Secretary General Insulza said that the agreement paves the way for the "consolidation of useful instruments to combat money laundering."
They discussed, with other officials, the similarities of various agencies in addressing the issue at a regional and global levels.
Both officials discussed the implementation of the project to strengthen the Citizen Identification System of the National Registry of Persons, among others.
He pointed out to them that in the four years of the development of the program in that nation, "we have opened a powerful bridge to justice in that country."
The prize is awarded to nationals or foreigners who made a valuable contribution to Guatemalan society and to the great cause of peace.
"We are excited because we have changed the dimension of the debate, not only in the Americas but throughout the world," said the Secretary General.
They discussed the worlwide impact of the debate on the drug problem in the Americas initiated by the hemispheric institution in 2013.
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