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).

Economic Cooperation


2013

  • Jul 25, 2013

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold briefing on the New Silk Road Press Release
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2011

  • Feb 4, 2011

    Canada Considers Next Steps in Extractive Industry Transparency Article
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2010

  • Nov 30, 2010

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

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

    OSCE 2010 Informal Ministerial: Kazakhstan Persistence earns a Summit in Astana Article
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  • Aug 3, 2010

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

    The Future of an Efficient Eurasian Transit System Stopped Dead in its Tracks? Article
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  • Aug 2, 2010

    Statement on a resolution marking the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    OSCE Parlimentary Assembly Session in Oslo Statement
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    Wall Street Reform: U.S. Takes Leadership in Extractive Industries Transparency Statement
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    Senate Adopts Wall Street Reform Including Cardin-Lugar Provision to Increase Transparency and Attack Corruption Press Release
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  • Jul 5, 2010

    Senator Cardin to Lead Congressional Delegation to Norway Press Release
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  • Jun 22, 2010

    Cardin, Wicker Raise Rule of Law Case Ahead of US-Russia Summit Press Release
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  • Jun 3, 2010

    Eurasian Energy Resources and Energy Security Article
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  • Jun 1, 2010

    Hastings Meets Qatari Leaders on Energy, Peace, OSCE Agenda Press Release
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  • Apr 22, 2010

    Commissioners Draw Link between Energy Security and Human Rights Press Release
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  • Apr 22, 2010

    Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Event
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  • Apr 21, 2010

    2009 OSCE Mediterranean Conference in Cairo is a Success: Highlights Importance of Revisiting Annual Conference Administration Article
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  • Apr 20, 2010

    Natural Resource Charter Statement
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  • Apr 19, 2010

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Press Release
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  • Apr 6, 2010

    Briefing: Natural Resources, a National Responsibility Press Release
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  • Mar 16, 2010

    Commission Supports Continued Reform in Ukraine Press Release
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  • Mar 2, 2010

    Cardin, Lugar praise UK Energy Transparency Initiative Press Release
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  • Feb 15, 2010

    Cardin, U.S. Delegation Boost U.S.-Morocco Relationship Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
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  • Jan 28, 2010

    ROOM CHANGE: Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Jan 21, 2010

    More Power to More People: Lessons from West Africa on Resource Transparency Article
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  • Jan 21, 2010

    Hearing on Moldova Features Prime Minister Filat Press Release
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  • Jan 21, 2010

    Cardin, Lugar: U.S. should follow Norway’s transparency example Press Release
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  • Jan 20, 2010

    Chairman Cardin Meets with Prime Minister Djukanovic Press Release
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  • Jan 13, 2010

    Cardin, Lugar Support Iraq's Commitment to Transparency in Oil and Gas Industry Press Release
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  • Jan 12, 2010

    VIDEO: Energy Transparency Press Release
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2009

  • Dec 22, 2009

    Report on the 17th Economic and Environmental Forum (EEF) and the future of the OSCE’s Economic and Environmental Dimension Article
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  • Dec 6, 2009

    Watch: Helsinki Commission Releases Energy Engagement Video ahead of Copenhagen Meetings Press Release
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  • Dec 2, 2009

    Co-Chairs Welcome Ruling Recognizing Russia is Bound by Energy Charter Treaty Press Release
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  • Nov 17, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Statement on Death of Anti-Corruption Lawyer in Russia Press Release
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  • Nov 6, 2009

    Energy Security and the Future of the OSCE Mediterranean Dimension Headline OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Fall Meetings in Athens Article
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  • Nov 4, 2009

    “Where Walls Still Stand” -- Commission Marks 20th Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall Press Release
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  • Oct 6, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings to Lead U.S. Delegation to Climate Change Meeting in Athens Press Release
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  • Sep 29, 2009

    Helsinki Commission Urges Greater Reengagement in Balkans Press Release
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  • Sep 25, 2009

    Energy Security Through Transparency Act Statement
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  • Sep 9, 2009

    Commission, State Department Discuss Kazakhstan’s 2010 Chairmanship of OSCE Press Release
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  • Jul 29, 2009

    Cardin Calls for Human Rights to be Included in U.S.-China Dialogue Press Release
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  • Jun 28, 2009

    Helsinki Commissioners Urge Compromises in Bosnia Press Release
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  • Jun 3, 2009

    Co-Chairman Hastings Calls for Revenue Transparency Press Release
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  • May 20, 2009

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Chairman Cardin and Co-Chairman Hastings Welcome House Appointees Press Release
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  • Apr 8, 2009

    Cardin Says Obama Boldly Moving Forward to Restore U.S. Leadership and Credibility Abroad Press Release
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  • Jan 6, 2009

    China, Europe and the United States: Implications for the World Article
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2008

  • Dec 31, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Chairman Alcee L. Hastings Visits OSCE Mediterranean Partners to Advance Regional Cooperation Article
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  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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2007

  • Nov 5, 2007

    OSCE Chairman Addresses Helsinki Commission in Advance of Madrid Ministerial Article
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  • Oct 18, 2007

    Parliamentary Perspective of Challenges Facing Today’s Europe Hearing
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  • Oct 18, 2007

    Helsinki Commission Holds Hearing with OSCE PA President Göran Lennmarker Press Release
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  • Jun 25, 2007

    Pipeline Politics: Achieving Energy Security in the OSCE Region Hearing
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  • Jun 20, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Energy Security in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • Mar 19, 2007

    OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Convenes Winter Session Article
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  • Mar 13, 2007

    Recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome Statement
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2006

  • Apr 25, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Reviews Long-term Health and Safety Issues from Chornobyl Disaster Press Release
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2005

