WASHINGTON —The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission) announced today the following briefing:
Mongolia Moves Toward Europe
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
210 Cannon House Office Building
The Government of Mongolia has announced its intention to seek status as a participating State in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). Mongolia has been an Asian Partner for Cooperation with the OSCE since 2004, and has expanded its cooperation with the European Union. Mongolia has also made particular strides in improving rule of law and democracy in its own country, and has stated its intention to abide by OSCE norms. At this briefing, the panelists will address what Mongolia’s bid to join Europe’s largest security organization could mean for both Mongolia and the OSCE.
His Excellency Khasbazaryn Bekhbat, Ambassador of Mongolia
Dr. Terrence Hopmann, Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
Mr. John Tkacik, President, China Business Intelligence