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OAS General Assembly Adopts by Acclamation Resolution on Strategic Vision

The process, launched by Secretary General Insulza, seeks to reorganize the priorities and mandates of the Organization.

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OAS Anti-Corruption Committee Met with Experts from International Organizations and the Private Sector

Participants shared their experiences in combating corruption and examined risks in the public and private sectors.

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OAS’s Secretary General Recalled Tragic Events of September 11, 1973 and 2001

He called on the international community to respect diversity at a time when the world is shaken once more by violence.

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Special General Assembly to Review Draft Resolution on the Strategic Vision of the OAS

Secretary General Insulza initiated the debate on that matter two years ago, given the need to prioritize the Organization’s activities.

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OAS Announces Winners of Inter-American Award on Innovation in Effective Public Management – 2014

It seeks to identify pioneering ideas, to disseminate and adapt them in the region in order to continue improving public institutions.

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Secretary General Spoke of Consensus Reached prior to the OAS Special General Assembly on Drugs

They include incorporating to the drug issue approach the public health factor and seeking alternatives to incarceration.

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New Representative of Costa Rica to the OAS Presented Credentials

Ambassador Pablo Barahona Kruger reiterated his country's commitment to multilateralism and to the fundamental pillars of the Organization.

The Organization of American States is the premier regional forum for political discussion, policy analysis and decision-making in Western Hemisphere affairs. The OAS brings together leaders from nations across the Americas to address hemispheric issues and opportunities. Together, they seek to build cooperation among states and advance a common regional agenda on democratic governance, human rights, multidimensional security, and sustainable development.

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OAS Country Offices in the Member States

OAS Country Offices in the Member States

The Coordinating Office of the Offices in the Member States invites you to visit their site.

You will be able to receive updates, find out who they are and learn out about projects, programs, internships, and scholarships in each office.

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Regular Meeting of the Permanent Council

Monday, September 15, at 14:30 EDT (18:30 GMT) | Live Webcast » | Agenda »

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The Qhapaq Ñan Trails: the Incas’ Legacy in South America

The Andean road network runs through Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru | Video » | More information »

Publications

OAS presents book "Inequality and Social Inclusion in the Americas"

13 essays on one of the most important challenges of the region

OAS at Work

Promoting Human Development

The OAS Scholarship Program is directed at one of the cornerstones of the Organization – human development. Established in 1958, the Program awards each year scholarships for master’s, doctoral or postgraduate studies leading to a university degree. In all, more than 100,000 citizens of the Americas have benefited from the Program since its inception.

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