Topic A: Migration in 21st Century: Drawbacks and Opportunities

Topic B: The Rise of Corruption in Modern Day Politics

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 DC.

The OAS uses a four-pronged approach to effectively implement its essential purposes. The Organization’s four main pillars––democracy, human rights, security, and development––support each other and are intertwined through political dialogue, inclusiveness, cooperation, and legal and follow-up instruments that provide the OAS with the tools to maximize its work in the Hemisphere.