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September 2019
Sunday, September 1
number 47
Application Period Open for Scholarships for Telecommunications Courses in Belgium

The courses are targeted to citizens and/or permanent legal residents of any OAS member state that have at least two (2) years of telecommunications, media and/or digital economy experience. Courses will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of regulatory issues and developments in the telecommunications sector, using real-life examples and case studies from the European Union, and a clear overview of how competition law applies to the digital economy, including issues such as data concentration. Both courses will be taught in English by Cullen International and will take place from October 21 to 25 and from November 21 to 22, 2019. The deadline to apply is September 18.

WHEN: September 1.
WHERE: Online.

More information available here.
Wednesday, September 4
MISPA Violence Prevention Group to Discuss the Prevention of Violence against Women

The Subsidiary Technical Group for the Prevention of Crime, Violence and Insecurity of the Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Public Security will meet in Tela, Honduras, on September 4 and 5 to discuss the prevention of violence against women, their participation in the security sector, reduction of impunity in cases of violence against women, and the reintegration of women deprived of liberty.. The resulting recommendations will be taken to MISPA VII, in October 2019. The meeting is organized by the OAS Department of Public Security.

WHEN: September 4-5.
WHERE: Tela, Honduras.


More information available here. (Only in Spanish).
Unveiling Ceremony of the Sculptures “Tall Torch of Liberty” and “The Unbound Slave”

Members of the diplomatic corps, OAS authorities, and the artistic community are invited to the unveiling ceremony of two sculptures dedicated to peace, freedom, and creativity donated by the sculptor Greg Wyatt and the Newington-Cropsey Foundation.

WHEN: September 4.
WHERE: Organization of American States, 
17 & Constitution Ave, NW Washington D.C, 20006.

More information available here.
Workshop on a Sustainable Heritage Tourism Endorsement Program – Defining of Sustainability Standards

The objective of this workshop is to train cultural and tourism officials from Guyana, Jamaica and Saint Lucia in how to define sustainability standards that ensure the authenticity of endorsed heritage sites and related products and services. The workshop is organized by the OAS Department of Economic Development.

WHEN:  September 4-6.
WHERE: Cara Lodge Hotel, Georgetown, Guyana

More information available here.
Wednesday, September 6
Deadline to Apply for the Virtual Course “Management of Public Procurement”

This course is intended for public officials, academics and civil society in the Americas interested in learning about the main concepts for a modern management of purchases and the government procurement of goods and services. The course starts on September 17, and it will last seven weeks. This course will be available only in Spanish and it will be offered through the virtual campus of the School of Governance.

WHEN:  September 6.
WHERE: 
Online.

More information available here. (Only in Spanish)
Deadline to Apply for the Virtual Course “Open Government in the Americas”

The course is intended for public officials, academics and representatives of civil society of the Americas interested in identifying the conceptual grounds for the development of Open Government. The course presents success stories and strategies for the implementation of open government projects focusing on transparency, collaboration and citizen participation. The course starts on September 17, and it will last 8 weeks. The course will be available only in Spanish and it will be offered through the virtual campus of the School of Governance.

WHEN: September 6.
WHERE: Online.


More information available here. (Only in Spanish).
Sunday, September 8
Deadline for Applications to the 12th Americas Competitiveness Exchange (ACE)

The program will gather decision-makers from the public, private, and academic sectors for five days, to visit and exchange best practices and share the keys to Chile’s success on innovation, entrepreneurship, and digital transformation. The objective is to accelerate collaboration opportunities between leaders of the Americas and beyond, as well as to forge partnerships to boost commerce, investment, and R&D. The program is convened by the University for Development of Chile (UDD), the Corporation for the Promotion of Production (CORFO) of the Ministry of Economy of Chile, and the Organization of American States. The program will take place from October 7 to 10.

WHEN: September 8.
WHERE: Online.


More information available here.
Monday,  September 9
XXXIII Meeting of the Committee of Experts of the MESICIC

The Committee of Experts of the Mechanism for Follow-Up on the Implementation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption (MESICIC) will meet in an effort to increase cooperation in the fight against corruption by promoting the sharing of experiences and best practices, as well as to review and adopt the anticorruption reports of the Fifth Round of the Mechanism, related to Guatemala, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago.

