Each year the OAS Secretary General publishes a proposed Program-Budget for the coming calendar year. The OAS General Assembly meets in a Special Session to approve the Program-Budget. Find these documents from 1998-2013 here.
Each year in April, the OAS Board of External Auditors publishes a report covering the previous calendar year’s financial results. Reports covering 1996-2016 may be found here.
Approximately six weeks after the end of each semester, the OAS publishes a Semiannual Management and Performance Report, which since 2013 includes reporting on programmatic results. The full texts may be found here.
Here you will find data on the Human Resources of the OAS, including its organizational structure, each organizational unit’s staffing, vacant posts, and performance contracts.
The OAS executes a variety of projects funded by donors. Evaluation reports are commissioned by donors. Reports of these evaluations may be found here.
The Inspector General provides the Secretary General with reports on the audits, investigations, and inspections conducted. These reports are made available to the Permanent Council. More information may be found here.
The OAS has discussed for several years the real estate issue, the funding required for maintenance and repairs, as well as the deferred maintenance of its historic buildings. The General Secretariat has provided a series of options for funding it. The most recent document, reflecting the current status of the Strategy, is CP/CAAP-3211/13 rev. 4.
Here you will find information related to the GS/OAS Procurement Operations, including a list of procurement notices for formal bids, links to the performance contract and travel control measure reports, the applicable procurement rules and regulations, and the training and qualifications of its staff.
The OAS Treasurer certifies the financial statements of all funds managed or administered by the GS/OAS. Here you will find the latest general purpose financial reports for the main OAS funds, as well as OAS Quarterly Financial Reports (QFRs).
Every year the GS/OAS publishes the annual operating plans for all areas of the Organization, used to aid in the formulation of the annual budget and as a way to provide follow-up on institutional mandates.
Here you will find information related to the OAS Strategic Plan 2016-2020, including its design, preparation and approval.
The ISP is a strategy developed
over two years, in collaboration with a broad array of government and civil
society representatives throughout the Hemisphere. It seeks to promote
transparent, effective, and responsible public participation in decision-making
and to foster formulation and execution of sustainable development policies in
the Americas. The policy framework contains the basic principles, goals, and
policy recommendations for greater involvement of all sectors of society in
decision-making on sustainable development.
The Department of Sustainable
Development is committed to the development and implementation of policies that
ensure civil society (individuals, the private sector, the labor sector,
political parties, academics, and other non-governmental organizations) and
youth participation in planning, managing, and decision-making for sustainable
A crosscutting feature of all
programs and projects of the OAS is to support proactively public participation.
In the process of developing policies at the hemispheric level, a standard
practice of the Department of Sustainable development is to solicit civil
society input, through regional consultations and virtual on-line forums.