Tag Archives: OSCE

10 December 2014

Ban Ki-moon: UN and OSCE have a shared role in managing regional challenges

On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). The Secretary-General stressed the importance of partnerships between the United Nations and the OSCE in navigating trans-regional crises such as civil conflicts, terrorism, trafficking and political divisions. (more…)

Source: UN News Centre | Ban spotlights role of UN-OSCE partnership in addressing regional challenges

26 February 2014

Head of the OSCE outlines fields for increased cooperation with the UN

On 24 February 2014 Dieder Burkhalter, Chairperson-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and president of the Swiss Confederation, in a briefing to the UN Security Council, urged that security in Europe cannot be taken for granted, in light of the escalation of violence and political crisis in Ukraine. (more…)

Source: UN News Centre | Head of European security bloc outlines areas for greater collaboration with UN