The Future of the OSCE

  • Friday, Jul 23, 2010
  • The Future of the OSCE

    The conference assessed OSCE's capabilities to ensure collective security in Europe and Eurasia and will discuss potential topics for the next OSCE Summit of Heads of State and Government. Conference panelists will also evaluate Kazakhstan's OSCE chairmanship during the first half of 2010.

    Conference Agenda

    The Future of the OSCE
    July 23, 2010

    8:30-9:00am Registration

    9:00am  Introductions:
    Janusz Bugajski, CSIS
    Erlan Idrissov, Embassy of Kazakhstan

    9:10-9:30am  Morning Keynote
    Moderator: Lawrence DeNardis, IND
    Madina Jarbussynova and Talgat Kaliyev, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan: Outcome of the OSCE Ministerial in Almaty

    9:30am-11:20am Panel 1: OSCE Security: Matching Missions with Capabilities
    Moderator: Janusz Bugajski, CSIS
    Erlan Idrissov, Embassy of Kazakhstan: The OSCE’s Eurasian Dimension
    Stephen Blank, U.S. Army War College: OSCE Confidence and Security Building Measures: Updating the Vienna Document 1999
    Sophia Philippidou, Embassy of Greece: The Corfu Process: Achievements and Prospects
    Anthony Pahigian, Department of State: U.S. Proposals for the Corfu Process

    11:30am-12:50pm Panel 2: Preparing the OSCE Summit Agenda
    Moderator: Margarita Assenova, IND
    Andrew Kuchins, CSIS: OSCE and Afghanistan
    Martha Olcott, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: Central Asian Security
    Talgat Kaliev, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan: Preparing the OSCE Summit Agenda
    Ariel Cohen, Heritage Foundation: Russia's Security Proposal
    Damon Wilson, Atlantic Council of U.S.: Strengthening the OSCE

    1:00-1:50pm: Lunch Keynote
    Keynote Speaker: OSCE's Role for Eurasian Security

    2:00-3:30pm Panel 3:  Assessing Six Months of Kazakhstan's OSCE Chair
    Moderator: Ariel Cohen, Heritage Foundation
    Julie Finley, Former U.S. Ambassador to OSCE: Overall Assessment
    Richard Weitz, Hudson Institute: Kyrgyzstan
    Vladimir Socor, Jamestown Foundation: Unresolved Conflicts
    Madina Jarbussynova, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan's Assessment (Human Dimension)

    3:30pm: Concluding Remarks
    Janusz Bugajski, CSIS
    Lawrence DeNardis, IND
     

     

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