OSCE and Belarus

Mon, 2010-09-20 12:22
OSCE Chairperson meets Belarus President, welcomes country's engagement in OSCE efforts to address new challenges, strengthen Organization. The OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Kazakh Secretary of State and Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev said in Minsk today that Kazakhstan and Belarus were uniquely positioned, given their shared history and transition experience, to contribute to strengthening the Organization's work.

Mon, 2010-09-20 12:07
The European Union is deeply concerned by the police raids made on 18 May on premises connected with "Tell the Truth" - the civic society movement campaigning on societal issues in Belarus. The EU calls on the Belarusian authorities to comply fully with its OSCE commitments related to freedom of expression, access to information and freedom of assembly and association.
Thu, 2010-05-20 10:22
Having analyzed the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus No. 60 “On Measures to improve the Use of the National Segment of the Internet” of 1 February 2010 in the context of the Constitution and current legislation of the Republic of Belarus, as well as of international regulations on freedom of information and the Internet, the expert commissioned by the Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media has come to the following conclusions.
Fri, 2007-01-12 11:10
MADRID, 9 January 2007 - The OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos, expressed concern today about the lack of agreement between the Russian Federation and Belarus on the conditions for the supply and transit of oil.
Tue, 2006-10-31 22:00
MINSK, 31 October 2006 - Ambassador Ake Peterson, the Head of the OSCE Office in Minsk, visited today Alexander Kozulin, a prominent political figure and candidate in last March's presidential election, who was jailed this summer and has been on hunger strike since 20 October.
Wed, 2006-09-20 22:00
NEW YORK, 21 September 2006 - The OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Belgian Foreign Minister Karel De Gucht, expressed regret today that the Belarus authorities had dismissed an appeal from Alexander Kozulin, an opposition candidate in last March's presidential election, and left the severe sentence in force.
Fri, 2006-07-07 22:00
WARSAW, 7 June 2006 - The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, ODIHR, has issued more than 50 recommendations needed in order for Belarus to bring its elections into line with its OSCE commitments.
Thu, 2006-04-27 22:00
SOFIA, 27 April 2006 - The OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Belgian Foreign Minister Karel De Gucht, has expressed deep concern about the imprisonment of Belarus's main opposition leader, Alyaksandr Milinkevich, and other activists in Minsk today, and called for their immediate release.
Wed, 2006-04-19 22:00
MINSK, 19 April 2006 - OSCE Secretary General Marc Perrin de Brichambaut called for intensified efforts to allow for sustainable development of the regions affected by the Chernobyl nuclear tragedy.
Tue, 2006-03-28 22:00
VIENNA, 28 March 2006 - The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Miklos Haraszti, said today that the detentions of Belarusian and foreign journalists in the aftermath of the presidential election was an infringement of OSCE commitments to safeguard free reporting.