Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe


UNITED STATES HELSINKI COMMISSION

An independant agency of the United States Government charged with monitoring and encouraging compliance with the Helsinki Final Act and other commitments of the 55 countries participating in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

Germany


2014

  • Nov 17, 2014

    Persistent Anti-Semitism in OSCE Region Threatens Security and Stability, Says U.S. Helsinki Commission Press Release
    » more info
  • Nov 5, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Welcomes Candidacies of Germany, Austria for Future OSCE Chairs Press Release
    » more info
  • May 16, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Commemorates Romani Revolt at Auschwitz, Deportation of Hungarian Jews Press Release
    » more info

2012

  • Nov 21, 2012

    Helsinki Commission Welcomes Unveiling of Berlin Memorial for Romani Genocide Victims Article
    » more info
  • Feb 28, 2012

    Live Webcast and Witness added: U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold Hearing on Missing Persons with Queen Noor Press Release
    » more info
  • Jan 23, 2012

    Hon. Benjamin L. Cardin (Co-Chairman) - Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe Testimony
    » more info
  • Jan 19, 2012

    The Western Balkans and the 2012 NATO Summit Hearing
    » more info
  • Jan 18, 2012

    The Western Balkans and the 2012 NATO Summit Event
    » more info
  • Jan 17, 2012

    REVISED: Live Webcast: U.S. Helsinki Commission Hearing on Western Balkans and the 2012 NATO Summit Press Release
    » more info
  • Jan 13, 2012

    **REVISED: NEW DATE AND TIME: U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Western Balkans and the 2012 NATO Summit Press Release
    » more info

2011

  • Dec 20, 2011

    Chairman Smith’s Belarus Democracy and Human Rights Act of 2011 Passes, Goes to White House Press Release
    » more info
  • Dec 19, 2011

    Chairman Smith Calls for Final Passage of Belarus Democracy and Human Rights Act of 2011 Press Release
    » more info
  • Dec 16, 2011

    Chairman Smith to Hold Press Conference on Belarus Press Release
    » more info
  • Dec 16, 2011

    Chairman Smith Statement on One Year Since Brutal Election Crackdown in Belarus Press Release
    » more info
  • Sep 9, 2011

    Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising Statement
    » more info
  • Jul 29, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Welcomes Recognition of Romani Victims of Nazi Genocide; Urges Other European Nations to Act Press Release
    » more info
  • Jul 28, 2011

    U.S. Policy and the OSCE: Making Good on Commitments Hearing
    » more info

2010

  • Nov 30, 2010

    Cardin: OSCE Summit an Opportunity for Clinton, Kazakhstan on Human Rights Press Release
    » more info
  • Nov 15, 2010

    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
    » more info
  • Nov 1, 2010

    OSCE 2010 Informal Ministerial: Kazakhstan Persistence earns a Summit in Astana Article
    » more info
  • Sep 22, 2010

    Senate Committee Passes Cardin, Boxer, Brownback Bill Addressing Child Trafficking Press Release
    » more info
  • Aug 3, 2010

    Commission Marks 35 Years of Helsinki Final Act Press Release
    » more info
  • Aug 2, 2010

    Statement on a resolution marking the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
    » more info
  • Jul 27, 2010

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
    » more info
  • Jun 14, 2010

    Legislation, Leadership Needed to Fight Human Trafficking Press Release
    » more info
  • Jun 2, 2010

    U.S. and European Parliamentarians Press for Minority Gains Press Release
    » more info
  • Jun 1, 2010

    Transatlantic Minority Political Leadership Conference – News Conference Press Release
    » more info
  • May 25, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings, Smith Call for Action on Holocaust-Era Property Press Release
    » more info
  • May 25, 2010

    Holocaust Era Assets – After the Prague Conference Hearing
    » more info
  • May 25, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Holocaust Era Assets Event
    » more info
  • May 18, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Holocaust Era Assets Press Release
    » more info
  • May 4, 2010

    Commissioners Call for Political Leadership to Prevent Inter-Ethnic Conflicts Press Release
    » more info
  • May 4, 2010

    Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Event
    » more info
  • May 4, 2010

    Mitigating Inter-Ethnic Conflict in the OSCE Region Hearing
    » more info
  • Apr 27, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Press Release
    » more info
  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
    » more info
  • Jan 29, 2010

    65th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz Statement
    » more info
  • Jan 28, 2010

    ROOM CHANGE: Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
    » more info
  • Jan 27, 2010

    The Year in Review: OSCE Human Dimension Activities in 2009 Article
    » more info

2009

  • Dec 30, 2009

    Corruption: A Problem that Spans the OSCE Region and Dimensions Article
    » more info
  • Dec 6, 2009

    Watch: Helsinki Commission Releases Energy Engagement Video ahead of Copenhagen Meetings Press Release
    » more info
  • Nov 17, 2009

    Hastings Continues to Lead on Minority Political Participation at UN Forum Press Release
    » more info
  • Nov 4, 2009

    “Where Walls Still Stand” -- Commission Marks 20th Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall Press Release
    » more info
  • Oct 28, 2009

