• 25 May 2022

    OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum ( Łódź, Poland 23-24 May 2022)

    The second preparatory meeting for the 30th OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum was held on 23 and 24 May in Łódź, Poland. This year, it was devoted to "Promoting security and stability in the OSCE area through sustainable economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic".
    Several topics were addressed, including environmental protection and sustainable use of natural resources to support (...)

  • 18 May 2022

    Diplomats for Equality IDAHOBIT 2022 Joint Statement - May 17, 2022

    Diplomats for Equality Celebrates May 17th, the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia
    We – The Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs, and the diplomatic missions of Albania, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, (...)

  • 16 May 2022

    Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) on the functioning of democratic institutions in times of crisis (16-17 May, (...)

    The Polish Chairpersonship of the OSCE and the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) organized on 16 and 17 May a supplementary human dimension meeting (SHDM) on the functioning of democratic institutions in times of crisis.
    The meeting provided a platform for an exchange of views with civil society on the importance of democratic institutions to protect and (...)

  • 9 May 2022

    Europe in a Comic Strip

    For the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, in partnership with the Cité Internationale de la Bande Dessinée et de l’Image, wanted to take a look back at the history of European construction in comic strips.

  • 8 April 2022

    Alliance against Trafficking in Persons (Vienna, 4 - 6 April)

    The OSCE hosted the 22nd Conference of the Alliance against Trafficking in Persons in Vienna from 4 to 6 April, in the context of Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine. This year’s conference focused on protection and assistance, and specifically the application of a victim-centered approach to support victims and uphold their rights.
    It reviewed how to better identify (...)


    Franco-German Friendship Day (22 January)