|In response to the interest manifested by Partners for Co-operation and participating States, the OSCE Secretariat launched a project under the umbrella of the Partnership Fund and already sponsored the placement of 6 experts/young diplomats from the Asian and Mediterranean Partners for Co-operation in the OSCE executive structures. Subject to the receipt of further funding, it is foreseen that 4 more persons will be placed with the OSCE for four-month periods at any one time starting in June 2012.|
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
Each of the two experts/young diplomats placed for any one four-month period will receive a monthly training allowance of EUR 1,000 and will be enrolled in the standard OSCE health and life/accident/disability insurance schemes. Travel expenses by the most economic route to/from the country of residence to Vienna will also be covered by the OSCE. Successful candidates will be responsible for making their own accommodation arrangements in Vienna, however, the OSCE is willing to provide advice if required.
Please note that this vacancy is open for a competitive process amongst nationals of the following Asian Partners for Co-operation (Japan) and the following Mediterranean Partners for Co-operation (Algeria, Israel, Morocco and Tunisia) only.
Candidates interested in participating in this programme are requested to apply by downloading the offline application form to be found under the link: http://www.osce.org/employment/21 After completion, the form should be forwarded directly to the respective Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who will nominate their candidates to the OSCE. Please direct all inquiries to your Ministry of Foreign Affairs and apply several days prior to expiry of the deadline to allow enough time for your application to be processed by them. Delayed nominations will not be considered. Applications sent directly to the OSCE Secretariat will not be considered.
The candidates selected will be expected to join the programme either in June 2012 or September 2012 and will remain at the OSCE Secretariat in Vienna for four months.
The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization. The application of female candidates is particularly encouraged.