Webcasts of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Helsinki

Helsinki Fair Centre. Photo: Petri Krook.The 16th Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe will be held at the Helsinki Fair Centre on 4-5 December. Finland holds the OSCE Chairmanship in 2008.

Live webcasts will be available on the following events:

Wednesday, 3 December, at 17.00:
Press briefing by the Finnish OSCE Chairmanship(layout.types.url.description) (Opens New Window)

Thursday, 4 December, at 08.45-10.00:
Arrival of the heads of delegation(layout.types.url.description) (Opens New Window)

Thursday, 4 December, at 10.00:
Formal opening addressed by Tarja Halonen, President of the Republic of Finland; Alexander Stubb, Chairman-in-Office, Minister for Foreign Affairs; Joao Soares, President of the Parliamentary Assembly; and Marc Perrin de Brichambaut, OSCE Secretary General(layout.types.url.description) (Opens New Window)

Thursday, 4 December, at 14.50:
Family Photo(layout.types.url.description) (Opens New Window)

Thursday, 4 December, at 15.00:
Press Conference by Foreign Minister Alexander Stubb(layout.types.url.description) (Opens New Window)

Thursday, 4 December, at 15.30:
Second Plenary Session(layout.types.url.description) (Opens New Window)

Friday, 5 December, at 9.30:
Third Plenary Session(layout.types.url.description) (Opens New Window)
Third Plenary Session - Statement by Sergei Lavrov, Foreign Minister of Russia(layout.types.url.description) (Opens New Window)
Third Plenary Session - Continuation(layout.types.url.description) (Opens New Window)
Closing statement by Matti Vanhanen, Prime Minister of Finland(layout.types.url.description) (Opens New Window)
Formal Closure by Alexander Stubb, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland(layout.types.url.description) (Opens New Window)




Friday, 5 December, at 15.30:
Press Conference by the OSCE Troika(layout.types.url.description) (Opens New Window)

Friday, 5 December, at 16.00:
Press Conference by Foreign Minister Alexander Stubb with the Finnish media(layout.types.url.description) (Opens New Window)

Additional information: formin.finland.fi/oscewww.osce.org(layout.types.url.description) (Opens New Window) 


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