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Comparison of countries
Latvia
Slovakia
Indices
Overall Score:
57 out of 100
Rank:
42 out of 180
Rank:
65 out of 133
Overall Score:
71 out of 150
Rank:
99 out of 134
Overall Score:
7,88 out of 10
Rank:
28 out of 114
Overall Score:
49 out of 100
Rank:
60 out of 180
Rank:
104 out of 133
Overall Score:
60 out of 100
Overall Score:
68 out of 150
Rank:
106 out of 134
Overall Score:
7,81 out of 10
Rank:
31 out of 114
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
OECD
IACA
UN
GRECO
OECD
IACA
Latvia
  • 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.
  • GRECO’s member since 2000.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2001.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2005.
  • 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 2014.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • The Agreement for the Establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy as an International Organization was ratified in 2011.
Slovakia
  • 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.
  • GRECO’s member since 1999.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2000.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2003.
  • 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 Phases 3 and 1bis evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The reports are available here.
  • The Agreement for the Establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy as an International Organization was ratified in 2011.
Main Legislation
Latvia
  1. Criminal Law, Chapter 24, articles 320-324 and 326-3263, Chapter 19, articles 198 and 199
    (Krimināllikums: XXIV nodaļa, 320-324, 326-3263 pants, XIX nodaļa, 198, 199 pants), (Latvian/English);

  2. Law on the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau
    (Korupcijas novēršanas un apkarošanas biroja likums), (Latvian/English);

  3. Law on the Prevention of Conflicts of Interest in Activities of Public Officials
    (Par interešu konflikta novēršanu valsts amatpersonu darbībā), (Latvian/English).

Slovakia
  1. Criminal Code, Part 3, articles 328-336d
    (Trestný zákon), (Slovak);

  2. Constitutional Act No. 357/2004 «On the Protection of Public Interest in the Performance of Offices by Public Officials»
    (Ústavný zákon č. 357/2004 o ochrane verejného záujmu pri výkone funkcií verejných funkcionárov), (Slovak);

  3. Law No. 91/2016 «On Criminal Liability of Legal Persons and on the Amendments to Specific Legislative Acts»
    (Zákon č. 91/2016 o trestnej zodpovednosti právnických osôb a o zmene a doplnení niektorých zákonov), (Slovak);

  4. Law No. 55/2017 «On Public Service and on the Amendments to Certain Laws»
    (Zákon č. 55/2017 o štátnej službe a o zmene a doplnení niektorých zákonov), (Slovak);

  5. Law No. 54/2019 «On the Protection of Persons Reporting Violations of Public Interest and on the Amendments to Specific Acts»
    (Zákon č. 54/2019 o ochrane oznamovateľov protispoločenskej činnosti a o zmene a doplnení niektorých zákonov), (Slovak);

  6. Decree of the Government of the Slovak Republic of 21 November 2019 No. 400/2019 «On the Code of Ethics of Public Officials»
    (Vyhláška Úradu vlády Slovenskej republiky č. 400/2019, ktorou sa vydáva Etický kódex štátneho zamestnanca), (Slovak).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Latvia
  1. Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau
    (Korupcijas novēršanas un apkarošanas birojs), (Latvian/Russian/English).

Slovakia
  1. Ministry of the Interior of the Slovak Republic (division: National Criminal Agency of Slovakia)
    (Národná kriminálna agentúra), (Slovak).

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