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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.
04 July 2023
How creative diplomacy has averted a collapse of the OSCE – until now
OSCE Moldova mission mandate extended for six months
How the OSCE helps collect evidence of potential war crimes in Ukraine
Open-Source Intelligence, Armed Conflict, and the Rights to Privacy and Data Protection
Book Review: Security through Cooperation – To the Same End, Walter A. Kemp
Book Review: The Final Act – The Helsinki Accords and the Transformation of the Cold War, Michael Cotey Morgan
The Road to Justice: Lessons for Ukraine from the USSR Invasion of Afghanistan
Called to the Stand: The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission and War Crimes Evidence in Ukraine
OSCE Ministerial Council in Łódź displays united front against Russia but fails to adopt decisions
Seven Priorities for Preserving the OSCE in a Time of War
Will Russia Kill the OSCE?
Poland to Ban Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov from Attending OSCE Ministerial Council
Shifting Dynamics at the OSCE Mediterranean Conference

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