm

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

November 2016

 

Reviving Arms Control in Europe

By Frank-Walter Steinmeier, German Foreign Minister

Project Syndicate

26 August 2016 


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