When: 1 December 2009
Press release, 2 December 2009: Declaration adopted at OSCE Ministerial Council in Athens charts way ahead for dialogue on European security.
Press release, 1 December 2009: Athens Ministerial Council begins with call for unity on European security dialogue
Press release, 30 November 2009: OSCE foreign ministers take forward European security dialogue in Athens
Media advisory, 27 November 2009: OSCE work on Small Arms and Light Weapons in focus at Athens Ministerial Council side event
Media advisory, 25 November 2009: Information on media arrangements
The OSCE Ministerial Council is the Organization's central decision-making and governing body. The Foreign Ministers of the 56 participating States meet towards the end of the year to review and assess the OSCE's activities.
The Ministerial Council is hosted by the country which holds the annually rotating Chairmanship of the Organization.