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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.
16 November 2023
The Limits and Potential of Consensus in Times of Crisis
Confidence Building in the Shadow of War: Moldova, Transdniestria, and the Uncertain Future of the 5+2 Process
Is a Russian veto on leadership about to provoke the downfall of the OSCE?
Nagorno-Karabakh: What Next?
Exclusive: Malta under consideration to become OSCE Chair in 2024
Sanctions against Russia: Legal Setting, Intermediate Economic Impact and Potential Political Outcome
Peculiarities of countering religious extremism by internal affairs bodies
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

Building Security Through Cooperation

The Security and Human Rights Monitor (SHRM) provides regular updates on topical developments relevant to the mandate of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). The publications on this website are meant to stimulate dialogue and debate and / or inform readers on issues related to security and human rights.

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  • Human Rights
  • Minorities
  • Democracy building
  • Cooperative security
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