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Working Group on the Protocol of San Salvador Concludes First Period of Sessions

The experts analyzed the national reports contained in the Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights.

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CIM of the OAS Discussed Political Violence against Women in the Hemisphere

The meeting sought to explore effective measures to guarantee the full exercise of political rights.

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Secretary General Recalled that Democracies Must Ensure the Exercise of the Political Rights of Women

Violence, harassment, intimidation and coercion "undermine the respect, monitoring and promotion of their rights."

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OAS Leader Receives President of the Chamber of Deputies of Bolivia

The two discussed the upcoming municipal elections in the country, the economic conditions in the region and the challenges of inequality in the Americas, among other issues.

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Secretary General Laments Death of Venezuelan Student

"So long as the necessary steps to begin an inclusive dialogue for reconciliation between Venezuelans are not taken, other innocent people may become victims of violence."

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OAS Hosted Debate on Regional Agenda for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Experts analyzed the implications of public policy in this area and progress in the implementation of the Protocol of San Salvador, among other issues.

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OAS Begins Training for Public Officials in Panama

The course seeks the modernization of the municipal public administration to improve services to citizens and promote transparency.

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OAS Country Offices in the Member States

OAS Country Offices in the Member States

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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Regular Meeting of the Permanent Council

Friday, February 27, at 11:00 EST (16:00 GMT) | Live Webcast » | Agenda »

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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

Electoral Observation Missions

The impartial and independent observation of elections promotes transparency and builds trust in the electoral process and is one of the fundamental tools of the OAS to help strengthen democracy in the region.

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