HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Overall Score:
43 out of 100
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0,55 out of 1
60 out of 140
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71 out of 100
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90 out of 150
58 out of 135
Overall Score:
7,06 out of 10
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International Cooperation
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2006.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The country report is available here.
  • GRECO’s member since 1999.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2001.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2000.
  • The fourth evaluation round is completed. The evaluation report is available here.
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 1998.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 4 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • The Agreement for the Establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy as an International Organization was ratified in 2011.
Main Legislation
  1. Criminal Code: Articles 282, 283, 283a, 301-307a
    (Наказателен кодекс: Чл. 282, 283, 283а, 301-307a), (Bulgarian);

  2. Law on Administrative Offenses and Penalties: Chapter 4 – Administrative penalties against legal entities and sole traders
    (Закон за административните нарушения и наказания: Глава четвърта – Административнонаказателни санкции спрямо юридически лица и еднолични търговци), (Bulgarian);

  3. Law on Civil Servants
    (Закона за държавния служител), (Bulgarian);

  4. Law on Countering Corruption and Forfeiture of Illegally Acquired Assets
    (Закон за противодействие на корупцията и за отнемане на незаконно придобитото имущество), (Bulgarian);

  5. Law on the Protection of Whistleblowers
    (Закон за защита на лицата, подаващи сигнали или публично оповестяващи информация за нарушения), (Bulgarian);

  6. Code of Conduct for Public Officials
    (Кодекс за поведение на служителите в държавната администрация), (Bulgarian).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
  1. National Council for Anti-Corruption Policy
    (Национален съвет по антикорупционни политики към министерския), (Bulgarian);
  2. Commission for Combating Corruption and Confiscation of Illegall Property
    (Комисия за противодействие на корупцията и за отнемане на незаконно придобитото имущество), (Bulgarian);
  3. General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime of the Ministries of the Interior
    (Главна дирекция борба с организираната престъпност Министерства на вътрешните работи), (Bulgarian).

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