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Secretary General received Judge Diego García Sayán

Judge García Sayan is a member of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and one of the candidates for OAS Secretary General

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New Permanent Representative of Panama to the OAS Presents Credentials

Secretary General Insulza recalled that Ambassador Jorge Miranda represented the organization in Honduras between 2008 and 2012.

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Permanent Council Calls on Haiti to Hold Elections

During the meeting, the Council approved a Resolution that calls on the three powers of the state of Haiti to comply with the El Rancho agreement.

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Secretary General Met with Deputy Foreign Minister of Guatemala

The two discussed issues of migration and the upcoming Special General Assembly to be held in the Central American country.

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OAS Welcomes Initiative for National Dialogue in El Salvador

The Secretary General noted that the willingness to dialogue is a sign of the democratic maturity of the Salvadoran people.

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OAS Invites International Organizations and Civil Society to the Special General Assembly on Drugs

The Council also agreed to convene the Fourth Meeting of National Authorities on Trafficking in Persons, to be held in Brazil in December.

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Permanent Council Receives Report of Electoral Mission in Colombia

The reports highlighted the security and the speed with which the preliminary results were presented, in addition to the peaceful environment.

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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.

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Roundtable

Monday, September 8, at 15:00 EDT (19:00 GMT) | Live Webcast » | Program »

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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 Human Development

The OAS Scholarship Program is directed at one of the cornerstones of the Organization – human development. Established in 1958, the Program awards each year scholarships for master’s, doctoral or postgraduate studies leading to a university degree. In all, more than 100,000 citizens of the Americas have benefited from the Program since its inception.

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