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      Climate change, environment-technology connection at center of OSCE PA Autumn Meeting day two
      Oct06

      Climate change, environment-technology connection at center of OSCE PA Autumn Meeting day two

      GENEVA, 4 October 2014 – Climate change and the connections between environment and technology took center stage on day two of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s Autumn Meeting, which has brought together some 200 parliamentarians from more than 50 nations in Geneva this week. In opening the day’s session, Roza Aknazarova (MP,...

      OSCE parliamentarians debate Ukraine crisis at Autumn Meeting
      Oct06

      OSCE parliamentarians debate Ukraine crisis at Autumn Meeting

      GENEVA, 3 October 2014 – OSCE parliamentarians from three continents engaged in a wide-ranging and at times emotional debate on the continuing crisis in Ukraine during the opening day of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s Autumn Meeting in Geneva. Nearly three dozen OSCE parliamentarians from Canada to Kazakhstan and Germany to Georgia...

      OSCE trains customs officers on detecting and preventing environmental crimes
      Oct05

      OSCE trains customs officers on detecting and preventing environmental crimes

      125075 A canine expert demonstrates the detective ability of a trained dog during a regional workshop co-organized by the OSCE in Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine, 1 October 2014. (OSCE/Leonid Kalashnyk) …read more Source:...

      Opening the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Geneva, Swiss Chair says collective effort needed to restore stability and rebuild common understanding of European security
      Oct05

      Opening the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Geneva, Swiss Chair says collective effort needed to restore stability and rebuild common understanding of European security

      GENEVA, 3 October 2014 – Didier Burkhalter, Swiss Foreign Minister and Chairperson-in-Office of the OSCE, gave an opening address to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, which is meeting in Geneva for its autumn session this weekend. Recalling that the ‘Helsinki Final Act’ was negotiated in the very same conference building in Geneva four...

      Press Statement by the Trilateral Contact Group
      Oct05

      Press Statement by the Trilateral Contact Group

      KYIV, 4 October 2014 – The Trilateral Contact Group of senior representatives of Ukraine, the Russian Federation and the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office held a meeting in Kyiv on 2 October 2014, to discuss further steps towards the implementation of the Peace Plan of the President of Ukraine. Having noted a certain progress with regard to the...

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 3 October 2014
      Oct05

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 3 October 2014

      This report is for media and the general public. In the Luhansk and Donetsk regions, and in particular in the city of Donetsk and its surroundings, the situation remained tense. Displacement continued in the rest of the country. In Kharkiv the SMM was informed by the city authorities that on 25 August two statues of Lenin were toppled in two...

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 2 October 2014
      Oct05

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 2 October 2014

      This report is for media and the general public. In the city of Donetsk and its surroundings, the overall security situation is deteriorating. An ICRC staff member was killed as a result of heavy shelling. In Kharkiv the SMM observed the Regional Council session, which was opened to the public and included four members of Parliament. The Council...

      Ukraine in focus as OSCE Chair-in-Office opens OSCE PA Autumn Meeting
      Oct05

      Ukraine in focus as OSCE Chair-in-Office opens OSCE PA Autumn Meeting

      GENEVA, 3 October 2014 –The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s 2014 Autumn Meeting has opened in Geneva, with OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter urging some 200 parliamentarians from more than 50 nations to support the “very fragile shift” from “a military to a political logic in the Ukraine crisis.” OSCE PA...

      Statement by the Spokesperson for the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine
      Oct05

      Statement by the Spokesperson for the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine

      KYIV, 3 October 2014 – The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMMU) acknowledges that a breach of its own internal security regulations occurred in early September 2014 in Donetsk city involving one of our vehicles. The SMMU regrets the incident where two uniformed individuals boarded our vehicle. We have also undertaken all...

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