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OAS Participates in High Level Dialogue between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

  July 15, 2014

The Organization of American States (OAS) joined key stakeholders from Haiti and the Dominican Republic at a meeting in Santo Domingo last week as part of the ongoing high level dialogue aimed at improving relations between the two countries.

The Assistant Secretary General of the OAS, Albert Ramdin, said the Organization was pleased that “both member states are continuing joint reflection to improve bilateral relations, and are working together for more effective cooperation in key sectors, including commerce, security, and migration policies.”

The Assistant Secretary General said the discussions “have been meaningful and we are hopeful of concrete results.” He added that “the OAS supports the efforts to strengthen the bilateral relationship over the past seven months. We have seen several cooperation agreements so far, including one on trade, which was signed at this latest meeting. We hope initiatives like these benefit citizens of both countries, in real terms,” added the OAS Assistant Secretary General.

The OAS was invited to participate in the dialogue by the governments of the two OAS member states.

The Organization has expressed its willingness to support the implementation of initiatives coming out of the bilateral meeting, including those aimed at strengthening development and security.

A gallery of photos of the event is available here.

For more information, please visit the OAS Website at

Reference: E-300/14