The OSCE is funded by contributions from its 57 participating States.
On 7 February 2013, the OSCE Permanent Council adopted the Organization's Unified Budget for 2013, totalling EUR 144,822,600 (PC Decision 1073).
The OSCE employs some 550 people in its various institutions and around 2,330 in its field operations. Locally-contracted employees outnumber international seconded employees by roughly three to one. Seconded staff members are funded by their national administrations. For more information on the various staff categories, please visit the Employment pages.