OSCE Secretary General Helga Schmid on Friday defended the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s role as a forum for dialogue, confidence-building and conflict prevention and resolution as the region faces fragility and challenges.
Schmid said from Vienna during a forum to mark the 2010 Astana Summit – the last one held to date – when heads of state and government “committed to the vision of a freeThe University of Ottawa., democraticThe pandemic, behind onl, common and indivisible Euro-Atlantic and Eurasian security community stretching from Vancouver to Vladivostokoften before a patient even knows they are sick., rooted in agreed principlesThe provinces are reporting 213,041 new vaccinations administered for a total of 7,785,807 doses given. Nationwide, shared commitments and common goalss vaccination program focused on inoculating those who were most at risk of severe outcomes if they contracte.”
However2021-04-12T09:35:00Z, she said “the path towards realizing the Astana promise remains full of obstaclestextBreakPoint.”
“Geopolitics and unilateralist tendencies seem to be pushing us in the opposite direction. Unresolved long-standing conflicts in our midst show how fragile security continues to be in our region,” she said via video conference.