When: 26 May 2009 - 27 May 2009
Where: Almaty, Kazakhstan
Organized by: OSCE Centre in Astana, Ministry of Defence of Kazakhstan
The aim is to review the implementation of CSBMs given recent developments, and to promote enhanced military co-operation between OSCE participating States in Central Asia and the Caucasus.
The seminar will bring together up to 40 participants and feature panel discussions with military and academic experts from each country in the Central Asia and Caucasus regions.
The most important topics for discussion will be the rationale of the Vienna Document 1999 as a CSBM, the successes and failures of the implementation of this document, and consultation mechanisms for risk reduction.