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B-58: INTER-AMERICAN CONVENTION AGAINST CORRUPTION

ADOPTED AT: CARACAS, VENEZUELA

DATE: 03/29/96

CONF/ASSEM/MEETING: SPECIALIZED CONFERENCE ON THE DRAFT INTER-AMERICAN CONVENTION AGAINST CORRUPTION

ENTRY INTO FORCE: 03/06/97   IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE XXV OF THE TREATY, THE THIRTIETH DAY FOLOWING THE DATE OF DEPOSIT OF THE SECOND INSTRUMENT OF RATIFICATION

DEPOSITORY: GENERAL SECRETARIAT, ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES (ORIGINAL INSTRUMENT AND RATIFICATIONS)                    
TEXT:                                                            

UN REGISTRATION:   /  /    No.         Vol.      

OBSERVATIONS: Article XXV.-Entry Into Force,- This Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of the second instrument of ratification.  For each State ratifying or acceding to the Convention after the deposit of the second instrument of ratification, the Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after deposit by such State of its instrument of ratification or accession.

GENERAL INFORMATION OF THE TREATY: B-58

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SIGNATORY COUNTRIES    SIGNATURE REF   RA/AC/AD REF   DEPOSIT INST  INFORMA REF
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Argentina ...........   03/29/96       08/04/97       10/09/97 RA   07/20/07  4 
Antigua & Barbuda....     /  /         01/13/04       02/23/04 RA     /  /  
Bahamas(Commonwealth)   06/02/98       03/09/00       03/14/00 RA     /  /     
Barbados.............   04/06/01         /  /           /  /          /  /
Belize...............   06/05/01       08/02/02       09/06/02 RA     /  /   23
Bolivia .............   03/29/96       01/23/97       02/04/97 RA     /  /   21
Brazil ..............   03/29/96       07/10/02       07/24/02 RA   04/21/06  9 
Canada ..............   06/07/99       06/01/00       06/06/00 RA   08/16/05  5
Chile ...............   03/29/96       09/22/98       10/27/98 RA     /  /     
Colombia ............   03/29/96       11/25/98       01/19/99 RA     /  /   22  
Costa Rica ..........   03/29/96       05/09/97       06/03/97 RA   06/21/06 19
Dominica.............     /  /         09/14/04       10/20/04 AD     /  /
Dominican Republic ..   03/29/96       06/02/99       06/08/99 RA   12/08/04 17
Ecuador .............   03/29/96       05/26/97       06/02/97 RA   02/27/03  2 
El Salvador .........   03/29/96       10/26/98       03/18/99 RA   12/03/07 20
Grenada..............     /  /         11/15/01       01/16/02 RA     /  /
Guatemala ...........   06/04/96       06/12/01       07/03/01 RA   02/23/04 13
Guyana ..............   03/29/96       12/11/00       02/15/01 RA   02/15/01  7
Haiti ...............   03/29/96       04/14/04       06/07/04 RA     /  /     
Honduras ............   03/29/96       05/25/98       06/02/98 RA   08/21/03 11  
Jamaica .............   03/29/96       03/16/01       03/30/01 RA   09/15/05 18
Mexico ..............   03/29/96       05/27/97       06/02/97 RA   10/25/04 16
Nicaragua ...........   03/29/96       03/17/99       05/06/99 RA   07/21/03 10
Panama ..............   03/29/96       07/20/98       10/08/98 RA   02/12/04  3 
Paraguay ............   03/29/96       11/29/96       01/28/97 RA   04/21/97  1 
Peru ................   03/29/96       04/04/97       06/04/97 RA   06/10/03 12
St. Kitts & Nevis....     /  /         08/04/04       08/26/04 RA     /  /   15
St. Lucia............     /  /         01/23/03       04/30/03 AD     /  /
St.Vincent & Grenadines   /  /         05/28/01       06/05/01 AD     /  /
Suriname ............   03/29/96       03/27/02       06/04/02 AD     /  /     
Trinidad and Tobago .   04/15/98       04/15/98       04/15/98 RA     /  /     
United States .......   06/02/96       09/15/00       09/29/00 RA   09/29/00  6
Uruguay .............   03/29/96       10/28/98       12/07/98 RA   12/08/03  8
Venezuela ...........   03/29/96       05/22/97       06/02/97 RA   02/06/04 14
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REF = REFERENCE 					INST = TYPE OF INSTRUMENT
D = DECLARATION 					RA = RATIFICATION
R = RESERVATION 					AC = ACCEPTANCE
INFORMA = INFORMATION REQUIRED BY THE TREATY		AD = ACCESSION
*DECLARATIONS/RESERVATIONS/DENUNCIATIONS/WITHDRAWALS

