Guyana still to comply with OAS procurement recommendations

Over five years after an Organisation of American States (OAS) committee had urged Guyana to set up a Public Procurement Commission (PPC) to ensure the procurement of goods and services and the execution of works are done in a fair and transparent manner this is yet to be done.

Guyana had also been urged to pay more attention to several other recommendations outlined in the report of the Committee of Experts of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption, which was adopted at the June 27, 2008 plenary session of the OAS held in Washington DC.

Recently, Presidential Advisor on Governance, Gail Teixeira had cited Guyana signing on to and ratification of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption as well as …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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