HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Overall Score:
23 out of 100
157 out of 180
Overall Score:
113 out of 150
20 out of 135
Overall Score:
57 out of 100
Overall Score:
6,44 out of 10
65 out of 116
Overall Score:
73 out of 100
18 out of 180
6 out of 141
Overall Score:
61 out of 100
Overall Score:
0,79 out of 1
14 out of 142
Overall Score:
76 out of 150
84 out of 135
Overall Score:
8,01 out of 10
22 out of 114
International Cooperation
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2005.
  • The review under the second cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • GRECO’s member since 2004.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2004.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2004.
  • 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 2012.
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was accepted in 2017.
  • 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.
  • G20 Presidency in 2019.
  • The documents adopted under Japan’s Presidency are available here.
  • APEC’s member since 1989.
  • Member of the FATF since 1990.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
Main Legislation
  1. Criminal Code: Articles 308-312-1, Chapter 15-2 – Corporate criminal responsibility 
    (Azərbaycan Respublikasının Cinayət Məcəlləsi: 308-312-1-ci maddələr, 15-2-ci fəsil – Hüquqi şəxslər barəsində tətbiq olunan cinayət-hüquqi tədbirlər​), (Azerbaijani);
  2. Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan «On Civil Service»
    («Dövlət qulluğu haqqında» Azərbaycan Respublikasının Qanunu), (Azerbaijani);
  3. Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan «On Combating Corruption»
    («Korrupsiyaya qarşı mübarizə haqqında» Azərbaycan Respublikasının Qanunu), (Azerbaijani);
  4. Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan «On Approval of Procedures for Submission of Financial Information by Public Officials»
    («Vəzifəli şəxslər tərəfindən maliyyə xarakterli məlumatların təqdim edilməsi qaydaları"nın təsdiq edilməsi haqqında» Azərbaycan Respublikasının Qanunu), (Azerbaijani);
  5. Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan «On Rules of Ethics Conduct of Civil Servants»
    («Dövlət qulluqçularının etik davranış qaydaları haqqında» Azərbaycan Respublikasının Qanunu), (Azerbaijani).
  1. Penal Code: Articles 193, 197-198 
    (明治四十年法律第四十五号 刑法: 記事193, 197-198), (Japanese/English);

  2. National Public Service Act No. 120 of October 21, 1947, along with Code of Ethics
    (国家公務員法 - 昭和二十二年法律第百二十号), (Japanese/English);

  3. Unfair Competition Prevention Act No.47 of May 19, 1993: Article 18 
    (平成五年法律第四十七号 – 不正競争防止法: 論文 18)(Japanese), (English);

  4. National Public Service Ethics Act No. 129 of August 13, 1999
    (国家公務員倫理法 - 平成十一年法律第百二十九号), (Japanese/English);

  5. Whistleblower Protection Act No. 122 of 2004
    (公益通報者保護法 - 平成十六年法律第百二十二号), (Japanese);

  6. National Public Service Ethics Code, Cabinet Order No. 101 of March 28, 2000
    (国家公務員倫理規程), (Japanese).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
  1. Commission on Combating Corruption of the Republic
    (Korrupsiyaya qarşı mübarizə üzrə Komissiya), (Azerbaijani), (English);
  2. Directorate-General for Combating Corruption, Prosecutor’s General Office
    (Baş prokuror yanında Korrupsiyaya qarşı Mübarizə Baş İdarəsi), (Azerbaijani).
  1. Supreme Public Prosecutor’s Office
    (最高検察庁), (Japanese).

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