1st Edition

The Operational Role of the OSCE in South-Eastern Europe
Contributing to Regional Stability in the Balkans



ISBN 9781138727878
Published November 6, 2019 by Routledge
172 Pages

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This title was first published in 2001. An authoritative look at the operational role of the OSCE in South-Eastern Europe, this book provides in-depth examination of the efforts of an international organization to contribute to regional stability in the volatile Balkans in the 1990s. Essential reading for students and academics of international relations and specialists on South-Eastern Europe.

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Contents: Foreword, Joseph Deiss; Opening Address, Einar Bull; Introductory remarks 1, Marianne Von Grünigen; Introductory Remarks II, Margrit Wästfelt. The Operational Activities of the OSCE in South-Eastern Europe: A success story: the United Nations transitional authority for Eastern Slavonia, Willy Hanset. Croatia, Ambassador Bernard Poncet; Bosnia and Herzegovina: status report, Robert L. Barry; The operational role of the OSCE in the field of peace-building: the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Marianne Ducasse-Rogier; Albania: status report, Geert-Hinrich Ahrens; Kosovo: status report, Dan Everts; The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: status report, Carlo Ungaro; The operational role of the OSCE in the field of conflict prevention: an assessment of the spill-over monitor mission to Skopje (Macedonia), Emeric Rogier. The Development of Regional Stability in South-Eastern Europe: The OSCE and the stability pact for South Eastern Europe, Victor-Yves Ghebali; The cooperation between international organizations in the management of the third Yugoslav war, Eric Remacle; The 1999 Istanbul Charter for European Security: a critical assessment, Victor-Yves Ghebali. Concluding remarks, Erik Pierre; Concluding address, Louis Michel; Appendices; Index.

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’...a very useful contribution to the development of the know-how for making culture of prevention operative. One can start reading this book at any one...of the articles. Those interested in the situation in South-Eastern Europe and/or in the problems of conflict prevention and crisis management will end up reading them all. The articles provide not only insights into complexities of crisis situations in this part of Europe, but there is something to learn from this book for the OSCE...[and] for all who want to contribute to a more efficient culture of prevention.’ Dr Wilhelm Höynck, CSCE/OSCE Secretary General (1993-96) ’...provides an in-depth examination of the efforts of an international organisation to contribute to regional stability in the volatile Balkans during the 1990s. It will be essential reading for students and academics in the fields of international relations and conflict resolution and specialists in South-Eastern Europe.’ European Access