HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Costa Rica
Cyprus
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:
58 out of 100
Rank:
41 out of 180
Rank:
27 out of 133
Overall Score:
N/A
Overall Score:
N/A
Overall Score:
84 out of 150
Rank:
68 out of 128
International Cooperation
UN
OECD
OAS
UN
GRECO
IACA
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.
Cyprus
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified 2009.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary 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 2005.
  • The fourth evaluation round is completed. The evaluation report is available here.
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).

Cyprus
  1. Criminal Code, articles 100-105А and 118
    (Ο περί Ποινικού Κώδικα Νόμος (ΚΕΦ.154), 1959), (Greek);

  2. Law on the Prevention of Corruption
    (Ο περί Πρόληψης Διαφθοράς Νόμος (КЕФ.161), 1959), (Greek);

  3. Law on Civil Service
    (Ο περί Δημόσιας Υπηρεσίας Νόμος του 1990 (N. 1/1990), (Greek);

  4. Law on Illicit Enrichment of Officials
    (Ο περί Ποινικού Κώδικα Νόμος (Ο περί Αθέμιτης Κτήσης Περιουσιακού Οφέλους από Αξιωματούχους και Λειτουργούς του Δημοσίου Νόμος του 2004 (N. 51(I)/2004), (Greek).

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

 
Cyprus
  1. Ministry of Justice and Public Order of Cyprus
    (Υπουργείο Δικαιοσύνης και Δημοσίας Τάξεως), (Greek).

     

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