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October 2009 Statements

10/29/2009 – Permanent Council Response to Report of ODIHR Director (PDF – 87KB) Response to the Report of the Representative on Freedom of the Media (PDF – 80KB) Response to the Report by the High Commissioner on National Minorities (PDF – 84KB) Statement on Murder of Ingushetian Opposition/Human Rights Activist, Maksharip Aushev (PDF – 82KB) Statement on the Release of the 2009 Religious Freedom Report (PDF – 122KB) Response to the EU’s Statement on the Death Penalty (PDF – 92KB) 10/22/2009 – Permanent Council Response to the Head of the OSCE Presence in Albania (PDF – 79KB) Response to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Lithuania (PDF – 108KB) Statement on the Upholding of Yevgeniy Zhovtis’ Conviction (PDF – 97KB) 10/15/2009 – Permanent Council Response to the 2010 Unified Budget Proposal (PDF – 84KB) Response to the Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova (PDF – 151KB) Response to the OCEEA Report (PDF – 147KB) Statement on Turkmenistan’s Perennial Absence from the HDIM (PDF – 172KB) Statement on the Signing of the Protocols by Armenia and Turkey (PDF – 136KB) 10/14/2009 – FSC/PC Response to the Deputy ISAF Commander (PDF – 95KB)
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September 2009 Statements

09/24/2009 – Permanent Council Response to Kyrgyz Minister of Interior (PDF – 78KB) Response to the Secretary General’s Report on the Implementation of the 2004 OSCE Action Plan for the Promotion of Gender Equality (PDF – 104KB) Statement on the Geneva Discussions on Georgia (PDF – 77KB) 09/17/2009 – Permanent Council Response to Report on Border Security by CPC Director (PDF – 79KB) Statement on Human Rights in Uzbekistan (PDF – 71KB) Statement on Albanian Parliamentary Elections (PDF – 79KB) 09/15/2009 – Joint FSC/Permanent Council Statement on the 2009 Annual Security Conference (PDF – 84KB) 09/10/2009 – Permanent Council Response to Head of OSCE Mission in Kosovo (PDF – 155KB) Statement on Sentencing of Human Rights Defender in Kazakhstan (PDF – 70KB) Appointment of United States OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair (PDF – 145KB) 09/03/2009 – Permanent Council Response to the Head of the OSCE Center in Ashgabat (PDF – 152KB) Response to the CiO Personal Representative on Dayton Accords, Article IV Implementation (PDF – 72KB) Statement on Violence Against Journalists and Human Rights Defenders in Russia (PDF – 77KB) Statement on the Situation in Georgia (PDF – 151KB) Statement on Media Freedom in Kazakhstan (PDF – 79KB) Statement on Media Freedom in Uzbekistan (PDF – 77KB)
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July 2009 Statements

07/30/09 – Permanent Council Statement on the Anniversary of the Georgia Conflict (PDF – 166KB) Response to Head of Mission in Skopje (PDF – 146KB) Response to High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina (PDF – 152KB) Statement on Extension of the EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia (PDF – 149KB) Statement on the Presidential Election in Kyrgyzstan (PDF – 153KB) 07/23/09 – Permanent Council Statement on the Declaration on Violent Hate Incidents in the OSCE Region (PDF – 80KB) Statement on Death of Journalist in Kyrgyzstan (PDF – 137KB) Statement on Arrest and Detention of two NGO Leaders in Azerbaijan (PDF – 142KB) Response to the EU’s Statement on the Death Penalty (PDF – 93KB) Chargé d’Affaires Kyle Scott’s Response to Farewell Remarks (PDF – 70KB) 07/16/09 – Permanent Council Response to Ambassador Schmidt, Head of Office in Minsk (PDF – 147KB) Response to Ambassador Sergey Kapinos, Head of Office in Yerevan (PDF – 149KB) Statement on Meeting of the JIPRM for the Abkhazia Region (PDF – 150KB) Statement on Internet Law in Kazakhstan (PDF – 147KB) Statement on Killing of Human Rights Activist Natalya Estemirova (PDF – 141KB) 07/09-10/09 – Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Freedom of Religion or Belief Session 1: From Commitments to Implementation: Freedom of Religion or Belief in the OSCE Area (PDF – 72KB) Session 2: Status of Religious or Belief Communities (PDF – 56KB) Session 3: Places of Worship (PDF – 57KB) 07/09/09 – Permanent Council Response to Head of Office in Baku (PDF – 65KB) Response to Coordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings (PDF – 62KB) Statement on Elections in Bulgaria (PDF – 60KB) 07/02/09 – Permanent Council Response to Representative on Freedom of the Media (PDF – 89KB) Statement on Georgia (PDF – 83KB) ...
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June 2009 Statements

06/23-24/2009 – Annual Security Review Conference Remarks delivered to the Opening Session (PDF – 124KB) 06/18/2009 – Permanent Council Response to High Commissioner on National Minorities (PDF – 78KB) Response to the OSCE Project Coordinator in Uzbekistan (PDF – 87KB) Release of the 2009 Trafficking in Persons Report (PDF – 70KB) 06/17/2009 – Joint FSC/Permanent Council Response to the Geneva Co-Chairs and Head of the EUMM (PDF – 86KB) 06/11/2009 – Permanent Council Response to Ambassador Hakala, Head of the OSCE Mission to Georgia (PDF – 89KB) Response to Ambassador Kopaj, OSCE Project Coordinator in Ukraine (PDF – 82KB) Statement on Municipal Elections in Yerevan (PDF – 78KB) 06/04/2009 – Permanent Council Response to Head of Center in Astana Amb. Alexandre Keltchewsky (PDF – 80KB) Response to Foreign Minister Samuel Zbogar of Slovenia (PDF – 104KB) Response to Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin (PDF – 86KB) Response to the Secretary General on the Alliance of Civilizations (PDF – 73KB)
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May 2009 Statements

05/28/2009 – Permanent Council Response to EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Peter Semneby (PDF – 84KB) Response to the Secretary General’s 2010 Program Outline Presentation (PDF – 94KB) Statement on Observation of the July 2009 Kyrgyzstan Election (PDF – 81KB) Response to the EU’s Statement on the Death Penalty (PDF – 92KB) 05/14/2009 – Permanent Council Response to HoM in Tajikistan, Ambassador Vladimir Pryakhin (PDF – 81KB) Response to OSCE Head of Action Against Terrorism Unit Raphael Perl (PDF – 81KB) Response to Major General Kasym Gafarov (PDF – 78KB) Reply to the Russian Federation on Media Freedom in the U.S.(PDF – 99KB) Statement on OSCE Presence in Georgia (PDF – 87KB) Statement on the Increasing Number of Attacks on Roma (PDF – 70KB) Response to the EU’s Statement on the Death Penalty (PDF – 90KB) 05/07/2009 – Permanent Council Response to Head of Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina (PDF – 70KB) Response to Head of Center in Bishkek (PDF – 70KB) Statement on Attack on Armenian Journalist (PDF – 75KB) Statement on Kazakhstan Internet Draft Law (PDF – 72KB) Statement on Russian Actions in Georgia (PDF – 84KB) Second Intervention on Georgia (in response to Remarks from Russian Delegation) (PDF – 80KB) 05/04-05/09/2009 – Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) on Hate Crimes Session 1: Effective Implementation of Legislation (PDF – 92KB) Session 2: Improving the Policing and Prosecution of Hate Crimes (PDF – 77KB) OSCE Conference website on the SHDM
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