Diplomats for Equality support the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 2018
Presentation by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Winter Meeting
Permanent Representative of Norway to the OSCE Ambassador Steffen Kongstad held the following presentation to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s General Committee on Political Affairs and Security, during the OSCE PA’s 16th Winter Meeting in Vienna 24 February 2017.
Norway to Chair the Security Committee
Ambassador Kongstad will chair the Security Committee in 2017, at the request of the Austrian OSCE-Chairmanship. In the first meeting of the Committee under his chairmanship, Kongstad underlined that Norway will focus especially on radicalisation and violent extremism, gender, as well as security sector governance and reform.
Major General Kristin Lund visits Vienna
Major General Kristin Lund visited Vienna this week to discuss issues related to Women, Peace and Security in the OSCE and participate in the Blue Helmet Forum Austria 2016 on Women in Peace Operations.