To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with other Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) participating states about the participating states’ failure to reach agreement on the extension or renewal of the mandates of the OSCE Secretary General and of the heads of the OSCE's other executive structures.
15 September 2020
The UK is engaging with participating states from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) including Albania as its Chair-in-Office, to support the application process in securing successors for the four top jobs in OSCE. The UK is working with states to identify suitable candidates who share our core values on elections, democratic institutions, rule of law, and freedom of media. The process requires the consensus of all 57 states by 3 December when a final decision will be made at the Foreign Minister's Council.