HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Bosnia and Herzegovina
34 out of 100
110 out of 180
32 out of 100
0,51 out of 1
75 out of 142
102 out of 150
37 out of 135
6,16 out of 10
61 out of 114
Overall Score:
73 out of 100
18 out of 180
6 out of 141
Overall Score:
61 out of 100
Overall Score:
0,79 out of 1
14 out of 142
Overall Score:
76 out of 150
84 out of 135
Overall Score:
8,01 out of 10
22 out of 114
International Cooperation
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.
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was accepted in 2017.
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 1998.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 4 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • G20 Presidency in 2019.
  • The documents adopted under Japan’s Presidency are available here.
  • APEC’s member since 1989.
  • Member of the FATF since 1990.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
Main Legislation
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. 16/02 of June 20, 2002 «On Conflict of Interest in Governmental Institutions»
    (Zakon №16/02 o sukobu interesa u institucijama vlasti Bosne i Hercegovine), (Bosnian/English);
  3. 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);
  4. 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);
  5. 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).
  1. Penal Code: Articles 193, 197-198 
    (明治四十年法律第四十五号 刑法: 記事193, 197-198), (Japanese/English);

  2. National Public Service Act No. 120 of October 21, 1947, along with Code of Ethics
    (国家公務員法 - 昭和二十二年法律第百二十号), (Japanese/English);

  3. Unfair Competition Prevention Act No.47 of May 19, 1993: Article 18 
    (平成五年法律第四十七号 – 不正競争防止法: 論文 18)(Japanese), (English);

  4. National Public Service Ethics Act No. 129 of August 13, 1999
    (国家公務員倫理法 - 平成十一年法律第百二十九号), (Japanese/English);

  5. Whistleblower Protection Act No. 122 of 2004
    (公益通報者保護法 - 平成十六年法律第百二十二号), (Japanese);

  6. National Public Service Ethics Code, Cabinet Order No. 101 of March 28, 2000
    (国家公務員倫理規程), (Japanese).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
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).
  1. Supreme Public Prosecutor’s Office
    (最高検察庁), (Japanese).

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