Table listing the participating states of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), the dates of their admission to the organisation and the dates when each one signed the Helsinki Final Act and the Paris Charter for a New Europe.
The development of the standard scale of financial contributions made by states taking part in the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE)/the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
In a letter sent on 18 June 1991 to Hans-Dietrich Genscher, German Foreign Minister and Chairman-in-Office of the CSCE Council, Muhamet Kapllani, Albanian Foreign Minister, accepts all the commitments and responsibilities set out in the CSCE final documents and invites a delegation of rapporteurs to visit his country in order to confirm the extent to which they have been implemented.
At its meeting held in Stockholm on 14 December 1992, the CSCE Council expresses its support for the expansion of CSCE activities and for visits to the newly-admitted participating States. Furthermore, it decides to welcome the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic as participating States from 1 January 1993 following the receipt of letters drawn up in accordance with the attached model.
On 10 July 1992, the Helsinki Review Conference adopts a programme of coordinated support for those participating States admitted to the CSCE since 1991, including in particular the former Soviet Republics of Central Asia and the Caucasus.
In an article published in 1998 in the quarterly publication Helsinki Monitor, Valery Perry, a doctoral student at George Mason University in Virginia, USA, analyses the pros and cons of one of the most controversial decisions taken by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) since it was established, namely the suspension of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) in 1992.
In 2000, Walter Kemp, Editor of the quarterly publication Helsinki Monitor, calls for clearer and more coherent criteria for membership of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
On 19 October 2006, the Ambassadors of the five OSCE Asian Partners pose in front of the Hofburg Palace in Vienna. From left to right: Kim Sung-hwan (South Korea), Zia Uddin Nezam (Afghanistan), Itaru Umezu (Japan), Luvsandagva Enkhtaivan (Mongolia) and Adisak Panupong (Thailand).
Le 12 mai 1971, le Comité politique des Communautés européennes et le groupe de travail qu’il a constitué à cet effet rendent un rapport sur les problèmes que poserait la convocation d’une Conférence sur la sécurité et la coopération en Europe (CSCE) et qui relèvent de la sphère d’intérêt des Communautés.
On 14 May 1971, during the Conference of Foreign Ministers of the Member States of the European Communities in Paris, Franco Maria Malfatti, President of the Commission, delivers an address on the appropriateness of including the chapter relating to economic cooperation in the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) and on the problem of the recognition of the European Economic Community (EEC) by the USSR and the Communist countries.
On 17 January 1975, the subcommittee and the ad hoc working party with responsibility for the CSCE within the Political Committee of the European Communities submit a report that defines the common stance of the nine Member States of the European Communities during the second stage of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe which has been taking place in Geneva since 18 September 1973.