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Security Community, 1/2014

Cover of the OSCE Magazine, Issue 1/2014

OSCE MAGAZINE, Issue 1/2014

Expert analysis of top security issues. Insight into what’s happening at the OSCE. A forum for exchanging views.


Cover image: © by Rune Guneriussen  

In this issue:

Didier Burkhalter, Chairperson-in-Office of the OSCE
Didier Burkhalter, Chairperson-in-Office of the OSCE
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Back to basics: conventional arms control

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Best practice
Cross-border co-operation on the shores of the Barents Sea

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Inside the OSCE
A personal responsibility to fight human trafficking: interview with Vera Gracheva

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Civil society

The Swiss NGO Geneva Call

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Max van der Stoel Award; Swiss Quiz; The CSCE backstory
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On the Cover:

Rune Guneriussen is a Norwegian artist working in the transition between installation and photography. His works have been photographed on location all over Norway. As an artist he does not want to dictate a way to understanding his art, but rather indicate a path to understanding a story.

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Let us use our new magazine as a vehicle for an open exchange of views and constructive dialogue to encourage convergence among participating States and their societies and thus clear the way for building a true security community.

Secretary General Lamberto Zannier