THE ORGANIZATION FOR SECURITY AND CO-OPERATION (OSCE)

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The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe OSCE consists of 57 participating states all of which enjoy equal status. The OSCE addresses a wide range of security-related concerns including politico-military, economic and environmental, and human aspects. The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) forms part of  OSCE providing support, assistance and expertise to participating States and civil society to promote democracy, rule of law, human rights and tolerance and non-discrimination.

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ODIHR observes elections, reviews legislation and advises governments on how to develop and sustain democratic institutions. The Office conducts training programs for government and law-enforcement officials and non-governmental organizations on how to uphold, promote and monitor human rights.

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Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

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