HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Colombia
Uruguay
Indices
Overall Score:
39 out of 100
Rank:
92 out of 180
Rank:
102 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,50 out of 1
Rank:
77 out of 128
Overall Score:
47 out of 100
Overall Score:
102 out of 150
Rank:
38 out of 128
Overall Score:
6,5 out of 10
Rank:
60 out of 117
Overall Score:
71 out of 100
Rank:
21 out of 180
Overall Score:
0,71 out of 1
Rank:
22 out of 128
Overall Score:
92 out of 150
Rank:
56 out of 128
Overall Score:
7,95 out of 10
Rank:
26 out of 117
International Cooperation
UN
OECD
OAS
UN
OAS
Colombia
  • 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.
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 2013.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 1998.
Uruguay
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2007.
  • The review under the second cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 1998.
Main Legislation
Colombia
  1. Criminal Code, Section XV «Crimes against Public Administration»; articles 244, 245 and 250A
    (Ley 599 de 2000 Código Penal, Titulo XV Delitos contra la administracion publica, Artículos 244, 245, 250A), (Spanish);

  2. Law No. 190 of June 6, 1995 «On Ethical Rules for Public Administration and Provisions for Eradicating Corruption»
    (Ley 190 de 1995, Por la cual se dictan normas tendientes a preservar la moralidad en la administración pública y se fijan disposiciones con el fin de erradicar la corrupción administrativa.), (Spanish);

  3. Law No. 1474 of July 12, 2011 «On Establishing Rules for Strengthening the Mechanisms for Preventing, Detecting and Punishing for Corruption Offences and Enhancing Control over Public Administration»
    (Ley 1474 de 2011 Por la cual se dictan normas orientadas a fortalecer los mecanismos de prevención, investigación y sanción de actos de corrupción y la efectividad del control de la gestión pública), (Spanish);

  4. Law No. 2013 of December 30, 2019 «On Ensuring Transparency via Publication of Income and Assets Disclosure Statements of Officials and Registration of Conflicts of Interest»
    (Ley 2013 de 2019, Por medio del cual se busca garantizar el cumplimiento de los principios de transparencia y publicidad mediante la publicación de las declaraciones de bienes, renta y el registro de los conflictos de interés), (Spanish);

  5. Law No. 2014 of December 30, 2019 «On Regulating the Penalties against Persons Condemned for Corruption and Crimes against Public Administration»
    (Ley 2014 de 2019, Por medio de la cual se regulan las sanciones para condenados por corrupción y delitos contra la Administración pública, así como la cesión unilateral administrativa del contrato por actos de corrupción y se dictan otras disposiciones), (Spanish);

  6. Decree No. 1083 of May 26, 2015 «On Public Sector Administration»
    (Decreto 1083 de 2015 Sector de Función Pública), (Spanish);

  7. Circular of the General Prosecutor’s Office No. 017 of 2017 «On Obligations Related to Public Employment»
    (Circular 017 de 2017 Procuraduria General de la Nacion Por Cumplir una Serie de Obligaciones Relacionadas con el Empleo Público), (Spanish).

Uruguay
  1. Criminal Law, Book II, Part 4 «Crimes against Public Administration»
    (Código Penal N° 9155, Libro II, Titulo IV Delitos contra la administracion publica), (Spanish); 

  2. Law of December 23, 1998 No. 17.060 «On Regulations Regarding Misuse of Public Office (Corruption)»
    (Ley 17.060 de 1998 Dictanse normas referidas al uso indebido del poder público (Corrupción)), (Spanish);

  3. Law of June 22, 2012 No. 18.914 «On Money-Laundering»
    (Ley 18.914 de 2012 Lavado de activos), (Spanish);

  4. Law of August 25, 2015 No. 19.340 «On the Council for Transparency and Public Ethics»
    (Ley 19.340 de 2015 Junta de Transparencia y Ética Pública JUTEP), (Spanish);

  5. Law of September 25, 2019 No. 19.823 «Code of Ethics for Public Administration»
    (Ley 19.823 de 2019 Código de Ética en la Función Pública), (Spanish).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Colombia
  1. National Public Ethics Commission
    (Comisión Nacional de Moralización), (Spanish);

  2. Administrative Department of the Civil Service
    (Departamento Administrativo de la Función Pública), (Spanish)

 
Uruguay
  1. Council for Transparency and Public Ethics
    (Junta de Transparencia y Etica Publica), (Spanish). 

 

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