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June 14, 2021 - Department of International Law holds Virtual Workshop on Access to Public Information together with Paraguay’s Ministry of Justice.

June 9, 2021 - The Inter-American Juridical Committee’s updated Principles on Privacy and the Protection of Personal Data are presented and discussed in webinar.

May 12, 2021 - Department of International Law presents Inter-American Model Law 2.0 On Access To Public Information to the Parliaments of the Americas and the Caribbean and in Course organized by the Spanish Agency for the Protection of Personal Data.

May 5, 2021 - Model Law on the Simplified Corporation: Status of Reforms in the Region.

April 19, 2021 - Inter-American Juridical Committee approves Updated Principles on Privacy and Personal Data Protection.

April 9, 2021 - Inter-American Juridical Committee completes Sessions approving Principles on Privacy and Protection of Personal Data and Supporting the Hague Principles on the Choice of Law applicable to International Commercial Contracts.

February 26, 2021 - The Regional Meeting of National International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Committees and other similar entities of the Americas with OAS participation concluded successfully.

February 17, 2021 - Inter-American Juridical Committee publishes report and resolution on International Law and Cyber Operations in the organization’s four languages.

February 8, 2021 - New Publication: Model Inter-American Law on Secured Transactions: Its Implementation.

January 28, 2021 - Department Of International Law participates in the International Day for the Protection of Personal Data.

December 15, 2020 - Latest Advances in Private International Law in the Americas.

November 16, 2020 - The Department of International Law disseminates the Inter-American Juridical Committee’s Guidelines on Binding and Non-Binding Agreements.

October 27, 2020 - Chair of the Inter-American Juridical Committee delivers annual report to the fiftieth regular session of the OAS General Assembly.

October 21, 2020 - OAS General Assembly approves Inter-American Model Law 2.0 on Access to Public Information.

September 28, 2020 - The Department of International Law Marks International Day for Universal Access to Public Information.

September 21, 2020 - Inter-American Juridical Committee will present its completed works in Virtual Forums.

August 27, 2020 - Inter-American Juridical Committee Approves Guidelines On Binding And Non-Binding Agreements and Resolution On State Cyber Operations.

August 10, 2020 - The 97th regular session of the Inter-American Juridical Committee concluded with success.

July 23, 2020 - Electronic version in Portuguese of the Guide on the law applicable to international commercial contracts in the Americas.

July 21, 2020 - New Publication: XLVI Course On International Law.

April 27, 2020 - OAS holds Special Meeting on Access to Public Information.

March 26, 2020 - The Inter-American Juridical Committee Approves Proposed Model Law 2.0 On Access To Public Information.

February 20, 2020 - Recent Advances in Secured Financing.

January 29, 2020 - Inter-American Juridical Committee Participates in International Data Privacy Day.

January 28, 2020 - Guide on the Law Applicable to International Commercial Contracts in the Americas: Informational Meeting and Dialogue.

January 16, 2020 - Applications now accepted for the 47th Course of International Law.

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