HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Costa Rica
Croatia
Indices
Overall Score:
57 out of 100
Rank:
42 out of 180
Rank:
83 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,68 out of 1
Rank:
25 out of 128
Overall Score:
57 out of 100
Overall Score:
8,04 out of 10
Rank:
25 out of 117
Overall Score:
47 out of 100
Rank:
63 out of 180
Rank:
93 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,61 out of 1
Rank:
39 out of 128
Overall Score:
68 out of 100
Overall Score:
126 out of 150
Rank:
8 out of 128
Overall Score:
7,2 out of 10
Rank:
40 out of 117
International Cooperation
UN
OECD
OAS
UN
GRECO
IACA
Costa Rica
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2007.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The country report is available here.
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 2017.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 2 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 1997.
Croatia
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2005.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The country report is available here.
  • GRECO’s member since 2000.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2000.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2003.
  • The fifth evaluation round is completed. The evaluation 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
Costa Rica
  1. Criminal Code, Part XIV Crimes against the Administration of Justice, Section I
    (Ley 4573, Código Penal, Titulo XIV Delitos contra la Administración de Justicia, Sección I), (Spanish);

  2. Law No. 8422 “On Countering Corruption and Illicit Enrichment in Civil Service”
    (Ley 8422 contra la corrupción y el enriquecimeinto ilícito en la función pública), (Spanish);

  3. Law No. 9699 “On Liability of Legal Persons for Bribery, Transnational Bribery and other Crimes”
    (Ley 9699 Responsabilidad de las personas jurídicas sobre cohechos domésticos, soborno transnacional y otros delitos), (Spanish).

Croatia
  1. Criminal Code, articles 294b, 294c, 347-350
    (Kazneni zakon, 294b, 294c, 347-350), (Croatian);

  2. Act on the Responsibility of Legal Persons for Criminal Offences
    (Zakon o odgovornosti pravnih osoba za kaznena djela), (Croatian/English);

  3. Civil Servants Act
    (Zakon o državnim službenicima), (Croatian/English);

  4. Act on Preventing the Conflict of Interest in the Exercise of Public Office
    (Zakon o sprječavanju sukoba interesa), (Croatian);

  5. Law on the Office for the Suppression of Corruption and Organized Crime
    (Zakon o Uredu za suzbijanje korupcije i organiziranog kriminaliteta), (Croatian/English);

  6. Code of Ethics of Civil Servants
    (Etički kodeks državnih službenika), (Croatian).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Costa Rica
  1. General Prosecutor’s Office of Costa Rica
    (Procuraduría General de la República de Costa Rica), (Spanish).

 
Croatia
  1. Office for the Suppression of Corruption and Organized Crime
    (Ured za suzbijanje korupcije i organiziranog kriminaliteta), (Croatian);

  2. Office for Countering Corruption, Directorate for European Affairs, International and Judicial Cooperation
    (Ministarstvo pravosuđa, Uprava za europske poslove, međunarodnu i pravosudnu suradnju, Sektor za suzbijanje korupcije), (Croatian);

  3. Commission on Conflict of Interest
    (Povjerenstvo za odlučivanje o sukobu interesa), (Croatian)

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