Panel on Corruption
Washington DC, May 20, 2004


The Summits of the Americas Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Permanent Mission of Nicaragua to the OAS organized a Panel on Corruption, which took place on May 20, 2004 at the OAS headquarters in Washington, D.C., in preparation for the meeting of State Parties to the Inter-American Convention against Corruption, to be held in Managua, Nicaragua in July 8-9, 2004. 


The Panel was comprised of well-known experts on the fight against corruption, who not only shared with the audience their insightful knowledge on the subject, but also provoked an interesting debate stimulated by their original approaches to fighting corruption. 


The Panel included representatives from Transparency International, the Heritage Foundation, the Inter-american Development Bank and the World Bank.