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Security and Human Rights Monitor The Security and Human Rights Monitor (SHR Monitor) is a multifaceted platform that provides analysis on the work of the OSCE, as well as on security and human rights challenges stemming from the OSCE region and beyond.
22 July 2020
Open Letter to the Foreign Ministers of the 57 participating States of the OSCE, by former Directors of its Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights
Building Up Military Capabilities Creates Further Instability
Is There a Risk of a Nuclear Exchange?
Book Review: No Place for Russia – European Security Institutions since 1989 written by William H. Hill
OSCE Faces Unprecedented Leadership Vacuum 
The OSCE Institutional and Operational Possibilities in the Modern Conflict Resolution
Executed Structures: Leadership Crisis in the OSCE
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission: Budgeting Around Potential Impasse
Shared Values are Essential for Interstate Cooperation
OSCE Selected Bibliography: April – June 2020
The Party Abroad and Its Role for National Party Politics
Future of the Open Skies Treaty to be decided at a conference in Vienna on 6 July
Book Review: Russia and the European Court of Human Rights: The Strasbourg Effect, Edited by Lauri Mälksoo and Wolfgang Benedek

Building Security Through Cooperation

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