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Secretary General Insulza Met with the Mayor of Nuevo Cuscatlan, El Salvador

During the meeting, the two discussed the social and economic issues affecting sustainable development and quality of life, among other issues.

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OAS to Declares “Cajón Peruano” "Instrument from Peru to the Americas"

The Secretary General of the Organization, José Miguel Insulza, met today with the musician José Escajadillo as part of preparations for the tribute.

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OAS Member States Approved the 2015- 2016 Budget

Secretary General expressed his satisfaction that the plan meets the new "conceptual ordering of the objectives" of the Organization.

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Secretary General Analyzed the Economic Prospects for the Region

During the International Economic Forum of the Americas, the OAS leader spoke about the challenges to growth in today´s market conditions.

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OAS Permanent Council Approves Draft Budget 2015-2016

The proposal which will be considered by the Extraordinary General Assembly Wednesday morning, seeks to strengthen the culture of austerity, efficiency and transparency, among others.

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Youth Forum for the Summit of the Americas 2015 Presented at the OAS

Participating entrepreneurs will contribute innovative solutions to the sub-themes of the Seventh Summit, whose theme is "Prosperity with Equity: The Challenge of Cooperation in the Americas".

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OAS Secretary General Congratulates Uruguayan People on the General Elections

The leader of the Organization congratulated the two candidates who passed to the second round, Tabaré Vazquez, from the Frente Amplio, and Luis Lacalle Pou, from the Partido Nacional.

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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Roundtable

Thursday, November 6, at 10:30 EST (15:30 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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