“For the OAS, youth play a vital role in achieving our common goals throughout the hemisphere. We are supported by your ideas and commitment to our efforts in upholding democracy and democratic institutions, advancing human rights, promoting integral development and promoting the prosperity of our citizens during times of far-reaching, and new and ever-evolving threats to security.”
Assistant Secretary General, Amb. Albert Ramdin.
November 12 - December 3, 2012.
This is your opportunity to be heard!
Engage in a high level debate through the Virtual Forum on Democracy and Entrepreneurship that will be facilitated online by OAS staff and interns.
Participate in the Forum at:
December 4, 2012.
Your contributions to the virtual forum will be the input for one-day conference and workshop
Participants will engage in high level panel discussions with young leaders; and will participate in hands-on workshops to produce key recommendations for the work of the OAS in key areas affecting the youth of the Americas. These recommendations will be presented to the Ambassadors of the OAS Member States and OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza at a Special Meeting of the OAS Permanent Council a day later.
December 4 and 5, 2012
Learn about the OAS Focus on Youth
Meet OAS specialists to learn about our programs and activities such as the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), OAS Internship Program, OAS Academic Scholarship Program, the Leo S. Rowe Pan American Fund, Model OAS General Assembly, Youth Forum of the Americas, Young Entrepreneurs Talent & Innovation Competition of the Americas, Young Electoral Observers program, and many more!