HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Indices
Overall Score:
73 out of 100
Rank:
16 out of 180
Rank:
26 out of 141
Overall Score:
0,78 out of 1
Rank:
16 out of 142
Overall Score:
59 out of 150
Rank:
121 out of 140
Overall Score:
7,31 out of 10
Rank:
35 out of 119
Score:
35 out of 100
Rank:
108 out of 180
Score:
32 out of 100
Score:
0,51 out of 1
Rank:
75 out of 142
Score:
102 out of 150
Rank:
39 out of 140
Score:
5,91 out of 10
Rank:
66 out of 119
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
OECD
FATF
UN
GRECO
Belgium
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2008.
  • The review under the second 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 2004.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2007.
  • 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.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2006.
  • The review under the second 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 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 Agreement for the Establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy as an International Organization was ratified in 2012.
Main Legislation
Belgium

1. Criminal Code: Articles 246-250, 504bis, 504ter
(Wetboek van Strafrecht: Art. 246-250, 504bis, 504ter), (Dutch);

2. Law of November 28, 2022 «On the Protection of Whistleblowers Reporting Breaches of Union or National Law Committed by Legal Persons in the Private Sector»
(Wet van 28 november 2022, betreffende de bescherming van melders van inbreuken op het Unie- of nationale recht vastgesteld binnen een juridische entiteit in de private sector), (Dutch);

3. Law of December 8, 2022 «On Disclosure Channels and Whistleblower Protection in the Federal Public Authorities and the Integrated Police»
(Wet van 8 december 2022, betreffende de meldingskanalen en de bescherming van de melders van integriteitsschendingen in de federale overheidsinstanties en bij de geïntegreerde politie), (Dutch);

4. Circular of May 5, 2014 «On the Management of Conflicts of Interest in Public Procurement: "Revolving Door"»
(Omzendbrief 5 mei 2014 - Overheidsopdrachten - Belangenvermenging – Draaideurconstructie), (Dutch);

5. The Code of Ethics for Federal Public Officials
(Deontologisch Kader), (Dutch).

 

Bosnia and Herzegovina
  1. Criminal Code: Articles 217-220, 222, Chapter XIV – Liability of legal persons for criminal offences
    (Krivični zakon: Čl. 217-220, 222, Glava četrnaesta – Odgovornost pravnih osoba za krivična djela), (Bosnian);
  2. Law No. 19/02 of June 25, 2002 «On Civil Service in the Institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina»
    (Zakon №19/02 o državnoj službi u institucijama Bosne i Hercegovine), (Bosnian);
  3. Law No. 103/09 of December 30, 2009 «On the Agency for the Prevention of Corruption and the Coordination of the Fight against Corruption»
    (Zakon o Agenciji za prevenciju korupcije i koordinaciju borbe protiv korupcije), (Bosnian);
  4. Law No. 100/13 of December 16, 2013 «On the Protection of Persons Who Report Corruption in the Institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina»
    (Zakon №100/13 о zaštiti lica koja prijavljuju korupciju u institucijama bosne i hercegovine), (Bosnian);
  5. Law No. 18/24 of March 15, 2024 «On Prevention of Conflict of Interest in Public Authorities on Bosnia and Herzegovina»
    (Zakon No. 18/24 o sprečavanju sukoba interesa u institucijama na nivou Bosne i Hercegovine), (Bosnian).
Anti-Corruption Bodies
Belgium
  1. Central Bureau for Countering Corruption, Federal Police of Belgium
    (Office Central pour la Répression de la Corruption), (Dutch/French);
  2. Federal Prosecutor's Office
    (Federaal parket), (Dutch/French).
Bosnia and Herzegovina
  1. Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina
    (Ministarstvo sigurnosti), (Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian/English);
  2. State Investigation and Protection Agency
    (Državna agencija za istrage i zaštitu), (Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian/English);
  3. Agency for the Prevention of Corruption and the Coordination of the Fight against Corruption
    (Agencija za prevenciju korupcije i koordinaciju borbe protiv korupcije), (Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian/English);
  4. Special Department for Organized Crime, Economic Crime and Corruption, the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina
    (Posebni odjel za organizirani kriminal, privredni kriminal i korupciju), (Bosnian/Croatian/SerbianEnglish).

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