In the context of the Organization of American States, in 1996 the States adopted the Inter-American Convention against Corruption. This Convention has a Follow-Up Mechanism for its Implementation (MESICIC), in order to evaluate how the States are fulfilling their obligations.
In the second round of analysis, through a questionnaire distributed in 2006, they analyzed the implementation of the following articles of the Convention: paragraphs 5 and 8 of the art. III (Preventive Measures), and art. VI (Acts of Corruption)