Secretariat for Strengthening Democracy (SSD)
Strengthening Democracy in the Hemisphere
Inter-American Award on Innovation for Effective Public Management - 2016 Edition
The Award is an activity carried out by the OAS Department for Effective Public Management (DEPM).

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OAS Electoral Mission in Belize recognized advances in procedures and systems that allowed for an inclusive electoral process
The EOM/OAS that observed the general elections in Belize on November 4, 2015 today presented a report to the Permanent Council highlighting the procedures and systems “that generated a generally inclusive and clean electoral process”.
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Bolivian Referendum: OAS Mission Congratulates High Participation, Civic and Democratic Spirit
The EOM/OAS in Bolivia, headed by the former President of the Dominican Republic Leonel Fernández today congratulated the Bolivian people for the high participation, and civic and democratic spirit shown in the constitutional referendum...
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OAS Mission that Observed Elections in Guatemala Presented Report February 20, 2016
The Permanent Council of the OAS today received the verbal report of the Mission that observed last year's general elections in Guatemala, presented by the Chief of Mission, Juan Pablo Corlazzoli.
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OAS Observation Mission: Elections Show Strength of Democratic System in Costa Rica
The OAS/EOM in Costa Rica today congratulated the country’s citizens on their participation in the municipal elections on Sunday, which once again showed the strength of Costa Rica’s democratic system.
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Haiti: Agreement for Peaceful Transition of Government Accomplished
February 6, 2016

The Special Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS) to Haiti which began on Sunday, January 31 is now completed.
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Secretariat for Strengthening Democracy (SSD)
Electoral Cooperation and Observation
Effective Public Management

Democratic Sustainability and Special Missions
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