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OAS Secretary General Met with Cabinet Chief of the President of Argentina

José Miguel Insulza and Jorge Capitanich exchanged views on on recent developments in the fields of security, development and democracy in the Americas

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Meeting of the Inter-American Committee on Sustainable Development at the OAS Concluded

The encounter ended with a call to take advantage of the confluence of various regional initiatives that seek economic growth compatible with social and environmental wellbeing.

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OAS Awarded Panamanian and Mexican Officials with Internships on Effective Public Management

The winners of the Inter-American Prize for Innovation in Effective Public Management 2014 learned about the model in the Spanish Basque country.

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OAS Secretary General Suggests Institutional and Fiscal Reforms to Strengthen Democracy in the Americas

The head of the organization also said that leaders should understand that democracy goes beyond periodic elections.

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OAS Permanent Council Expresses its Solidarity with Canada

Representatives of member states also condemned the disappearance of the students in Iguala and reiterated their support for the government of Mexico to clarify the case.

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OAS Secretary General Met with the Foreign Minister of Argentina

During the meeting, Minister Héctor Timerman expressly acknowledged the support of the Organization for Argentina in its conflict with the "vulture funds."

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OAS Secretary General Condemned the Attacks in Canada

Secretary General Insulza expressed his support for the government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and said that "we must join forces" to fight terrorism.

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OAS Country Offices in the Member States

OAS Country Offices in the Member States

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Regular Meeting of the Permanent Council

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The Qhapaq Ñan Trails: the Incas’ Legacy in South America

The Andean road network runs through Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru | Video » | More information »

Publications

OAS presents book "Inequality and Social Inclusion in the Americas"

13 essays on one of the most important challenges of the region

OAS at Work

Promoting Sustainable Development

The OAS works to strengthen mechanisms to give voice to civil society in the search for sustainable development in the countries of the Hemisphere. Through the Department for Sustainable Development, the Organization facilitates the participation of individuals, the private sector, workers, political parties, academics, NGOs and others in decision making on the issue, identifying opportunities and conducting workshops to spread knowledge.

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