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OAS Secretary General Condemned the Attacks in Canada

Secretary General Insulza expressed his support for the government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and said that "we must join forces" to fight terrorism.

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OAS and IDB Jointly Promote Improvements in Cyber Security in Latin America

More than 100 participants from 35 countries are attending a workshop seeking the exchange of experiences with experts in the prevention of cybercrime.

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Assistant Secretary General Inaugurates Meeting of the Inter-American Committee on Sustainable Development

Ambassador Ramdin said that “the debate is no longer about the practicality of sustainable development, rather how quickly it can be achieved.”

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OAS Hosted Multisectoral Dialogue on Main Issues of the post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda in the Americas

The initiative serves as an input for the creation of new objectives that ministers will approve in Honduras next year.

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OAS Presents Manuals to Promote Public Participation

The documents, specific to Central America and the Dominican Republic, seek to bring governments closer to their citizens.

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OAS Co-organized in Colombia a Meeting on Alternatives to Prison Sentences for Drug Offenses

The event gathered prosecutors, judges, prison directors, vice ministers, technicians and policy makers from 22 countries in the region.

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OAS and Civil Society Hold Dialogue about the next Summit of the Americas

Economic, social and governance experts discussed the challenges of cooperation, which will be a central theme in Panama 2015.

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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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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