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Security Community, 2/2014

Inside the magazine: Cyber/ICT security; When nature comes unbound: flood relief and disaster risk reduction; the OSCE in Ukraine: election monitoring, deploying the Special Monitoring Mission; the OSCE Court of Conciliation and Arbitration; Open Fun Football Schools; Interview with Madeleine Rees; Book review: Victor-Yves Ghebali’s history of the OSCE.
Cover of the OSCE Magazine, Issue 2/2014

OSCE MAGAZINE, Issue 2/2014

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


Cover image: Bird Before Flight 
by Michel Buchs © Municipality of Montreux


In this issue:

Cyber/ICT security: building confidence
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Special Section

When nature comes unbound
The OSCE joins flood relief action;The responsibility to predict; Case study: Monthey,Valais, Switzerland
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Chapter VIII: what it is and why it matters
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The OSCE in Ukraine
Fast tracking monitors; Monitoring Ukraine's presidential election
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Politically Exposed Persons
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Inside the OSCE
The OSCE Court of Conciliation and Arbitration
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Civil Society

Interview with Madeleine Rees, Women's League for Peace and Freedom
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Journalism's Pandora's Box?
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Best Practice

The magic of football
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Victor-Yves Ghebali's monumental OSCE
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On the Cover:

Being attentive to early signs of possible disasters before they materialize was the theme of the OSCE’s second preparatory meeting for the 22nd Economic and Environmental Forum on 20 and 21 May in Montreux, Switzerland.

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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