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OAS LGBTI Core Group Statement: International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

On May 17, 2017, the members of the Organization of American States (OAS) LGBTI Core Group joined other governments and civil society organizations from around the world to celebrate the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). The OAS LGBTI Core Group includes Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, the United States and Uruguay. ...
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USOAS Hosts Reception in honor of U.S. IACHR Candidate Douglass Cassel

Notre Dame Professor Douglass Cassel, U.S. candidate to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), addresses the gathering hosted by the U.S. Permanent Mission to the Organization of American States (OAS) after his introduction by Interim U.S. Permanent Representative Kevin Sullivan.   Remarks by Interim Permanent Representative Sullivan The Embassy Row Hotel, Washington, D.C. May ...
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DipNote: Texas Means Business: My Time at the 7th Americas Competitiveness Exchange

Texas Means Business: My Time at the 7th Americas Competitiveness Exchange   By Thomas Debass on April 28, 2017 This month, I had the privilege of traveling to Central Texas for the 7th Americas Competitiveness Exchange on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ACE VII) , an intergovernmental initiative between the Department of State, Department of Commerce, Organization of American States, and others. The Exchange expands commercial ties in the ...
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OAS Permanent Council Agrees to Convene a Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs

Pro-democracy demonstrators gather outside of the Organization of American States (OAS) during a special special meeting of the Permanent Council in Washington, Monday, April 3, 2017, to consider the recent events in Venezuela. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) On April 26, 2017, the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) approved a resolution to ...
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