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Declaration of the OAS Secretary General on the Situation of the People Detained in Guantanamo

More than half of the prisoners are in conditions to be freed, but they need a country that will receive them.

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Secretary General Highlights Joint Work of OAS and PAHO in New Ideas about Drug Policy

He recalled that the public health approach was adopted by consensus at the recent Special General Assembly on the subject.

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OAS Secretary General Participated in Tribute to Orlando Letelier in Washington DC 

Director of the “think tank” where Letelier worked, recalled in his address the academic and political career of the Chilean diplomat, assassinated by the dictatorship.

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OAS Secretary General Meets with President of Costa Rica

The meeting with President Luis Guillermo Solís was one of a series with leaders attending the annual meeting of UN Assembly.

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Secretary General Met with the Foreign Minister of Colombia

The two are participating in the 69th General Assembly of the United Nations in New York.

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OAS Secretary General Met with the Foreign Minister of Grenada

Secretary General Insulza and Minister Nickolas Steele briefly discussed upcoming international meetings taking place in the Caribbean.

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OAS Secretary General Meets with the President of Panama

The two officials discussed the ongoing debate in the UN meeting taking place in New York.

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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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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