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OAS Demonstrates Operation of New Mobile Cyber Crisis Response Lab

Ambassador Lomellin stressed that “cyber security is a key area of interest for all of our governments,” as “attacks on information and communications infrastructure could potentially cause major damage to key sectors of the U.S. and global economy.” Remarks by Ambassador Carmen Lomellin October 19, 2012 Good Morning.  Mr. Secretary General, Ambassador Blackwell, Chair of ...
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Remarks by Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary John D. Feeley at OAS Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs

“Situation between Ecuador and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland regarding the inviolability of the diplomatic premises of Ecuador in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in accordance with international law” Washington, D.C. August 24, 2012 Many thanks, Mr. Chair. On behalf of the United States, allow me to ...
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Congressman Engel Addresses the OAS Permanent Council

In his remarks, Rep. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs addressed: “The Need For Greater Hemispheric Unity on Shared Hemispheric Goals and the Importance of the OAS.” (March 28, 2012) Thank you Ambassador Brutus, Permanent Representatives, Assistant Secretary General Ramdin, Legislators from Suriname, Canada and Honduras, Permanent ...
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U.S. Underscores Support for the IACHR

United States’ Intervention before the OAS Permanent Council on Strengthening the Inter-American Human Rights System, January 25, 2012. Mr. Chair, allow me to first express our sincere gratitude to Ambassador Joel Hernandez for his agile management, patience and professionalism as Chair of the Working Group.  We would also like to thank Ambassador Hugo de Zela ...
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