Overview


The OSCE is the world’s largest regional security organization. Over half of it resources are deployed in its field operations in Southeastern and Eastern Europe, and Central Asia. The network of field operations (FOs) are the OSCE’s effective on the ground method for addressing the entire conflict cycle. Each FO is unique, with varying mandates, sizes, and activities, a doing the practical work, a mixture of assistance and project work with political follow-up through monitoring and reporting, illustrating the flexibility of this tool.