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OAS Hosts Regional Consultation of the United Nations System "Toward the Global Humanitarian Summit"

The event, in preparation for the summit that will be held in Turkey in 2016, aims to strengthen capacity and coordination of international mechanisms for humanitarian assistance.

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OAS Hosted Hemispheric Dialogue on Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation

Experts in different areas from Member States shared experiences and practices to address the impact of climate change.

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Inter-American Committee on Natural Disaster Reduction Distributed Tasks Among its Members

In a meeting presided over by the Assistant Secretary General, Albert Ramdin, the PAHO, IDB and the OAS reaffirmed their commitment to the entity.

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OAS Urges States to Sign and Ratify the Inter-American Convention to Facilitate Disaster Assistance

The OAS Assistant Secretary General, Albert Ramdin said it is the "only regional legally binding instrument in the world on humanitarian assistance."

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OAS Discussed in Panama Issues of Migration and Civil Registration

Representatives from 16 countries from Latin America and the Caribbean discussed successful experiences to deliver better identification services to their citizens.

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OAS Secretary General Urges Eradication of Gender Violence

José Miguel Insulza highlighted progress made in legislation, education and care for victims in commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

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OAS Secretary General Participated in Dialogue on Regional Integration

José Miguel Insulza was the moderator in the dialogue between members of the Pacific Alliance and Mercosur in Santiago, Chile.

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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Youth

Tuesday, December 2, at 9:00 EST (14:00 GMT) | Live Webcast » | Agenda » | More information »

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Regular Meeting of the Permanent Council

Wednesday, December 3, at 10:00 EST (15:00 GMT) | Live Webcast » | Agendas »

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  • Incas
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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 Sustainable Development

The OAS works to strengthen mechanisms to give voice to civil society in the search for sustainable development in the countries of the Hemisphere. Through the Department for Sustainable Development, the Organization facilitates the participation of individuals, the private sector, workers, political parties, academics, NGOs and others in decision making on the issue, identifying opportunities and conducting workshops to spread knowledge.

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