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OAS Presents Manuals to Promote Public Participation

The documents, specific to Central America and the Dominican Republic, seek to bring governments closer to their citizens.

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OAS Co-organized in Colombia a Meeting on Alternatives to Prison Sentences for Drug Offenses

The event gathered prosecutors, judges, prison directors, vice ministers, technicians and policy makers from 22 countries in the region.

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OAS and Civil Society Hold Dialogue about the next Summit of the Americas

Economic, social and governance experts discussed the challenges of cooperation, which will be a central theme in Panama 2015.

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Antigua and Barbuda Receives on-site Visit of the OAS Anti-Corruption Mechanism

MESICIC experts met with representatives of various state agencies, civil society, private sector and professional associations.

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OAS and Estonia Sign Agreement on Cyber Security

The European country will share its best practices in the search for better answers to the problems of cybersecurity.

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OAS Roundtable Discussed the Development Agenda for Cooperation Beyond 2015

In an event opened by Secretary General Insulza, representatives from various regional organizations discussed threats to democracy and development.

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OAS Anti-Corruption Mechanism Visited Saint Kitts and Nevis

Members of the MESICIC committee met with representatives of the state, civil society and the private sector.

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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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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