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Persistent Anti-Semitism in OSCE Region Threatens Security and Stability, Says U.S. Helsinki Commission

WASHINGTON—Ten years after the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) adopted the Berlin Declaration on Anti-Semitism, which outlined concrete measures to fight anti-Semitism in the OSCE region, leaders from the United States joined their counterparts from other OSCE participating States at an anniversary conference to discuss challenges posed by contemporary anti-Semitism.

High-level government representatives and political leaders at last week’s event in Berlin highlighted their concerns about persistent anti-Semitism in the OSCE region, noting that it poses an ongoing threat to security and stability in the area. Participating States were encouraged to intensify efforts to counter anti-Semitic acts and hate crimes.


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OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

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Capitol Visitor Center, Room 268
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Fleeing to Live: Syrian Refugees in the OSCE Region

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562 Dirksen Senate Office Building
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Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 562
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The State-Sanctioned Marginalization of Christians in Western Europe

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Listening to Victims of Child Sex Trafficking

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Prerequisites for Progress in Northern Ireland

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Healing the Wounds of Conflict and Disaster: Clarifying the Fate of Missing Persons in the OSCE Area

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The Escalation of Violence against Roma in Europe

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Irish Chairmanship of the OSCE

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