Guatemala approves international standards ISO37001 (Anti-bribery management systems ) and ISO 17021-9 (requirements for auditing and certification). Both norms were approved today (May 12, 2017) by theNational Counsel forStandards, a mixed body. The norms will be officially published next week. Jose E. Quiñones, on behalf of the anti-bribery working committee, officially presented the norms to the Counsel and stressed the critical impact on an issue of national interest such as anti-corruption. The National Counsel provided very positive feedback and highlighted the high hopes that these standards will be put to good use in a short time.
 Anti-bribery management systems. specifies requirements and provides guidance for establishing, implementing, maintaining, reviewing and improving an anti-bribery management system.
 Conformity assessment -- Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems -- Part 9: Competence requirements for auditing and certification of anti-bribery management systems