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Europe-wide survey in seven countries »Security Radar 2019« online on 13 February 2019

In the context of dramatic challenges for the European security order, the FES Regional Office for Cooperation and Peace in Europe (FES ROCPE) has...

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Enlightening & Peaceful Holidays from FES ROCPE

Trying to bring Peace on Earth by listening to Wise Women and Men from the East AND the West.

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New Publication: Reducing the Risks of Conventional Deterrence in Europe

“In recent years, NATO and Russia have returned to a mutual deterrence relationship following the progressive erosion of the cooperative...

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Scenario Project Foresight Ukraine 2027 on the Road

The scenario project „Foresight Ukraine“ was presented in the Ukrainian village of Sartana. During a very lively discussion members of the local...

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FES Brainstorming on Multilateralism

Senior fellows of FES offices in Central and Eastern Europe as well as from the US were discussing the mounting challenges for the European security...

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Provoking Thoughts on a Balanced Peace for Europe

The Institute of International Relations Prague invited for an excellent discussion on security in Europe. Karsten Voigt, former Coordinator of...

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New article: A different kind of battle

We are not facing a new Cold War of two major blocks. What we are experiencing is a worldwide competion for economic and political power. The...

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New publication: Perceptions of the OSCE in Europe and the USA

The current level of tension between Russia and the West has led many experts to look to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe for...

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New publication: Getting Out from "In-Between": Perspectives on the Regional Order in Post-Soviet Europe and Eurasia

The competitive dynamic between Russia and the West has come to a head in Ukraine. The overall security challenge is, that all of the so-called...

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New publication: Islands of Cooperation

Grand bargains are not likely to end the security gridlock on the European continent. Instead, small steps can be a way out. By building Islands of...

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New publication: Multipolar or Multilateral? A choice of models for the security order 2.0: Congress of Vienna, Yalta, Helsinki

We keep hoping to learn from history. Thus it is not surprising that discussions of the future of a reformed or even new European Security are usually...

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The European Union’s defence strategy gets an overhaul

Have a look at a recent published article on the opencanada.org website. It is based on an interview with the participants of a panel discussion on...

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New report: OSCE Confidence Building in the Economic and Environmental Dimension

The OSCE Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions published a report on »OSCE Confidence Building in the Economic and Environmental Dimension:...

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The Road to the Charter of Paris Historical, Narratives and Lessons for the OSCE Today

In time for the OSCE Ministerial Council in Vienna, the OSCE Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions published a report on “The Road to the...

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New perspective: The Incomplete Policy

The reformed Eastern Partnership policy needs to combine two goals: to improve the economy and security of the Eastern European Six; and to find a...

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New publication: Foresight Ukraine

Four Scenarios for the Development of Ukraine.

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New publication: Engage!

Engage! Three reasons for cooperating with the Eurasian Economic Union.

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New publication: For a Balanced Peace

What has to be done to transform a severe crisis in Ukraine into a stable modus vivendi and subsequently into a starting point for a sustainable...

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New FES office in Vienna: Peace dialogue in turbulent times

The former Austrian Federal President Heinz Fischer was among the guest at the opening of the FES office, organised by Bruno Kreisky Forum for...

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Small steps are needed to overcome growing security divisions in Europe

The official motto of the OSCE Security Days in Prague on 18-19 May 2017 was "Countering fragmentation and polarization" with the aim of "re-creating...

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