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Third Americas Competitiveness Exchange on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Concludes

Participants included ministers, deputy ministers and senior economic officials from 27 countries of the Hemisphere.

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OAS Co-organized Meeting in Peru on Police Management in the Americas

Event seeks to promote technical cooperation and facilitate knowledge transfer.

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Venezuela Communicates its Consent to Receive On-Site Visit of the MESICIC

There are now 26 countries that will be evaluated in the Fifth Round of the OAS Anti-Corruption Mechanism.

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OAS to Promote South School on Internet Governance and Cyber Security Initiative

The program will train new opinion leaders from a global perspective, with special emphasis on the Latin America and Caribbean context.

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EOM in Guyana Calls on Political Parties to Debate with Respect

The Mission expressed its concern at the escalation of provocative language being used in the run-up to the May 11 general and regional elections.

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OAS Hosted Discussion on the Status and Protection of Refugees in the Americas

"If we let people fend for themselves in difficult circumstances, we are neglecting their fundamental rights," said the Assistant Secretary General.

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Permanent Council Celebrates Launch of the International Decade for People of African Descent

Experts presented their visions and strategies on how the commemoration can contribute to the fight against racism and discrimination.

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Short-Films from Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador Win Competition on Right of Access to Information

Winners took part in the First Edition of the “Get Informed and Improve your Life!” Competition.

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Inter-American Dialogue of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Authorities Concludes

Three working groups were created to support the development of MSMEs and an agreement was reached to hold the meeting every two years.

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