HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Costa Rica
Colombia
Indices
Overall Score:
56 out of 100
Rank:
44 out of 180
Rank:
83 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,68 out of 1
Rank:
25 out of 128
Overall Score:
57 out of 100
Overall Score:
8,04 out of 10
Rank:
25 out of 117
Overall Score:
37 out of 100
Rank:
96 out of 180
Overall Score:
0,5 out of 1
Rank:
77 out of 128
Overall Score:
47 out of 100
Overall Score:
102 out of 150
Rank:
37 out of 128
Overall Score:
6,5 out of 10
Rank:
60 out of 117
International Cooperation
UN
OECD
OAS
UN
OECD
OAS
Costa Rica
  • 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 2017.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 2 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 1997.
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.
Main Legislation
Costa Rica
  1. Criminal Code, Part XIV Crimes against the Administration of Justice, Section I
    (Ley 4573, Código Penal, Titulo XIV Delitos contra la Administración de Justicia, Sección I), (Spanish);

  2. Law No. 8422 “On Countering Corruption and Illicit Enrichment in Civil Service”
    (Ley 8422 contra la corrupción y el enriquecimeinto ilícito en la función pública), (Spanish);

  3. Law No. 9699 “On Liability of Legal Persons for Bribery, Transnational Bribery and other Crimes”
    (Ley 9699 Responsabilidad de las personas jurídicas sobre cohechos domésticos, soborno transnacional y otros delitos), (Spanish).

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. 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);

  3. 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);

  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).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Costa Rica
  1. General Prosecutor’s Office of Costa Rica
    (Procuraduría General de la República de Costa Rica), (Spanish).

 
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)

 

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