 

B-58 INTER-AMERICAN CONVENTION AGAINST CORRUPTION

 

1. PARAGUAY reports that it designates as the central authority responsible for making the requests for cooperation referred to in the Convention, as specified in Article XVIII, the Office of the Attorney General (Fiscalia General del Estado). (Asuncion, March 20, 1997. Note 46/97, received on April 21, 1997.)

 

On February 12, 2013, Paraguay updated the central authority and designated the Secretaría Nacional Anticorrupción (SENAC), entity under the Presidency, as Central authority responsible for making the requests for cooperation referred by the Convention, in accordance with Article XVIII.
(Asuncion, December 27, 2012. Note 52/13 received on February 12, 2013).
 

2. ECUADOR Reports: Pursuant to the provisions of Article XVIII of the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption, that was signed in Caracas on March 29, 1996, the National Government has appointed our Attorney General, Dr.Milton Alava Ormaza, to serve asthe Central Authority for the Republic of Ecuador, and will be responsible for drafting and receiving the requests for assistance and cooperation contemplated in that inter-American instrument.
(Washington, D.C., August 14, 1997. Note 134/97 MPE/OEA)

Designation of Central Authority:

February 27, 2003
Comisión de Control Cívico de la Corrupción pursuant to article 18 of the Convention

On May 26, 2009, Ecuador updated information and appointed the "Consejo de Participación Ciudadana y Control Social" as the central authority for the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption.

 

3. PANAMA DECLARATION: "It is the interpretation of the Republic of Panama that application of the present Convention does not alter its rights under the conventions in force in the area of asylum".

RESERVATION: "The Republic of Panama does not consider itself bound to extend the actions of seizure of forfeiture of property envisaged under Article XV of the present Convention, to the extent that such actions violate the provisions of Article 30 of the Constitution of the Republic, wich prohibits the seizure of property as a penalty".                                                       
(Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Panama City, July 20, 1998)

Designation of Central Authority:

On February 12, 2004, Panama designated the Sala Cuarta de Negocios Generales of the Supreme Court of Justice, chaired by Judge César Pereira Burgos, in his condition of President of the Court, as central authority for the purposes of international assistance and cooperation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption.

 

4. ARGENTINA.- Pursuant to the provisions of Article XVIII of the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption, the Government of Argentina appointed the Ministery of Foreigner Affairs, to serve as the Central Authority for the Republic of Argentina.
(Washington, January 4, 2000)  

On July 20, 2007, Argentina appointed the Dirección de Asistencia Judicial Internacional de la Dirección General de Asuntos Jurídicos del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Comercio Internacional y Culto as central authority according to article XVIII of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption.

 

5. -CANADA.- Statement of Understanding of Article IX, Illicit Enrichment:

Article IX provides that the obligation of a Stated Party to establish the offence of illicit enrichment shall be "Subject to its Constitution and the fundamental principles of its legal system". As the offence contemplated by Article IX would be contrary to the presumption of innocence guarenteed by Canada's Constitution, Canada will not implement Article IX, as provided for by this provision.

Designation of Central Authority:

On August 16, 2005, Canada appointed the following central authorities regarding the Inter-American Convention against Corruption:

a.    For the chanelling of mutual legal assistance requests: General Counsel and Director, Department of Justice Canada, International Assistance Group, Criminal Law Branch/ Federal Prosecution Service, 284 Wellington Avenue, Room 2049, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0H8, Canada.

b.    For the chanelling of technical assistance requests: Vice President, Americas Branch, Canadian International Development Agency, tel. 819-997-3291, fax 819-997-0077.

 

6.-UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.-

WILLIAM J. CLINTON President of the United States of America

TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME, GREETING:

b.    For the chanelling of technical assistance requests: Vice President, Americas Branch, Canadian International Development Agency, tel. 819-997-3291, fax 819-997-0077.

