HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Iceland
Israel
Indices
Overall Score:
78 out of 100
Rank:
11 out of 180
Rank:
84 out of 133
Overall Score:
60 out of 100
Rank:
35 out of 180
Rank:
38 out of 133
Overall Score:
7,77 out of 10
Rank:
32 out of 117
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
OECD
FATF
UN
OECD
FATF
IACA
Iceland
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was accessed in 2011.
  • 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 2004.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was not ratified.
  • 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 1998.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 4 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 1992.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
Israel
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2009.
  • 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 2009.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 2018.
  • 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 2012.
Main Legislation
Iceland
  1. General Penal Code of 1940 No. 19, Chapter 12, article 109; Chapter 14, articles 128, 129 and 134
    (№19/1940, Almenn hegningarlög, XII. kafli (109. gr.); XIV kafli (128., 129., 134. gr.)), (Icelandic), (English);

  2. Code of Conduct for Government Officials
    (Siðareglur fyrir starfsfólk Stjórnarráðs Íslands), (Icelandic).

Israel
  1. Penal Law, Chapter IX, article 5 “Bribery Offences”
    (חוק העונשין, תשל"ז-1977,סימן ה': עבירות שוחד), (Hebrew), (English);

  2. Law of 1979 No. 5740 “On Public Service (Gifts)”
    (חוק שירות הציבור (מתנות), תש"ם-1979), (Hebrew), (English);

  3. Law of 1997 No. 5757 “On Protection of Employees (Exposure of Offences of Unethical Conduct and Improper Administration)”
    (חוק הגנה על עובדים (חשיפת עבירות ופגיעה בטוהר המידות או במינהל התקין), תשנ"ז-1997), (Hebrew);

  4. Law of 1969 No. 5729 “On Public Service (Restrictions after Retirement)”
    (חוק שירות הציבור (הגבלות לאחר פרישה), תשכ"ט-1969), (Hebrew);

  5. Code for Civil Service
    (קוד אתי לשירות המדינה), (Hebrew).

 

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Israel
  1. Ministry of Justice of Israel
    (משרד המשפטים), (Hebrew), (English), (Russian); 

  2. State Comptroller and Ombudsman of Israel
    (מבקר המדינה ונציב תלונות הציבור), (English);

  3. Lahav 433, Israel Police
    (יחידת להב 433‏‎), (Hebrew).

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