2016

L-R: Secretary of Delegation Mary Gogoloadze, OSCE PA Deputy Secretary General Gustavo Pallares, Speaker of Georgian Parliament David Usupashvili, and OSCE PA Secretary General Roberto Montella, Tbilisi, Georgia, 30 June 2016 TBILISI, 30 June 2016 – Held under the theme “25 Years of Parliamentary Co-operation: Building Trust Through Dialogue,” the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s 2016 Annual Session will begin Friday in Tbilisi, Georgia, with

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COPENHAGEN, 29 June 2016 – Following the suicide bombings yesterday at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul, killing at least 36, OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Ilkka Kanerva (MP, Finland) issued the following statement: “I condemn in the strongest terms yesterday’s horrific suicide bombings at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul. This sort of indiscriminate violence against innocent civilians is absolutely unacceptable, and my deepest

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L-R: Claude Wild, Makis Voridis, Dunja Mijatovic, with Roberto Montella in the background. Vienna, 27 June 2016 VIENNA, 27 June 2016 – Improving international co-operation in response to the refugee and migrant crisis was emphasized by a number of OSCE parliamentarians at a meeting of the OSCE’s Informal Working Group Focusing on the Issue of Migration and Refugee Flows today in Vienna. Addressing the working group, which was established

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Isabel Santos (centre) and Madina Jarbussynova (right) are briefed by an interlocutor from Guardia di Finanza in Lampedusa, 20 June 2016 LAMPEDUSA, 20 June 2016 – On the occasion of World Refugee Day, OSCE parliamentarians called on countries across the OSCE region to more equitably share responsibilities towards refugees and migrants, as well as to improve integration measures to ensure that they can contribute to society. The OSCE

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COPENHAGEN, 17 June 2016 – In response to yesterday's murder of Jo Cox, a member of the British House of Commons, OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Ilkka Kanerva (MP, Finland), issued the following statement: "It was incredibly troubling to hear the news yesterday of British parliamentarian Jo Cox’s murder. Regardless of its motivations, a deplorable crime of this sort against an elected member of parliament, a mother of two, and a tireless

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Petro Poroshenko meeting with Ilkka Kanerva, Kyiv, 16 June 2016 (Photo courtesy of the Office of the President of Ukraine.) KYIV, 16 June 2016 – Expressing solidarity with Ukraine in meetings today with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin, OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Ilkka Kanerva (MP, Finland) urged the full implementation of the Minsk Agreements to end the conflict in the Donbas region and

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