HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Overall Score:
59 out of 100
37 out of 180
21 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,73 out of 1
17 out of 128
Overall Score:
62 out of 100
Overall Score:
97 out of 150
46 out of 128
Overall Score:
8,33 out of 10
20 out of 117
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International Cooperation
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2008.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 1999.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 4 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • G20 Presidency in 2010.
  • The documents adopted under the Presidency of the Republic of Korea are available here.
  • APEC’s member since 1989.
  • Member of the FATF since 2009.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations 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 Act, articles 129-133 and 357, (Korean/English);

  2. Act on the Prevention of Corruption and the Establishment and Management of Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission, (Korean/English);

  3. Improper Solicitation and Graft Act, (Korean/English);

  4. Act on Preventing Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions, (Korean/English);

  5. Act on the Protection of Public Interest Whistleblowers, (Korean);

  6. Public Service Ethics Act, (Korean);

  7. Code of Conduct for Public Officials, (Korean).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
  1. Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission, (Korean/English).


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