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OAS Leader Spoke at Princeton University about Progress and Challenges in the Americas

The Secretary General said “the political and economic development has never followed a straight line. Rather, it has been full of surprises, successes, and setbacks."

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OAS Hosted the 4th Preparatory Meeting for the Summit of the Americas

The event that will be held on April 10 and 11 April in Panama has as its theme “Prosperity with Equity: The Challenge of Cooperation in the Americas.”

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Chair of the Permanent Council Opened Model OAS General Assembly for University Students

The event promotes the development of youth leadership, negotiation skills, teamwork and conflict resolution.

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Ambassador Ramdin Opened Inter-American Congress on the Environmental Rule of Law

He said he hoped that the meeting would help to adopt ¨policies, laws and necessary regulations to protect the welfare of the people and their environment.”

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OAS General Assembly will be held on June 15 and 16, in Washington, DC

The Permanent Council of the hemispheric institution so decided by acclamation.

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EOM in Bolivia Celebrates High Turnout on Election Day

The OAS Mission congratulated the population who “showed their civic commitment and turned out in overwhelming numbers” on Sunday.

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OAS Mission Accompanies Elections in Bolivia

The EOM to the regional elections deployed experts and observers in seven departments of the country.

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Secretary General Participates in Meeting on Chilean Public Policy at Harvard University

The OAS leader said that "democratic politics require tangible results for citizens."

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OAS Secretary General Highlights Achievements and Dedication of the IACHR

He stressed “the dedication with which you have always faced your responsibilities in this great work of defending and promoting the cause of human rights.”

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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