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OAS Presents Report of Evaluation on Drug Policies in the Hemisphere

Document highlights the high degree of compliance by countries with the recommendations contained in the 2011-2015 Action Plan.

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OAS and Estonia Promote the Exchange of Best Practices in Cyber Security

"These partnerships are essential to address threats such as cyber security and cybercrime," said the Secretary General.

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Member States Approved Agenda for Next Meeting of Ministers of Labor

The hemispheric meeting will take place on November 18 and 19 in Cancun, Mexico.

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OAS General Assembly to Debate “The Present and Future of the Organization"

The meeting will be held at the headquarters of the institution in Washington, DC on June 15 and 16.

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CICAD Begins Biannual Meeting Highlighting Advances in the Americas

The Hemispheric Report 2015 of the Multilateral Evaluation Mechanism and the Technical Report on Alternatives to Incarceration for Drug-Related Crimes will be presented.

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OAS to Support Chilean Congress in Meeting of Presidents of Legislative Powers

The meeting will be held on July 18 in Santiago and will seek ways to make congresses and parliaments more transparent to citizens.

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OAS Presented the "Report on Drug Use in the Americas 2015"

Areas of concern include the high consumption among teenagers, low perception of risk and the expansion of heroin and new substances.

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Ambassador Ramdin Presented Report on Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure in the Americas to Member States

The threats, he warned, imply not only technological, but also political, social and economic risks.

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OAS to Support Institutional Strengthening and Modernization of the Senate of Paraguay

Agreement forms part of the cooperation that the Organization provides to the legislatures in the region to promote transparency and good governance.

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