HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Argentina
Mexico
Indices
Overall Score:
45 out of 100
Rank:
66 out of 180
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:
29 out of 100
Rank:
130 out of 180
Rank:
80 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,44 out of 1
Rank:
104 out of 128
Overall Score:
82 out of 100
Overall Score:
136 out of 150
Rank:
2 out of 128
Overall Score:
6,77 out of 10
Rank:
48 out of 117
International Cooperation
UN
OECD
G20
FATF
OAS
IACA
UN
OECD
G20
APEC
FATF
OAS
IACA
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.
Mexico
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2004.
  • The review under the second 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 2012.
  • The documents adopted under Mexico’s Presidency are available here.
  • APEC’s member since 1993.
  • 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.
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 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);
  7. Decree 102.99 “Anti-Corruption Bureau”, (Spanish).
 
Mexico
  1. Federal Criminal Code, Part X “Corruption Offences”
    (Código Penal Federal, Título Décimo. Delitos por hechos de corrupción), (Spanish);

  2. General Law “On Administrative Liability”
    (Ley General de Responsabilidades Administrativas), (Spanish);

  3. General Law of the National Anticorruption System
    (Ley General del Sistema Anticorrupción), (Spanish);

  4. Law “On Confiscation of Illegally Acquired Assets“
    (Ley de Extinción de Dominio), (Spanish);

  5. Decree of May 27, 2015 amending, adding and repealing certain provisions of the Constitution of the United Mexican States in the area of combating corruption
    (Decreto por el que se reforman, adicionan y derogan diversas disposiciones de la Constitución Política de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos, en materia de combate a la corrupción), (Spanish);

  6. Agreement aimed at establishing a Code of ethics for public officials, rules of integrity for fulfilling public functions and general guiding principles for promoting integrity of civil servants and their ethical behaviour through the Committees on Ethics and on the Prevention of Conflicts of Interest
    (Acuerdo que tiene por objeto emitir el Código de Ética de los servidores públicos del Gobierno Federal, las Reglas de Integridad para el ejercicio de la función pública, y los Lineamientos generales para propiciar la integridad de los servidores públicos y para implementar acciones permanentes que favorezcan su comportamiento ético, a través de los Comités de Ética y de Prevención de Conflictos de Interés), (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).
Mexico
  1. National Anti-Corruption System of Mexico
    (Sistema nacional anticorrupción), (Spanish);

  2. Superior Audit of the Federation
    (Auditoría Superior de la Federación), (Spanish);

  3. Committee for Citizen Participation
    (Comité de Participación Ciudadana), (Spanish);

  4. Unit for Transparency and International Cooperation Policies
    (Unidad de Políticas de Transparencia y Cooperación Internacional), (Spanish);

  5. National Institute for Transparency, Access to Information and Protection of Personal Data
    (Instituto Nacional de Transparencia, Acceso a la Información y Protección de Datos Personales), (Spanish).

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