Among challenges needing attention are the so-called "frozen conflicts" in Georgia, Moldova and Nagorno-Karabakh, The OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Miguel Angel Moratinos, said on January 11 in Vienna at the conference dedicated to the terrorism, ecological problems and pluralism, Trend reports.
According to him, the OSCE would focus on building relations between communities and peoples on all sides of the conflicts.
"In each of these disputes, walls have been built up, dividing peoples, and these walls must be torn down. To achieve a sustainable solution, we must intervene now to provide a solid basis for progress," he said.
The conference also covered the questions regarding the terrorism and protection of the environment and future activities of the OSCE.
Ministers at the 2006 Ministerial Council in Brussels postponed their decision on whether to approve Kazakhstan bid to chair the Organization in 2009.