HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Bulgaria
North Macedonia
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
Score:
39 out of 100
Rank:
87 out of 180
Rank:
124 out of 141
Score:
0,53 out of 1
Rank:
64 out of 139
Score:
36 out of 100
Score:
112 out of 150
Rank:
23 out of 128
Score:
6,57 out of 10
Rank:
52 out of 114
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.
North Macedonia
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2007.
  • 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 1999.
  • 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 2011.
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).

North Macedonia
  1. Criminal Code: Articles 252-253-а, 353, 356-359a
    (Кривичен законик: Чл. 252-253-а, 353, 356-359a), (Macedonian);
  2. Law No. 27 of February 5, 2014 «On Civil Servants»
    (Закон од 5 февруари 2014 година број 27 «За административни службеници»), (Macedonian);
  3. Law No. 12 of January 19, 2019 «On Prevention of Corruption and Conflict of Interest»
    (Закон од 19 јануари 2019 година број 12 «За спречување на корупцијата и судирот на интереси»), (Macedonian), (English);
  4. Code of Ethics for Civil Servants
    (Етички кодекс за државните службеници), (Macedonian).
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).
North Macedonia
  1. State Commission for Prevention of Corruption
    (Државна комисија за спречување на корупција), (Macedonian);
  2. Public Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of North Macedonia
    (Jавно обвинителство на Република Северна Македонија), (Macedonian), (English);
  3. Economic Crime and Corruption Department of the Ministry of Interior
    (Одделение за борба против економски криминал и корупција при Министерстве за внатрешни работи), (Macedonian);
  4. Department for Organized Crime and Corruption of Criminal Court Skopje
    (Оддел за борба против организиран криминал и корупција при Основен кривичен суд Скопје), (Macedonian).
 

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