HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Panama
Indices
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
Overall Score:
35 out of 100
Rank:
108 out of 180
Overall Score:
5,39 out of 10
Rank:
18 out of 141
Overall Score:
0,51 out of 1
Rank:
74 out of 142
Overall Score:
93 out of 150
Rank:
54 out of 140
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
UN
OAS
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.
Panama
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2005.
  • The review under the second cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 1998.
  • The Agreement for the Establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy as an International Organization was ratified in 2012.
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. 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).
Panama

1. Criminal Code: Articles 254, 345-354, 364, 365
(Código Penal: Artículos 254, 345-354, 364, 365), (Spanish);

2. Law on the Careers of Civil Servants
(Por la cual se establece y regula la Carrera Administrativa), (Spanish);

3. Law on the Implementation of Article 299 of the Constitution and the Fight against Corruption in Public Authorities
(Que Reglamenta el Artículo 299 de la Constitución Política y Dicta otras Disposiciones contra la Corrupción Administrativa), (Spanish);

4. Law on Regulating Situations of Conflict of Interest in the Public Service
(Que Regula Situaciones de Conflicto de Intereses en la Función Pública), (Spanish);

5. Presidential Decree on a Unified Form for Declaration of Interests and Other Provisions
(Que adopta el Formulario Único de Declaración Jurada de intereses particulares y dicta otras disposiciones), (Spanish);

6. Uniform Code of Ethics for Public Officials
(Código Uniforme De Ética De Los Servidores Públicos), (Spanish);

7. Guidelines on Asset Declarations for Civil Servants
(Guía Básica sobre Declaración Jurada de Estado Patrimonial de Funcionarios Públicos), (Spanish).

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).
Panama

1. Public Prosecutor's Office of Panama
(Ministerio Público de Panamá), (Spanish);

2. National Authority for Transparency and Access to Information
(Autoridad Nacional de Transparencia y Acceso a la Información), (Spanish).

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