HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Belarus
Sweden
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:
85 out of 100
Rank:
3 out of 180
Rank:
64 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,86 out of 1
Rank:
4 out of 128
Overall Score:
86 out of 100
Overall Score:
101 out of 150
Rank:
40 out of 129
Overall Score:
8,95 out of 10
Rank:
8 out of 117
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
UN
GRECO
OECD
FATF
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.
Sweden
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was accepted in 2007.
  • 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 1999.
  • 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 OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 1999.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 1990.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations 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)
Sweden
  1. Criminal Code, Chapter 10 and Chapter 17, Part 8
    (Brottsbalk: kap. 10, kap. 17, § 8), (Sweden/English);

  2. Public Employment Act
    (Lag om offentlig anställning), (Swedish/English);

  3. Common Basic Values for Central Government Employees – Fundamental Legal Principles
    (Den gemensamma värdegrunden för de statsanställda - grundläggande rättsliga principer), (Swedish);

  4. Common Basic Values for Central Government Employees – A Summary
    (Introduktion till den gemensamma värdegrunden för de statsanställda), (Swedish/English).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Belarus
  1. General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Belarus, (Russian), (English).
Sweden
  1. National Anti-Corruption Unit, Swedish Prosecution Authority
    (Riksenheten mot korruption), (Swedish/English);
  2. National Anti-Corruption Group, Swedish Police
    (Nationella anti-korruptionsgruppen, Svensk Polis), (Swedish);
  3. Anti-Corruption Network
    (Myndighetsnätverket mot korruption), (Swedish).

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