Col. Jan Nadolski, military mission member of the OSCE Mission to Moldova, congratulates a young Moldovan conscript on the withdrawal from the security zone as they prepare to cross the river Dniestr, 14 August 2003. (OSCE/Neil Brennan)
Military affairs-related work involves among others monitoring certain military activities and gathering information on the military situation and developments in the mission area. It may also include:
- Monitoring the collection of weapons and ammunition;
- Investigating violations of cease-fire agreements;
- Facilitating co-operation with and among concerned parties in areas such as exchange of information on military structures and force levels, and promoting co-operation between national military services;
- Assisting in the implementation of regional stabilization measures, including, for example, the promotion and implementation of force reductions;
- Strengthening civilian control of the military;
- Creating conditions for the deployment of peace-keeping operations.
- Officer / Warrant Officer training and/or university degree in a relevant technical field;
- Significant experience in arms control, peace-keeping operations and/or other relevant areas of military-related affairs;
- Experience in negotiations and liaison with governmental and military authorities;
- Ability to compile and analyse information of a political-military nature.
- Previous international field experience;
- Knowledge of the political-military history of and recent developments in the mission area;
- Working knowledge of the local language.