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  • 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.