HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Argentina
Costa Rica
Indices
Overall Score:
42 out of 100
Rank:
78 out of 180
Rank:
94 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,58 out of 1
Rank:
48 out of 128
Overall Score:
58 out of 100
Overall Score:
92 out of 150
Rank:
54 out of 128
Overall Score:
6,79 out of 10
Rank:
46 out of 117
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
International Cooperation
UN
OECD
G20
FATF
OAS
IACA
UN
OECD
OAS
Argentina
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2006.
  • The review under the second cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The country report in Spanish and the executive summary are available here.
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 2001.
  • The country is undergoing Phases 3bis and 1bis evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The reports are available here.
  • G20 Presidency in 2018.
  • The documents adopted under Argentina’s Presidency are available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 2000.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 1997.
  • The Agreement for the Establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy as an International Organization was ratified in 2014.
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.
Main Legislation
Argentina
  1. Criminal Code, Chapter 11 – Crimes against Public Administration
    (Codigo Penal de la Nacion Argentina, Titulo XI - Delitos contra la Administracion Publica), (Spanish);
  2. Law 25.188 «On Ethics in the Exercise of Public Functions»
    (Ley 25.188, Ley de Etica en el Ejercicio de la Funcion Pública), (Spanish);
  3. Law 27.401 «Criminal Liability of Legal Persons»
    (Ley 27.401, Ley de Responsabilidad Penal de Personas Jurídicas Privadas), (Spanish);
  4. Framework Law 25.164 «On the Regulation of Employment in the State Sector»
    (Ley 25.164, Ley marco de regulación de empleo público nacional), (Spanish);
  5. Decree 41/99 «Code of Ethics for Public Administration»
    (Decreto 41/99, Codigo de Etica de la Funcion Publica), (Spanish);
  6. Decree 102.99 «Anti-Corruption Bureau», (Spanish);
  7. Decree 26.857 «On Amendments to Law 25.188 “On Ethics in the Exercise of Public Functions”»
    (Ley 26.857, Caracter Publico de las Declaraciones Juradas Patrimoniales Integrales de los Funcionarios Publicos), (Spanish)
 
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).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Argentina
  1.  Anti-Corruption Bureau, Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of the Argentine Republic
    (Oficina Anticorrupción, Ministerio de Justicia y Derechos Humanos de Argentina), (Spanish).
Costa Rica
  1. General Prosecutor’s Office of Costa Rica
    (Procuraduría General de la República de Costa Rica), (Spanish).

 

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