Latest Activities

Course on International Refugee Law (2016)

Course on International Refugee Law (2016)

Date: Monday, March 7, 2016.
Venue:
Organization of American States (1889 F St. NW, Washington, D.C., Ruben Dario Room, 8th floor).
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Welcome to the Department

The Department of International Law fulfills, along with other functions, the following mandates:

Advises the organs, agencies and entities of the OAS,

Promotes the development of international law; and

Acts as official depository of inter-American treaties.

Latest Newsletters

 April 13 , 2016 - Scholarships for the XLIII Course on International Law Announced.

February 8, 2016 - Course on International Refugee Law (CJPA, 2016).

December 11, 2015 - The Department of International Law takes part in the Regional Meeting on Ethnicity and Health in the Americas.

December 9, 2015 - Department of International Law Attends Harvard Symposium.

November 20, 2015 - Inter-American Juridical Committee Member Takes Part in International Workshop on Big Data.

November 6, 2015 - Department of International Law reaffirms support for region's public defenders.

September 10, 2015 - Inter-American Juridical Committee concludes its Eighty-Seventh Regular Session.

September 3, 2015 - Completion of the Forty-second OAS Course on International law.

July 13, 2015 - New Publication: XLI Course on International Law.

May 8, 2015 - Implementation Report on the Inter-American Program for the Development of International Law.

April 28, 2015 - Week of Activities "Decade of Afro-Descendants in the Americas: Opportunities and Challenges" concludes on successful note.

April 14, 2015 - The Inter-American Juridical Committee adopts report on personal data protection by consensus.

April 2, 2015 - Inter-American Juridical Committee concludes its Eighty-Sixth Regular Session.

March 18, 2015 - Workshop on Access to Public Information in Argentina concludes on successful note.

March 16, 2015 - Training Seminar on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the Inter-American System.

March 12, 2015 - Caribbean Capacity-Building Workshop on Secured Transactions and Asset-Based Lending.

February 25, 2015 - Special Meeting on the promotion and protection of Human Rights in business.

February 24, 2015 - Second Course on Stateless Persons in the Americas a success.

February 23, 2015 - Convocation to participate in the Sixteenth Meeting of Negotiations in the Quest for Points of Consensus.

February 23, 2015 - Fifteenth Meeting of Negotiations for Points of Consensus Concludes.

February 13, 2015 - Inter- American Juridical Committee presents its annual report to the Juridical and Political Comittee of the Permanent Council (CAJP).

January 29, 2015 - Scholarships for the XLII Course on International Law Announced.

January 23, 2015 - Course on Fundamental Elements for Identification and Protection of Stateless Persons and Prevention and Reduction of Statelessness in the Americas (CJPA, 2015).

January 22, 2015 - Convocation to participate in the Fifteenth Meeting of Negotiations in the Quest for Points of Consensus.

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Department of International Law
Secretariat for Legal Affairs (SLA)
Organization of American States
Corner of 19th Street and Constitution Ave., N.W.,
Washington, D.C., 20006, USA
Tel. + 1 202-370-0664
Fax + 1 202.458.3293
E-mail: dil@oas.org