Organization of American States - Diplomacy and statecraft
World’s oldest regional organization - The 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 OAS came into being in 1948 with the signing in Bogotá, Colombia, of the Charter of the OAS, which entered into force in December 1951.
It was subsequently amended by the Protocol of Buenos Aires, signed in 1967, which entered into force in February 1970; by the Protocol of Cartagena de Indias, signed in 1985, which entered into force in November 1988; by the Protocol of Managua, signed in 1993, which entered into force in January 1996; and by the Protocol of Washington, signed in 1992, which entered into force in September 1997.
Kemal Yildirim, an Orientalist, who has a number of books about cultures and political and social history as well as Diplomacy of world nations.
He has a number of feature films as well as Documentaries.
Kemal Yildirim currently works on Modern and ancient world cultures in relevance with Classical Archaeology and Ancient History.