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HIGH-LEVEL MEETING ON THE REFORM OF THE OSCE SCALES OF CONTRIBUTIONS UNDER SLOVAK CHAIRMANSHIP

HIGH-LEVEL MEETING ON THE REFORM OF THE OSCE SCALES OF CONTRIBUTIONS UNDER SLOVAK CHAIRMANSHIP

5.4.2019 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Predsedníctvo Slovenska v OBSE

Resolving issues related to the governance and the sound management of the OSCE is of utmost importance for participating States, in order to focus on the urgent security related issues in the OSCE area.


At today’s (5 April 2019) High-Level Meeting on the Reform of the Scales of Contributions in Bratislava, OSCE participating States discussed the need and common will to find a long-term and sustainable solution to the pressing issue of financial contributions to the OSCE.


Participating States confirmed their ownership of and shared responsibility to the OSCE through active engagement in the discussions on ensuring a stable financial footing of the Organization. They reiterated their commitment to resolving outstanding issues as a matter of priority.


“It is my understanding that participating States will work together constructively towards a consensual solution of the current funding crisis of the OSCE, which adversely affects the Organization’s activities. I also have the feeling that all participating States agreed on the urgent need of addressing and solving the issue,” concluded the State Secretary and Special representative for the Slovak OSCE Chairmanship Lukás Parízek.