Paul Fritch, Director, Office of the OSCE Secretary General

1967 - Born in New York
1987 - Serves as a Legislative Aide to U.S. Senator Malcolm Wallop
1988 - Graduates, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
1991 - Joins the Foreign Service of The United States
1999 - US Representative to The OSCE Summit, Istanbul
2001 - Joins NATO Secretariat
2003 - Head, Russia and Ukraine Relations Section, Nato International Secretariat's Political Affairs and Security Policy Division
2007 - Director, Office Of The Secretary General, OSCE, Vienna

Today we are talking about the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe. The name of this organisation appears most often in headlines of world news during elections, when the OSCE observing missions are giving their assessment on how fair elections have been. As Russia has entered into long period of election campaigns, our guest today is Paul Fritch, Director, Office of the OSCE Secretary General.