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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.
09 September 2015
Europe at a crossroads: How the OSCE can help support the current refugee crisis
Guest Blog Entry: The OSCE Code of Conduct Information Exchange: Going Beyond Quantitative Analysis
Interview with Timothy Garton Ash: The West Has to be Serious About Saving Ukraine
Panel of Eminent Persons Report on Ukraine: A Lot of Validity but no Real Novelty
The OSCE at 40: Looking at the Abyss of a Fault-line
Azerbaijan Seeks to Close OSCE Office in Baku
To the Panel of Eminent Persons: Re-strengthening Co-operative Security through the OSCE Code of Conduct on Politico-Military Aspects of Security
To the Panel of Eminent Persons: The Ailing Euro-Atlantic Security Architecture: Treat the Causes not the Symptoms
Online Debate on How to Reinvigorate Euro-Atlantic/Eurasian Security: Input to the Final Report of the OSCE Panel of Eminent Persons
Interview with Dean Vuletic: The Eurovision Song Contest as a Confidence-Building Measure and Bridge Builder?
Strong Plea to Implement OSCE Commitments on Freedoms of Assembly and Association
Interview with Alexander Hug: Political will has to be translated into operational instructions on the ground
OSCE receives Ewald von Kleist Award at Munich Security Conference

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