Photo: City of Lugo

Photo: City of Lugo

OAS-European Union Summit an Unprecedented Step in Drug Control at the City Level

More than 300 mayors, international experts and authorities on drug control from 41 cities and 34 countries of Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean to meet in Lugo, Spain

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Photo: OAS

Secretary General Calls on the Americas to move towards "a More Sustainable Energy Reality”

At the opening of the Energy and Climate Ministerial, José Miguel Insulza asked for greater cooperation particularly regarding renewable sources of energy.

Photo: OAS

Photo: OAS

OAS Celebrates Pan American Day "With Vitality and Strength"

During a special session, the Organization’s Permanent Council commemorated the creation of the International Union of American Republics

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Photo: OAS

OAS Secretary General Calls for “a Peaceful Atmosphere” as Electoral Process in Bolivia Draws to a Close

He urged “political stakeholders in Bolivia and society in general” to allow the Departmental Courts to conduct their work adequately.

The Organization of American States is the premier regional forum for political discussion, policy analysis and decision-making in Western Hemisphere affairs. The OAS brings together leaders from nations across the Americas to address hemispheric issues and opportunities. Together, they seek to build cooperation among states and advance a common regional agenda on democratic governance, human rights, multidimensional security, and sustainable development.

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In Depth

Canada at the OAS:  20 Years of Sustained Commitment

Canada at the OAS: 20 Years of Sustained Commitment

Since 1990, Canada has been an active participant in OAS debates, processes of building consensus, and in bridging discordant positions. During these two decades it has made significant contributions to the work of the Organization accumulating an immense list of accomplishments that become today good reasons to celebrate ... Read more »

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General Assembly

Fortieth General Assembly of the OAS

Peace, Security, and Cooperation in the Americas

Lima, Peru, June 6-8, 2010

The General Assembly is the supreme decision-making body of the Organization of American States.

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Permanent Council

Regular Meeting of the Permanent Council

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. (ET)

Liberator Simón Bolívar Room

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2010 Regular Meeting of the Summit Implementation Review Group (SIRG)

Held on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. (ET)

Liberator Simón Bolívar Room

The Summits of the Americas Secretariat launched the publication "Official Documents from the Summits of the Americas Process:  From Mar del Plata (2005) to Port of Spain (2009)"

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