2019 Annual Session, Luxembourg

Since the first Annual Session took place in Budapest in 1992, more than two dozen cities across the OSCE area have hosted the meeting. The latest Annual Session took place in Luxembourg. Information on previous OSCE PA Annual Sessions, including Declarations and final reports, is available to the right. 



The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly met for its 28th Annual Session on 4-8 July 2019 in Luxembourg under the theme “Advancing Sustainable Development to Promote Security: The Role of Parliaments.” Photos and videos of the Annual Session are available on Flickr and YouTube.

Following several days of intense debate and committee work, the Annual Session culminated in the adoption on 8 July of the Luxembourg Declaration, containing recommendations to the 57 nations of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe – and to the OSCE itself – in the fields of political affairs, security, economics, environment, human rights and humanitarian questions.

Speakers at the event included:

• Fernand Etgen, President of the Chamber of Deputies of Luxembourg
• George Tsereteli, President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly
• Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of Luxembourg
• Steny Hoyer, United States House Majority Leader and Founding Member of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly
• Liliane Maury Pasquier, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
• Miroslav Lajcak, Chairperson-in-Office of the OSCE and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia
• Ambassador Thomas Greminger, Secretary General of the OSCE
• Roberto Montella, Secretary General of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly


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