HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Bosnia and Herzegovina
35 out of 100
111 out of 180
0,52 out of 1
64 out of 128
33 out of 100
102 out of 150
37 out of 134
6,01 out of 10
76 out of 116
Overall Score:
74 out of 100
19 out of 180
7 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,78 out of 1
15 out of 128
Overall Score:
62 out of 100
Overall Score:
76 out of 150
84 out of 134
Overall Score:
8,34 out of 10
19 out of 116
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 fourth 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, Chapter XIX «Corruption Crimes and Criminal Offences against Official Duty or Other Responsible Duty», articles 217-223
    (Krivični zakon, Glava XIX: Krivična djela korupcije i krivična djela protiv službene i druge odgovorne dužnosti, Čl. 217-223), (Bosnian/English);
  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 Whistleblowers 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, Chapter 25 «Crimes of Corruption» 
    (刑法 明治四十年法律第四十五号 - 第二十五章 汚職の罪 第百九十三条―第百九十八条), (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. 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);

  4. 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/English);

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

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 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 of Japan
    (最高検察庁), (Japanese).

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