Links

Delegation of the European Union

The Delegation of the European Union to the International Organisations in Vienna plays an important role in Germany's OSCE activities. EU member states coordinate their positions on all relevant issues discussed in OSCE fora. Therefore, in general the German standpoint is aligned with the EU statements that are regulary updated on the EU's delegation website.

Delegation of the European Union

German Institute for International and Security Affairs

The German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik) in Berlin informs about research on international policy as well as on foreign and security policy.

The German Council on Foreign Relations

The German Council on Foreign Relations (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik) is Germany's national foreign policy network.

The Centre for OSCE Research (CORE)

The Centre for OSCE Research (CORE), which is part of the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg (IFSH), is the only institution specifically dedicated to research on the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).


The IFSH’s research agenda ranges across questions of European security, arms control, transition processes in Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia, the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy, and most prominently, transnational risks and threats and aspects of global governance.

CORE

Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF)

From security training and the recruitment of civilian experts for OSCE, EU, or UN missions to policy advice for subcommittees of the Bundestag – the Center for International Peace Operations provides “one-stop” services and expertise on peace operations.

ZIF’s integrated approach, combining training, human resources, and analysis under one roof, is internationally recognized as a leading model.

ZIF

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)

In 2007 the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) took up its work in Vienna, building on the work of the European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia (EUMC). The Fundamental Rights Agency has three key functions: to collect information and data; provide advice to the European Union and its Member States and promote dialogue with civil society to raise public awareness of fundamental rights.

European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI)

The ECMI in Flensburg, founded in 1996 by the goverments of Denmark, Germany and the German Land of Schleswig Holstein, informs about minorities issues in Europe.

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OSCE

Entrance, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

To learn more about the OSCE please visit the website of the Federal Foreign Office and the OSCE:

Federal Foreign Office

OSCE

Other German representations in Vienna

Visit the websites of the German Embassy in Vienna and the German Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Vienna:

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Vienna

Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Office of the United Nations and to other International Organizations in Vienna