HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Nicaragua
Saudi Arabia
Indices
Overall Score:
17 out of 100
Rank:
172 out of 180
Overall Score:
0,36 out of 1
Rank:
133 out of 140
Overall Score:
42 out of 100
Overall Score:
111 out of 150
Rank:
24 out of 140
Overall Score:
4,43 out of 10
Rank:
96 out of 119
Overall Score:
52 out of 100
Rank:
53 out of 180
Rank:
25 out of 141
Overall Score:
23 out of 100
Overall Score:
60 out of 150
Rank:
121 out of 140
Overall Score:
5,46 out of 10
Rank:
76 out of 119
International Cooperation
UN
OAS
UN
G20
FATF
BRICS
Nicaragua
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2006.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 1999.
Saudi Arabia
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2013.
  • The review under the second cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The country report is available here.
  • Holds G20 Presidency in 2020.
  • The documents adopted under Saudi Arabia’s Presidency are available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 2019.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
  • BRICS Member since 2024.
  • The Agreement for the Establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy as an International Organization was ratified in 2013.
Main Legislation
Nicaragua

1. Constitution: Article 130
(Constitución: Artículo 130), (Spanish), (English);

2. Criminal Code: Articles 281, 282, 445-450, 452, 453, 454, 456-459
(Código Penal: Artículos 281, 282, 445-450, 452, 453, 454, 456-459), (Spanish);

3. Civil Service Probity Law
(Ley de Probidad de Los Servidores Públicos), (Spanish);

4. Law on Amendments to Law No. 735, Law on the Prevention, Investigation and Prosecution of Organised Crime and on the Administration of Seized, Confiscated and Abandoned Assets
(Ley de Reforma a la Ley N°. 735, Ley de Prevención, Investigación y Persecución del Crimen Organizado y de la Administración de los Bienes Incautados, Decomisados y Abandonados), (Spanish);

5. Code of Ethical Conduct for Civil Servants in the Executive Branch of Government
(Código de Conducta Ética de los Servidores Públicos del Poder Ejecutivo), (Spanish).

Saudi Arabia
  1. Law on Civil Service
    (نظام الخدمة المدنية), (Arabic);

  2. Anti-Bribery Law
    (نظام مكافحة الرشوة), (Arabic);

  3. Law on a System of Protection for Whistleblowers, Witnesses, Experts and Victims
    (نظام حماية المبلغين والشهود والخبراء والضحايا), (Arabic);

  4. Code of Conduct and Public Ethics of the Civil Service, approved by Cabinet Resolution No. 555
    (مدونة قواعد السلوك الوظيفي وأخالقيات الوظيفة العامة), (Arabic);

  5. Policy on Conflict of Interest in Public Tenders and Procurement and its implementing regulations
    (سياسة تعارض المصالح في تطبيق نظام المنافسات والمشتريات الحكومية ولائحته التنفيذية), (Arabic).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Nicaragua

1. Attorney General of the Republic
(Fiscal General de la República), (Spanish).

Saudi Arabia
  1. Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority
    (Nazaha) (English).

 

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