HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Iceland
South Africa
Indices
Overall Score:
75 out of 100
Rank:
17 out of 180
Rank:
84 out of 133
Overall Score:
64 out of 150
Rank:
108 out of 128
Overall Score:
44 out of 100
Rank:
69 out of 180
Rank:
58 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,59 out of 1
Rank:
45 out of 128
Overall Score:
87 out of 100
Overall Score:
119 out of 150
Rank:
15 out of 134
Overall Score:
7,22 out of 10
Rank:
39 out of 114
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
OECD
FATF
UN
OECD
G20
FATF
BRICS
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.
South Africa
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2004.
  • 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 2007.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 2003.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
  • BRICS Member since 2011.
  • BRICS Presidency is scheduled for 2023.
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);

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

South Africa
  1. Protected Disclosures Act 26 of 2000, (English);

  2. Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act 12 of 2004, (English);

  3. Code of Ethical Conduct and Disclosure of Members’ Interests for Assembly and Permanent Council Members, (English).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Iceland

1. Office of the Attorney General
(Ríkissaksóknari), (Icelandic/English).

South Africa
  1. Investigating Directorate of the Republic of South Africa, (English);

  2. Public Service Commission of the Republic of South Africa, (English).

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