The bumpy road from norm-setting to implementation

The bumpy road from norm-setting to implementation The bumpy road from norm-setting to implementation Nadia Milanova 1 Reform is the talk of the day among people who work for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ( OSCE ), live for it and care about its future. Thirty years in existence is a period which is long enough to provide a sound basis for deliberations on the role, mission and structure of the organization. After all, it is not unusual to lead an international organization towards transformation in order to keep pace with the changing realities and newly emerging challenges. With the OSCE , however, the talks have been unfolding against growing apprehension that this road towards reform is a symptom of political divisions and a sign of attempts to entangle the organization in old-style agenda setting. The decision to commence discussions on the OSCE reform was taken at the Sofia Ministerial Council in December 2004 as a reaction to criticism levelled by Russia and other CIS countries. The Moscow and the Astana declarations argued that the OSCE is functionally flawed by focusing too narrowly on democracy issues at the expense of widescale European military-security issues and by perpetuating the geographic imbalance of the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Helsinki Monitor (in 2008 continued as Security and Human Rights) Brill

The bumpy road from norm-setting to implementation

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Publisher
Brill
Copyright
© 2005 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
0925-0972
eISSN
1571-814X
D.O.I.
10.1163/157181405775080957
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Abstract

The bumpy road from norm-setting to implementation Nadia Milanova 1 Reform is the talk of the day among people who work for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ( OSCE ), live for it and care about its future. Thirty years in existence is a period which is long enough to provide a sound basis for deliberations on the role, mission and structure of the organization. After all, it is not unusual to lead an international organization towards transformation in order to keep pace with the changing realities and newly emerging challenges. With the OSCE , however, the talks have been unfolding against growing apprehension that this road towards reform is a symptom of political divisions and a sign of attempts to entangle the organization in old-style agenda setting. The decision to commence discussions on the OSCE reform was taken at the Sofia Ministerial Council in December 2004 as a reaction to criticism levelled by Russia and other CIS countries. The Moscow and the Astana declarations argued that the OSCE is functionally flawed by focusing too narrowly on democracy issues at the expense of widescale European military-security issues and by perpetuating the geographic imbalance of the

Journal

Helsinki Monitor (in 2008 continued as Security and Human Rights)Brill

Published: Jan 1, 2005

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