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OAS Simultaneously Deploys Electoral Observation Missions in Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia - Apr 5, 2021 - 9:37:56 AM

The Organization of American States (OAS) deployed electoral observation missions in Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia, where elections will be held on April 11...
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Secretary General of the Organization of American States on equitable distribution of vaccines - Mar 9, 2021 - 10:50:27 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic is the worst public health crisis the modern world has ever faced. It is deeply troubling that the member states of the Organization of American States (OAS) now account for almost half of the number of persons infected with the novel coronavirus globally...
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OAS Electoral Observation Mission in Ecuador expresses concern about lack of definition regarding electoral process - Feb 16, 2021 - 10:12:54 AM

The Electoral Observation Mission (EOM) of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Ecuador expresses its concern about the lack of definition by the electoral authority and is paying close attention to the latest developments in the electoral process...
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OAS Mission in Ecuador observes Post-Electoral Process and that different actors have necessary guarantees - Feb 11, 2021 - 3:43:17 PM

The Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Ecuador is attentive and present, observing the various aspects of the post-electoral process and that the different actors have the guarantees necessary at this stage...
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OAS Electoral Observation Mission begins final deployment in Ecuador - Feb 2, 2021 - 10:05:50 AM

The Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Ecuador began its final deployment ahead of the February 7 elections, in which the country will elect its president and vice president, 137 Assembly members, and 5 representatives to the Andean Parliament...
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OAS General Secretariat on Illegal Detention of Guyanese Vessels by Venezuela - Jan 27, 2021 - 9:40:18 AM

The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) condemns the illegal detention by the Venezuelan dictatorship of two Guyanese registered fishing vessels and their crew who were located within the Cooperative Republic of Guyana’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)...
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OAS Begins Implementation of New Hemispheric Action Plan on Drugs 2021-2025 - Jan 25, 2021 - 12:30:04 PM

The Organization of American States (OAS) has begun implementation of the new Hemispheric Drug Strategy and Plan of Action 2021-2025, both approved at the 68th regular session of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD), chaired by Colombia and held in Bogota in December 2020...
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OAS to Deploy Electoral Observation Mission to Presidential Elections in Ecuador - Jan 20, 2021 - 7:53:50 PM

The Organization of American States (OAS) will deploy an Electoral Observation Mission to the February 7 elections in Ecuador, in which the president and vice president of the country will be elected, as well as representatives of the Andean Parliament and the National Assembly...
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OAS and the Dominican Republic will cooperate to improve the quality of the electoral processes of the Dominican Central Electoral Board - Jan 12, 2021 - 6:23:27 PM

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The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Central Electoral Board of the Dominican Republic signed an agreement today to promote the quality of the electoral processes of the Dominican electoral body in accordance with the standards of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), whose high standards are recognized by the international community.

The Chair of the Board, Román Jáquez, stressed that the initiative will allow working under the electoral standard ISO 54001, which complies with a series of international standards to carry out transparent electoral processes...
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OAS Secretary General on International Anti-Corruption Day - Dec 9, 2020 - 3:44:52 PM

Today we commemorate a different International Anti-Corruption Day. COVID-19 and the challenges it brings to our countries and our populations makes the fight against the misappropriation of public goods and services even more relevant. The pandemic has also made it necessary for States to adopt urgent measures for its mitigation. This has led to a heavy investment in public resources that must be implemented with honesty, transparency and efficiency...
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OAS General Secretariat on the political situation in Peru - Nov 12, 2020 - 3:10:11 PM

The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) confirms that, in response to the invitation issued by the National Jury of Elections of the Republic of Peru to the OAS on October 7th for the deployment of an Electoral Observation Mission, the Mission will be deployed in due time and manner...
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OAS School of Governance to Train Students at the Diplomatic Academy of Ecuador - Nov 10, 2020 - 5:04:20 PM

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The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Government of Ecuador today signed an agreement for the training of students of the Diplomatic Academy of the Andean country in the School of Governance of the hemispheric institution.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ecuador, Luis Gallegos Chiriboga, said that the School of Governance, an initiative of the OAS in charge of the Department of Effective Public Management...
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OAS Electoral Observation Mission in Brazil begins work ahead of November 15 Municipal Elections - Nov 9, 2020 - 10:09:04 AM

The Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Brazil will begin its work today ahead of the November 15 municipal elections in which 5,568 mayors (prefectos) and deputy mayors (vice prefectos) will be elected, as well as 57,942 councilors (vereadores)...
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50th OAS General Assembly concludes - Oct 21, 2020 - 9:27:02 PM

With the approval of the documents submitted to a vote by member states, the 50th General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) concluded today, after two days of sessions held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic...
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The OAS Recognizes the Bolivian People on Election Day held on Sunday - Oct 18, 2020 - 10:31:35 PM


The Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS) expresses its deepest appreciation to the Bolivian people for the civic attitude demonstrated today, by massively and peacefully exercising their right to vote and having done so in a responsible manner, despite the long lines and extraordinary challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic...
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OAS Secretary General designates Jared Genser as Special Adviser on the responsibility to protect - Oct 10, 2020 - 9:44:57 PM

The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, today designated international human rights lawyer Jared Genser as Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P)...
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OAS and Bolivia sign agreement to observe October 18 elections - Oct 5, 2020 - 3:07:36 PM


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The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Plurinational State of Bolivia today signed the agreement on privileges and immunities for the OAS electoral mission that will observe the general elections on October 18.

The Permanent Representative of Bolivia to the OAS, Jaime Aparicio, said that his country faces “the most complicated, most difficult and most important elections in contemporary history.” “There is a lot of confidence in the majority of the population that the role of the OAS will be crucial, this role, as always, will also be supported by the European Union and by the Carter Center...
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Declaration of the Secretary General of the OAS, Luis Almagro, regarding recent military attacks of Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh - Sep 27, 2020 - 12:13:40 PM

The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (GS/OAS) strongly condemns the recent military aggression of Azerbaijan that took place in Nagorno-Karabakh, which directly ignores calls from the United Nations to achieve peaceful solutions to conflicts, as well as to promote long-lasting peace and stability...
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OAS-Chile Partnership Program announces full scholarships for hospitality staff in CARICOM countries - Sep 25, 2020 - 2:50:28 PM

The Organization of American States (OAS), in partnership with the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) announces a scholarship opportunity for citizens and permanent residents of the CARICOM Countries of the OAS to participate in an Online Guest Service Gold Tourism Course...
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OAS to Deploy Electoral Observation Mission to General Elections in Bolivia - Sep 16, 2020 - 2:50:41 PM

At the invitation of the Government of Bolivia, the Organization of American States (OAS) will deploy an Electoral Observation Mission (EOM) to the elections to be held on October 18 in the country, for the posts of president, vice president, senators and deputies. The Mission will be led by the former Foreign Minister of Costa Rica Manuel González...
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