The OSCE Office in Baku is supporting the police assistance programme, which is based on a comprehensive needs assessment conducted by the Strategic Police Matters Unit (SPMU) in the OSCE Secretariat in 2003.
In October 2004, the Mission signed a memorandum of understanding with the Government of Georgia for an in-depth needs assessment and the formulation of an OSCE Police Assistance Programme for the Georgian police force.
The OSCE Centre in Bishkek co-operates with the Government of Kyrgyzstan on a police assistance programme that aims to improve the professionalism and operational capacity of the Kyrgyz Police and serves as a basis for comprehensive police reform.
The Mission's Law Enforcement Section works closely with the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Montenegro and the Police Administration on comprehensive reforms to bring Montenegrin policing in line with European and international standards.
The Mission's Law Enforcement Department works closely with the Serbian Ministry of Interior on comprehensive police reform to bring Serbia policing in line with European and international good practices.
The OSCE Mission, UNMIK and the Kosovo Police Service (KPS) work together to create an effective police force guided by the principles of democracy and human rights, which will continue to play a major role in the reconciliation process.