The Organization of American States has come a long way in its 61-year history, effectively organizing its member states to promote humanitarian demining among Western nations. After assisting Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, and Suriname in becoming “mine free,” the OAS is continuing to fund mine-action efforts, and is currently conducting projects in Colombia, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Peru.
"Organization of American States Coordination Activities,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 13
, Article 25.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol13/iss3/25