OSCE
International Organization based in Austria

The OSCE stands for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. With 57 States from Europe, Central Asia and North America, the OSCE is the world's largest regional security organization. Our activities cover a wide range of security issues such as conflict prevention to fostering economic development, ensuring the sustainable use of naturual resources & promoting the full respect of human rights and fundamental freedoms.

All Updates

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19 Jan 2017 description

VIENNA, 19 January 2017 – Following a period of relative calm in much of eastern Ukraine over the New Year and Christmas period, those who prefer to threaten and use force are once again undermining security for the inhabitants of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, said the OSCE Chairperson’s Special Representative Martin Sajdik and the Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) Ertugrul Apakan to OSCE Permanent Council.

18 Jan 2017 description

The SMM recorded fewer ceasefire violations in both Donetsk and Luhansk regions compared with the previous reporting period. Damage caused by shelling was observed in Horlivka, Olenivka and Kalynove. The SMM continued monitoring the three disengagement areas in Stanytsia Luhanska, Zolote and Petrivske but its access remained restricted.* The Mission continued to monitor weapons’ withdrawal. The SMM facilitated and monitored adherence to the ceasefire to enable “LPR” members to recover the body of a civilian male near Zhovte.

18 Jan 2017 description

SUMMARY

Kamensk-Shakhtinskiy, Russian Federation. The Observer Mission (OM) continues to operate 24/7 at both Border Crossing Points (BCPs). The overall number of border crossings by persons increased at both BCPs.

OPERATIONAL REMARKS

The OM is currently operating with 20 permanent international staff members, including the Chief Observer (CO). The Mission is supported administratively by a Vienna-based staff member.

OBSERVATIONS AT THE BORDER CROSSING POINTS

Persons crossing the border

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Jobs

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17 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 02 Feb 2017 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the supervision and guidance of the Chief, Democratic Governance and Gender Unit, the incumbent will contribute to the planning and execution of the unit's democratic governance and gender project activities. Based on a division of tasks from the Chief of Unit, the incumbent will co-ordinate and fulfil project tasks and activities, while further developing methodologies for identifying, collecting and organizing information on the unit's current and recent project activities related to ODIHR's work on democratic governance.

11 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 29 Jan 2017 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

In order to strengthen its pool of experts on selected issues within the area of migration, ODIHR is now inviting persons with relevant expertise to apply for inclusion in ODIHR’s expert roster.

Background:

11 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 29 Jan 2017 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

In order to strengthen its pool of experts on selected issues within the area of migration, ODIHR is now inviting persons with relevant expertise to apply for inclusion in ODIHR’s expert roster.

10 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 29 Jan 2017 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

Background

This is an extra-budgetary position. The expected duration of the project is from February 2017 until February 2018.

The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is the principal institution of the OSCE responsible for the human dimension. ODIHR’s activities are implemented in 57 participating States in accordance with ODIHR’s political mandate. The Contact Point for Roma and Sinti Issues (CPRSI) manages several extra-budgetary projects, which require a team of designated project staff to plan and implement project activities.

04 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 24 Jan 2017 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

Recruitment for a roster of temporary employees for short-term appointments with OSCE/ODIHR to be performed outside of Warsaw, Poland.

Background: