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.
April 13 , 2016 - Scholarships for the XLIII Course on International Law Announced.
February 8, 2016 - Course on International Refugee Law (CJPA, 2016).
December 9, 2015 - Department of International Law Attends Harvard Symposium.
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.
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 - Fifteenth Meeting of Negotiations for Points of Consensus Concludes.
January 29, 2015 - Scholarships for the XLII Course on International Law Announced.
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