Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe


UNITED STATES HELSINKI COMMISSION

An independant agency of the United States Government charged with monitoring and encouraging compliance with the Helsinki Final Act and other commitments of the 55 countries participating in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

Confidence and Security Building Measures


2012

  • Feb 28, 2012

    Live Webcast and Witness added: U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold Hearing on Missing Persons with Queen Noor Press Release
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2011

  • Dec 7, 2011

    Conflicts in the Caucasus: Prospects for Resolution Hearing
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  • Dec 7, 2011

    Briefing on the Caucasus Event
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  • Nov 30, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold a Briefing on Conflicts in the Caucasus Press Release
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  • Nov 2, 2011

    Hearing on Human Trafficking and Transnational Organized Crime Event
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2010

  • Nov 15, 2010

    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
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  • Nov 1, 2010

    OSCE 2010 Informal Ministerial: Kazakhstan Persistence earns a Summit in Astana Article
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  • Aug 2, 2010

    Statement on a resolution marking the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    OSCE Parlimentary Assembly Session in Oslo Statement
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  • Jul 8, 2010

    Cardin Promotes Nuclear Security in Europe and Eurasia Press Release
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  • Jul 5, 2010

    Senator Cardin to Lead Congressional Delegation to Norway Press Release
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  • Jun 29, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Calls for Greater Assistance to Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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  • Jun 14, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to hold Inter-Parliament Cooperation Hearing Press Release
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  • May 4, 2010

    Commissioners Call for Political Leadership to Prevent Inter-Ethnic Conflicts Press Release
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  • May 4, 2010

    Mitigating Inter-Ethnic Conflict in the OSCE Region Hearing
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  • Apr 27, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Press Release
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  • Apr 21, 2010

    2009 OSCE Mediterranean Conference in Cairo is a Success: Highlights Importance of Revisiting Annual Conference Administration Article
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
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  • Jan 28, 2010

    ROOM CHANGE: Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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2009

  • Aug 18, 2009

    Commission Plays Leading Role at Parliamentary Assembly in Lithuania Article
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  • Jun 8, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Comment on Elections in Lebanon Press Release
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2008

  • Nov 12, 2008

    Georgia Debate and Mediterranean Forum Highlight OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Fall Meetings in Toronto Article
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  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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2007

  • Dec 7, 2007

    OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina Continues to Play a Constructive Role Article
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  • Oct 31, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing Examining Security in the 21st Century Press Release
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  • Oct 18, 2007

    Parliamentary Perspective of Challenges Facing Today’s Europe Hearing
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  • Jun 21, 2007

    Hon. Alcee L. Hastings (Chairman) - Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe Testimony
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  • Jun 20, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Energy Security in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • Mar 13, 2007

    Recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome Statement
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2005

  • May 31, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Chair Lauds Russia's Commitment to Withdraw Troops from Georgia Press Release
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  • May 23, 2005

    Helsinki Commission, Top U.N. Official to Discuss Human Rights Concerns in Kosovo Press Release
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  • Mar 15, 2005

    Russian Support for the Syrian Regime Statement
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  • Jan 18, 2005

    The Mediterranean Dimension Today: Seeds of Hope Article
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2004

  • Sep 15, 2004

    Hearing: Advancing U.S. Interests Through the OSCE Hearing
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  • Jun 15, 2004

    Hearing: The Middle East: Would the Helsinki Process Apply? Hearing
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  • Jun 9, 2004

    Promoting Democracy and Human Rights in the Middle East Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Apr 20, 2004

    Helsinki Commissioners Active at Parliamentary Assembly Winter Meeting Article
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  • Mar 23, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Highlights OSCE’s Military Dimension of Security Article
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  • Mar 16, 2004

    Hearing: Human Rights and Police Reform in Northern Ireland Hearing
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  • Feb 26, 2004

    Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Feb 11, 2004

    Briefing: OSCE's Contribution to European Security Briefing
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  • Feb 4, 2004

    Briefing Reviews OSCE Work on Combating Terrorism, Controlling Arms Transfers & Encouraging Military Transparency in Europe Press Release
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2003

