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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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OAS, International Economic Alliance, IMF and World Bank Hold Symposium on Emerging Markets in Africa and the Americas

The discussion included issues of global health and innovation; financial inclusion and good governance, among others.

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OAS Advances in Development of Manual on the Rights of Disabled People

The document aims to support member states with guidance to ensure persons with disabilities the full exercise of their rights.

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Secretary General Opens Inter-American Dialogue on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

The OAS leader said that "MSMEs remain the backbone of the productive structure in the Americas."

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OAS Joins Global Forum on Cyber Expertise

Ambassador Ramdin highlighted the commitment of the Organization “to ensuring that member states have access to the cyber expertise of their counterparts around the world.”

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Permanent Council Receives Report on Regional and Municipal Elections in Peru

The document highlighted the coordinated work of the three electoral institutions in the country, which demonstrate its "maturity."

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Secretary General Welcomes New Contributions of Canada to OAS Programs

The contributions aim to strengthen health, security and democratic governance and border management in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Preliminary Visit of EOM of the OAS to Guyana

The Mission, led by the former Foreign Minister of Belize Lisa Shoman, will hear about preparations for the May 11 general and regional elections.

The Organization of American States is the premier regional forum for political discussion, policy analysis and decision-making in Western Hemisphere affairs. The OAS brings together leaders from nations across the Americas to address hemispheric issues and opportunities. Together, they seek to build cooperation among states and advance a common regional agenda on democratic governance, human rights, multidimensional security, and sustainable development.

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The Coordinating Office of the Offices in the Member States invites you to visit their site.

You will be able to receive updates, find out who they are and learn out about projects, programs, internships, and scholarships in each office.

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The Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) was the first inter-governmental agency established to ensure recognition of women's human rights. The purpose of the CIM is to achieve the full citizenship of women and the elimination of gender-based discrimination and violence.

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