OAS Launches Practical Guide to Inclusive Rights-Focused Responses to COVID-19 in…

first_img UK provides further support to CDB Special Development Fund… The guide is available here in Spanish. The OAS will publish the English version soon. Jul 21, 2020 You may be interested in… Relations within the Western Hemisphere: an uneasy alliance Aug 26, 2020 New Social Contract Needed to Combat ‘Inequality Pandemic’:… “This pandemic affects all of us, directly or indirectly,” said the Secretary General of the OAS, Luis Almagro. “However, for people in situations of vulnerability, the reach of the impact is much deeper and could, very probably, increase the gaps in their access to their basic economic, social and cultural rights. We know that our political systems are going to suffer, that our social fabrics are going to suffer, but we cannot emerge from this situation either less democratic nor with fewer rights. Let us use this challenging moment to reinforce the values that we believe are indispensable for life and human development, and ensure that the people most excluded in our societies are neither left out nor left behind, not for a minute more.” Oct 1, 2020 Oct 8, 2020 CARICOM Region sets Baseline, Targets for Human Resource… The Secretary General warned that the capacity to survive the pandemic “is much less likely” for people in situations of poverty and extreme poverty, as well as for groups historically discriminated against, such as women, indigenous peoples, afro-descendants, older persons, people with disabilities, migrants or refugees, lesbians, gay, bisexual, trans or intersex (LGBTI), children, adolescents, and people behind bars. Read more at: Organisation of American States Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… (Organisation of American States Press Release, 7 April 2020) The Organization of American States (OAS) today launched the “Practical Guide to Inclusive Rights-Focused Responses to COVID-19 in the Americas.” The guide seeks to support OAS member states in responding to the pandemic, offering them a series of tools to consider responses that take into account the particular circumstances of groups in a situation of vulnerability. OAS, ProFuturo Foundation to Bring Digital Education to 23,000 Students in Caribbean(Organisation of American States Press Release) The Organisation of American States (OAS) and the ProFuturo Foundation signed an agreement (on Tuesday) to promote digital education in a hundred schools in five member countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM): The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Guyana and Jamaica. The initiative will be carried…October 17, 2018In “Barbados”OAS General Assembly Re-elects Luis Almagro as Secretary General, Nestor Mendez as Assistant Secretary General(Organisation of American States Press Release) OAS General Assembly Re-elects Luis Almagro as Secretary General and Nestor Mendez as Assistant Secretary General The 54th Special General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) today re-elected Luis Almagro as Secretary General and Nestor Mendez as Assistant Secretary General of the…March 20, 2020In “Belize”OAS proposes mechanisms for Dominican Republic-Haiti dialogueWASHINGTON (CMC) – The Secretary General of the Organisation of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, has recommended the establishment of mechanisms of dialogue between the Dominican Republic and Haiti to resolve the situation in the border zone between the two countries, beginning with a meeting between the two sides. On…July 31, 2015In “CARICOM”Share this on WhatsApplast_img

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