  • Nov 26, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Reviews OSCE Dutch Leadership Article
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  • Sep 25, 2003

    Relatives Testify of Struggles to Resolve Missing Persons Cases in Former Yugoslavia Article
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  • Sep 3, 2003

    Hearing: The Dutch Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Aug 28, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Dutch Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Aug 6, 2003

    OSCE Holds First Annual Security Review Conference Article
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  • Aug 1, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Examines Plight of Internally Displaced Persons Article
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  • Jul 7, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Press Belgrade to Apprehend Indicted War Criminals, Cooperate with Hague Tribunal Article
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  • Jun 10, 2003

    Hearing: Internally Displaced Persons in the Caucasus Region and Southeastern Anatolia Hearing
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  • Jun 5, 2003

    No Place Like Home Plight of Internally Displaced Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Jun 2, 2003

    Human Rights in Chechnya Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Article
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2002

  • Nov 18, 2002

    Prospects for Change in Turkey Statement
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  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Sep 24, 2002

    Hearing: The Republic of Georgia: Democracy, Human Rights and Security Hearing
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  • Sep 19, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Democracy, Human Rights & Security in Georgia Press Release
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  • Jun 11, 2002

    Kosovo’s Human Rights Atmosphere Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • May 6, 2002

    Russian-Chechen War Focus of Hearing Press Release
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  • Mar 26, 2002

    Briefing: If the Cyprus Talks Fail Briefing
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2001

  • Dec 5, 2001

    Briefing: The Status of Cyprus Briefing
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  • Sep 25, 2001

    Hearing: Moldova: Are the Russian Troops Really Leaving? Hearing
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  • Sep 19, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Hearing to Examine Situation in Moldova Press Release
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  • Sep 5, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines International Civilian Policing Efforts Press Release
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  • Aug 22, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines International Civilian Policing Efforts, Training and Monitoring of Local Police Forces Press Release
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  • Jul 19, 2001

    Senate Adopts Campbell Resolution on Tenth Anniversary of Baltic Freedom from Soviet Rule Press Release
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  • Apr 26, 2001

    Senate Concurrent Resolution 34 Statement
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  • Mar 26, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Recent Developments in and around Kosovo Press Release
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2000

  • Nov 2, 2000

    Turkey and Possible Military Equipment Sales Statement
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  • Oct 30, 2000

    Russian Arms Sales to Iran Statement
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  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • Jun 13, 2000

    President Putin's Visit to Moldova Statement
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1999

  • Jan 15, 1999

    “Human Rights in Russia are headed down the wrong road” Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Chris Smith says Press Release
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1997

  • Feb 20, 1997

    Briefing: Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Briefing
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1996

  • Apr 26, 1996

    Report: US Helsinki Commission Delegation to Georgia and Azerbaijan Article
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1994

  • May 24, 1994

    Hearing: Russia and Its Neighbors Hearing
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  • May 6, 1994

    Briefing: Russia and NATO: Moscow's Foreign Policy and Partnership for Peace Briefing
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1993

  • Jun 10, 1993

    U.S. Human Rights Policy: Joint Hearing with House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Security, International Organizations and Human Rights Briefing
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  • Jun 10, 1993

    Briefing:U.S. Human Rights Policy: Joint Hearing with House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Security, International Organizations and Human Rights- Part 2 Briefing
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1988

  • Jun 23, 1988

    Hearing: Status of Conventional Stability Talks in Europe Hearing
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1987

  • May 1, 1987

    Report: The Miroslav Medvid Incident - Findings, Conclusions and Recommendations Article
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1986

  • Oct 1, 1986

    List of Organizations Involved in Exchange Programs with the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe Article
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  • Oct 1, 1986

    Hearing: Stockholm Meeting of the Conference on Confidence and Security Building Measures and Disarmament in Europe (CDE) Hearing
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1984

  • May 1, 1984

    Documents of the Soviet Groups to Establish Trust Between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. Article
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1981

  • Jul 22, 1981

    Hearing: Soviet Violation of Helsinki Finat Act: Invasion of Afghanistan Hearing
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