Organization of American States

The Organization of American States is the world’s oldest regional organization, dating back to the First International Conference of American States, held in Washington, D.C., from October 1889 to April 1890. That meeting approved the establishment of the International Union of American Republics, and the stage was set for the weaving of a web of provisions and institutions that came to be known as the inter-American system, the oldest international institutional system.

The topic to be discussed is:

Topic area: Addressing the issue of Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) Groups and high crime rates in the Americas.

Member States

Argentina | Kosta, Chrysoula
Bahamas | Sokou, Lydia
Barbados | Tsakalou, Konstantina
Belize | Tassos, Christos
Bolivia | Perfundi, Greta
Brazil | Giakoumaki, Dafni
Canada | Matiou, Maria
Chile | Vlachos, Nikiforos
Colombia | Psychogyiou, Angeliki
Costa Rica | Katsaouni, Aikaterini
Cuba | Theodorou, Maria
Chairperson / Dominica | Moumtsakis, Panagiotis
Dominican Republic | Metaxa, Anna
Ecuador | Lazani, Marietta
El Salvador | Kofinas, Achillefs
Grenada | Kefala, Militsa
Guatemala | Dimiou, Evangelos
Guyana | Ypsilantis, Anastasios Panagiotis
Haiti | Tsiadimos, Rafail
Honduras | Karampetaki, Athina
Jamaica | Rrasa, Kristiana
Mexico | Stefiadou, Maria
Nicaragua | Sarri-Christofi, Panagiota
Panama | Depaolis, Alexandros
Paraguay | Vaiannis, Evangelos
Peru | Georgiou, Evangelia
Saint Lucia | Karmiri, Aliki
Suriname | Ampatzidis, Ioannis
Trinidad and Tobago | Duni, Vasiliki
United States | Apostolidou, Athina
Uruguay | Raftopoulou, Chrysanthi
Venezuela | Gazis, Konstantinos

Partners

China | Damalitis, Angelos-Spilios
EU | Venieraki, Maria Eirini
France | Tsocha, Magdalini
Russian Federation | Ragias, Vissarion
United Kingdom | Vlachogianni, Konstantina

Board

Chairperson / Dominica | Moumtsakis, Panagiotis
Secretary General | Diakaki, Emmanouela