Exchange with OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President at the IFSH Berlin Office

Picture from left to right: Anja Dahlmann, Rahimullah Kakar, Frank Evers, Stefan Wolff, Margareta Cederfelt, Tim Knoblau, Freyja Koci, Caspar Sieveking and Jonathan Demner (c) IFSH


On 16 December, representatives from the Centre for OSCE Research (CORE) at IFSH and the OSCE Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions met with the President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Margareta Cederfelt. Frank Evers, deputy head of CORE, presented on the IFSH's long-standing activities related to research and knowledge transfer both on and in cooperation with the OSCE. Stefan Wolff, OSCE Network co-coordinator and member of the University of Birmingham faculty, discussed opportunities for future cooperation between scientists from the OSCE Network and the Assembly’s parliamentarians. The subsequent discussion focused on current challenges for the work of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly. The event was moderated by Anja Dahlmann, head of the IFSH Berlin Office. Representatives from the Secretariat of the Parliamentary Assembly and the German Federal Foreign Office also participated in the discussion.

The meeting was part of Margareta Cederfelt’s two-day visit to Berlin, which included discussions with representatives from the German Bundestag, ministries, and research institutions.