  • Jul 13, 2005

    The "Yukos Affair" and its Implications for Politics and Business in Russia Briefing
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  • Jul 11, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Impact of "Yukos Affair" on Russian Business Press Release
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  • Jul 5, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Hail OSCE PA Resolution Calling on Arab League to End Boycott of Israel Press Release
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  • Jun 21, 2005

    Meeting the Demographic Challenge and the Impact of Migration Article
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  • Mar 4, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Visit Ukraine Article
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  • Feb 17, 2005

    Supporting Normal Trade Relations Treatment for Ukraine--H.R. 885 Statement
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2004

  • Aug 31, 2004

    OSCE Economic Forum Focuses on Investment and Small Business Development Article
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  • Apr 20, 2004

    Helsinki Commissioners Active at Parliamentary Assembly Winter Meeting Article
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  • Feb 26, 2004

    Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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2003

  • Nov 21, 2003

    Business Climate in Ukraine Statement
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  • Aug 27, 2003

    U.S. Delegation Active in OSCE PA Rotterdam Annual Session Article
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  • Jun 5, 2003

    Hearing: Arming Rogue Regimes: The Role of OSCE Participating States Hearing
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  • Jun 4, 2003

    Briefing: Democracy, Human Rights and Justice in Serbia Today Briefing
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  • May 28, 2003

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

    Helsinki Commission Initiative Urges Bush to Use G-8 Summit as Platform to Combat Anti-Semitism Press Release
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  • Mar 11, 2003

    Speech Regarding Normalized Trade Relations with Serbia Montenegro Statement
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  • Mar 11, 2003

    Trade Relations with Serbia Montenegro Statement
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2002

  • Nov 18, 2002

    Prospects for Change in Turkey Statement
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  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • May 8, 2002

    Hearing: International Cooperation in the War on Terrorism Hearing
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  • May 3, 2002

    International Cooperation in the War on Terrorism Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Mar 26, 2002

    Briefing: If the Cyprus Talks Fail Briefing
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  • Feb 12, 2002

    Anti-Terrorism Conference Held in Bishkek Article
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2001

  • Dec 5, 2001

    Briefing: The Status of Cyprus Briefing
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  • Oct 31, 2001

    Hearing: Romania's Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 3, 2001

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward OSCE Hearing
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  • Jul 24, 2001

    U.S. Aid to Ukraine Statement
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  • Jun 27, 2001

    Twenty-Five Years of the Helsinki Commission Statement
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  • Jun 5, 2001

    Introduction of the International Anti-Corruption Act of 2001 Statement
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2000

  • Oct 30, 2000

    Russian Arms Sales to Iran Statement
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  • Sep 25, 2000

    Calling the President to Issue a Proclamation Recognizing 25th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • Jul 27, 2000

    25th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 20, 2000

    Briefing with Alexandr Nikitin Briefing
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  • Jun 13, 2000

    Hearing: Bosnia's Future Under the Dayton Agreement Hearing
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  • Jun 9, 2000

    Helsinki Final Act 25th Anniversary Resolution Statement
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  • Mar 23, 2000

    Hearing: The Impact of Organized Crime and Corruption on Democratic and Economic Reform Hearing
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  • Feb 1, 2000

    Hearing: Promoting and Protecting Democracy in Montenegro Hearing
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1999

  • Jul 15, 1999

    OSCE PA Delegation Trip Report Statement
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  • Feb 18, 1999

    Briefing: Civil Society, Democracy, and Markets in East Central Europe and the NIS: Problems and Perspectivies Briefing
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1997

  • Aug 1, 1997

    Report on the OSCE After the Lisbon Summit Article
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1996

  • Jul 10, 1996

    Hearing: Russia's Election: What Does It Mean? Hearing
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  • Jun 26, 1996

    Hearing: Bosnia: Should the OSCE Certify Conditions Exist for Free and Fair Elections? Hearing
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1995

  • Sep 19, 1995

    Hearing: Turkey-U.S. Relations: Potential and Perils Hearing
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  • Jul 10, 1995

    Briefing:Trade and Investment in Central Europe and the NIS Briefing
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  • Feb 17, 1995

    Briefing: US Assistance to Eastern Europe and the NIS Briefing
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1994

  • Oct 12, 1994

    Briefing: Democratization, Political and Economic Reform in East Central Europe (N/A) Briefing
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  • Sep 23, 1994

    Briefing: Economic Cooperation with Russia (N/A) Briefing
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  • Jul 29, 1994

    Briefing: Nagorno-Karabakh Briefing
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  • May 3, 1994

    Briefing: Doing Business in Russia and the NIS: Opportunities and Obstacles (N/A) Briefing
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1991

  • Jun 1, 1991

    Report: The Parliament's Responbility for Economic Development Report of the Central and Eastern European Interparliamentary Seminar Article
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1990

  • Jun 13, 1990

    Hearing: East-West Trade and the Helsinki Process (N/A) Hearing
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1988

  • May 10, 1988

    Hearing: Soviet Trade and Economic Reforms: Implications for U.S. Policy Hearing
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1987

  • Mar 19, 1987

    Hearing: Allocation of Resources in the Soviet Union and China Hearing
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1985

  • Nov 12, 1985

    Hearing: Examination of the Soviet Vessel "Marshal Konev" and Agricultural Commodities Relating to Grain Purchases Hearing
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1982

  • Apr 1, 1982

    Hearing: Soviet Involvement in the Polish Economy Hearing
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1980

  • Mar 6, 1980

    Hearing: Review of Implementation of Basket II of the Helsinki Final Act Hearing
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  • Jan 31, 1980

    Hearing: The Helsinki Forum and East-West Scientific Exchange Hearing
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1977

  • Jan 13, 1977

    Hearing: East-West Economic Cooperation--Basket II--Helsinki Final Act Hearing
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