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News from Copenhagen is OSCE PA’s weekly newsletter, published every Wednesday in PDF format.                                                        Subscriptions to the newsletter can be attained by signing up at the bottom of this page.

pdf News from Copenhagen 807

23 September 2020

  • PA Bureau holds discussion with Belarusian Head of Delegation and exiled opposition leader
  • Ad Hoc Committee on Migration members discuss situation in Lesbos and upcoming activities
  • Eleven candidates announced for top OSCE positions

pdf News from Copenhagen 806

16 September 2020

  • PA holds webinar on role of parliamentarians in addressing climate change
  • PA President and SG meet with Danish Foreign Minister for discussions on Belarus and the OSCE
  • Chair Lopatka addresses OSCE counter-terrorism conference, meets with Chairmanship
  • PA leaders discuss Belarus situation with Belarusian Head of Delegation Savinykh

pdf News from Copenhagen 805

9 September 2020

  • Tsereteli and Montella discuss OSCE priorities with Danish Speaker of Parliament
  • Current and former OSCE leaders focuses on ways forward for the Organization at Helsingor retreat
  • Assembly President Tsereteli meets with OSCE PA staff at Copenhagen headquarters

pdf News from Copenhagen 804

2 September 2020

  • PA observes elections in Montenegro, in first physical activity since COVID
  • PA leaders meet online for discussions and welcome Ambassador Zannier to staff

pdf News from Copenhagen 803

26 August 2020

  • PA leaders explore avenues for engagement on Belarusian political crisis
  • SG Montella meets with counterparts from NATO PA and PACE
  • Tsereteli addresses youth issues at the Samarkand Human Rights Web Forum
  • Cederfelt and Wicker speak at Chatham House event on Boris Nemtsov assassination

pdf News from Copenhagen 802

22 July 2020

  • Current and former PA leaders issue call to save OSCE human dimension
  • OSCE PA’s COVID report issued in Russian
  • Special Representative Smith addresses ODIHR/UN event on human trafficking
  • PA’s Nothelle participates in OSCE retreat
  • Featured tweets @oscepa

pdf News from Copenhagen 801

15 July 2020

  • OSCE PA issues report on COVID-19-related Parliamentary Web Dialogues
  • SG Montella addresses OSCE institutional crisis in letter to PA leaders
  • Special Representative Fry speaks at OSCE Mediterranean Partners for Co-operation meeting
  • Featured tweets @oscepa

pdf News from Copenhagen 800

8 July 2020

  • Standing Committee meets virtually for discussions on OSCE PA work
  • OSCE PA Secretary General receives Albanian Acting Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs
  • OSCE parliamentarians, EU officials discuss migration co-operation during pandemic

pdf News from Copenhagen 799

1 July 2020

  • Joint OSCE PA-PAM-UNOCT event takes stock of terrorism trends amidst COVID-19
  • ICYMI: Videos of recent OSCE PA activities online
  • OSCE PA Informal Leadership Meeting with delegations of Russian Federation and Belarus

pdf News from Copenhagen 798

24 June 2020

  • OSCE PA holds webinar on COVID-19’s impact on diverse societies
  • Hadjiyianni addresses OSCE/ODIHR meeting on freedom of the media
  • House of Lords hosts event on child refugees and prevention of human trafficking
  • PA leadership meetings provide forums to share common challenges related to COVID-19

pdf News from Copenhagen 797

17 June 2020

  • Parliamentary Web Dialogue explores gender impacts of COVID-19, offers recommendations
  • ICYMI: Watch videos of recent OSCE PA events on Facebook and YouTube
  • PA participates in OSCE Human Dimension Committee session on alternative voting methods

pdf News from Copenhagen 796

10 June 2020

  • Central Asian OSCE PA delegations focus on regional aspects of COVID-19
  • New OSCE PA report: “The Gendered Impacts of COVID-19”
  • MPs, UN and OSCE experts discuss counter-terrorism during pandemic
  • OSCE PA Special Representative Cardin pushes for reforms in policing

pdf News from Copenhagen 795

3 June 2020

  • Informal Leadership Meeting features remarks from SG Greminger, discussions on OSCE PA matters
  • ICYMI: Videos of recent OSCE PA activities online
  • President Tsereteli issues video message welcoming the Cooperative Security Initiative

pdf News from Copenhagen 794

27 May 2020

  • Parliamentary Web Dialogues focus on refugees, migrants and environmental aspects of COVID-19
  • SG Montella speaks about OSCE PA work with Italian magazine
  • Online forum promotes dialogue in SE Europe with PA members, heads of OSCE field operations

pdf News from Copenhagen 793

20 May 2020

  • PA holds webinar on COVID’s impact on conflicts in the OSCE region
  • War & Peace podcast featuring President Tsereteli
  • Montella meets with counterparts in OSCE institutions and international partner organizations
  • Nothelle participates in SIPRI meeting on democratic governance

pdf News from Copenhagen 792

13 May 2020

  • Human rights and democracy in focus during webinar on COVID-related states of emergency
  • Secretaries of Delegations meet virtually with Secretariat staff for discussions on PA work
  • Parliamentary Web Dialogue to focus on COVID’s impact on conflicts in the OSCE region

pdf News from Copenhagen 791

6 May 2020

  • Ad Hoc Committee on Migration discusses coronavirus-related challenges in online meeting
  • Special Representative Smith addresses webinar on sexual exploitation and trafficking
  • OSCE parliamentarians to discuss COVID-19 states of emergency in a webinar Friday

pdf News from Copenhagen 790

29 April 2020

  • Online Bureau meeting features remarks from OSCE Chair-in-Office and EU Commissioner
  • Featured tweets @oscepa
  • Former OSCE PA Presidents discuss ways to contribute to Assembly work

pdf News from Copenhagen 789

22 April 2020

  • First OSCE PA webinar focuses on economic security fallout from COVID-19 pandemic
  • New COVID-19 web page launched
  • Political security committee leadership meets online to discuss ongoing and upcoming work

pdf News from Copenhagen 788

16 April 2020

  • OSCE PA issues joint statement with partners on role of parliaments in COVID-19 pandemic
  • Second COVID-19 infographic published
  • OSCE PA and PACE members press for urgent action on relocating child refugees



Nat Parry

Head of Communications and Press

Office: +45 33 37 80 55
Mobile: +45 60 10 81 77
Email: [email protected]

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