HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Costa Rica
Sweden
Indices
Overall Score:
57 out of 100
Rank:
42 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:
85 out of 100
Rank:
3 out of 180
Rank:
64 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,86 out of 1
Rank:
4 out of 128
Overall Score:
86 out of 100
Overall Score:
101 out of 150
Rank:
40 out of 129
Overall Score:
8,95 out of 10
Rank:
8 out of 117
International Cooperation
UN
OECD
OAS
UN
GRECO
OECD
FATF
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.
Sweden
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was accepted in 2007.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The country report is available here. The self-assessment checklist under the second cycle is available here.
  • GRECO’s member since 1999.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2004.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2004.
  • 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 1999.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 1990.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations 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).

Sweden
  1. Criminal Code, Chapter 10 and Chapter 17, Part 8
    (Brottsbalk: kap. 10, kap. 17, § 8), (Sweden/English);

  2. Public Employment Act
    (Lag om offentlig anställning), (Swedish/English);

  3. Common Basic Values for Central Government Employees – Fundamental Legal Principles
    (Den gemensamma värdegrunden för de statsanställda - grundläggande rättsliga principer), (Swedish);

  4. Common Basic Values for Central Government Employees – A Summary
    (Introduktion till den gemensamma värdegrunden för de statsanställda), (Swedish/English).

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

 
Sweden
  1. National Anti-Corruption Unit, Swedish Prosecution Authority
    (Riksenheten mot korruption), (Swedish/English);
  2. National Anti-Corruption Group, Swedish Police
    (Nationella anti-korruptionsgruppen, Svensk Polis), (Swedish);
  3. Anti-Corruption Network
    (Myndighetsnätverket mot korruption), (Swedish).

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