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Commonwealth and Organization of American States discuss collaboration

30 May 2013
The Commonwealth Secretariat's Director of Political Affairs, Amitav Banerji, called on the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, at his office in Washington DC on 29 May.

They discussed ways in which the two organisations could strengthen partnership and collaboration.

The OAS has 35 member states and promotes social and economic development in the Western hemisphere through co-operation.

Thirteen states are members of both the Commonwealth and OAS: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago.

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