HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Canada
Latvia
Indices
Overall Score:
77 out of 100
Rank:
11 out of 180
Rank:
19 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,81 out of 1
Rank:
9 out of 128
Overall Score:
71 out of 100
Overall Score:
93 out of 150
Rank:
53 out of 134
Overall Score:
8,61 out of 10
Rank:
15 out of 114
Overall Score:
57 out of 100
Rank:
42 out of 180
Rank:
65 out of 133
Overall Score:
71 out of 150
Rank:
99 out of 134
Overall Score:
7,88 out of 10
Rank:
28 out of 114
International Cooperation
UN
OECD
G20
APEC
FATF
OAS
UN
GRECO
OECD
IACA
Canada
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2007.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The country report is available here.
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 1999.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • G20 Presidency in 2010.
  • The documents adopted under Canada’s Presidency are available here.
  • APEC’s member since 1989.
  • Member of the FATF since 1990.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2000.
Latvia
  • 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 2000.
  • 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 fifth 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 2014.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 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.
Main Legislation
Canada
  1. Criminal Code 1985, articles 119-125 and 426, (English/French);

  2. Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act 1998, (English/French);

  3. Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act 2005, (English/French);

  4. Conflict of Interest Act 2006, (English/French).

 
Latvia
  1. Criminal Law, Chapter 24, articles 320-324 and 326-3263, Chapter 19, articles 198 and 199
    (Krimināllikums: XXIV nodaļa, 320-324, 326-3263 pants, XIX nodaļa, 198, 199 pants), (Latvian/English);

  2. Law on the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau
    (Korupcijas novēršanas un apkarošanas biroja likums), (Latvian/English);

  3. Law on the Prevention of Conflicts of Interest in Activities of Public Officials
    (Par interešu konflikta novēršanu valsts amatpersonu darbībā), (Latvian/English).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Canada
  1. Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner (English/French);

  2. Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, (English/French).

  3. Canadian Conflict of Interest Network, (English/French).

Latvia
  1. Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau
    (Korupcijas novēršanas un apkarošanas birojs), (Latvian/Russian/English).

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