HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
United Arab Emirates
Overall Score:
49 out of 100
59 out of 180
99 out of 141
Overall Score:
0,61 out of 1
47 out of 142
Overall Score:
65 out of 150
110 out of 140
Overall Score:
6,44 out of 10
56 out of 119
Overall Score:
68 out of 100
26 out of 180
8 out of 141
Overall Score:
0,64 out of 1
37 out of 142
International Cooperation
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2008.
  • The review under the second 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 2007.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2002.
  • 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 4 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 1991.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
  • The Agreement for the Establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy as an International Organization was ratified in 2014.
United Arab Emirates
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2006.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • BRICS Member since 2024.
Main Legislation
  1. Criminal Code: Articles 159, 159a, 235-238, 386, 394-396
    (Ποινικού Κώδικα: Άρθρο 159, 159a, 235-238, 386, 394-396)(Greek);
  2. Law No. 2725 of 1999 «Amateur and Professional Sports and Other Provisions», Article 132
    (Νόμος v. 2725/1999. Ερασιτεχνικός και επαγγελματικός αθλητισμός και άλλες διατάξεις, Άρθρο 132), (Greek);
  3. Law No. 3213 of 2003 «Declaration and audit of the assets of members of parliament, public officials and servants, mass media owners and other categories of individuals»
    (Νόμος ν. 3213/2003 Δήλωση και έλεγχος περιουσιακής κατάστασης βουλευτών, δημόσιων λειτουργών και υπαλλήλων, ιδιοκτητών μέσων μαζικής ενημέρωσης και άλλων κατηγοριών προσώπων)(Greek);
  4. Law No. 3528 of 2007 «Ratifying the Code of Conduct for Public Administrative Employees»
    (Νόμος ν. 3528/2007 Κύρωση του Κώδικα Κατάστασης Δημοσίων Πολιτικών Διοικητικών Υπαλλήλων και Υπαλλήλων Ν.Π.Δ.Δ.), (Greek);
  5. Law No. 4990 of 2022 «On the Protection of Persons Who Report Breaches of Union Law: Implementation of Directive (EU) 2019/1937 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 November 2019 on the Protection of Persons Who Report Breaches of Union Law, and Other Urgent Decrees»
    (Νόμος ν. 4990/2022 Προστασία προσώπων που αναφέρουν παραβιά σεις ενωσιακού δικαίου Ενσωμάτωση της Οδη γίας (ΕΕ) 2019/1937 του Ευρωπαϊκού Κοινοβουλίου και του Συμβουλίου της 23ης Οκτωβρίου 2019 (L 305) και λοιπές επείγουσες ρυθμίσεις), (Greek);
  6. Law No. 5026 of 2023 «On Asset and Financial Interest Declarations, Measures to Strengthen the European Public Prosecutor's Office and Other Urgent Measures»
    (Υποβολή των δηλώσεων περιουσιακής κατάστασης (πόθεν έσχες) και οικονομικών συμφερόντων Ρυθμίσεις για την ενίσχυση της Ευρωπαϊκής Εισαγγελίας Λοιπές επείγουσες ρυθμίσεις), (Greek).


United Arab Emirates
  1. Federal Decree Law No. (31) of 2021 concerning Crimes and Penal Code: Article 66 – Liability of Juristic Persons, Articles 275-287, (Arabic);

  2. Federal Decree Law No. (49) of 2022 on Human Resources Law in the Federal Government, (English);

  3. Cabinet Resolution No. (48) of 2023 concerning Executive Regulations of Human Resources Law in the Federal Government), (English).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
  1. Financial Crime Department of the Athens Appellate Prosecutor's Office
    (Τμήμα Οικονομικού Εγκλήματος της Εισαγγελίας Εφετών Αθηνών), (Greek);
  2. Secretariat-General for Countering Corruption, Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights
    (Εθνική Αρχή Διαφάνειας στο πλαίσιο του Υπουργείου Δικαιοσύνης, Διαφάνειας και Ανθρωπίνων Δικαιωμάτων), (Greek).
United Arab Emirates

1. Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority, (English);

2. Economic Security Center of Dubai, (English).

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