The Inter-American Telecommunication Commission Mutual Recognition Agreement for Conformity Assessment of Telecommunications Equipment (CITEL MRA) was signed by the Organization of American States on October 29, 1999.
There are 34 countries eligible to participate in the agreement, which is very similar to the APEC Tel MRA. The CITEL MRA is also voluntary and can be implemented in two phases. The OAS Member States are actively working on implementing the CITEL MRA. Within CITEL, the Permanent Consultative Committee (PCC.1) for Technical Standardization meets twice a year to discuss implementation.