 

6.-UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.-

WILLIAM J. CLINTON President of the United States of America

TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME, GREETING:

CONSIDERING THAT:

The Inter-American Convention Against Corruption ("The Convention"), was adopted and opened for signature on March 29, 1996, at the Specialized Conference of the Organization of American States (OAS) at Caracas, Venezuela, and was signed by the United States at Panama on June 27, 1996; and

The Senate of the United States of America by its resolution of July 27, 2000, two-thirds of the Senators present concurring therein, gave its advice and consent to ratification of the Convention, subject to the following understandings:

(1) APPLICATION OF ARTICLE I.--The United States of America understands that the phrase "at any level of its hierarchy" in the first and second subparagraphs of Article I of the Convention refers, in the case of the United States, to all levels of the hierarchy of the Federal Government of the United States, and that the Convention does not impose obligations with respect to the conduct of officials other than Federal officials.

(2) ARTICLE VII ("Domestic Law").--

(A) Article VII of the Convention sets forth an obligation to adopt legislative measures to establish as criminal offenses the acts of corruption described in Article VI(1). There is an extensive network of laws already in place in the United States that criminalize a wide range of corrupt acts. Although United States laws may not in all cases be defined in terms or elements identical to those used in the Convention, its is the understanding of the United States, with the caveat set forth in subparagraph (B), that the kinds of official corruption which are intended under the Convention to be criminalized would in fact be criminal offenses under U.S. law. Accordingly, the United States does not intend to enact new legislation to implement Article VII of the Convention.

(B) There is no general "attempt" statute in U.S. federal criminal law. Nevertheless, federal statutes make "attempts" criminal in connection with specific crimes. This is of particular relevance with respect to Article VI (1) (c) of the Convention, which by its literal terms would embrace a single preparatory act done with the requisite "purpose" of profiting illicitly at some future time, even though the course of conduct is neither pursued, nor in any sense consummated. The United States will not criminalize such conduct per se, although significant icts of corruption in this regard would be generally subject to prosecution in the context of one or more other crimes.

(3) TRANSNATIONAL BRIBERY.--Current United States law provides criminal sanctions for transnational bribery. Therefore,it is the understanding of the United States of America that no additional legislation is needed for the United States to comply with the obligation imposed in article VIII of the Convention.

(4) ILLICIT ENRICHMENT.-- The United States of America intends to assist and cooperate with other States Parties pursuant to paragraph 3 of Article IX of the Convention to the extent permitted by its domestic law. The United States recognizes the importance of combating improper financial gains by public officials, and has criminal statutes to deter or punish such conduct. These statutes obligate senior-level officials in the federal government to file truthful financial disclosure statements, subject to criminal penalties. They also permit prosecution of federal public officials who evade taxes on wealth that is acquired illicitly. The offense of illicit enrichment as set forth in Article IX of the Convention, however, places the burden of proof on the defendant, which is inconsistent with the 
United States constitution and fundamental principles of the United States legal system. Therefore, the United States uderstands that it is not obligated to establish a new criminal offense of illicit enrichment under Article IX of the Convention.

(5) EXTRADITION.-- The United States of America shall not consider this Convention as the legal basis for extradition to my country with which the United States has no bilateral ixtradition treaty in force. In such cases where the United States does have a bilateral extradition treaty in force, that bilateral extradition treaty shall serve as the legal basis for extradition for offenses that are extraditable in accordance with this Convention.

(6) PROHIBITION ON ASSISTANCE TO THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT.-- The United States of America shall exercise its rights to limit the use of assistance it provides under the convention so that any assistance provided by the Government of the United States shall not be transferred to or otherwise used to assist the International Criminal Court agreed to in Rome, Italy, 3n July 17, 1998, unless the treaty establishing the Court has entered into force for the United States by and with the advice md consent of the Senate, as required by Article II, section 2 of the United States Constitution.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, William J. Clinton, President of the United States of America, ratify and confirm the Convention, subject to the aforesaid understandings.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have signed this instrument of ratification and caused the Seal of the United States of America to be affixed. Done at the city of Washington this fifteenth day of September in the year of our Lord two thousand and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred twenty-fifth.

