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U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, William Brownfield, reiterated to Commissioner Iván Velásquez the continued support of the United States for the work of CICIG in Guatemala.

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CICIG presents report requested by Nominating Committee responsible for electing Attorney General of the Republic and Head of the Public Prosecutor’s Office

Guatemala, 9 April 2014. In response to the request for cooperation received from the Nominating Committee responsible for electing the Attorney General of the Republic, the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala—pursuant to its mandate—reports that it has prepared a report to facilitate the progress of the current election procedure.

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CICIG logo changes to blue

Guatemala, 7 April 2014. From today onwards, blue shall be the colour of the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG). Blue is more consistent with the message of equality, justice and fighting impunity of the Commission. While our colour changes, our commitment to Guatemala and Guatemalans remains unchanged.

 
 
CICIG logo changes to blue

Guatemala, 7 April 2014. From today onwards, blue shall be the colour of the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG). Blue is more consistent with the message of equality, justice and fighting impunity of the Commission. While our colour changes, our commitment to Guatemala and Guatemalans remains unchanged.

 
 
MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR PRESS RELEASE
Presentation of evaluation, 2013-2015 CICIG Work Plan

Guatemala, 1 April 2014. The representatives of various countries at the United Nations expressed their satisfaction on Tuesday with the results achieved in Guatemala through the coordinated efforts of the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), the Ministry of the Interior (MINGOB) and the Public Prosecutor's Office (MP).

 
 
As regards the Nominating Committee to select the Attorney General of the Republic and Head of the Public Prosecutor's Office

Guatemala, 28 March 2014. The International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala hereby reports that yesterday, 27 March 2014, it received a request from the Nominating Committee responsible for the selection procedure of the Attorney General of the Republic and Head of the Public Prosecutor's Office (MP). The request sought the collaboration of CICIG in the procedure to select the Attorney General.

In accordance with its mandate and with a view to contributing to the procedure, CICIG accepts the request and shall respond in the coming days.

The Commission calls upon different sectors of society to join together and oversee this procedure that is of great importance to the country.

 
 
La Hora newspaper interviews Commissioner

Guatemala, March 27, 2014. The La Hora newspaper recently interviewed Commissioner Iván Velásquez Gómez, who addressed different issues related to Guatemalan justice.

 
 
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  Inside CICIG
Mandate
 The United Nations and the Government of Guatemala signed the Agreement Relative to the Establishment of an International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) on 12 December 2006.
Commissioner
 Commissioner Iván Velásquez Gómez is at the helm of CICIG.
Cases
 Under Article 3(b) of the 12 December 2006 UN-Guatemala Agreement for the creation of CICIG, the Commission has the power to join a criminal proceeding as a complementary prosecutor with respect to all cases within its mandate.
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  Guatemala won its independence in 1821, following almost three centuries of Spanish colonial rule.
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