OAS Strengthens its Commitment to Citizen Security
OAS Strengthensits Commitment to Citizen Security
Over the last five years, the countries of the Americas have experienced increasingly complex threats and challenges to the safety of their citizens. In aneffort to collaborate with its member states, the Organization of American States recently created the Inter-American Observatory on Citizen Security ... Read more »
The mission of the Secretariat forPolitical Affairs (SPA) is to contribute to the strengthening of political processes in the OAS member states, and in particular to support democracy as the best option to ensure peace, security, anddevelopment. Through its efforts, the Secretariat reinforces the Organization's role as the primary political forum in the inter-American system and actively helps to sustain democracy in the memberstates.
In pursuit of its objectives, the SPA acts to increase the legitimacy of institutions in political processes and to strengthen the means of maintaining those processes.
The Secretariat iscomposed of the Executive Office of the Secretary for Political Affairs and the following dependencies:
Department for Electoral Cooperation and Observation
Department of Sustainable...