HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Kazakhstan
USA
Indices
Overall Score:
34 out of 100
Rank:
113 out of 180
Overall Score:
0,52 out of 1
Rank:
62 out of 128
Overall Score:
58 out of 100
Overall Score:
61 out of 150
Rank:
113 out of 128
Overall Score:
6,11 out of 10
Rank:
74 out of 117
Overall Score:
69 out of 100
Rank:
23 out of 180
Rank:
2 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,72 out of 1
Rank:
21 out of 128
Overall Score:
76 out of 100
Overall Score:
83 out of 150
Rank:
72 out of 128
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
IACA
UN
GRECO
OECD
G20
APEC
FATF
OAS
Kazakhstan
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was accessed in 2008.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • GRECO’s member since 2020.
  • The Agreement for the Establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy as an International Organization was ratified in 2013.
USA
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2006.
  • 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 2000.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption is not ratified.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption is not ratified. 
  • The forth 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.
  • G20 Presidency in 2008 (Washington) and in 2009 (Pittsburg).
  • The documents adopted under the US Presidency are available here (Washington) and here (Pittsburg).
  • APEC’s member since 1989.
  • Member of the FATF since 1990.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2000.
Main Legislation
Kazakhstan
  1. Criminal Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan, articles 361-368 and 417
    (Уголовный кодекс Республики Казахстан (ст. 361-368, 417)), (Russian);

  2. Code of Administrative Offences of the Republic of Kazakhstan of July 5, 2014 No. 235-V, Chapter 34 “Administrative Corruption Offences”
    (Кодекс Республики Казахстан об административных правонарушениях от 5 июля 2014 года № 235-V, Глава 34 - Административные коррупционные правонарушения), (Russian);

  3. Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan of November 18, 2015 No. 410-V ZRK “On Countering Corruption”
    (Закон Республики Казахстан от 18 ноября 2015 года №410-V ЗРК "О противодействии коррупции"), (Russian);

  4. Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan of November 23, 2015 No. 416-V ZRK “On Civil Service of the Republic of Kazakhstan”
    (Закон Республики Казахстан от 23 ноября 2015 года № 416-V ЗРК "О государственной службе Республики Казахстан"), (Russian);

  5. Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan of December 26, 2014 No. 986 “On Anti-Corruption Strategy of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the Years 2015-2025”
    (Указ Президента Республики Казахстан от 26 декабря 2014 года №986 «Об Антикоррупционной стратегии Республики Казахстан на 2015-2025 годы»), (Russian);

  6. Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan of December 29, 2015 No. 153 “On the Measures for Further Improvement of Ethical Norms and Rules of Conduct of Civil Servants of the Republic of Kazakhstan”
    (Указ Президента Республики Казахстан от 29 декабря 2015 № 153 «О мерах по дальнейшему совершенствованию этических норм и правил поведения государственных служащих Республики Казахстан), (Russian).

USA
  1. 18 US Code, Chapter 11 - Bribery, Graft, and Conflicts of Interest, (English);

  2. 5 US Code Appendix, Ethics in Government Act of 1978, (English);

  3. 5 Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter XVI – Office of Government Ethics, (English);

  4. 15 US Code, Anti-Bribery and Books and Records Provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, (English);

  5. 18 US Сode, Chapter 96 - Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations, (English).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Kazakhstan
  1. National Anti-Corruption Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan
    (Сыбайлас жемқорлыққа қарсы іс-қимыл ұлттық агенттігі), (Kazakh), (Russian).

USA
  1. US Department of Justice, (English);

  2. Office of Government Ethics, (English);

  3. Interagency Ethics Council, (English);

  4. United States Securities and Exchange Commission, (English);

  5. United States Office of Special Counsel, (English);

  6. Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, (English);

  7. United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations - Combating Corruption in the Multilateral Development Banks, (English).

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