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48th OAS General Assembly Concludes
Jun 6, 2018 - 11:00:50 AM

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With the approval of all the documents submitted for voting by the member states, the 48th General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) held on June 4 and 5 in Washington D.C. concluded today.

During the last plenary session of the meeting, a Declaration of Support to the People of Nicaragua and a Resolution on the Situation in Venezuela were approved. Elections were held in which Humberto Sierra Porto (Colombia) and Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor (Mexico) were re-elected and Ricardo Pérez Manrique (Uruguay) was elected as judges of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.

In the Inter-American Juridical Committee, Ruth Stella Correa Palacio was re-elected and George Rodrigo Bandeira Galindo (Brazil) and Mariana Salazar Albornoz (Mexico) were elected. Finally, Jenny WIllier Murphy (United States) and Patricia Pérez Goldberg (Chile) were elected as members of the Justice Studies Center of the Americas.

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