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Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Tenders
The OSCE has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and
environmental, and human aspects. It therefore addresses a wide range of security-related concerns,
including arms control, confidence- and security-building measures, human rights, national minorities,
and democratization, policing strategies, counter-terrorism and economic and environmental activities.
All 57 participating States enjoy equal status, and decisions are taken by consensus on a politically, but
not legally binding basis.
Participating States: The Organization comprises 57 participating States that span the globe,
encompassing three continents - North America, Europe and Asia - and more than a billion people.
Partners for Co-operation: The OSCE maintains special relations with 11 countries, which are known as
Partners for Co-operation. Six of them are in the Mediterranean region, and four are in Asia, in addition