• Cornelius Friesendorf confirmed as Co-ordinator of the OSCE Network

    Dr. habil. Cornelius Friesendorf

    The members of the OSCE Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions have again elected Cornelius Friesendorf as the Network Co-ordinator. The election was unanimous. Friesendorf is Head of the Ce…

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  • Essay competition: Submit your work to win!

    Peace in Europe: strong ideas wanted!

    Under 35 and interested in military security in Europe? Write an essay summarising your ideas and send it to us for a chance to win €3,000 and present your work in Vienna!

    The OSCE and IFSH, together…

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  • Dialogue in Berlin: CORE Team Attends Talks on EU Partner Nations

    Dr. Frank Evers, Dr. habil. Cornelius Friesendorf, Dr. Anna Kreikemeyer

    To the East or to the West? The post-Soviet nations of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine are facing the question of how to model their own political systems—on Russia or on…

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  • Germany's role in the world - citizens' event

    Dr. Cornelius Friesendorf

    Should Germany play a more prominent role in foreign and security policy? And what does it mean for Germany to accept greater responsibility? Does taking on more responsibility include sending more…

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  • IFSH coaches Albanian diplomats in Tirana

    Dr. Frank Evers

    In preparation for the Albanian OSCE Chairmanship in 2020, the IFSH’s Centre for OSCE Research (CORE/IFSH) conducted a special two-day training course on “Preparing for the 2020 Albanian OSCE…

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  • New Publication: OSCE Yearbook 2018

    Ursel Schlichting

    The new OSCE Yearbook has been published. This time it focuses on the Western Balkans/South Eastern Europe. The Yearbook contains contributions on the prospects of EU accession for Albania and Serbia,…

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  • New Publication: British Operations Among the People and Civilian Risk

    Dr. habil. Cornelius Friesendorf

    Debates on military intervention and small wars often include the claim that soldiers should operate among civilians in order to avoid civilian casualties and to protect civilians against third-party…

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  • Power Breakfast on OSCE Network RISK Study, Vienna

    Intense Debate at Power Breakfast on OSCE Network RISK Study, Vienna 12 February 2019

     

    Early in the morning of 12 February, diplomatic Vienna witnessed an intense debate on the report “Reducing the…

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  • Central Asia Day

    On 7 December, IFSH organized the Fifth Interdisciplinary Central Asia Day, which addressed “New Tendencies in and around Central Asia: Domestic Developments, Regional Cooperation and External…

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  • New publication: Gendarmeries in Multinational Operations

    Cornelius Friesendorf (2017): Gendarmeries in Multinational Operations, in: Journal of International Peacekeeping 21: 1-2, p. 125-151. DOI:10.1163/18754112-0210100

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