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Organization of American States (OAS) will launch, on Tuesday, August
26, the virtual course "Strategies for Open Government in the Americas"
for 217 officials from the region, in order to enable them to implement
strategies for the consolidation of more participatory, transparent and
The course will last seven weeks, and although it is aimed at public officials, it is open to the general public.
Taught from the Virtual Campus of the Department for Effective
Public Management of the Secretariat for Political Affairs of the OAS,
the course has the support of the Economic Commission for Latin America
and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and
the Latin American Centre for Development Administration (CLAD).
The above institutions agreed to promote this initiative after
agreeing on the importance of promoting policies of Open Government, and
given the need for public institutions of the countries of the region
to understand and train their human resources in the area.
The first course includes the participation of 217 officials from
all the countries of the Americas, who will work on developing a
strategy for Open Government. The course will be held for the second
time, with students physically attending classes, on December 1 in
For more information visit the Virtual Campus of the OAS Department for Effective Public Management.
More information about the course is available here.
WHAT: Virtual Course "Strategies for Open Government in the Americas"
WHEN:Tuesday, August 26, 2014
WHERE: Virtual Campus of the OAS Department for Effective Public Management
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