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FACT SHEET: OAS School of Governance

  May 25, 2018

  • The School of Governance is an initiative of the Organization of American States (OAS) that offers training aimed at strengthening practices of institutional transparency, citizen participation and accountability.

  • The objective is to train:
    • Public officials
    • Political leaders
    • Social Leaders
    • Community leaders

  • The School of Governance offers:
    • Training offers
    • Studies
    • Database
    • Observatories
    • Statistics
    • Webinars
    • Lectures
  • The themes addressed by the School of Governance are related to the four pillars of the OAS -democracy, human rights, integral development and multidimensional security- focused from an eminently practical point of view.

  • The School brings together networks of experts on topics ranging from competitiveness, public procurement, civil registration and identity to digital government, where students can obtain specialized information and consult border issues in each of the study areas.

  • The School of Governance is currently building alliances with universities and strategic partners in the region with the aim of creating new training offers.

  • The OAS School of Governance is integrating all the training provided by the OAS General Secretariat. Currently there are 10 available trainings:
    • Open Government Strategies for the Americas
    • The Right to Identity, Civil Registry and Vital Statistics
    • Production of digital content for virtual courses
    • Cybersecurity course for Micropymes and Autonomous
    • The Government in the Era of Social Networks
    • Public Procurement Management
    • Facilitating access to MSMEs for Public Procurement
    • Diploma in Public Management for Territorial Development
    • Strategic Planning with Gender Approach
    • International Law Course


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Reference: S-022/18