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On Monday, March 17, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EST), the Committee of Experts of the Mechanism for Follow-up on the Implementation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption (MESICIC) will meet with civil society organizations from countries being reviewed at its Twenty-Third Plenary Meeting. In this respect, Transparency International and its national chapters of Canada (Transparency International Canada), Guyana (Transparency Institute of Guyana) and Nicaragua (Fundación Grupo Cívico Etica y Transparencia) have been invited to participate in this informal meeting as they submitted an independent response to the questionnaire of the Fourth Round on the implementation in these States of the Inter-American Convention, within the timeframe and terms of the MESICIC regulations. The documents submitted by these civil society organizations are available here.

This meeting will allow the 31 States that make up the MESICIC to hear the perspectives of these organizations on the implementation of the Inter-American Convention, prior to the country review process which will be carried out at the Committee’s Twenty-Third Plenary Meeting.

The live webcast of this session may be followed through the following links: 

The MESICIC is an intergovernmental mechanism, which in its regulation allows for broad participation of non-governmental and civil society organizations.

More information about the participation of civil society organizations in the MESICIC is available here.

Edition N° 165 - March 2014

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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