The concept of pre-mission training
The OSCE's concept of pre-mission training has its origin in the Rapid Expert Assistance and Co-operation Teams (REACT) initiative. The OSCE bases its rapid deployment capabilities on the capacity of participating States to establish pools of potential personnel who are both professionally qualified and operationally ready to undertake assignments in the field. Pre-mission training facilitates the development of such pools.
The OSCE Training Strategy tasks the Secretariat to support participating States in this area by:
The Training Section in the OSCE Secretariat is a primary point of contact for those interested in learning more about current pre-mission training opportunities in the OSCE area. A selection of available courses is available through the link "Pre-mission training events" to the right.
Pre-mission training network
A key tool for disseminating information and providing support to participating States is a network of pre-mission training providers and recruiters of potential mission members within OSCE participating States.
The OSCE Training Co-ordinator in the Secretariat is responsible for leading this initiative to:
If you are interested in the pre-mission activities of institutions we are currently working with, please check the respective homepage in order to find out whether you are eligible.