HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Bulgaria
New Zealand
Indices
Overall Score:
44 out of 100
Rank:
69 out of 180
Rank:
115 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,55 out of 1
Rank:
53 out of 128
Overall Score:
71 out of 100
Overall Score:
91 out of 150
Rank:
58 out of 134
Overall Score:
7,19 out of 10
Rank:
41 out of 114
Overall Score:
88 out of 100
Rank:
1 out of 180
Rank:
57 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,83 out of 1
Rank:
7 out of 128
Overall Score:
87 out of 100
Overall Score:
94 out of 150
Rank:
52 out of 134
Overall Score:
9,22 out of 10
Rank:
5 out of 114
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
OECD
IACA
UN
OECD
APEC
FATF
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.
New Zealand
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2015.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The report is available here.
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 2001.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • APEC’s member since 1989.
  • Member of the FATF since 1991.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
Main Legislation
Bulgaria
  1. Criminal Code, Section IV, articles 301-307a, Section II, articles 282-285
    (Наказателен кодекс, Раздел IV, чл. 301-307a, Раздел II, чл. 282-285), (Bulgarian).

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

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

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

New Zealand
  1. Secret Commissions Act 1910, (English);

  2. Crimes Act 1961, articles 99-106, (English);

  3. Protected Disclosures Act 2000, (English);

  4. Code of Conduct for the State Services, (English);

  5. Understanding the code of conduct - Guidance for State servants, (English).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Bulgaria
  1. National Council for Anti-Corruption Policy
    (Национален съвет по антикорупционни политики към министерския), (Bulgarian).
New Zealand
  1. State Services Commission, (English);

  2. Serious Fraud Office (English).

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