Published online by Cambridge University Press: 27 February 2017
The Heads of State of the OSCE met to assess the situation and establish a cooperative foundation for common security; respect for human rights; early warning, conflict prevention, crisis management and post-conflict rehabilitation; arms control; freedom of the press and media; identification and assessment of security-related economic, social and environmental problems; noting achievements of the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina; supporting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia; noting the improving situations in Moldova and Chechnya; noting the need for further dialogue with Mediterranean partners, Japan and South Korea; future meetings
* Reproduced from OSCE DOC.S/1/96, December 3, 1996.
[The Conference on Security and Co-Operation in Europe (CSCE) Helsinki Final Act, August 1, 1975, appears at 14 I.L.M. 1292 (1975); the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe, November 19, 1990, appears at 30 I.L.M. 1 (1991); and the CSCE Charter of Paris appears at 30 I.L.M. 190 (1991).
[OSCE Summits have been held every two years since 1990 and are designed to provide Heads of State or Government with the opportunity to set priorities for the organization. The Helsinki Summit Declaration, July 10, 1992, appears at 31 I.L.M. 1385 (1992); and the Budapest Summit Declaration, December 6, 1994, appears at 34 I.L.M. 764 (1995).]