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      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 26 June 2016
      Jun27

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 26 June 2016

      This report is for media and the general public In Kominternove the SMM found the bodies of two young boys killed by power lines most probably downed by shelling. In Donetsk region the SMM observed more ceasefire violations on each 25 and 26 June compared to 24 June. In Luhansk region the SMM recorded no ceasefire violations on 25 June, and fewer...

      OSCE/ODIHR report on Kazakhstan’s parliamentary elections recommends comprehensive review of legal framework to bring it closer in line with OSCE commitments
      Jun27

      OSCE/ODIHR report on Kazakhstan’s parliamentary elections recommends comprehensive review of legal framework to bring it closer in line with OSCE commitments

      Kazakhstan, Early Parliamentary Elections 20 March 2016: Final Report Noting that Kazakhstan still has a considerable way to go in meeting its OSCE commitments for democratic elections, the final report by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) on the 20 March early parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan recommends...

      ODIHR and OSCE field operations in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan support policy advisors in improving their policy-making skills
      Jun27

      ODIHR and OSCE field operations in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan support policy advisors in improving their policy-making skills

      248711 Policy advisors from Central Asian ministries, presidential administrations, parliaments and research institutions completed an OSCE-organized three-day Young Policy Advisers Course on 27 June 2016 in Bishkek, with the aim of improving their professional capacities and enhancing their ability to develop and implement policies in an...

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 24 June 2016
      Jun25

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 24 June 2016

      This report is for media and the general public. In Donetsk region, the SMM observed fewer ceasefire violations, with nearly 90 explosions during the night of 23 June and four during the day. In Luhansk region, the Mission recorded some ceasefire violations compared with none during the previous day. It conducted crater analysis and observed...

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 23 June 2016
      Jun24

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 23 June 2016

      This report is for media and the general public. The SMM observed more ceasefire violations in Donetsk region compared to the previous day and no ceasefire violations in Luhansk region. It followed up on reports of shelling and observed significant movement of weapons in Luhansk region. The SMM continued to observe long queues at entry-exit...

      OSCE/ODIHR Director Link, UN Special Rapporteur Mendez call on states to ensure redress, including full rehabilitation for torture victims, and to protect and provide care for those fleeing torture
      Jun24

      OSCE/ODIHR Director Link, UN Special Rapporteur Mendez call on states to ensure redress, including full rehabilitation for torture victims, and to protect and provide care for those fleeing torture

      WARSAW/GENEVA, 24 June 2016 – Ahead of Sunday’s International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Michael Georg Link, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), and Juan E. Mendez, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, called for...

      Gender perspective in reaching out to audiences in focus of OSCE/ODIHR-organized workshop in Ukraine
      Jun24

      Gender perspective in reaching out to audiences in focus of OSCE/ODIHR-organized workshop in Ukraine

      248506 Building capacities of Ukrainian gender equality advisors was the focus of the workshop Mainstreaming Gender into Communication, organized by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and the Equal Opportunities Caucus of the Parliament of Ukraine in Lviv, western Ukraine, on 24 June 2016. Twenty-five...

      OSCE Special Representative for Transdniestrian Settlement Process says now is the time to fulfil remaining provisions of Berlin Protocol
      Jun24

      OSCE Special Representative for Transdniestrian Settlement Process says now is the time to fulfil remaining provisions of Berlin Protocol

      CHISINAU, 24 June 2016 – The Special Representative of the German OSCE Chairperson-in-Office for the Transdniestrian Settlement Process, Cord Meier-Klodt, concluded today his fourth visit to the region in 2016 to meet with political representatives in Chisinau and Tiraspol. During the visit, Ambassador Meier-Klodt followed up on progress by the...

      Spot Report by OSCE Observer Mission at Russian checkpoints of Gukovo and Donetsk: Fifty-second Russian convoy of 45 vehicles crossed into Ukraine and returned through Donetsk Border Crossing Point
      Jun23

      Spot Report by OSCE Observer Mission at Russian checkpoints of Gukovo and Donetsk: Fifty-second Russian convoy of 45 vehicles crossed into Ukraine and returned through Donetsk Border Crossing Point

      This report is for media and the general public. SUMMARY On 23 June 2016 at 07:05hrs (Moscow time), a Russian convoy[1] arrived at the Donetsk Border Crossing Point (BCP). A total of 45 vehicles were checked by the Russian border guards and customs services prior to them crossing into Ukraine. All of the 45 vehicles had crossed back into the...

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 22 June 2016
      Jun23

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 22 June 2016

      The SMM observed more ceasefire violations in Donetsk region and fewer in Luhansk region compared to the previous day. In Donetsk region, the SMM recorded over 140 explosions during the night of 21 June and 15 during the day. The SMM was caught in mortar shelling in Vodiane. In Luhansk region, the Mission recorded one small-arms shot. The SMM...

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