Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 07:28
Media-related aspects of the draft criminal code and code on administrative offences were among the topics addressed today at an OSCE-supported expert meeting in the Mazhilis, the lower chamber of parliament of Kazakhstan.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 13:26
“I am concerned that the new Internet Law will threaten free expression and media freedom in Turkey,” Mijatović wrote in a letter to President Gül. “It contains several highly worrisome provisions which could block free online discourse on issues of public interest.”
Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 12:21
Akhmedova, a well-known photojournalist, and Karpov, photo editor for, were released by the police on the evening of 29 January. Since then their whereabouts remain unknown.
Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 12:19
In addition, a two-year bilateral agreement of co-operation was signed between the OSCE Centre in Bishkek and the SCNS Anti-terrorism Centre.
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 12:36
The Ministers of Armenia, Edward Nalbandian, and Azerbaijan, Elmar Mammadyarov, and the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group discussed substantive issues to advance the peace process.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 15:00
Protracted conflicts in the South Caucasus, including the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the consequences of August 2008 conflict in Georgia, and the Transdniestrian settlement process were also high on the agenda, Burkhalter said.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 14:57
Participants raised various issues faced by local communities on the ground in relation to the presence of fences along the Administrative Boundary Line (ABL).
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 06:39
The OSCE provided special shredding machines, and over the two-week operation Ministry specialists will destroy a total of 1165 weapons.
Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 11:31
Ambassador Janez Lenarčič, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), today expressed concern about recent reports of the arrest of Anar Mammadli, chairperson of the Election Monitoring and Democracy Studies Center (EMDSC) in Azerbaijan, on grounds of alleged illegal entrepreneurship.
Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:25
The OSCE Office in Yerevan kicked off a seminar for judges, prosecutors, and law enforcement officials on best practices in combating trafficking of human beings today in Tsakhkadzor.