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TWENTY-THIRD MEETING OF
COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS OF OAS ANTI-CORRUPTION MECHANISM TO
March 17, 2014 marks the start of the
Twenty-Third Meeting of the Committee of Experts of the OAS
Anti-Corruption Mechanism (MESICIC).
On this occasion, oversight bodies charged with preventing,
detecting, investigating and sanctioning corruption in
As a result of this examination, the Committee of Experts will adopt comprehensive reports corresponding to the above member States, regarding their respective implementation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption, including an examination of the consideration that has been given to recommendations issued by the Committee in previous years, addressing areas such as conflicts of interest, sworn statements of income, assets and liabilities, and civil society participation mechanisms, among others.
Prior to the formal opening of the Meeting, the Committee will meet with representatives of civil society organizations. This informal session will take place at 9am (EST) on Monday, March 17, and will be streamed live here. Similarly, a discussion on the “Responsibility of the Private Sector in Preventing and Combating Corruption”, to be held at 2:30pm (EST) on Thursday, March 20, and which will include representatives of international and private sector organizations, will also be available via Webcast, here.
Additionally, at 9am (EST) on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza will greet the Committee. This session will also be transmitted live via Webcast, and available here.
The reports adopted by the Committee during the
meeting, which will conclude on Friday, March 21, with respect to
Edition N° 168 - March 2014
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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