By the President:
William J. Clinton

Madeleine Albright 
Secretary of State

_______________

    Designation of Central Authority:

On June 1, 2005, United States designated the Permanent Representative of the United States to the OAS to serve as the central authority for the purposes of channeling requests for mutual technical cooperation in accordance with the provisions of articles XIV(2) and XVIII of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption.

On June 14, 2005, the United States designated the Office of International Affairs of the Criminal Division of the United States Department of Justice as its central authority for purposes of mutual legal assistance pursuant to article XVIII of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption

Address: Office of International Affairs
Criminal Division, US Department of Justice
1301, New York Avenue, 8th flr.
Washington, D.C., 20005
Telephone: 202-514-0000
Fax: 202-514-0080

 

7.- Reservation: GUYANA.- "The Cooperative Republic of Guyana does not consider itself bound to extend the actions of seizure under Article XV of the present Convention to the extent that such actions violate the provisions of Article 142(1) of the Constitution of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana."  

04-11-2011 REMOVAL OF RESERVATION

 

Designation of Central Authority: June 16, 2011
On June 16, 2011, the Republic of designated the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as its Central Authority, in accordance with the provisions of article XVIII of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption.
 

8.- URUGUAY.-

PERMANENT MISSION OF URUGUAY TO THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES 

099/2001

The Permanent Mission of Uruguay presents its compliments to the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States and has the honor to refer to the Inter-American Convention against Corruption, adopted in the city of Caracas, Venezuela, on March 29, 1997.

In that regard, it is noted that:

1. On the occasion of its signing, the delegation of Uruguay made the following declaration:

"The delegation of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay declares

First: That it is joining in the consensus that was achieved with difficulty by the Specialized Conference on the Draft Inter-American Convention against Corruption, following considerable efforts made by the OAS member states, in particular by the Government of the Republic of Venezuela, through its Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Dr. Miguel Angel Burelli Rivas.

Second: That it is a matter of great concern to the Government of Uruguay that a convention like the present one that is essentially criminal in nature not include a law and order clause—a provision that essentially provides guarantees--which has been embodied in such important conventions as the 1988 United Nations convention on drug trafficking and the Inter-American Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters, both of which are in force, as well as several other bilateral conventions between the OAS member states."

2. On August 12, 1997, Uruguay initiated legislative formalities in connection with the Inter-American Convention against Corruption, which became national law. Uruguay therefore enters an "express reservation to resorting to law and order when the cooperation requested specifically, seriously, and patently contravenes the rules and principles that underlie Uruguay’s distinctive legal character."

Since this reservation was not included on the occasion of notification by the competent authorities of my country, and taking into account the indivisible nature of the reservation with regard to the body of the text of the Convention when it became law in Uruguay, it is hereby requested that said reservation be duly formally included for all appropriate purposes.

The Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the Organization of American States avails itself of this opportunity to reiterate to the General Secretariat the assurances of its highest consideration.

Juan Fisher
Embajador, Representante Permanente ante la OEA
Washington, D.C., August 7, 2001              


Designation of Central AuthorityDecember 8, 2003

On December 8, 2003, Uruguay designated the Advisory Services Central Authority for International Legal Cooperation under the Office of International Legal Cooperation and Justice of the Ministry of Education and Culture to facilitate mutual assistance, as set forth in Article XIV.1

Director: Dr. Eduardo Tellechea Bergman
Address: 18 de julio 1377 piso 1, Montevideo, Uruguay
Tel
ephone: (598 2) 901.30.90 / 901.16.33
Fax: (598 2) 901.78.85

E-mail:
tellechea@mec.gub.uy
 

It also designated the Advisory Board on Economic and Financial Matters of the State to facilitate mutual technical cooperation, as set forth in Article XIV.2

Chair: Jorge A. Sambarino Carmine
Address
: Rincón 528 piso 8, Montevideo, Uruguay
T
elephone: (598 2) 917.04.07
Fax: (598 2) 917.04.07 interno 15

E-mail:
secretaria@jasesora.gub.uy

9.-BRAZIL-

   Brazil made a reservation to Article XI, 1, c. at the time of the deposit of the instrument of ratification.

Designation of Central Authority: April 21, 2006

On April 21, 2006, Brasil designated the Ministério da Justiça de Brasil as central authority for the purposes of assistance and international cooperation pursuant to article XVIII of the Inter-American Convention against.

