The Centre adheres to the OSCE approach to security covering politico-military, economic-environmental and human aspects with special emphasis on regional co-operation.
The Centre facilitates contacts and promotes information exchange with the Chairman-in-Office, other OSCE Institutions and OSCE participating States. The Centre also co-operates with international and local organizations and institutions.
The Centre develops and implements programmes to share OSCE values and expertise and facilitates the participation of governmental and non-governmental organizations in OSCE events abroad.
The current Acting Head of the Centre is Ambassador Ivo Petrov.
Further information on mandates, staffing levels and budgets can be found in the annual Survey of OSCE Field Operations.