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).

Croatia


2014

  • May 2, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission cites deterioration of media freedoms across OSCE region Press Release
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  • Mar 5, 2014

    Live Webcast: New Location: U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Developments in the Western Balkans and Policy Responses Press Release
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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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  • Jan 23, 2012

    Hon. Benjamin L. Cardin (Co-Chairman) - Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe Testimony
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  • Jan 18, 2012

    The Western Balkans and the 2012 NATO Summit Event
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  • Jan 13, 2012

    **REVISED: NEW DATE AND TIME: U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Western Balkans and the 2012 NATO Summit Press Release
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2011

  • Jul 29, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Welcomes Recognition of Romani Victims of Nazi Genocide; Urges Other European Nations to Act Press Release
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  • Jul 28, 2011

    U.S. Policy and the OSCE: Making Good on Commitments Hearing
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  • Jul 20, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Welcomes Arrest of Hadzic in Serbia Press Release
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2010

  • Dec 8, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Focuses on U.S. Support for Western Balkan Countries Press Release
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  • Dec 8, 2010

    The Western Balkans: Developments in 2010 and Hopes for the Future Hearing
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  • Dec 8, 2010

    Hearing on Challenges in Western Balkans Event
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  • Dec 2, 2010

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Challenges in Western Balkans Press Release
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  • Nov 30, 2010

    Cardin: OSCE Summit an Opportunity for Clinton, Kazakhstan on Human Rights Press Release
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  • 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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  • Sep 22, 2010

    Senate Committee Passes Cardin, Boxer, Brownback Bill Addressing Child Trafficking 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

    Statement on a resolution marking the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 27, 2010

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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  • Jun 14, 2010

    Legislation, Leadership Needed to Fight Human Trafficking Press Release
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  • Jun 9, 2010

    OSCE Representative Cites Threats to Free Media Statement
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  • May 4, 2010

    Mitigating Inter-Ethnic Conflict in the OSCE Region Hearing
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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

    Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Event
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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

  • Dec 30, 2009

    Corruption: A Problem that Spans the OSCE Region and Dimensions Article
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  • Oct 28, 2009

    Hearing on U.S. Policy toward OSCE Event
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  • Oct 22, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on U.S. Policy Toward OSCE Press Release
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  • Sep 29, 2009

    Helsinki Commission Urges Greater Reengagement in Balkans Press Release
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  • Sep 23, 2009

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Challenges in Western Balkans Press Release
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  • Sep 23, 2009

    Hearing on Challenges in Western Balkans Event
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  • Sep 17, 2009

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Statement upon Administration Decision on Missile Defense Press Release
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  • Apr 2, 2009

    The Western Balkans: Challenges for U.S. and European Engagement Hearing
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  • Apr 2, 2009

    Hearing on the Western Balkans Event
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  • Mar 27, 2009

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on the Western Balkans Press Release
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2008

  • Oct 24, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Condemns the Murder of Two Croatian Journalists in Car Bomb Attack Press Release
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  • Sep 25, 2008

    NATO Membership for Albania and Croatia Statement
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  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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  • Jul 30, 2008

    Congratulating Albania and Croatia on Being Invited to Begin Accession Talks with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Statement
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  • Mar 4, 2008

    NATO Enlargement and the Bucharest Summit Hearing
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  • Mar 4, 2008

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on NATO Englargement Event
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  • Feb 26, 2008

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on NATO Enlargement Press Release
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2006

  • Dec 7, 2006

    Southeastern Europe: Moving from Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide to Euro-Atlantic Integration Statement
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  • Jun 15, 2006

    Human Rights, Democracy, and Integration in South Central Europe Hearing
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  • Jun 7, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on South Central Europe Press Release
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  • Feb 10, 2006

    Helsinki Commissioners Praise Courage of Romani Plaintiffs in Czech Desegregation Case, Call for Intensified Integration of Roma in Schools Press Release
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2005

  • Dec 14, 2005

    Remarks by Christopher H. Smith on Recommending Integration of Croatia into NATO Statement
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  • Dec 14, 2005

    Remarks by Benjamin L. Cardin on Recommending Integration of Croatia into NATO Statement
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  • Jan 5, 2005

    Religious Freedom in Southeastern Europe Article
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2004

  • Jul 21, 2004

    Mass Murder of Roma at Auschwitz Sixty Years Ago Statement
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  • Mar 30, 2004

    Chairman Smith: Welcoming the Accession of Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Statement
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  • Mar 30, 2004

    Mr. Cardin: Welcoming the Accession of Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Statement
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  • Feb 26, 2004

    Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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2003

  • Dec 11, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Reviews Work of Tribunal for War Crimes in the former Yugoslavia Article
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  • Oct 27, 2003

    Briefing: OSCE Police-Related Activities Briefing
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  • Oct 7, 2003

    Briefing: The Path to Justice in Southeastern Europe Briefing
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  • Oct 1, 2003

    Yugoslav Tribunal President to Discuss Future of War Crimes Trials during Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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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 4, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Briefing to Examine Property Restitution and Compensation in Post-Communist Europe Press Release
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  • Aug 1, 2003

    Hearing: Missing Persons in Southeast Europe Hearing
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  • Jul 31, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Recalls Romani Holocaust Tragedy Press Release
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  • Jul 30, 2003

