|By PR Newswire||
|December 27, 2012 03:27 AM EST||
KYIV, Ukraine, December 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
The newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Leonid Kozhara reassured he was prepared to furnish efficient chairmanship of his country in the OSCE. In his conversation with the OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier, Kozhara confirmed Ukraine's 2013 OSCE chairmanship agenda, which was announced earlier this year.
Ukraine will take over the one-year OSCE chairmanship in January 2013. The decision was approved by the Ministerial Council of the OSCE participating states. The function of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office will be exercised by the foreign minister of the chairing country.
As OSCE 2013 chair Ukraine aims to address both the long-standing and new challenges the OSCE member states face. They include early conflict prevention, solving longtime conflicts, post conflict restoration, overall regional safety and stability. Additionally, the country will pay attention to energy safety issues, strengthening of the democratic institutions and reviving the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe. The latter is considered the backbone of stability in the region since it puts the limits on the amount of weaponry allowed in Europe. These issues have been identified as Ukraine's goals by the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych in his speech at the 67th UN General Assembly in New York in September 2012.
Earlier this year, former Foreign Minister and now Vice Prime Minister Kostyantyn Gryshchenko stressed the following: "Ukraine sees merit in initiating a new dialogue within the OSCE aimed at elaborating fundamental principles of future conventional arms control applicable to all OSCE participating States." The minister also reiterated Ukraine's commitment to facilitate negotiations and settlement of the Transnistrian conflict. Transnistria is a Moldovan breakaway territory on the south-western border of Ukraine.
Ukraine also intends to become instrumental in the Geneva International Discussions over South Caucasus. The region is sore with three frozen conflicts - in Abkhazia, Nagorno-Karabakh, and South Ossetia.
Being the world's largest regional security organization, OSCE includes 57 member states in Europe, Central Asia and North America. Conflict prevention, crisis management and post-conflict restorative works are the main political goals of the organization.
SOURCE Worldwide News Ukraine
As cloud gives an opportunity to businesses to buy services externally - how is cloud impacting your customers? In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Fabio Gori, Director of Worldwide Cloud Marketing at Cisco, will provide answers to big questions: Do you see hybrid cloud as where the world is going? What benefits does it bring? And how does Cisco connect all of these clouds? He will also te...
Oct. 31, 2014 07:00 PM EDT Reads: 855
Can we look to the paradigm of cloud computing from a completely different perspective? In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Gundars Kulups, Sales Director at DEAC, will discuss what we can learn from our dining habits when choosing a cloud solution. Gundars Kulups is Sales Director at DEAC, full service data center operator. An IT expert, he specializes in European countries and has worke...
Oct. 31, 2014 07:00 PM EDT Reads: 723
SYS-CON Events announced today that Aria Systems, the recurring revenue expert, has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Aria Systems helps leading businesses connect their customers with the products and services they love. Industry leaders like Pitney Bowes, E...
Oct. 31, 2014 06:30 PM EDT Reads: 2,136
SYS-CON Events announced today that TMCnet has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is the world's leading business to business and integrated marketing media company, servicing niche markets within the communications and t...
Oct. 31, 2014 06:30 PM EDT Reads: 854
The 4th International DevOps Summit, co-located with16th International Cloud Expo – being held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY – announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and ...
Oct. 31, 2014 06:15 PM EDT Reads: 2,145
We live in a time when seconds – even milliseconds – can have a dramatic economic impact on your company’s future. With technology being the primary conduit for consumer interaction, the user experience is at center stage. User experience will be a deciding factor in separating the future winners from the losers. By building more speed and agility into the application delivery process, DevOps prom...
Oct. 31, 2014 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,391
SYS-CON Events announced today that AgilePoint, the leading provider of Microsoft-centric Business Process Management software, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 2nd International @ThingsExpo which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. AgilePoint is the leading provider of Microsoft-based Business Process Management (BPM) software products, has 1,...
Oct. 31, 2014 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,137
SYS-CON Events announced today that Parasoft will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. For 27 years, Parasoft has researched and developed software solutions that help organizations deliver defect-free software efficiently. By integrating Development Testing, API/cloud/SOA/composi...
Oct. 31, 2014 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,026
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to evolve the way the world does business; however, understanding how to apply it to your company can be a mystery. Most people struggle with understanding the potential business uses or tend to get caught up in the technology, resulting in solutions that fail to meet even minimum business goals. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jesse Shiah, CEO / ...
Oct. 31, 2014 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,577
SYS-CON Events announced today that Utimaco will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Utimaco is a leading manufacturer of hardware based security solutions that provide the root of trust to keep cryptographic keys safe, secure critical digital infrastructures and protect high val...
Oct. 31, 2014 03:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,940