HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Belarus
Poland
Indices
Overall Score:
47 out of 100
Rank:
63 out of 180
Overall Score:
0,51 out of 1
Rank:
68 out of 128
Overall Score:
56 out of 100
Rank:
45 out of 180
Rank:
59 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,66 out of 1
Rank:
28 out of 128
Overall Score:
60 out of 100
Overall Score:
79 out of 150
Rank:
78 out of 134
Overall Score:
7,14 out of 10
Rank:
42 out of 114
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.
Poland
  • 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 1999.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2002.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2002.
  • 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 2000.
  • 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 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)
Poland
  1. Penal Code, articles 228-231 and 296а
    (Kodeks karny: Art. 228 – 231, 296a), (Polish);

  2. Law of August 21, 1997 «On Restrictions on Economic Activities of Persons Fulfilling Public Functions»
    (Ustawa z dnia 21 sierpnia 1997 r. o ograniczeniu prowadzenia działalności gospodarczej przez osoby pełniące funkcje publiczne), (Polish);

  3. Law of October 28, 2002 «On Liability of Collective Entities for the Offences Prosecuted by Law»
    (Ustawa z dnia 28 października 2002 r. o odpowiedzialności podmiotów zbiorowych za czyny zabronione pod groźbą kary), (Polish);

  4. Law of June 9, 2006 «On the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau»
    (Ustawa z dnia 9 czerwca 2006 r. o Centralnym Biurze Antykorupcyjnym), (Polish).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Belarus
  1. General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Belarus, (Russian), (English).
Poland
  1. Central Anti-Corruption Bureau
    (Centralne Biuro Antykorupcyjne), (Polish/English).

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