In her statement to the Permanent Council on 19 November 2015, OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities (HCNM) Astrid Thors provided information on her institution’s activities since July 2015 highlighting its thematic work as well as the situation in Ukraine.
Thors referred to the refugee crisis, stating that she is closely following the implications that the movement of people and related migration-management policies may have on inter-ethnic relations and security in OSCE participating States.
Thors also highlighted the importance of education in conflict prevention. “Investing in education requires patience and a long-term perspective,” she said. “However, it is the most sustainable policy …read more