WHEN: September 9-12.
WHERE: Organization of American States, 
1889 F St. Washington D.C 20006.

More information available here.
XVI Meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Council of Civil Registration, Identity and Vital Statistics (CLARCIEV)

The meeting will provide a space for the exchange of successful practices between authorities, experts and international organizations to guarantee the civil identity of all the inhabitants of the region. In 2019 the central theme is “Innovation and cooperation to close identity gaps” and the meeting includes discussion panels on citizen digital files and civil identity, open registration and identification systems, identity fraud, and identity in the context of migration. The meeting is organized by the Universal Civil Identity Program in the Americas (PUICA) of the OAS, the Department of Effective Public Management, the Civil Registry Service of Chile, the IDB and UNHCR.

WHEN: September 9-11.
WHERE: Santiago Hotel, Santiago, Chile.

More information available here. (Only in Spanish).
Tuesday, September 10
Closing Ceremony for the Young Entrepreneurs of a New Path in Jamaica
 
Since 2015, the Department of Public Security and the Trust for the Americas, with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the initiative A New Path, have provided training and micro-grants for youth in conflict with the law in Jamaica to promote economic opportunities for them and their communities. This event will bring together more than 100 young people that have established their business to reward them for their efforts and highlight success stories. 

WHEN: September 10.
WHERE: 
Kingston, Jamaica.

More information available here.
Workshop on Coordination and Control in the Diagnostic Study of Alternatives to Incarceration for Drug-Related Crimes from a Gender Perspective

Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica, the countries participating in the “Gender in the criminal justice system” project, will meet in Guatemala to advance in the planning and implementation of a diagnostic study.  This study seeks to collect and analyze data on alternatives to incarceration for minor drug-related crimes, and to disaggregate population such as gender or others that may be subject to discrimination. The meeting is organized by the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD).

WHEN: September 10-12.
WHERE: 
Antigua, Guatemala.

More information available here.
Wednesday, September 11
Workshop on Techniques for Encouraging Community Engagement in the Development of National Registers/Inventories of Heritage Places

The objective of this workshop is to train cultural and tourism officials from Jamaica and Barbados in techniques for hosting and managing community workshops to encourage community engagement in the development of national registers/inventories of heritage places.  The workshop is organized by the OAS Department of Economic Development (DDE).

WHEN: September 11-13.
WHERE:
Radisson Acuática Hotel, Bridgetown, Barbados.

More information available here.
Meeting of the CICAD Group of Experts on Maritime Narcotrafficking

The Group of Experts constitutes a forum for member states to exchange information and best practices to counter maritime narcotrafficking. The meeting, to be chaired by The Bahamas, will focus on strengthening maritime drug interdiction mechanisms, primarily in the Caribbean Basin. It is organized by the OAS Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD).

WHEN: September 11-12.
WHERE:Nassau, Bahamas.


More information available here.
Peer Review Uruguay and Paraguay
The Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE) and the foreign ministries or Paraguay and Uruguay have organized a peer review exercise, to share best practices and undergo a mutual evaluation, regarding the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their means of delivery. This is the second of two visits (the first took place in Montevideo, on August 20-21). Different stakeholders of each country will participate, along with experts from the United Nations 1540 Committee.

WHEN: September 11-12.
WHERE: Asuncion, Paraguay.


More information available here.
Friday,  September 13
Deadline to Apply for the Virtual Course “Facilitating the Access of MSMEs in Government Procurement”

The course is intended for public officials, academics and the civil society in the Americas interested in identifying access barriers, as well as the legal, financial and administrative nature of MSMEs, as they start doing business with the Government. The course will allow participants to prepare proposals to facilitate access to public procurement in the countries. It starts on October 1 and lasts for seven weeks. It will be available only in Spanish and will be offered through the virtual campus of the OAS School of Governance.

WHEN: September 13.
WHERE:Online.


More information available here. (Only in Spanish).
Deadline to Apply for the Virtual Course “The Government in the Age of Social Media”

The course is aimed at public officials, academics and civil society in the Americas interested in developing a strategic perspective on the use of digital social networks from public services. The course presents the constitutive and differentiating elements of the social networks on which its application is based in the public sector. It starts on October 1 and lasts for eight weeks. It will be available only in Spanish and will be offered through the virtual campus of the School of Governance.

WHEN: September 13.
WHERE:Online.


