At a glance
OSCE Mediterranean seminars and Asian conferences
The Section for External Co-operation is responsible for organizing the annual OSCE Mediterranean Seminars and the annual Asian conferences, which are part of the ongoing dialogue between the OSCE and its Mediterranean and Asian Partners for Co-operation. These events provide the opportunity for an exchange of views, ideas and suggestions between the participating and the Partner States on the main theme of the event. At the same time, they provide regular stimulus for a discussion on enhancing relations between the OSCE and its Partners for Co-operation.
These seminars and conferences are usually attended by high-level representatives from participating and Partner States. Relevant international organizations, academic institutions and NGOs are also regularly invited to participate, to promote a cross-fertilization of ideas and recommendations.
Recent OSCE conferences in Asia have addressed issues such as:
Recent OSCE Mediterranean seminars have concentrated on the following themes: