25th Abr 2022
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INTERNATIONAL ANTl -CORRUPTION
A CA D EMY Q~ ~~É .E .? » fft DE ENTIDADES FllCALIU.DOAA I au•CAIORE I 7
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
THE INTERNATIONAL ANTl-CORRUPTION ACADEMY
THE ORGANIZATION OF LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN SUPREME AUDIT
The lnternational Anti-Corruption Academy, hereinafter referred to as «IACA»,
and the Organization of Latín America and Caribbean Supreme Audit lnstitutions
hereinafter referred to as «OLACEFS «, both collectively hereinafter referred to as «the
are entering into this Memorandum for the purpose of jointly fostering
the prevention of and the fight against corruption and developing cooperation in the
Concerned by the seriousness of threats posed by corruption to the security and
stability of societies, undermining the institutions and values of democracy, ethical
and justice, and jeopardizing sustainable development, social and economic
rule of law, and the full enjoyment of human rights ;
Recalling the numerous international conventions , instruments, and
on promoting good governance and the fight against corruption,
especially the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) and the OECD
Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in lnternational Business
Recognizing the importance of international collaboration in joint efforts at the
global and regional levels in support of the UNCAC and other relevant instruments;
Convinced that the prevention of and the fight against corruption requires the
involvement of all sectors of society, including the corporate sector, individuals, as
well as civil society and non-governmental organizations;
ON THE BASIS OF mutual respect and mutual benefit the Participants intend, on a
voluntary basis, to cooperate closely and therefore share the following understanding :
1. PURPOSE AND SCOPE
l. l This Memorandum establishes the overall framework of cooperation , on a non
ex clusive basis, between the Participants . lmplementing arrangements may further
detail the Participants’ cooperation, such as technical and financia! matters, within the
of this Memorandum .
.2 The Participants will cooperate in good faith and as outlined in this
will respect each other’s sphere of competence and applicable
and regulations .
1 .3 The Participants will impl ement this Memorandum within the scope of and in
accordance with their respecti ve mandates as well as applicable policies , laws, and
regulations , ali of which shall prevail over any incompatible provision of this
or its implementing arrangements .
.4 Nothing contained in this Memorandum shall be deemed a waiver of the
pr ivileges and immunities enjoyed by IACA.
2. FORMS OF COOPERATION
2.1 Within the framework of this Memorandum , the Participants will cooperate to
support and promete each other ‘s purposes , making best use, as appropriate, of their
respective professional n e twor ks and affiliations .
2.2 The forms of cooperation under this Memorandum may include, ínter afia:
a. engaging in joint projects, or providing support thereto, with a view to
preventing and combating corruption in a comprehensive way;
b . convening meetings,
as deemed appropriate, to review ongoing or past
activities , and
to discuss and plan future activities based on the Participant s’ strategic
c. exchang ing relevant information, including information on activities of
common interest ;
d . unde rtaking
jo int efforts to foster an d promete capacity- and instit ution –
building programmes in the anti -corruption field ;
e. any other form of techn ical assistance mutually agreed by the
3.1 This Memorandum does not create or imply any obligations or commitments
of a financia! or budgetary or otherwise material nature for the Participants. Each
Participant will bear its own costs and ex penses incurred in the implementation of this
unless otherwise decided by the Participants in writing.
3 .2 Any cooperation under this Memorandum
will be subject to available resources.
3 .3 Any budgetary and financia! commitments
must be agreed by the Participants
in writing, subject to approval by their respective responsible organs.
4. SECURITY OF INFORMATION
4.1 Nothing contained in this Memorandum will require either Participant to furnish
to the other any information or resources which are considered confidential.
4.2 The ex change of information under this Memorandum will be conducted in full
respect of the individual rights of persons concerned .
Participants shall not disclose to the public any information and/ or data
e x changed in respect
of the cooperation under this Memorandum without the ex press
prior written consent of the other Participant.
5. PROPRIET ARY RIGHTS
5.1 Neither Participant will use the name or its acronym, the emblem, or official
of the other Participant without prior written authorization of the other Participant .
In principie, such authorization will not be granted for commercial purposes.
Participants will retain ownership over their respective works, unless
otherwise agreed by them . Ownership of, as well as the right to use, works jointly
produced by the Participants under this Memorandum, may be subject to separate
In the absence of such arrangements , the Participants will jointly own
such works, and both
Participants will have non-exclusive and royalty-free rights to
use these works .
Disputes arising in relation to this Memorandum will be settled by consultations unless
decided otherwise by the Participants .
7.1 This Memorandum may be amended u pon consultations and by written consent
of the Participants.
7 .2 The instruments containing the modifications
shall be added as anne x es to this
shall become part of the Memorandum.
8. COMING INTO EFFECT /DURATION
This Memorandum will come into effect on signature and will remain in effect until
terminated by either Participant on three months’ written notice.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned, the duly authorized representatives of the
Participants affix their signatures below.
SIGNED in duplicate in the English language at the places and on the dates stated
Date: J 9(01(2e_
~ ,J .J Mfil
President Ex ecutive Secretary
Place: J f.:>. l Q ~~ ~-J , C -. L~
Date : 2. «‘ b~°’~’– ‘2..<J '2l_ 4
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