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OAS ANTICORRUPTION MECHANISM TO ADOPT DECISIONS FOR BEGINNING ITS FOURTH ROUND OF REVIEW

From today until September 16, OAS Headquarters will be hosting the Nineteenth Meeting of the Committee of Experts of the Follow-up Mechanism for the Implementation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption (MESICIC).

At the event, in addition to the Third Round review of Grenada, Suriname, Brazil, and Belize, the Committee will adopt, in accordance with its Rules of Procedure, the decisions needed for the start of its Fourth Round, which is to include, for the first time and as part of the review process, on-site visits to those States Parties that have granted their consent for such visits to be conducted.

The Committee is also to adopt the Hemispheric Report on the Third Round, its Work Program for the 2011-2012 period, and a methodology for dealing with the following topic of collective interest: “the responsibility of the private sector in preventing and combating corruption.”

Before the formal start of the Nineteenth Meeting, the Committee is to meet with representatives of nongovernmental organizations and civil society.

For further information on the MESICIC and its activities, please visit the Anticorruption Portal of the Americas.


ANTICORRUPTION PORTAL OF THE AMERICAS UPDATES LINK FOR BOLIVIA

At the request of the Ministry of Institutional Transparency and Anticorruption Efforts of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, a link to the repository of press releases issued by that ministry has been included in the corresponding area of the “Developments by Country” section of the Anticorruption Portal of the Americas.


Edition N° 71 - September 2011

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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