On 9-11 September the OSCE Academy conducted a conference “The Helsinki Final Act at 40: Reflections & Prescriptions vis-à-vis the OSCE in Eurasia”. The conference aimed to generate informed scholarly discussion on the role of the OSCE, past, current and future, in shaping overall political and security developments in the broad region of Eurasia.
The conference was attended by a number of leading experts and governmental officials as well as the diplomatic and development community of the region. This year Panels focused on the historic impacts of the Helsinki Final Act, on the OSCE as an institution and a process, as well as particular focus on security and human challenges and developments in Central Asia/Eurasia that have relevance to, or beg for the attention of, the OSCE.
The Conference was helt at a site by the picturesque Lake Issyk Kul, a few hours’ drive outside of Kyrgyzstan’s capital, Bishkek.
Please click here to download the Conference programme.