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Versión Español | May 2014


Partnerships for Financial Inclusion

OAS Strengthens Partnerships for Financial Inclusion

A wide access to financial services, products and asset building tools has the real potential of triggering the much needed social change to support more equality in the Americas; stakeholders must understand the social impact of financial inclusion and how it can benefit us all. This issue is not only a matter of sound public policy, but a wise investment in the future of our societies,” those were the words of OAS Assistant Secretary General, Albert Ramdin at the conference on ‘Partnerships for Financial Inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Catalyst for Inclusive Growth’ held in New York City, April 29-30.  » Read more

Technology Driven Education Advanced In Trinidad and Tobago

OAS Member States discuss the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Thousands of students and educators gathered in Trinidad and Tobago at the 2nd Virtual Educa Caribbean Symposium to explore how to seize the power of Information and Telecommunication Technologies (ICT) in addressing education challenges. The event, hosted by the Ministry of Education in collaboration with the OAS and Virtual Educa was held in Port of Spain from May 19 to 20, 2014. » Read more

New opportunities for cooperation between Ministries of Labor

OAS Welcomes partners from the Mobiles for Education Alliance

Bilateral, south-south and triangular cooperation between ministries of labor has become one of the most powerful tools used by the OAS-SEDI to support capacity building efforts. The results of the Seventh Call for Cooperation of the Inter-American Network for Labor Administration (RIAL) was announced in early May, approving eight proposals for cooperation involving 17 ministries of labor from the region.
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OAS recognizes young talent in the Americas in Science and Engineering

Cooperation in social protection: exchanging experiences, expanding opportunities

Member States have repeatedly underscored the crucial role that Science and Technology plays in supporting development and competitiveness. On May 15, the OAS-SEDI joined the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2014 in Los Angeles, California, to celebrate outstanding students from the Americas for applying research in science and engineering that could potentially address development challenges in the region. » Read more

OAS-CIP Helps Strengthen Maritime and Port Safety in the Region

Cooperation in social protection: exchanging experiences, expanding opportunities

“With more than 80% of goods worldwide making their way through ports, the development of a safe, sustainable, and competitive maritime and port sectors in the Americas has the potential of having a direct impact on trade and on the socio-economic development of OAS member states” declared Sherry Tross, Executive Secretary for Integral Development at the launch of the First Maritime Safety Workshop held from April 28 to 30, 2014 at OAS headquarters in Washington, DC. » Read more



Cooperation in Action

april 28, 2014

OAS – China Scholarship Program Selects 2014 Candidates. A total of 15 citizens from OAS Member States will receive scholarships covering registration, tuition, books and study materials, accommodation, subsistence, medical insurance and local transportation for the duration of their program in China. » Read more

april 30, 2014

OAS - Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE) partner to promote financial inclusion. The agreement signed between both institutions sets the stage for working together in supporting and promoting financial inclusion programming in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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may 05, 2014

OAS - PADF to work together to prevent and reduce the impact of natural disasters. The OAS will strengthen its collaboration with the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) to create mechanisms that prevent and reduce the impact of natural disasters in populations in situations of vulnerability in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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