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  • We are preparing for the Seventh MOAS UNINORTE
    [July 30, 2017]

    The OAS, together with the Universidad del Norte (UNINORTE) in Barranquilla, Colombia, is organizing the Seventh MOAS for Students of the Colombian Caribbean. On July 27th, the first training of trainers was carried out in this university in which 15 students participated. This training seeks to prepare the secondary schools that will participate in the Seventh MOAS to be held from September 18th to the 20th in Barranquilla. The purpose of this Model is to promote democratic values, tolerance and consensus among the students of the Colombian Caribbean, while they learn about the work of the OAS as the main political forum in the Hemisphere. More info. Website of Uninorte

    • WMOAS students had a profitable week in Washington, DC 
      [April 20, 2017]
      Twenty seven OAS Member States were represented by university students from across the region during the 2017 Washington Model Organization of American States (WMOAS), held from April 10 to 14, 2017 in Washington, DC. This was an exciting and profitable week for the students in Washington.  Among the relevant topics addressed in the Committees were climate change, strengthening democracy, energy security, violence against women, and the drug problem. The final packages of resolutions demonstrate the countries’ willingness to work together to solve hemispheric problems.  
      Opening remarks by Amb. La Celia Prince, Chief of Staff of OAS Assistant Secretary General
      Opening remarks by Joan Andorfer, President of the Institute for Diplomatic Dialogue in the Americas (IDDA)
      Photo gallery

    • The WMOAS starts today! 
      [April 10, 2017]
      Today over 300 students from the region will gather at the Organization of American States (OAS) to participate in the Washington Model OAS General Assembly for universities. The main purpose of the WMOAS is to familiarize participants with the current issues facing the Americas, the OAS, and its Member States. The official language of the WMOAS is English and resolutions and debate will be conducted in that language. Program. More information about this activity can be found at the WMOAS website

    • Registration for the 36th MOAS for High Schools is now open!
      [March 3rd, 2017]
      The Model will take place from November 29th to December 1st, 2017 in Washington, D.C. A new online platform has been created to register delegations participating in the 36th MOAS. To access the online registration form, first you need to register in the OAS platform. Once you have a username and password, you will be able to access the online registration formMore info about this Model.  

    • Getting ready for the 2017 Washington MOAS
      [January 24th, 2017]
      The 2017 WMOAS will take place from April 10 to April 14, 2017 at OAS Headquarters and at the Fairmont Hotel, and will be operated entirely in English. This is a joint effort of the OAS and the Institute for Diplomatic Dialogue in the Americas (IDDA). The WMOAS is an annual event that draws students from not only the United States, but also other countries from the region including Colombia, Ecuador, Canada, Venezuela, and Argentina.  More info.  

    • 35th MOAS for High Schools
      [December 11th, 2016]
      About 300 students from the United States, Central and South America and the Caribbean represented 30 OAS Member States in the 35th MOAS for High Schools, which ran Nov. 30 through Dec. 2 in OAS Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Students from across the Americas came together in the "House of the Americas" to reach consensus on current issues facing the Americas. 175 students were from U.S. high schools. 122 students from Jamaica, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Trinidad and Tobago, Peru, Colombia, St. John’s, Puerto Rico and Ecuador were also part of this learning experience. Read more.| Program | Photo gallery Videos| Resolutions and more.

    • Sixth MOAS Uninorte
      [November 15th, 2016]
      The Sixth Model OAS General Assembly (VI MOEA) for students of the Colombian Caribbean, organized jointly with Universidad del Norte (UNINORTE) of Barranquilla, Colombia, ended on September 23rd, 2016.  
      Offered in Spanish, this Model brought together 368 high school students from the Caribbean region and 62 university students. The 34 active OAS Member States were represented by delegations of students. Two delegations from international universities participated for the first time in this Model: ESAN University of Peru and the American University of Nicaragua. Students addressed key issues affecting the region, such as the peace process in Colombia, migration, gender equality, youth and organized crime, and climate change, among others.  Read more.