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Who We Select

Each year, the MCC Board of Directors selects countries as eligible for MCC assistance. A hallmark of MCC’s model is transparency about the process and criteria that govern the selection of country partners.

  • MCC’s Board assesses individual country commitment to ruling justly, investing in people, and economic freedom using policy indicators compiled into country scorecards.

  • Reports and documents related to MCC’s annual country selection process, including the Candidate Country Report, and the Selection Criteria and Methodology Report.

  • The MCC Effect is the positive impact of MCC’s eligibility criteria beyond the direct development investments of MCC compact and threshold programs.

  • MCC’s Board uses a four-step process to select countries as eligible for assistance, including identifying candidate countries and establishing the criteria and methodology used to select countries.

  • Eligibility for assistance can be suspended or terminated for several reasons including if a country engages in a pattern of actions inconsistent with MCC’s eligibility criteria.