About the website
Welcome to www.osce.org, the official website of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). This site is managed by the Communication and Media Relations Section at the OSCE Secretariat in Vienna, Austria.
Technical standards and requirements
This website is designed using the international standards developed by the World Wide Web Consortium to assure a smooth browsing experience accessible to all our users.
Adobe Reader (or any other PDF viewer) is required to view or download documents and publications in PDF format. You can download the latest version from the Adobe website.
The OSCE website contains a number of multilingual sections; therefore for languages other than English, a two- or three-letter code is automatically included in the URL address according to a standardized language code list ISO 639-2.
We also use the international public telecommunication numbering plan standard to format the phone members displayed on the website, so that they can directly be dialled from a smartphone.
The OSCE website has been designed with multiple devices in mind. So whether you're viewing on a monitor, tablet or smartphone, you will enjoy a rich user experience.