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Suriname Assumes Chair of the OAS Inter-American Council for Integral Development

Ambassador Badrising promised to emphasize integral development with a “practical approach,” focused on the circumstances, needs and priorities of the member states

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OAS Secretary General Met with the Permanent Observer of Angola

The two shared visions of the Inter-American System and the relationship between the OAS and the African Union, among other issues.

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Guatemala Updated its Voter Rolls with OAS Support

The next general elections in September will be the first in which citizens will vote using only their Personal Identity documentation.

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OAS and Colombia Sign Agreement on Cooperation in Education and Human Development in the Region

The partnership will allow the OAS to carry out a program of technical and professional level knowledge transfer among member states.

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OAS Secretary General Met with Members of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Visiting its headquarters in Costa Rica, the Secretary General highlighted the constructive relationship between the General Secretariat and the Court during his tenure.

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OAS Secretary General Met with Presidents of Haiti and Honduras

The authorities discussed the upcoming Summit of the Americas, which convenes the heads of state and government of the 35 OAS member states.

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OAS Co-Hosted Launch of Jamaican National Cyber Security Strategy

The process was facilitated by the establishment of a National Cyber Security Task Force.

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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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Electoral Observation Missions

The impartial and independent observation of elections promotes transparency and builds trust in the electoral process and is one of the fundamental tools of the OAS to help strengthen democracy in the region.

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