Facts and Findings

The 2016 German OSCE Chairmanship

by Dustin Dehez

Urgent Need for Reform under Conditions of Russian Veto Power

A successful OSCE Chairmanship must not only strengthen trust in the organisation in Russia, but in allEastern European states. Their concerns pertain to all three OSCE dimensions and require greater attention.The OSCE is not simply a platform for communication between the West and Russia alone.

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The series informs in a concentrated form about important positions of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung on current topics. The individual issues present key findings and recommendations, offer brief analyses, explain the Foundation's further plans and name KAS contact persons.


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