HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Bulgaria
Cyprus
Indices
Overall Score:
42 out of 100
Rank:
78 out of 180
Rank:
106 out of 141
Overall Score:
0,54 out of 1
Rank:
62 out of 139
Overall Score:
71 out of 100
Overall Score:
91 out of 150
Rank:
58 out of 136
Overall Score:
7,06 out of 10
Rank:
43 out of 114
Overall Score:
53 out of 100
Rank:
52 out of 180
Rank:
15 out of 141
Overall Score:
0,68 out of 1
Rank:
28 out of 139
Overall Score:
84 out of 150
Rank:
69 out of 136
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
OECD
UN
GRECO
Bulgaria
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2006.
  • The review under the first 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 2001.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2000.
  • The fourth 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 1998.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 4 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • The Agreement for the Establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy as an International Organization was ratified in 2011.
Cyprus
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified 2009.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • GRECO’s member since 1999.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2001.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2005.
  • The fourth evaluation round is completed. The evaluation report is available here.
Main Legislation
Bulgaria
  1. Criminal Code: Articles 282, 283, 283a, 301-307a
    (Наказателен кодекс: Чл. 282, 283, 283а, 301-307a), (Bulgarian).

  2. Law on Administrative Offenses and Penalties: Chapter 4 – Administrative penalties against legal entities and sole traders
    (Закон за административните нарушения и наказания: Глава четвърта – Административнонаказателни санкции спрямо юридически лица и еднолични търговци), (Bulgarian);

  3. Law on Civil Servants
    (Закона за държавния служител), (Bulgarian).

  4. Law on Countering Corruption and Forfeiture of Illegally Acquired Assets
    (Закон за противодействие на корупцията и за отнемане на незаконно придобитото имущество), (Bulgarian).

  5. Code of Conduct for Public Officials
    (Кодекс за поведение на служителите в държавната администрация), (Bulgarian).

Cyprus
  1. Criminal Code: Articles 100-105А and 118
    (Ο περί Ποινικού Κώδικα Νόμος (ΚΕΦ.154), 1959: Άρθρα 100-105Α, 118), (Greek);

  2. Law on the Prevention of Corruption
    (Ο περί Πρόληψης Διαφθοράς Νόμος (КЕФ.161), 1959), (Greek);

  3. Law on Civil Service
    (Ο περί Δημόσιας Υπηρεσίας Νόμος του 1990 (N. 1/1990), (Greek);

  4. Law on Ratification of the Council of Europe Criminal Law Convention on Corruption: Article 4
    (Ο περί της Σύμβασης του Συμβουλίου της Ευρώπης για την Ποινικοποίηση της Διαφθοράς (Κυρωτικός) Νόμος του 2000 (Ν. 23(III)/2000): Αρθρο 4)(Greek);

  5. Law on Declaration and Control of Property of Certain Publicly Exposed Persons and Certain Officials
    (Ο περί Ορισμένων Δημόσια Εκτεθειμένων Προσώπων και Ορισμένων Αξιωματούχων της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας (Δήλωση και Έλεγχος Περιουσίας) Νόμος του 2004 (Ν. 50(I)/2004))(Greek);

  6. Law on Illicit Enrichment of Officials
    (Ο περί Ποινικού Κώδικα Νόμος (Ο περί Αθέμιτης Κτήσης Περιουσιακού Οφέλους από Αξιωματούχους και Λειτουργούς του Δημοσίου Νόμος του 2004 (N. 51(I)/2004), (Greek);

  7. Law for the Protection of Whistleblowers of Violations of Union and National Laws
    (Ο περί της Προστασίας Προσώπων που Αναφέρουν Παραβάσεις του Ενωσιακού και Εθνικού Δικαίου Νόμος του 2022 (Ν. 6(I)/2022))(Greek);
  8. Law on the Establishment and Functioning of the Independent Directorate for Combating Corruption
    (O περί της Σύστασης και Λειτουργίας της Ανεξάρτητης Αρχής κατά της Διαφθοράς Νόμος του 2022 (Ν. 19(I)/2022))(Greek).
Anti-Corruption Bodies
Bulgaria
  1. National Council for Anti-Corruption Policy
    (Национален съвет по антикорупционни политики към министерския), (Bulgarian);
  2. Commission for Combating Corruption and Confiscation of Illegall Property
    (Комисия за противодействие на корупцията и за отнемане на незаконно придобитото имущество), (Bulgarian);
  3. General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime of the Ministries of the Interior
    (Главна дирекция борба с организираната престъпност Министерства на вътрешните работи), (Bulgarian).
Cyprus
  1. Ministry of Justice and Public Order of Cyprus
    (Υπουργείο Δικαιοσύνης και Δημοσίας Τάξεως), (Greek/English).

     

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