Where We Are
Where we are
OSCE Centre in Dushanbe (closed)
The OSCE Centre in Dushanbe was set up in 2002 and was replaced by the OSCE Office in Tajikistan in 2008.
The Centre, being renamed from the OSCE Mission to Tajikistan that was established in February 1994, was given the following tasks:
- Promoting the implementation of OSCE principles and commitments and the co-operation of the Republic of Tajikistan within the OSCE framework, with special emphasis on the regional context, in all OSCE dimensions, including the economic, environmental, human and political aspects of security and stability, given the OSCE role as a primary instrument for early warning, conflict prevention, crisis management and post-conflict rehabilitation;
- Promoting ways and means for the OSCE to assist in the development of a legal framework and democratic political institutions and processes including the respect for human rights;
- Facilitating contacts and promoting information exchange with the Chairman-in-Office, OSCE bodies and the OSCE participating States in Central Asia, as well as co-operation with international organizations and institutions;
- Establishing and maintaining contacts with local authorities, universities, research institutions and NGOs;
- Assisting in arranging OSCE regional events, regional seminars and visits to the area by OSCE delegations as well as other events with OSCE participation; and
- Performing these tasks, and others agreed on by the Republic of Tajikistan and the OSCE within its current mandate, in close co-operation and consultation with the authorities of the Republic of Tajikistan and with full respect for its national laws and regulations.
The mandate of the OSCE Centre in Dushanbe expired on 30 June 2008, and the OSCE Office in Tajikistan was established.