On 20-21 April 2010, the 2nd meeting of the Working Sub-Group on Combating Corruption and Money Laundering (WGSCML) held in the GUAM Secretariat in Kyiv with the participation of the representatives of the GUAM member states’ competent authorities as well as invited to the meeting representatives of the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine.

In particular, the WGSCML agreed upon its proposals and recommendation to the proposed by the OECD Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ACN), with the funding of the US State Department, BNL, technical assistance project for GUAM with its overall goal to strengthen the capacity for detection, investigation and prosecution of corruption and money laundering related crimes and enhance the level of the appropriate cooperation between the GUAM Member States’ competent bodies. The implementation of the project is expected to start since Autumn 2010.

WGSCML considered other items the agenda, on which took the relevant agreements, as well as the agreed upon the draft structure of a chapter on combating corruption and money laundering of “GUAM Information Bulletin” initiated by the Working Group on Combating Terrorism, Organized Crime and Drug Trafficking.