Over 500 representatives of official bodies and international experts from 55 OSCE countries will take part in the European conference on democratization and human rights to be held between September 6 and 17 in Warsaw. The conference is organized by the OSCE bureau of Democratic Institutes and Human rights.

According to OSCE office in Baku, the Warsaw conference participants are committed to tackle the issues on human rights and democratic principles development in Europe. The conference will mainly revolve around the various aspects of execution of human rights commitments including human trafficking, democracy of elections and prevention of tortures.

The opening ceremony will be addressed by incumbent OSCE chairman, Foreign Minister of Netherlands Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Foreign Minister of Poland Vladimej Timoshevich, UN Supreme Human Rights Commissioner Bertram Ramcharan and director of OSCE Bureau of Democratic Institutes and Human Rights, ambassador Christian Strogal.

Some sittings will be dedicated to the issues of combat against racial discrimination, xenophobia, and anti-Semitism (14 October), issues of ethnic minorities (October 15) and employment migration.

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