The Bahamas (Commonwealth of)

Phyllis  Baron Phyllis Baron
Representative

OAS Office in The Bahamas (Commonwealth of) - by Google maps

Address: 5 Village Road P.O.Box N 7793, Nassau, Bahamas

Tel: (242) 393-7747 | (242) 393-7760
Fax: (242) 393-7761
Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm Mon.-Fri

Email: oasbahamas@oas.org

The Commonwealth of The Bahamas became the 31st member state of The Organization of American States (OAS) on March 3rd 1982. The OAS Bahamas Office meanwhile has sought to maintain a strong OAS presence in country, working closely with the Government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas on the Hemispheric Agenda for the development and advancement of its people, through policies, programs and activities aimed at the promotion of Democracy, Integral Development, Peace and Security.

  • Phyllis Baron
    Representative
    Tel. 242-393-7747
    Fax. 242-393-7761
    Email: PBaron@oas.org
  • Ambika N Rahming-Cooper
    Administrative Technician
    Email: ARahming@oas.org

OAS Office in The Bahamas (Commonwealth of)
Welcome to the webpage of the Organization of American States’ National Office in The Bahamas. Our objective is to showcase the programs and activities contributing to the national development of The Bahamas while promoting a deeper understanding of the OAS efforts in country.

On March 3, 1982, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas ...

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Events

  • A Chat with the OAS - Caribbean Women Changing the World
    Zoom Webinar, Monday April 4, 2022
  • A Chat with the OAS
    Zoom Webinar, Monday June 7, 2021

Photo Gallery / Videos


Donation of Cell Phones to Marsh Harbour Fire and Rescue (MHVFR)  The GS/OAS Bahamas Office is continuing its work in strengthening safety and security in the Bahamas, and on Wednesday 16th March 2022, donated 10 Alcatel 3 Mobile phones to the Marsh Harbour Volunteer Fire and Rescue, in Abaco. The MHVFR is a volunteer service community organization aimed at providing fire and rescue services on the island and maintain the security of the community.

Donation of Cell Phones to Marsh Harbour Fire and Rescue (MHVFR) The GS/OAS Bahamas Office is conti ...

Ambassador Jean-Arthur Régibeau, Ambassador of Belgium to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, and Permanent Observer for Belgium to the OAS paid a courtesy call to Representative Phyllis Baron at the OAS National Office in The Bahamas during his recent visit.

Ambassador Jean-Arthur Régibeau, Ambassador of Belgium to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, and Perm ...

In celebration of the Inter-American Week for people of African descent in the Americas, the Organization of American States (OAS) national office in The Bahamas in partnership with the Inter-American Institute for Corporation on Agriculture (IICA) and Creative Nassau presented a Poetry & Prose Webinar under the theme: Ending slavery's legacy of racism, the imperative for strengthening justice and resilience in Afro-descendant communities in the Americas in the face of Covid

In celebration of the Inter-American Week for people of African descent in the Americas, the Organiz ...

The Ministry of Education (MOE) in partnership with the Organization of American States (OAS) and ProFuturo has officially launched the ProFuturo Digital Mobile Classroom initiative in The Bahamas.

The Ministry of Education (MOE) in partnership with the Organization of American States (OAS) and Pr ...

OAS Internships

The OAS Student Internship Program is designed for undergraduate, graduate and young professional student to allow them to work within their fields of study. The program although unpaid is very competitive. The OAS has 28 national offices and some special programs located in the member states. Internships are available in almost all of the offices and this will allow interns to choose whether they prefer to work in their home country or in another office.

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OAS Scholarships

The OAS Academic Scholarship Program (Regular Program), established in 1958, grants scholarships every year for the pursuit of Master’s Degrees, Doctoral Degrees and Research leading to a degree. The OAS Special Caribbean Scholarships Program (SPECAF), established in 1983, grants scholarships for the last two years of undergraduate studies to citizens and residents of the English-speaking Caribbean OAS Member States. In addition to these programs the OAS, through its Partnerships Program for Education and Training (PAEC), is able to offer other attractive scholarship opportunities for academic studies with the support of its partner institutions in the Americas and around the world.

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OAS - Rowe Fund Educational loan programs for Studies in the United States

The OAS - Rowe Fund loan program for studies in the United States was established in 1948.  This program grants financial aid in the form of interest-free loans for up to $15,000 dollars for graduate, research, and the last two years of undergraduate studies, including semester exchange programs.  Applications may be submitted at any time during the studies in the U.S. and are accepted and reviewed year-round.  For more information about how to obtain a Rowe Fund loan, find other financial aid for studies abroad, or identify a university in the United States according to field of study, cost, or location, visit: www.oas.org/en/rowefund and follow us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/rowefund

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