The OSCE requires consultants to provide advisory services or expert assistance, special skills or knowledge that core staff/mission members of the OSCE are not able to provide and for which there is no continuing need.

Consultants are particularly sought in the following fields:

  • Administration and support 
  • Civilian police 
  • Democratization 
  • Economic and environmental affairs 
  • Education 
  • Elections 
  • Gender
  • Human rights 
  • Media affairs 
  • Military affairs (especially experience in arms control)
  • Political affairs 
  • Rule of law
  • Combating trafficking in human beings
  • Border management
  • Anti-terrorism
  • Project management