 

10.-NICARAGUA-

    Designation of Central Authority: July 21, 2003

    Oficina de Etica Pública de la Presidencia de la República and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

    Designation of Central Authority: June 19, 2007

    Procuradoría General de la República for the purposes of assistance and cooperation based on article XVIII of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption.

 

11.-HONDURAS-

    Designation of Central Authority: August 21, 2003

Tribunal Superior de Cuentas presidido actualmente por el abogado Renán Sagastume, para formular y recibir las solicitudes de asistencia y cooperación.
Teléfonos: (504) 233-1669 / 5332
Fax: (504) 233-5555
E:mail: rsagas@hotmail.com

Licenciado Rigoberto Córdova Laitano, para los asuntos de comunicación y enlace
Teléfonos: (504) 233-1669 / 5332
Fax: (504) 233-5555
E
E
-mail: rclaitano@yahoo.com
  

 

12.-PERU-

    Designation of Central Authority: Ministry of Justice (June 10, 2003)

 

13.-GUATEMALA-

    Designation of Central Authority: February 23, 2004

On February 23, 2004, Guatemala appointed the Comisionado Nacional por la Transparencia y contra la Corrupción, Mr. Carlos Vielman, for the purposes of article XVIII of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption. E-mail: comisionadoptc@yahoo.com; Telephone: (502) 239-0000 ext. 2583 y 2585.

 

14.-VENEZUELA-

    Designation of Central Authority: February 06, 2004

On February 6, 2004, Venezuela appointed the National Ethics Council (Consejo Moral Republicano), made up of the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic, the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic, and the Office of the Ombudsman, as the central authority responsible for following up on assistance and cooperation pursuant to Article XVIII of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption.

 

15.-St. Kitts & Nevis-

    Reservation: (Made at the time of the Ratification)

“In the area of extradition, in order to be fully cognizant of the extent of its obligations, the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis maintains the position as mandated by its laws that there must be specific treaty arrangements with a requesting or requested State.  The Federation is strongly of the view that this is the only real way in which it can remain fully cognizant of all its obligations on this issue. 

The Federation does not agree in principle with Article XIX, which as worded, seems to tread too closely to the realm of retroactivity. If it is not the intend of the Convention to affect or interfere with the principle of non-retroactivity, then the Federation does not see the utility of Article XIX and indeed is uncomfortable with the idea of providing cooperation to States parties for acts of corruption that were committed before the Convention itself was even in force.”

 

16.-MEXICO-

    Designation of Central Authority: October 25, 2004

On October 25, 2004, Mexico appointed as central authority Minister Ernesto Céspedes Oropeza, Director General para Temas Globales, Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores.
Tel. (52 55) 50 62 30 30
Fax. (52 55) 91 57 42 51
dgtglobales@sre.gob.mx

Lic. Sandra Elisa Hernández Ortiz, Directora General de Asuntos Jurídicos, Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores
Tel. (52 55) 91 57 21 27

Fax. (52 55) 50 63 30 28

dgajuridicos@sre.gob.mx

Lic. Guillermo Hernández Salmerón, Director de Cooperación Internacional en la Prevención del Delito, Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores
Tel. (52 55) 50 62 30 30
Fax. (52 55) 91 57 42 51

ghsalmeron@sre.gob.mx

and Dr. José Luis Delgado Crespo, Subdirector de Cooperación Internacional en la Lucha contra el Narcotráfico y la Corrupción, Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores
Tel. (52 55) 50 62 30 30
Fax. (52 55) 91 57 42 51

jdelgado@sre.gob.mx

 

17.-DOMINICAN REPUBLIC-

    Designation of Central Authority: December 8, 2004

On December 3, 2004, Dominican Republic appointed the following central authorities pursuant to article 18 of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption: 

1. Main Expert:
Dr. Octavio Lister Henríquez, Director del Departamento de la Corrupción Administrativa

Tel. (809) 533-9606.
Fax. (809) 533-4098
E-mail:
Olisterh@hotmail.com

Address: Hipólito Herrera Billini esq Juan B Pérez, Palacio de Justicia del Centro de los Héroes de Constanza, Maimón y Estero Hondo, 3er piso, Santo Domingo, República Dominicana. 

