HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Belarus
Estonia
Indices
Overall Score:
45 out of 100
Rank:
66 out of 180
Overall Score:
0,51 out of 1
Rank:
68 out of 128
Overall Score:
N/A
Overall Score:
74 out of 100
Rank:
18 out of 180
Rank:
121 out of 133
Overall Score:
0.81 out of 1
Rank:
10 out of 128
Overall Score:
N/A
Overall Score:
96 out of 150
Rank:
48 out of 128
Overall Score:
8,78 out of 10
Rank:
12 out of 117
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
UN
GRECO
OECD
Belarus
  • 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 2011.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2007.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2006.
  • The fourth evaluation round is completed. The status of the evaluation report is confidential. The summary is available here.
Estonia
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was accessed in 2006.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • GRECO’s member since 1999.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2001.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2000.
  • The fifth 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 2004.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
Main Legislation
Belarus
  1. Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus, Chapter 34 Article 396, Chapter 35 Articles 424-433,
    (Уголовный Кодекс Республики Беларусь (Глава 34 Статья 396, Глава 35 Статьи 424-433)​)
    (Russian);  
  2. Law of the Republic of Belarus of July 15, 2015 No. 305-3 “On Combating Corruption”,
    (Закон Республики Беларусь «О борьбе с коррупцией» от 15 июля 2015 года № 305-3), (Russian);  
  3. Decree of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of February 5, 2016 No. 101 “On Award and Other Compensations to Natural Persons Facilitating the Detection of Corruption”,
    (Постановление Совета Министров Республики Беларусь от 5 февраля 2016 года № 101 «О выплате вознаграждения и других выплат физическому лицу, способствующему выявлению коррупции»), (Russian);
  4. Decree of the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Belarus, Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus, State Control Committee of the Republic of Belarus of December 30, 2014 No. 30/1257/2/260 “On the Approval of Criteria for the Evaluation of Activities of Public Bodies and Other Organizations in Countering Corruption and Economic Offences”,
    (Постановление Генеральной прокуратуры Республики Беларусь, Совета Министров Республики Беларусь, Комитета государственного контроля Республики Беларусь, Следственного комитета Республики Беларусь от 30 декабря 2014 года № 30/1257/2/260 «Об утверждении критериев оценки деятельности государственных органов и иных организаций по борьбе с коррупцией и экономическими правонарушениями»), (Russian).  
Estonia
  1. Penal Code, §§ 293-301
    (Karistusseadustik: §§ 293-301), (Estonian/English);

  2. Anti-Corruption Act
    (Korruptsioonivastane seadus), (Estonian/English);

  3. Anti-Corruption Strategy for the Years 2013-2020 (
    Korruptsioonivastane strateegia aastateks 2013–2020)
    , (Estonian/Russian).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Belarus
  1. General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Belarus, (Russian), (English).
Estonia
  1. Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Estonia
    (Prokuratuur), (Estonian/English/Russian);

  2. Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Estonia
    (Justiitsministeerium), (Estonian/English/Russian);

  3. Anti-Corruption Portal, Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Estonia
    (Justiitsministeerium), (Estonian/English/Russian);

  4. Internal Security Service of the Republic of Estonia
    (Kaitsepolitseiamet), (Estonian/English).

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