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OAS ANTICORRUPTION MECHANISM (MESICIC) TO REVIEW BOLIVIA, URUGUAY, PARAGUAY, AND PERU, AND MEASURES FOR STRENGTHENING MUTUAL COOPERATION AGAINST CORRUPTION

During the present week, government experts in transparency and anticorruption from the 31 States that make up the Mechanism for Follow-up on Implementation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption (MESICIC) will be meeting at OAS headquarters, in pursuit of their mission of strengthening mutual cooperation under that treaty.

On this occasion, the MESICIC Committee of Experts, for the twenty-sixth occasion, will examine and adopt reports on Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Peru, setting out the progress made by those countries with the recommendations issued in areas related to transparency in public procurement and the hiring of public servants, the protection of corruption whistleblowers, and the criminalization of acts of corruption. It will also analyze and formulate recommendations for those States in connection with measures related to instructions to ensure their proper understanding of their responsibilities and the ethical rules governing them.

At this meeting, the Committee will also consider strengthening mutual cooperation among all the states regarding the responsibility of the private sector in preventing and combating this problem, international cooperation in noncriminal matters, and preventing and combating corruption in public procurement.

The results of this meeting, together with the reports containing the recommendations for the aforesaid countries that the Committee is to adopt on this occasion, will be published on the Anticorruption Portal of the Americas.

 

 

Edition N 234 - Mar. 2016

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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