HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
26 out of 100
146 out of 180
0,43 out of 1
109 out of 128
69 out of 150
99 out of 128
Overall Score:
36 out of 100
101 out of 180
Overall Score:
0,5 out of 1
80 out of 128
Overall Score:
76 out of 100
Overall Score:
93 out of 150
53 out of 128
Overall Score:
6,61 out of 10
54 out of 117
International Cooperation
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2009.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2004.
  • The review under the second cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The country report in Spanish and executive summary are available here.
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 2018.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 1 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • APEC’s member since 1998.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 1997.
Main Legislation
  1. Penal Code of the Islamic Republic of Iran, articles 507, 539, 576, 588-596, 598, 603, 674.
    (قانون مجازات اسلامی), (Persian)(English);
  2. Law "On Increasing Penalties for the Convicted of Bribery, Embezzlement and Fraud"
    (اصلاح و تأیید موادی از لایحه تشدید مجازات مرتکبین ارتشاء اختلاس و کلاهبرداری), (Persian);
  3. Law "On Public Service"
    (قانون مدیریت خدمات کشوری), (Persian);
  4. The Punishment of Unjust and Illicit Exercise of Influence Act
    (قانون مجازات اعمال نفوذ برخلاف حق و مقررات قانونی), (Persian);
  5. The Penalizing the Disruption of the State’s Economic System Act
    (قانون مجازات اخلالگران در نظام اقتصادی کشور), (Persian);
  1. Criminal Code, Part XVIII “Crimes against Public Administration”; Art. 393-401, 376, 382, 385
    (Decreto Legislativo Nº 635, Código Penal, Titulo XVIII Delitos contra la administracion publica, Art. 393-401, 376, 382, 385), (Spanish);

  2. Law of January 9, 2019 No. 30424 “On Administrative Liability of Legal Persons for Transnational Bribery”
    (Ley 30424 que regula la responsabilidad administrativa de las personas jurídicas por el delito de cohecho activo transnacional), (Spanish);

  3. Law of August 12, 2002 No. 27815 “On the Code of Ethics for Civil Service”
    (Ley 27815 del Código de Ética de la Función Pública), (Spanish);

  4. Law of June 22, 2010 No. 29542 “On Protection of Whistleblowers at the Administrative Level and Effective Cooperation on Criminal Matters”
    (Ley 29542 de protección al denunciante en el ámbito administrativo y de colaboración eficaz en el ámbito penal), (Spanish);

  5. Law of July 4, 2013 No. 30057 “On Civil Service”
    (Ley 30057 del Servicio Civil), (Spanish);

  6. Law of November 9, 2011 No. 27588 “On Impediments and Restrictions for Civil Servants and Individuals Providing Services to the State on Contractual Basis”
    (Ley Nº 27588 que establece prohibiciones e incompatibilidades de funcionarios y servidores públicos, así como de las personas que presten servicios al Estado bajo cualquier modalidad contractual), (Spanish).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
  1. Ministry of Justice of the Islamic Republic of Iran
    (وزارت دادگستری), (Persian/English);
  2. Financial Intelligence Unit, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance of the Islamic Republic of Iran
    (واحد اطلاعات مالی وزارت امور اقتصادی و دارایی), (Persian/English)
  1. High-Level Anti-Corruption Commission of Peru
    (Comisión De Alto Nivel Anticorrupción), (Spanish)


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