|Date: 25/06/2012 Time: 09:07:00 AM
The Organization for Security and Cooperation
Europe (OSCE) 2012 conference will take place at the Hofburg Congress Centre
in Vienna on Monday.
A prominent group of experts, think tank,s and OSCE delegates will discuss
new security challenges and the role of civil society in shaping a security
The opening speeches will be delivered by the OSCE Secretary General
Lamberto Zannier; the Permanent Representative of Ireland to the OSCE Eoin
O'Leary on behalf of the 2012 Irish Chairmanship of the OSCE; and the
President of the Foreign Policy and United Nations Association of Austria and
former Chancellor of the Republic of Austria Wolfgang Schussel.
Sessions will focus on developing new approaches to conventional arms
control, addressing protracted conflicts and facilitating reconciliation. Each
session will be followed by an open debate.