HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Belarus
Latvia
Indices
Overall Score:
41 out of 100
Rank:
82 out of 180
Overall Score:
0,48 out of 1
Rank:
97 out of 139
Overall Score:
59 out of 100
Rank:
36 out of 180
Rank:
95 out of 141
Overall Score:
0,71 out of 1
Rank:
24 out of 139
Overall Score:
71 out of 150
Rank:
100 out of 136
Overall Score:
7,25 out of 10
Rank:
37 out of 114
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
UN
GRECO
OECD
IACA
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.
Latvia
  • 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.
  • GRECO’s member since 2000.
  • 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 2005.
  • 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 2014.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • The Agreement for the Establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy as an International Organization was ratified in 2011.
Main Legislation
Belarus
  1. Criminal Code: Articles 210, 235, 252, 396, 424-433
    (Уголовный кодекс: статьи 210, 235, 252, 396, 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 September 12, 2019 No. 619 «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)
Latvia
  1. Criminal Law: Articles 195, 196, 198, 199, 318, 319, 320-324, 325, 326-3264
    (Krimināllikums: 195, 196, 198, 199, 318, 319, 320-324, 325, 326-3264 pants), (Latvian/English);

  2. Law on the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau
    (Korupcijas novēršanas un apkarošanas biroja likums), (Latvian/English);

  3. Law on the Prevention of Conflicts of Interest in Activities of Public Officials
    (Par interešu konflikta novēršanu valsts amatpersonu darbībā), (Latvian/English).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Belarus
  1. General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Belarus, (Russian), (English).
Latvia
  1. Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau
    (Korupcijas novēršanas un apkarošanas birojs), (Latvian/Russian/English).

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