Impact
Through our technical assistance initiatives, we generate impact in cities and communities of the Americas to strengthen Democratic Governance, Integral Development, Multidimensional Security and Human Rights in the Americas. The projects arising from the training provided by the OAS have an effect on the improvement of public policies.

Objectives of our pillars


Democracy
To contribute to strengthening the political processes of the Member States, in particu-lar to the maintenance of democracy as the best option to guarantee peace, security, and development.
DDHH
To promote the observance and defense of human rights in the Americas.
Security
To encourage and coordinate cooperation among the OAS Member States to assess, prevent, face and effectively respond to security threats.
Development
To support, facilitate and promote integral development in the Member States through intersectional dialogue, public-private partnerships and the creation of consensus on the integration of public policies.

ON-SITE EDITIONS

STRATEGIES FOR OPEN GOVERNANCY IN THE AMERICAS
Oficialía Mayor of San Luis Potosí & The General Secretariat of the OAS
  • Democracy
  • DDHH
  • Security
  • Development
Beneficiary country: Mexico
Objective: Support the implementation of the San Luis Potosí Open Government Plan through the training of public officials.
Topics of the program: Participation, transparency, collaboration and accountability.
Aimed to: 110 public officials from 27 state agencies of San Luis Potosí, Mexico.
Gender ratio: 56 women and 54 men.
Length: 8 weeks (02/28/2017 / - 04/07/2017).
*Closed edition
ICT AND PUBLIC PURCHASES; FACILITATING THE ACCESS TO MIPYMES TO THE PUBLIC PURCHASE
The Inter-American Government Procurement Network (RICG)-OAS
  • Democracy
  • DDHH
  • Security
  • Development
*Two editions
Beneficiary countries: Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Chile, Uru-guay, Ecuador, Paraguay, Nicaragua, Panama, Costa Rica.
Objective: Support the INGP to increase knowledge about public procurement in the region.
Topics of the programs: MSMEs for Public Purchase (1st Ed.), ICT and Public Pro-curement (2nd Ed.).
Aimed to: 100 public officials from public procurement entities of 12 countries.
Gender ratio: 29 women and 19 men (1st Ed.) + 22 women and 30 men (2nd Ed.).
Length: 7 weeks (02/14/2017 / - 03/31/2017.
*Closed edition
STRATEGIES FOR OPEN GOVERNMENT IN THE AMERICAS
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) & the OAS Virtual Campus
  • Democracy
  • DDHH
  • Security
  • Development
Beneficiary country: Argentina.
Objective: Improve knowledge about Open Government in order to support the pro-cesses of interaction between government and civil society.
Topics of the program: Open government issues, their relationships and its im-portance for public policies.
Aimed to: 47 Public Officials of national and sub-national levels.
Gender ratio: 13 women and 34 men.
Length: 7 weeks (04/10/2016 / - 11/25/2016).
*Closed edition