OSCE meeting in Berlin to focus on good governance, ways to reinforce security and stability through cooperation

By MCausevic

VIENNA/BERLIN, 13 May 2016 – Officials and experts from 57 OSCE participating States and 11 Partners for Co-operation countries, as well as high-level representatives from international organizations, civil society, academic and business community will meet from 19 to 20 May in Berlin to discuss good economic governance and labour migration in the OSCE area – the ways to reinforce security and stability through co-operation.

The meeting, part of the 24th OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum, will be opened by Gernot Erler, Special Representative of the Federal Government of Germany for the 2016 OSCE Chairmanship and Co-ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities Halil Yurdakul Yiğitgüden.

Keynote speakers will be Chairman of the Advisory Council and founder of Transparency International Peter Eigen, and Director of European and International Relations of ENGIE and Chair of the ICC Commission on Corporate Responsibility and Anti-corruption Denis Simonneau.

Journalists are invited to the opening session from 9:00 to 10:30 on Thursday, 19 May, at the Federal Foreign Office/Auswärtiges Amt, Werderscher Markt 1, Berlin. Journalists wishing to attend are required to send e-mail confirming their attendance to press@osce.org, no later than 14:00, 18 May.

The opening session will be streamed live at www.osce.org/live and www.diplo.de.

For interviews with other participants of the event, please send requests to press@osce.org. Follow the Forum on Twitter via #EEFOSCE. A detailed agenda can be accessed here.

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