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Ninth Meeting of the Younger Generation Leaders Network on Euro-Atlantic Security

... on the issues of Euro-Atlantic security: measures to minimize risks and the future of NATO-Russia Council; the future of the OSCE; prospects for resolving regional crises; potential areas of interaction between Russia and the West. Young experts from ... ... Ukraine, as well as representatives of NGOs, think tanks, university and business community took part in the meeting. In 2014 European Leadership Network (ELN) for Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) ...

29.06.2019

RIAC at the Session of International Initiative Middle East Dialogue

... Institute. The Middle East Dialogue brings together a group of reputable experts, public figures and former politicians from Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Turkey, Syria, the United Arab Emirates, as well as from the United States, Europe, Russia, and China. The meeting discussed the latest events in the Middle East, the possibilities of using CSCE/OSCE experience to create a new security system in the Middle East region, the prospects for preparing the Middle East equivalent of Helsinki decalogue. The meeting was attended by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Ekaterina Stepanova, head ...

25.12.2018

Unbalanced Europe and the New Order in the OSCE Space

... Surge in terrorist attacks Migrant integration problem Suspension of supranational component’s expansion High and unfulfilled expectations for integration Politicization of the EU institutions Gap between elite and mass population resulted in euroscepticism Value relativism of the EU European Order and Balance of Power The Helsinki Final Act was signed amid an almost perfect balance of power in Europe. The two military-political blocs possessed significant means of mutual deterrence, but at the same time were deprived of the opportunity ...

03.05.2018

RIAC Takes Part in OSCE 2017 Annual Security Review Conference

Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, made a speech at the conference session that focused on transnational threats to European security On June 27–29, 2017, Vienna hosted OSCE Annual Security Review Conference to reflect on the work undertaken by the organization over the past year. Along with the representatives of OSCE participating States and the organization top management, representatives of leading partner organizations ...

30.06.2017

RIAC Takes Part in OSCE Security Days in Prague

Prague event is mostly focused on "Countering fragmentation and polarization: Re-creating a climate for stability in Europe." On May 18–19, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic hosts " OSCE Security Days " — annual expert meeting devoted to the discussion of security issues in the Euro-Atlantic. The event has been organized since 2012, with the most recent held in Berlin, in 2016. Prague event is mostly focused on "Countering ...

19.05.2017

European Track of Russia’s Geopolitics: Correcting Errors. Part 1

... disinformation. Fortunately, at that time Switzerland held the OSCE Chairmanship, and Bern did a lot to give the Normandy format and all the interested parties a real instrument of influence on the situation. In 2016, Germany holds the Chairmanship of the OSCE. Given its authority in the European and world affairs and increased ambitions, the country is expected to achieve tangible results in improving the efficiency of the Organization. Russia is also interested in this. Greater Europe as an alternative to NATO-centrism and Larger Europe ...

28.04.2016

German-Russian International Affairs Dialogue (GRID). Conference Reports

... remain the only viable solution to the crisis in Ukraine. If Minsk II fails, there will be no Minsk III The new European security system needs to be Russia-inclusive. A number of Russian participants expressed concerns about the effectiveness of the OSCE and its ability to contribute to European security Russia and the EU should come up with a positive agenda that addresses the issues of concern to both actors Russia and Germany in a changing world order The participants agreed that the current deterioration of Russian-German and Russian-West ...

12.02.2016

As OSCE Turns 40, It's Ready to Reinvent Itself for the Modern Era

Interview with Andrey Kortunov Having been created more than a generation ago by the 1975 Helsinki Final Act, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) now faces one of the greatest tests of its relevancy and effectiveness since it was created as it searches for a resolution to the Ukrainian crisis. All this as the OSCE prepares to commemorate its 40 th anniversary in 2015. To discuss the challenges ...

06.04.2015

Helsinki +40 Advisory Board Meets at SIPRI

... age. The idea was approved by other participating bodies. The attendance also included OSCE PA Secretary General Spencer Oliver, OSCE PA Program ManagerMaria Chepurina, SIPRI Director Ian Anthony, Helsinki+40 Advisory Board Member Goran Lennmarker, OSCE PA Vice-President Kent Harstedt, former European Parliament member Tarja Cronberg (Finland), Senior Research Fellow of the Finnish Institute of International Relations Sinikukka Saari, former EU Ambassador to the International Organizations Lars Eric Lundin, and former Director of the Finnish ...

27.11.2014
 

Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
 
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