BERLIN, 5 July 2016 – Germany’s 2016 OSCE Chairmanship will in Berlin tomorrow host the conference entitled ‘The OSCE as mediator – Instruments, Challenges, Potentials’. The conference aims at discussing various approaches to mediation, also through specific examples from the OSCE area. Its aim is also to develop proposals on how to strengthen OSCE capacities for conflict settlement.
The Special Representative for the German OSCE Chairmanship Gernot Erler will open the Conference on Wednesday morning in the German Federal Foreign Office.
Among the panelists addressing the conference are the OSCE High Commissioner for National Minorities Astrid Thors; the Chairperson of the …read more