Organization of American States


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Organization of American States

Commonly called the OAS. An international organization consisting of all independent states in North and South America (though not all members are active). It was established in 1948 to oppose the spread of communism. The OAS promotes democracy, economic cooperation and free trade. It also provides a forum for addressing grievances among members. It is based in Washington, D.C.
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The Special Summit of the Americas two weeks ago and the Organization of American States Special Conference on Hemispheric Security in October 2003 reaffirmed our leaders commitment to combating terrorism and its sources.
The Organization of American States brings together the countries of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation and advance common interests.
The CTO will collaborate with its partners and development agencies, the US State Dept, the Secretariat of the Organization of American States, the Secretariat for Central America Tourism Integration, Sustainable Travel Intl and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, to continue this sustainability journey.
Bush addressing a meeting of the World Affairs Council and Organization of American States, January 16, 2002.
He would embrace multilateralism through the Organization of American States and push for the creation of a "Council for Democracy" of international leaders who will work to stave off conflicts before they happen.
At the regional and global levels, since July 2001, the United States has sponsored resolutions in the Organization of American States (OAS) to destroy excess small arms and light weapons and to develop model arms brokering regulations for the Western Hemisphere.
15 after testifying before the commission, part of the Organization of American States.
10, along with members of a monitoring mission of the Organization of American States (OAS), a regional organization.
The meeting occurred at a gathering of the Organization of American States (OAS).
THE PRESIDENT OF PARAGUAY, Juan Carlos Wasmosy, reaffirmed before the Organization of American States (OAS) his commitment to construct "a new Paraguay," where consolidation of democracy will be joined by the introduction of sustainable development and an emphasis on social programs, and asked for regional solidarity to carry out his plans.
On March 14, 2006, the Organization of American States (OAS) through the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR) accepted demands presented by the Peirano brothers against the government of Uruguay.
The Organization of American States (OAS) the Network of Official Bulletins of the Americas (REDBOA) today signed an agreement designed to promote knowledge of hemispheric legislation.
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