MESICIC Committee of Experts to Review Six Countries

Canada, United States, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Guatemala will be reviewed during the Thirteenth Plenary Meeting of the MESICIC Committee of Experts, which takes place June 23-27 at OAS headquarters in Washington, DC.   Each country will be reviewed in terms of the progress made in implementing specific measures from the Inter-American Convention against Corruption, including measures related to government hiring and procurement and whistle blower protection. 

Prior to the opening of the plenary meeting, the Committee with hear informal oral reports from civil society regarding implementation of the selected Convention measures in the six countries under review.

The Mechanism for the Follow-up on the Implementation of the Inter-American Convention (known as MESICIC for its Spanish acronym) is in the midst of its Second Round of Review, which began in April of 2007 and is scheduled to be completed in December 2008.   At the conclusion of the Second Round, country reports will have been adopted for all 28 States Parties to the MESICIC.  Please visit our website for a full schedule of the Second Round, as well as copies of the country reports adopted to date.

 

Anti-Corruption Newsletter
Edition N 16 - June 2008

What is the MESICIC?

  • The Mechanism For Follow-up on the Implementation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption, known as MESICIC for its Spanish acronym, is a tool to support the development of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption through cooperation between States Parties.

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