The Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe (CSCE) holds a series of gatherings to promote East-West dialogue and co-operation, including two further Follow-up Meetings and the Conference on Confidence- and Security-Building Measures in Stockholm.
As celebrations are held in 1985 to mark the tenth anniversary of the signing of the Helsinki Final Act, Europe is still divided. The Helsinki process continues, but as the end of the decade approaches, things are about to change fast.
The fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989 symbolizes the end of the Cold War - but far from being over, Europe's security problems are only just beginning. The CSCE must reinvent itself if it is to successfully meet the formidable challenges ahead.