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News and press releases from the OSCE's global activities.

OSCE-supported Annual Youth Conference concluded in Bishkek

Publishing date: 28 November 2015
BISHKEK, 28 November 2015- The OSCE Centre in Bishkek, in co-operation with Public Associations “IRET” and “Alga” concluded today a two-day Annual Youth Conference in Bishkek.

OSCE supports international forum in Ukraine on the case law of the European Court of Human Rights

Publishing date: 27 November 2015
The fourth international forum on the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) for legal professionals, co-organized by the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine, was held on 27 November 2015 in Lviv...

Participants of OSCE-supported discussion in Bosnia and Herzegovina called to unite efforts in addressing online content that incites violence

Publishing date: 27 November 2015
SARAJEVO, 27 November 2015 – Addressing online content that incites violence was in the focus of a two-day OSCE-supported roundtable discussion that concluded today in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH)...

OSCE/ODIHR Director commends Moldova's adoption of 27 January as Holocaust remembrance day

Publishing date: 27 November 2015
WARSAW, 27 November 2015 ─ Michael Georg Link, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), praised yesterday’s decision by the Moldovan parliament to declare 27 January the Day of Commemorating the Victims of the Holocaust, following a government proposal...

OSCE organizes youth debates in Armenia

Publishing date: 27 November 2015
YEREVAN, 27 November 2015 – A national debate contest on the role of the OSCE in ensuring security was launched today in in Yerevan, marking the 40th anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act...

OSCE trains women from Central Asia in advancing their career opportunities in the water sector

Publishing date: 27 November 2015
COPENHAGEN, 27 November 2015 – A one-week training course for female water professionals from Central Asia, jointly organized by the Office of the Co-ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities (OCEEA) and the OSCE Gender Section, in co-operation with the Women’s Water Initiative, concluded today in Copenhagen...

OSCE workshop for penitentiary servants in Armenia highlights importance of providing social assistance to convicts

Publishing date: 27 November 2015
TSAKHKADZOR, Armenia, 27 November 2015 – A two-day workshop for enhancing the work of penitentiary servants involved in providing social assistance to, and in the rehabilitation of convicts started today in Tsakhkadzor, Armenia. The workshop is organized by the OSCE Office in Yerevan and the Penitentiary Department of Armenia’s Justice Ministry...