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OAS Secretary General Urges Giving Young Offenders a Second Chance

Insulza attended the launch of a project that promotes productive alternatives for the reintegration of youth following detention.

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OAS and UNEP Sign Agreement on Environmental Rule of Law and Sustainable Development

It will promote the exchange of good practices in environmental legislation and training for judges, parliamentarians and the civil society on the issue.

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OAS Secretary General Met with Senior Jamaican Officials

As part of his visit to the Caribbean country, he held meetings with the Ministers of National Security and Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade.

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OAS to Elect the Next Secretary General on March 18, 2015

A month before the election, candidates will present their programs to the member states.

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Secretary General Condemns Kidnappings in Colombia by FARC

He reiterated that the only path to peace in the South American country is through dialogue.

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OAS and Mexican State of Chiapas Sign Framework Cooperation Agreement on Integral Development

Document will address issues of governance, justice, governance, human rights, migration, social and economic development, social equity and education, among other issues.

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OAS Organizes Accreditation Workshop based on the ISO Electoral Standard

Addressed to lead auditors and certifiers, the event will explain the requirements for the accreditation sponsored by the hemispheric Organization.

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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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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Cooperation

November 17-21, at 9:00 EST (14:00 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 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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