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Missing Persons in Southeast Europe Press Release
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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 27, 2003

    Certification of Assistance to Serbia Statement
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  • Jun 4, 2003

    Briefing: Democracy, Human Rights and Justice in Serbia Today Briefing
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  • May 30, 2003

    Arming Rogue Regimes & Terrorists Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • May 28, 2003

    War Crimes Prosecution, Human Rights in Serbia Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • May 15, 2003

    Briefing: Bringing Justice to Southeast Europe Briefing
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  • May 13, 2003

    Del Ponte to Survey Yugoslav Tribunal Status During Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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2002

  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Aug 1, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Recall Romani Holocaust Tragedy Press Release
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  • Jul 16, 2002

    Hearing: Property Restitution in Central and Eastern Europe: The State of Affairs for American Claimants Hearing
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  • Jul 10, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines State of Property Restitution for American Claimants Press Release
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2001

  • Sep 7, 2001

    Briefing: Domestic Violence in the OSCE Region Briefing
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  • Sep 5, 2001

    Hearing: Civilian Police and Police Training in Post-Conflict OSCE Areas Hearing
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  • Sep 5, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines International Civilian Policing Efforts Press Release
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  • Aug 24, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioners Play Key Role in United States Delegation to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Article
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  • Jul 24, 2001

    Amendment on Yugoslavia War Criminals Statement
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  • Jun 29, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Members React to Milosevic Developments Press Release
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  • Jun 5, 2001

    South Eastern Europe Regional Conference on Trafficking in Human Beings Statement
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  • Mar 26, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Recent Developments in and around Kosovo Press Release
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  • Jan 5, 2001

    Yugoslav Foreign Minister Assures Chairman Smith of Improved Human Rights Press Release
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2000

  • Oct 6, 2000

    Chairman Smith Urges Clinton to Support Rule of Law Against Indicted War Criminal Slobodan Milosevic Press Release
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  • Oct 1, 2000

    Report on Croatia's Parliamentary Elections Article
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  • Sep 25, 2000

    Serbia Democratization of 2000 Statement
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  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • Jun 14, 2000

    Members Call for Arrest of Indicted War Criminals Press Release
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  • Feb 15, 2000

    Change in Croatia Statement
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1999

  • Mar 25, 1999

    Hearing: The Long Road Home -- Struggling for Property Rights in Post-Communist Europe Hearing
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  • Mar 10, 1999

    The Serbia and Montenegro Democracy Act of 1999 Statement
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  • Feb 18, 1999

    Briefing: Civil Society, Democracy, and Markets in East Central Europe and the NIS: Problems and Perspectivies Briefing
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  • Jan 8, 1999

    Briefing: Bosnian Elections and the Role of the OSCE Briefing
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  • Jan 8, 1999

    Briefing: Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia: Electoral and Political Outlook for 1999 Briefing
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1998

  • Oct 13, 1998

    Concerning Properties Wrongfully Expropriated by Formerly Totalitarian Governments Statement
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  • May 13, 1998

    Briefing: Pluralism and Tolerance in Croatia Briefing
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1997

  • Dec 1, 1997

    Report on the 1997 OSCE Meeting on Human Dimesions Article
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  • Jun 12, 1997

    Briefing: The Human Rights Situation in Croatia Briefing
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  • Jun 1, 1997

    Report on Human Rights and the Process of NATO Enlargement Article
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  • Jun 1, 1997

    Report on the April 1997 Parliamentary, County, and Municipal Elections in Croatia Article
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  • Mar 21, 1997

    Briefing: The Current Situation in Croatia Briefing
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1996

  • Dec 12, 1996

    Briefing: Brcko and the Future of Bosnia Briefing
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  • Feb 1, 1996

    Report: 1995 Parliamentary Elections in Croatia Article
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1995

  • Oct 29, 1995

    The Parliamentary Elections in Croatia Article
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  • May 23, 1995

    Report: International Seminar on Tolerance Article
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1994

  • Oct 12, 1994

    Briefing: Democratization, Political and Economic Reform in East Central Europe (N/A) Briefing
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  • May 5, 1994

    Hearing: Human Rights in Kosovo, the Sandzak, and Vojvodina Hearing
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1993

  • Sep 1, 1993

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Croatia Article
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  • Jul 21, 1993

    Hearing: The Yugoslavia Conflict: Potential for Spillover in the Balkans Hearing
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1992

  • Dec 1, 1992

    Report: The U.S. Helsinki Commission Delegation to Hungary, Greece, Macedonia and Croatia (Nov. 11-17, 1992) Article
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  • Aug 1, 1992

    Report: Paliamentary and Presidential Elections in an Independent Croatia Article
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  • Feb 5, 1992

    Hearing: The Yugoslav Republics: Prospects for Peace and Human Rights Hearing
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1991

  • Oct 31, 1991

    Hearing: The Conflict in Yugoslavia Hearing
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1990

  • Apr 7, 1990

    Congressional Delegation Visit to Yugoslavia, Romania and Bulgaria Article
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  • Apr 1, 1990

    April and May 1990 Elections in Slovenia and Croatia Article
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