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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.
03 March 2020
Defining International Terrorism to Protect Human Rights in the Context of Counter-terrorism
“Foreign Terrorist Fighters”: A Human Rights Approach?
Refining United Nations Security Council Targeted Sanctions
“The biggest fans of the OSCE have never been to Hofburg”
Comprehensive Security in a Conflict Environment
Ukraine conflict pushed to sidelines at Munich Security Conference
Munich Security Conference exposes transatlantic divisions
Respecting Human Rights While Countering Terrorism
Building a Vision for the Future: 2019 OSCE Focus Conference Framing Paper
The OSCE Focus 2019: Building a Vision of the Future Conference
“Reform of Scales of Contribution is almost achieved”
The Proposed EU Human Rights Sanctions Regime
Exploiting historical grievances and fears: Disinformation narratives in Central Europe

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