HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Azerbaijan
USA
Indices
Overall Score:
30 out of 100
Rank:
129 out of 180
Overall Score:
115 out of 150
Rank:
17 out of 128
Overall Score:
35 out of 100
Overall Score:
6,44 out of 10
Rank:
65 out of 117
Overall Score:
67 out of 100
Rank:
25 out of 180
Rank:
2 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,72 out of 1
Rank:
21 out of 128
Overall Score:
76 out of 100
Overall Score:
83 out of 150
Rank:
72 out of 128
Overall Score:
8,83 out of 10
Rank:
10 out of 117
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
IACA
UN
GRECO
OECD
G20
APEC
FATF
OAS
Azerbaijan
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2005.
  • The review under the first 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 fourth 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.
USA
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2006.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The country report is available here. The self-assessment checklist under the second cycle is available here.
  • GRECO’s member since 2000.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption is not ratified.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption is not ratified. 
  • The forth evaluation round is completed. The evaluation report is available here
  • 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 2008 (Washington) and in 2009 (Pittsburg).
  • The documents adopted under the US Presidency are available here (Washington) and here (Pittsburg).
  • APEC’s member since 1989.
  • Member of the FATF since 1990.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2000.
Main Legislation
Azerbaijan
  1. Criminal Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Chapter 33, articles 308-312.1, Chapters 15-2 
    (Azərbaycan Respublikasının Cinayət Məcəlləsi: 33-cü fəsil, 308-312.1-ci maddələr, 15-2-ci fəsil), (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), (English);
  4. Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan “On Rules of Ethics Conduct of Civil Servants”
    («Dövlət qulluqçularının etik davranış qaydaları haqqında» Azərbaycan Respublikasının Qanunu), (Azerbaijani), (English);
  5. 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)
USA
  1. 18 US Code, Chapter 11 - Bribery, Graft, and Conflicts of Interest, (English);

  2. 5 US Code Appendix, Ethics in Government Act of 1978, (English);

  3. 5 Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter XVI – Office of Government Ethics, (English);

  4. 15 US Code, Anti-Bribery and Books and Records Provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, (English);

  5. 18 US Сode, Chapter 96 - Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations, (English).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Azerbaijan
  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).
USA
  1. US Department of Justice, (English);

  2. Office of Government Ethics, (English);

  3. Interagency Ethics Council, (English);

  4. United States Securities and Exchange Commission, (English);

  5. United States Office of Special Counsel, (English);

  6. Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, (English);

  7. United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations - Combating Corruption in the Multilateral Development Banks, (English).

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