Civil Registry

The Department for Effective Public Management of the Secretariat for Political Affairs, through its Universal Civil Identity Program in the Americas (PUICA), assists OAS member states by providing technical support to national civil registry institutions aimed at strengthening and modernizing them, which fosters social inclusion and strengthens democratic governance, and ensures the right to civil identity for all people in the Hemisphere.

PUICA supports civil registry institutions by providing assistance in professional training, technological modernization, and by promoting the exchange of good practices among institutions through workshops and virtual forums.

Department for Effective Public Management