More information available here. (Only in Spanish).
Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Construction of the Multipurpose Educational Area in South Camp Juvenile Facility in Jamaica

In the framework of the initiative A New Path, the Department of Public Security, with the support of USAID, will build a multipurpose educational area in South Camp, the juvenile facility for girls in Jamaica. Currently, the facility does not have adequate spaces to deliver training for the girls. The multipurpose area will accommodate three classrooms, including a cosmetology area and an IT room. It is expected that with the skills that the girls will learn, they will have a better likelihood to successfully reintegrate into society when they exit the center.

WHEN: September 13.
WHERE:
Kingston, Jamaica.

More information available here.
Wednesday,  September 18
III Hemispheric Conference on Port Security: Boosting Efficiency through Secure Operations

The conference seeks to provide an international platform to address key aspects of port security in the Americas at the highest governmental and corporate levels.
The event will share successful practices on secure port operations and discuss strategic actions that promote the implementation of efficient risk mitigation practices in line with competitive port operations, technology, and infrastructure. The event is organized by the Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (S/CIP), the OAS Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE), and the University of Miami Center for International Business Education & Research (CIBER), with financial support from the United States Department of State.

WHEN: September 18-20.
WHERE: Miami, University, Florida.


More information available here.
Thursday, September 19
VIII Inter-American Meeting of Ministers of Culture and Highest Appropriate Authorities

Under the theme “Strengthening the Creative Economy and Culture Sector: Repositioning the Culture Sector to Secure Sustainable Development,” the highest authorities of culture of the hemisphere will meet in Barbados to promote exchanges of experiences among the member states and to promote dialogue among Ministers as well as between other stakeholders. The attendees will address the importance of harnessing the power of the Creative Economy and Culture sector to support jobs and growth; the potential for the sector to be an agent of cooperation, and the recognition that culture is who we are and what shapes our identity, contributes to poverty reduction and paves the way for a human-centered, inclusive and equitable development. The meeting is co-organized by the OAS General Secretariat and the Government of Barbados (Ministry of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports) in the framework of the Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI). The Department of Economic Development (DDE) is the Meeting’s Technical Secretariat.

WHEN: September 19-20.
WHERE:
Hotel Hilton Barbados Resort.

More information available here.
Monday,  September 23
CyberWomen Challenge Chile

The CyberWomen Challenge is an  exercise that seeks to increase the role and participation of women in the cybersecurity sector. The regional event is organized by the OAS and Trend Micro, with the support of the Government of Canada and Amazon Web Services.

WHEN: September 23.
WHERE: Santiago, Chile.


More information available here. (Only in Spanish).
Tuesday,  September 24
OAS Cybersecurity Symposium

The OAS Cybersecurity Symposium is the annual meeting that brings together all the actors involved in cybersecurity in the Americas. For three days, participants will exchange lessons learned, debate and analyze the challenges and opportunities that digital security poses to governments, businesses and citizens in the Hemisphere. The symposium is organized by the OAS with the collaboration of the Government of Chile.

WHEN: September 24-27.
WHERE:Santiago, Chile.


More information available here.
Monday,  September 30
Second On-site Police Training Course of the Inter-American Network for Police Development and Professionalization

The OAS Department of Public Security, with the support from the Government of Ecuador, will implement the second on-site police training course of the REDPPOL. Through this one-month course, two police officers from each OAS member state  will strengthen their knowledge in police management and  boost the scientific value of universities in the professional development of police personnel through the accreditation of courses offered and will strengthen horizontal cooperation between police forces in the region.  The course will be taught by professors of the partner universities of REDPPOL, and will be certified by the University of São Paulo.

WHEN: From September 30 to October 30.
WHERE Santiago, Chile.


More information available here.
ITU Regional Development Forum for the Americas Region (RDF-AMS)

The participants of the ITU Regional Development Forum for the Americas Region (RDF-AMS) will have the opportunity to regionally coordinate the operational and strategic plan, in addition to future guidelines for the implementation of the ITU 2019-2022 regional operational plan, including the programs and activities proposed for the implementation of the Regional Initiatives of the Americas (RIs). The Forum  is jointly organized by the OAS Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the National Telecommunications Commission (CONATEL) of Paraguay.

WHEN: September 30.
WHERE: Asunción, Paraguay.


More information available here.
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