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).

Environment


2012

  • Dec 4, 2012

    Olha Ajvazovska (Board Chair, Ukrainian Citizens Network OPORA) - OPORA Testimony
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2011

  • Feb 4, 2011

    Canada Considers Next Steps in Extractive Industry Transparency Article
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2010

  • Nov 15, 2010

    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
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  • Aug 3, 2010

    Commission Marks 35 Years of Helsinki Final Act Press Release
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  • Aug 2, 2010

    The Future of an Efficient Eurasian Transit System Stopped Dead in its Tracks? 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 11, 2010

    Red Hot Chile Peppers Arrive in Sub-zero Arctic Seed Vault Press Release
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  • Jul 5, 2010

    Senator Cardin to Lead Congressional Delegation to Norway Press Release
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  • Jun 3, 2010

    Eurasian Energy Resources and Energy Security Article
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  • Apr 22, 2010

    Commissioners Draw Link between Energy Security and Human Rights Press Release
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  • Apr 22, 2010

    Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Event
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  • Apr 20, 2010

    Natural Resource Charter Statement
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  • Apr 19, 2010

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Press Release
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  • Apr 15, 2010

    Natural Resources, a National Responsibility Briefing
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  • Apr 15, 2010

    Briefing: Natural Resources, a National Responsibility Event
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  • Apr 6, 2010

    Briefing: Natural Resources, a National Responsibility Press Release
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  • Mar 2, 2010

    Cardin, Lugar praise UK Energy Transparency Initiative Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
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  • Jan 21, 2010

    Cardin, Lugar: U.S. should follow Norway’s transparency example Press Release
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  • Jan 21, 2010

    More Power to More People: Lessons from West Africa on Resource Transparency Article
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  • Jan 12, 2010

    VIDEO: Energy Transparency Press Release
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2009

  • Dec 22, 2009

    Report on the 17th Economic and Environmental Forum (EEF) and the future of the OSCE’s Economic and Environmental Dimension Article
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  • Dec 6, 2009

    Watch: Helsinki Commission Releases Energy Engagement Video ahead of Copenhagen Meetings Press Release
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  • Nov 6, 2009

    Energy Security and the Future of the OSCE Mediterranean Dimension Headline OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Fall Meetings in Athens Article
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  • Oct 14, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Among First to Meet New Greek Prime Minister Press Release
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  • Oct 9, 2009

    U.S. Delegation Promotes International Climate Cooperation Press Release
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  • Oct 6, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings to Lead U.S. Delegation to Climate Change Meeting in Athens Press Release
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  • Sep 25, 2009

    Energy Security Through Transparency Act Statement
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  • Sep 23, 2009

    Commissioners Introduce Senate Energy Transparency Bill Press Release
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  • Jul 29, 2009

    Cardin Calls for Human Rights to be Included in U.S.-China Dialogue Press Release
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  • Jun 3, 2009

    Co-Chairman Hastings Calls for Revenue Transparency Press Release
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  • May 20, 2009

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Chairman Cardin and Co-Chairman Hastings Welcome House Appointees Press Release
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  • May 8, 2009

    **CANCELLED**Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Press Release
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  • Mar 10, 2009

    Green and Mean: Can the New U.S. Economy be both Climate-Friendly and Competitive? Hearing
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  • Mar 10, 2009

    Hearing on Climate Change and Trade Policies Event
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  • Mar 3, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Climate Change and Trade Policies Press Release
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2008

  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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  • Jul 21, 2008

    Uzbekistan Three Years after the Andijon Massacre Article
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  • May 6, 2008

    Hearing on Energy Security and the Environment Event
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  • May 6, 2008

    Clearing the Air, Feeding the Fuel Tank: Understanding the Link between Energy and Environmental Security Hearing
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  • May 1, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Energy Security and the Environment Press Release
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2007

  • Nov 5, 2007

    OSCE Chairman Addresses Helsinki Commission in Advance of Madrid Ministerial Article
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  • Oct 18, 2007

    Parliamentary Perspective of Challenges Facing Today’s Europe Hearing
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  • Jul 17, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin to Hold Hearing on Energy Security and Democracy Press Release
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  • Jun 25, 2007

    Pipeline Politics: Achieving Energy Security in the OSCE Region Hearing
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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 19, 2007

    OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Convenes Winter Session Article
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2006

  • Apr 25, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Reviews Long-term Health and Safety Issues from Chornobyl Disaster Press Release
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  • Apr 19, 2006

    Chornobyl: Consequences and Responses Press Release
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2004

  • Jan 16, 2004

    Strong Substance, Potent Politics Mark Historic Maastricht OSCE Ministerial Council Article
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2002

  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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2001

  • Dec 13, 2001

    Ambassador Stephan H. Minikes Statement
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  • Nov 13, 2001

    67th Anniversary of Ukraine Famine and 25th Anniversary of Ukraine Helsinki Group Statement
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  • Oct 31, 2001

    Hearing: Romania's Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Jun 5, 2001

    Hearing: Troubling Trends: Human Rights in Russia Hearing
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  • May 2, 2001

    Hearing: Ukraine at the Crossroads: Ten Years After Independence Hearing
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2000

  • Nov 1, 2000

    Tribute to David M. Evans Statement
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  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • Jul 20, 2000

    Briefing with Alexandr Nikitin Briefing
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  • Jul 20, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Urges Clinton to Raise Nikitin Persecution in G-8 Summit with Putin Press Release
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  • May 23, 2000

    Hearing: The Putin Path: Are Human Rights in Retreat? Hearing
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  • Feb 15, 2000

    Change in Croatia Statement
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  • Feb 2, 2000

    Briefing: Chechen Parliamentarians Briefing
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1999

  • Mar 26, 1999

    Russian Legislator Addresses Helsinki Commission Press Release
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  • Mar 24, 1999

    Briefing: Deputy Shishlov: The Decline in Human Rights, Rule of Law, Religious Liberty, and Environmental Safety in Russia Today Briefing
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1997

  • Aug 1, 1997

    Report on the OSCE After the Lisbon Summit Article
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1996

  • Apr 23, 1996

    Hearing: The Legacy of Chernobyl Hearing
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1989

  • Sep 28, 1989

    Hearing: Sofia CSCE Meeting on the Protection of the Environment Hearing
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1980

  • Jan 31, 1980

    Hearing: The Helsinki Forum and East-West Scientific Exchange Hearing
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