OAS Organization of American States Headquartered in Washington DC 35 member

Oas organization of american states headquartered in

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OAS – Organization of American States Headquartered in Washington D.C 35 member states of the Americas They’re very fine tuned and focused on what they do OAS Goals Strengthen democracy, work for peace, and defend human rights OAS oversees elections What’s their commonality? Shared culture of ideas Democracy & individual human rights & freedoms are good Jimmy carter is often involved in OAS activities (13:00) They have talked about fostering trade, fostering dialog Latin Americans want to start own OAS without USA and Canada The Latin Americans want to build their own identity not under Uncle Sam
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African Union Biggest & least successful AU 2 nd largest international organization, right under the UN 53 member countries The entire African continent besides Morocco 1) Union of African States 2) Union of African Unity 3) African Economic Community Gadaffi was the force behind it in mid to late 1990’s 2002 – Relauched African Union Picked the name AU-African Union, based on the EU in which they want to mimic Planned for good governance. Less poverty, less disease…
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  • Fall '08
  • European Union, Saudi Arabia, African Union, Sudan, The Arab League

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