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

The Right to Civil Identity

Currently, some 10% of children born in Latin America and the Caribbean officially do not exist as their births were never recorded. With no record of their existence, these children will lose access to a range of services and rights. The OAS, through the Universal Civil Identity Program in the Americas (PUICA), aims to register all children born in the region to ensure recognition of their right to civil identity.

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