United States FSC Chairpersonship 2021 January-April

United States FSC Chairpersonship 2021 January-April

 

Press Releases:

United States’ Chairpersonship will focus on fulfillment of commitments, rebuilding military transparency and confidence

VIENNA, 20 January 2021 — Fulfilling commitments and rebuilding confidence and transparency are key steps to addressing new and long-standing politico-military issues in the OSCE region, said United States Acting Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Bureau Ambassador Philip T. Reeker in his video message to open the United States Chairpersonship of the OSCE Forum for Security Co-operation (FSC). More…

NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence in focus at OSCE Forum for Security Co-operation meeting under United States Chairpersonship

VIENNA, 27 January 2021 — NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) and its role in European security was the focus of the OSCE’s Forum for Security Co-operation (FSC) meeting held online today under the Forum’s United States Chairpersonship. The discussion on eFP was the first Security Dialogue organized by the US FSC Chairpersonship. eFP refers to NATO’s enhanced forward presence in Central Europe, which is composed of four multinational battlegroups in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland. More…

U.S. Senior Bureau Official Bruce Turner Shares Ideas on Vienna Document Modernization

VIENNA, February 3, 2021 – U.S. Department of State Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Senior Bureau Official Bruce Turner met today with civil society and officials from the participating States of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) at the Forum for Security Cooperation (FSC) to discuss modernizing the Vienna Document, a fundamental agreement that allows for information sharing and confidence building measures across all 57 member states of the OSCE. More…

High-level event in Vienna to explore impact of security challenges in the OSCE area on military doctrines and armed forces

VIENNA, 4 February 2021 — Developments in the military doctrines of OSCE participating States and their impact on the region’s security will be the focus of the OSCE’s High-Level Military Doctrine Seminar (HLMDS) taking place online on 9 and 10 February. Approximately 200 high-level military officials and experts from the OSCE’s participating States and OSCE Partners for Co-operation will attend. Journalists are invited to these opening addresses online from 10:00 to 11:00 am (CET) on Tuesday, 9 February 2021. More…

OSCE High-Level Military Doctrine Seminar: Transparency and trust needed to rebuild confidence in face of complex European security challenges

VIENNA, 9 February 2021 — Fostering military transparency and building mutual confidence and trust among OSCE participating States is the aim of the two-day High-Level Military Doctrine Seminar, which opened today and was organized by the OSCE Forum for Security Co-operation (FSC) and chaired by the FSC Chairpersonship of the United States. More

Statements:

– OSCE High Level Military Doctrine Seminar Opening Remarks by General Tod D. Wolters

OSCE High Level Military Doctrine Seminar Additional Remarks by General Christopher Cavoli

 

 

Videos about the FSC:

– What is the FSC?

– U.S. OSCE FSC Chairpersonship

U.S. OSCE FSC Chairpersonship Goals

OSCE High-Level Military Doctrine Seminar (HLMDS)

– OSCE High Level Military Doctrine Seminar Opening Remarks by General Tod D. Wolters