On 17-18 May 2011 in GUAM Secretariat in Kyiv 4th Meeting of Working Sub-Group on Combating Corruption and Money Laundering (WGS-CML) was held under the Georgian chairmanship.

Delegations exchanged information on national legislation, operational situation and fulfillment of tasks by competent institutions of GUAM Member States in combating corruption and money laundering.

WGS-CML considered development of bilateral and multilateral cooperation between the GUAM member states, including information exchange at operational level.

Preparations for implementation of an Anti-corruption Project for GUAM countries with the OECD Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ACN), supported by the USA, were considered.

Delegations exchanged views on GUAM member states’ interaction within other international organizations on combating corruption and money laundering, including the Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL), the Group of States Against Corruption (GRECO) and the Egmont Group.

Outcomes of the Meeting were reflected in Protocol.

Next WGS-CML’s meeting is scheduled for October 2011.