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Comparison of countries
Bulgaria
Serbia
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:
38 out of 100
Rank:
94 out of 180
Overall Score:
0,50 out of 1
Rank:
75 out of 128
Overall Score:
40 out of 100
Overall Score:
135 out of 150
Rank:
3 out of 134
Overall Score:
7,08 out of 10
Rank:
43 out of 114
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
OECD
IACA
UN
GRECO
IACA
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.
Serbia
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2005.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • GRECO’s member since 2003.
  • 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 2008.
  • 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 2011.
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).

Serbia
  1. Criminal Code, Chapter XXXIII «Offences against Official Duty»
    (Krivični zakonik, Glava trideset treća: krivična dela protiv službene dužnosti), (Serbian/English);

  2. Law No. 43/2004-20 «On the Prevention of Conflict of Interest in Public Service»
    (Zakon o sprečavanju sukoba interesa pri vršenju javnih funkcija: 43/2004-20), (Serbian);

  3. Law No. 128/2014-3 «On Protection of Whistleblowers»
    (Zakon o zaštiti uzbunjivača:128/2014-3), (Serbian);

  4. Law No. 35/2019-6 «On Countering Corruption»
    (Zakon o sprečavanju korupcije: 35/2019-6), (Serbian).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Bulgaria
  1. National Council for Anti-Corruption Policy
    (Национален съвет по антикорупционни политики към министерския), (Bulgarian).
Serbia
  1. Anti-Corruption Agency of Serbia
    (Агенција за спречавање корупције), (Serbian/English).

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