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OAS Deploys Electoral Observation Mission in Guyana

The EOM, headed by the former Foreign Minister of Belize Lisa Shoman, will observe the May 11 general and regional elections.

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OAS Leader Meet with the President of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Senate of Mexico

The two discussed the new regional action plan on drugs for the period 2016-2020, among other issues.

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OAS and Suriname Sign Agreement for Mission to Observe the Elections on May 25

The Secretary General appointed as Chief of Mission the former Director of the Department of International Affairs of the Organization, Irene Klinger.

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OAS Hosted High-Level Dialogue on Circular Economies in the Americas

Experts discussed the "Closed Cycle in the Americas" program, which is being implemented in Colombia, Panama and Trinidad and Tobago.

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Ambassador Ramdin Urged Stronger Civil Society Engagement at Peace and Security Conference

“Creating peace and stability is a collective, shared responsibility”, he said.

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OAS Presents Report of Evaluation on Drug Policies in the Hemisphere

Document highlights the high degree of compliance by countries with the recommendations contained in the 2011-2015 Action Plan.

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OAS and Estonia Promote the Exchange of Best Practices in Cyber Security

"These partnerships are essential to address threats such as cyber security and cybercrime," said the Secretary General.

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Member States Approved Agenda for Next Meeting of Ministers of Labor

The hemispheric meeting will take place on November 18 and 19 in Cancun, Mexico.

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OAS General Assembly to Debate “The Present and Future of the Organization"

The meeting will be held at the headquarters of the institution in Washington, DC on June 15 and 16.

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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