Common Security, nuclear risks and the OSCE in the wake of the Ukraine conflict

On June 27, 2022, Youth Fusion joined forces with PNND, Basel Peace Office, Détente Now, Initiatives pour le désarmement Nucléaire, G100 (Group of 100 Women Leaders) Defence and Security Wing, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament, UNFOLD ZERO, and World Future Council to organize an exciting educative webinar.

The webinar highlighted the importance of common security mechanisms like the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), especially in light of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and increased nuclear threats.

This event took place one week prior to the Annual Session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, which is being held in Birmingham, UK, July 2-6. 2022.



  • Vanda Proskova (Czech Republic, Belgium)
    Vice-Chair of PragueVision Institute for Sustainable Security. Core tam member of Youth Fusion. UNODA #Leaders4Tomorrow.
  • Alyn Ware (NZ/Czech Republic)
    Global Coordinator, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament. International Representative, Aotearoa Lawyers for Peace. Member, World Future Council.

Panel 1:

  • Christine Muttonen (Austria)
    PNND Co-President. Former President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly; 
  • Alexander Likhothal (Russia/Switzerland). Geneva School of Diplomacy, President of Green Cross International (1996-2016). Deputy Spokesman and Advisor to the President of the USSR, Mikhail Gorbachev (1989-1991);
  • Andreas Zumach (Switzerland/Germany)
    Award winning Journalist and political analyst with focus on UN and security issues;
  • Q&A from the audience

Panel 2

  • Bernard Norlain (France)
    Président, IDN-Initiatives pour le Désarmement Nucléaire. Former Air Defense Commander of the French Air Force; 
  • Uta Zapf (Germany)
    Former Chair of the Bundestag Subcommittee on Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-proliferation. Former Vice-President of the Germany Delegation to the OSCE PA. Inaugural Co-President of PNND;
  • Jackie Cabasso (United States). Executive Director, Western States Legal Foundation. North America Coordinator, Mayors for Peace.
  • Q&A from the audience

Watch the webinar recording here:

For more information about the program, visit PNND’s event page.