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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 October 2021
How to rescue the OSCE human dimension
The Spirit of Helsinki at 50: Contemplating Commemoration
Russia blocks holding of OSCE human rights conference, diplomats say
It’s time to revive the Helsinki spirit
Guilty Until Proven Innocent? The EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime’s Potential Reversal of the Burden of Proof
Guarding the guardians: Reforming Ukraine’s security service
Sweden’s bumpy six months at the helm of the OSCE
The Unintended Consequences of Peacebuilding and Peacekeeping Interventions Contributing to the Rise of Violent Extremism
Multilateralism in Transition: Challenges and Opportunities for the OSCE
UN human rights official: Civilians in eastern Ukraine ‘want peace’
Exclusive: Rumours OSCE Special Representative in Ukraine Heidi Grau could resign
President Biden to meet President Putin in June
The OSCE’s Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine

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