    Hearing on U.S. Policy toward OSCE Event
    » more info
  • Oct 22, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on U.S. Policy Toward OSCE Press Release
    » more info
  • Jun 8, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Comment on Right-Wing Victories in European Union Parliamentary Elections Press Release
    » more info

2008

  • Dec 19, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Welcomes Groundbreaking of Romani Memorial in Berlin Press Release
    » more info
  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
    » more info
  • Mar 12, 2008

    Hastings and Wexler Laud Passage of Holocaust Archives Legislation Press Release
    » more info

2007

  • Jun 20, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Energy Security in the OSCE Region Press Release
    » more info
  • Mar 28, 2007

    House Foreign Affairs Committee Unanimously Reports Out Hastings Resolution Calling for the Opening Up of Holocaust Archives Press Release
    » more info
  • Mar 13, 2007

    Recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome Statement
    » more info

2004

  • Jul 21, 2004

    Mass Murder of Roma at Auschwitz Sixty Years Ago Statement
    » more info
  • Apr 16, 2004

    Powell Urged to Attend Berlin Conference on Anti-Semitism Press Release
    » more info
  • Mar 26, 2004

    Powell Announces Helsinki Commission Members Among U.S. Delegation to Anti-Semitism Conference Press Release
    » more info
  • Feb 26, 2004

    Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
    » more info

2003

  • Oct 16, 2003

    Commission Members Address OSCE Meeting Press Release
    » more info
  • Jul 31, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Recalls Romani Holocaust Tragedy Press Release
    » more info
  • Jul 15, 2003

    Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 1950, the Foreign Relations Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2004 and 2005 - Rep. Smith Statement
    » more info
  • Jul 3, 2003

    Floor Statement in Support of H. Con. Res. 49 Condemning Anti-Semitism in Europe - Rep. Smith Statement
    » more info
  • Jul 3, 2003

    Floor Statement in Support of H. Con. Res. 49 Condemning Anti-Semitism in Europe - Rep. Cardin Statement
    » more info
  • Jul 3, 2003

    Floor Statement in Support of H. Con. Res. 49 Condemning Anti-Semitism in Europe - Rep. Hastings Statement
    » more info
  • Jul 3, 2003

    Floor Debate of H. Con. Res. 49 Condemning Anti-Semitism in Europe Statement
    » more info
  • May 28, 2003

    Full Text of Congressional Letter to President Bush Concerning anti-Semitism Press Release
    » more info
  • May 28, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Initiative Urges Bush to Use G-8 Summit as Platform to Combat Anti-Semitism Press Release
    » more info
  • Mar 6, 2003

    OSCE Parliamentarians Vow to Confront Anti-Semitism Article
    » more info
  • Feb 28, 2003

    Report: Special Meeting on Anti-Semitism Article
    » more info
  • Feb 19, 2003

    Condemning Anti-Semitism Statement
    » more info

2002

  • Dec 18, 2002

    Parliamentary Forum Launches Process to Confront Anti-Semitism Article
    » more info
  • Dec 4, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Hosts Forum on Confronting and Combating anti-Semitism Press Release
    » more info
  • Nov 19, 2002

    U.S. Delegation Pursues Broad Agenda at Berlin Parliamentary Assembly Session Article
    » more info
  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
    » more info
  • Aug 6, 2002

    Berlin Forum Highlights Disturbing Rise in Anti-Semitism Article
    » more info
  • Aug 1, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Recall Romani Holocaust Tragedy Press Release
    » more info
  • Jul 16, 2002

    Hearing: Property Restitution in Central and Eastern Europe: The State of Affairs for American Claimants Hearing
    » more info
  • Jul 9, 2002

    Concerning Rise in Anti-Semitism in Europe Statement
    » more info
  • Jun 17, 2002

    Hearing Addresses Dramatic Increase in Anti-Semitic Attacks Across Europe Article
    » more info
  • May 22, 2002

    Hearing: Escalating Anti-Semitic Violence in Europe Hearing
    » more info

2001

  • Dec 18, 2001

    Do Registration Requirements Thwart Religious Freedom? Statement
    » more info
  • Nov 16, 2001

    Roadblock to Religious Liberty: Religious Registration Policies in the OSCE Region Article
    » more info
  • Oct 11, 2001

    Briefing: Religious Registration in the OSCE Region Briefing
    » more info
  • Aug 3, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioners Remember Romani Holocaust Press Release
    » more info

2000

  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
    » more info
  • Jul 20, 2000

    Freedom of Religion Remains in Peril Press Release
    » more info
  • Jul 19, 2000

    Briefing: Religious Liberty: The Legal Framework in Selected OSCE Countries Briefing
    » more info

1997

  • Dec 1, 1997

    Report on the 1997 OSCE Meeting on Human Dimesions Article
    » more info

1993

  • Sep 1, 1993

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Unified Germany Article
    » more info

1990

  • Apr 3, 1990

    Hearing: CSCE Process (N/A) Hearing
    » more info
  • Apr 3, 1990

    Hearing: German Unification and the CSCE Process Hearing
    » more info
  • Mar 18, 1990

    Report on Elections in the German Democratic Republic Article
    » more info

1988

  • Dec 1, 1988

    Report: Reform and Human Rights in Eastern Europe Article
    » more info