2. Lic. Hotoniel Bonilla García
Sub-Director Departamento de Prevención de la Corrupción Administrativa

Tel. (809) 533-2621.
Fax. (809) 533-4098
E-mail:
hobo@hotmail.com
Address: Hipólito Herrera Billini esq Juan B Pérez, Palacio de Justicia del Centro de los Héroes de Constanza, Maimón y Estero Hondo, 3er piso, Santo Domingo, República Dominicana.
 

3. Lic. José René García Díaz
Director División de Investigación, Departamento de Prevención de la Corrupción Administrativa

Tel. (809) 533-2621.
Fax. (809) 533-4098
E-mail:
Renegarciadiaz@yahoo.com
Address: Hipólito Herrera Billini esq Juan B Pérez, Palacio de Justicia del Centro de los Héroes de Constanza, Maimón y Estero Hondo, 3er piso, Santo Domingo, República Dominicana.
 

4. Lic. Carlos E. Pimentel F
Director División de Prevención, Departamento de Prevención de la Corrupción Administrativa

Tel. (809) 533-3522 ext.402.
Fax. (809) 533-4098
E-mail:
CarlosPimentel@hotamil.com

Address: Hipólito Herrera Billini esq Juan B Pérez, Palacio de Justicia del Centro de los Héroes de Constanza, Maimón y Estero Hondo, 3er piso, Santo Domingo, República Dominicana.

 

18.-JAMAICA-

    Designation of Central Authority: September 15, 2005

On September 15, 2005, Jamaica designated the Minister responsible for Justice and the Director of Public Prosecutions for mutual legal assistance, and the Minister of Justice and the Director of Public Prosecutions for mutual technical cooperation, as required by article XVIII of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption.

 

19.-COSTA RICA-

Designation of Central Authority: June 21, 2006

On June 21, 2006, Costa Rica appointed the Procuradoría de la Ética Pública as the central authority foreseen in article XVIII of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption for the purposes of international assistance and cooperation of the treaty

 

20.-EL SALVADOR-

Designation of Central Authority: December 3, 2007

On December 3, 2007, El Salvador appointed the Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, through the Dirección General de Asuntos Jurídicos y Derechos Humanos, as central authority for the purposes of article XVIII of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption.

 

21.-BOLIVIA-

Designation of Central Authority: November 3, 2007

On November 3, 2007, Bolivia appointed the Ministerio de Transparencia Institucional y Lucha Contra la Corrupción, as central authority for the purposes of article XVIII of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption.

On June 15, 2011, Bolivia informed on the designation of the “Ministerio de Transparencia Institucional y Lucha contra la Corrupción” represented by Dr.  Nardi Suxo Iturry   as the Central Authority of the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption.

 

22.-COLOMBIA-

Designation of Central Authorities: May 17, 2011

On May 17, 2011, Colombia  informed of the designation of the "Ministerio del Interior y de Justicia", la "Fiscalía General de la Nación" and the "Contraloría General de la República" as the Central Authorities for the purpose of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption.

 

Ministerio del Interior y de Justicia
Carrera 9 Nº 14-10
Conmutador: 57 (1) 4 44 31 00
diana.garcoa@mij.gov.co / asuntos_interna

 

On November 2, 2011, Colombia informed about the contact details of the “Contraloría General de la República” one of the three entities that acts as the Central Authority for the purpose of the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption.

Doctora Ligia Helena Borrero Restrepo
Directora (E) Unidad de Cooperación Nacional e Internacional de Prevención, Investigación e Incautación de Bienes
Dirección: Carrera 10 No. 17-18. Piso 10- Bogotá
Tel. 00571 3537568
Fax.00571 3537540
lhborrero@contraloriagen.gov.co

 

On August 30, 2012, Colombia reported by note MPC/OEA No.1349/2012 the appointment by the Foreign Ministry of the "Procuraduría General de la Nación" as the central authority for the purposes of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption with the other entities that have been designated in the past.

 

23. – BELIZE –

On July 29, 2011, Belize informed on the designation of the “Attorney General's Ministry” as the Central Authority for the purpose of the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption.

 

24. – CHILE –

On November 16, 2012, Chile informed on the designation of the “Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores” as the Central Authority for the purpose of the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption.

 

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