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OAS, MEXICO AND THE OPEN GOVERNMENT PARTNERSHIP (OGP) CONVENE THE REGIONAL DIALOGUE FOR OPEN GOVERNMENT

Government officials from the States Parties to the Inter-American Convention against Corruption, as well as members or countries interested in the Open Government Partnership (OGP), as well as representatives from academia, and representatives from international and civil society organizations responsible and interested in access to information, transparency, accountability and citizen participation, will meet in Mexico City on March 20 for the Regional Dialogue for Open Government. 

This event, organized jointly by the Government of Mexico, the General Secretariat of the OAS and the OGP, is being undertaken within the framework of the Inter-American Program of Cooperation to Fight Corruption, in order to promote cooperation and the exchange of information on the topic of transparency and accountability for better public services, the efficient and transparent management of public resources, right of access to information, as well as promoting citizen participation.

The Inter-American Convention against Corruption, and its Follow-Up Mechanism (MESICIC), are the two major hemispheric developments that will be taken into account during the work for this Regional Dialogue, for which national representatives from the Committee of Experts to the MESICIC will present a hemispheric vision on the commitments, progress and agenda on the topics of transparency, accountability and citizen participation in the context of these developments.

For more information on this event, please visit: http://www.opengovpartnership.org/


Edition N 83 - March 2012

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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