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Newsletters 2017/2018

July 18, 2018 - Department of International Law and Secretary for Legal Affairs of the OAS Reaffirm Cooperation with UNCITRAL for Commercial Law Reforms.

July 16, 2018 - XLIV Course on International Law available in new publication.

July 11, 2018 - Arbitration Week and Presentation at the University of Technology, Jamaica.

May 22, 2018 - OAS Department of International Law advances proposed law on access to public information in the Americas.

May 15, 2018 - Uruguay Deposits Instrument of Ratification of the Inter-American Convention against All Forms of Discrimination and Intolerance.

April 25, 2018 - Department of International Law Moves Forward with Draft Hemispheric Model Law on Access to Public Information.

April 16, 2018 - Chair of the Inter-American Juridical Committee gives a presentation to the Committee on Juridical and Political Affairs.

April 12, 2018 - The Department of International Law Participates in CAJP Sixth Special Meeting on Autonomous Official Public Defenders as a Guarantee of Access to Justice for Vulnerable Groups.

March 19, 2018 - OAS Committee on Juridical and Political Affairs concludes the Tenth Working Meeting on the International Criminal Court on a Successful Note.

March 12, 2018 - The Department of International Law and the Promotion of Private International Law.

March 9, 2018 - Culminates the 92nd regular session of the Inter-American Juridical Committee (CJI).

February 20, 2018 - Enrollment now open for the XLV Course on International Law.

February 8, 2018 - CAJP Meeting on Access to Public Information / First Meeting with Inter-American Program Focal Points a Success.

October 30, 2017 - OAS and American Bar Association enter Cooperation Agreement.

October 16, 2017 - Uruguay ratifies Inter-American Convention against Racism, Racial Discrimination, and Related Forms of Intolerance.

October 6, 2017 - Launch of consultation process with Civil Society Organizations on the thematic areas of the Model Inter-American Law on Access to Information that may need to be updated or amplified.

September 28, 2017 - Marking Access to Information Day.

September 1, 2017 - OAS Department of International Law Raises Awareness about Access to Public Information and Personal Data Protection.

August 16, 2017 - Inter-American Juridical Committee successfully concludes 91st Regular Session.

August 1, 2017 - 44th Course on International Law begins in Rio.

July 25, 2017 - General Assembly of the Organization of American States adopted a resolution regarding the Model Law on the Simplified Corporation that had been approved by the Inter American Juridical Committee (IAJC).

June 14, 2017 - Department of International Law attends regional meeting of National Committees on International Humanitarian Law.

May 2, 2017 - Department of International Law presents report on the implementation of the Inter-American Program for the Development of International Law.

April 11, 2017 - Presentation Of The Guide For The Protection Of Stateless Persons.

April 5, 2017 - The Inter-American Juridical Committee Concludes its 90th Regular Session.

April 3, 2017 - Successful Special Meeting of the Committee on Juridical and Political Affairs on Public Defense and Access to Justice.

March 20, 2017 - Enrollment now open for the XLIV Course on International Law.

March 15, 2017 - Presentation on the Inter-American Program on Access to Public Information.

February 27, 2017 - Improving Access to Credit – A Video Explanation.

February 21, 2017 - XLII Course on International Law available in new publication.

February 16, 2017 - Presentation of Guidelines on Corporate Social Responsibility.

February 13, 2017 - The Department of International Law of the Secretariat for Legal Affairs is pleased to reintroduce our newsletter.

January 24, 2017 - The Commonwealth of the Bahamas deposits instrument of accession to the Convention of Private International Law of 1928.

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