HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Saudi Arabia
Iran
Indices
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
Score:
24 out of 100
Rank:
149 out of 180
Score:
0,39 out of 1
Rank:
126 out of 142
Score:
71 out of 150
Rank:
102 out of 140
International Cooperation
UN
G20
FATF
BRICS
UN
BRICS
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.
Iran
  • 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.
  • BRICS Member since 2024.
SCO
Main Legislation
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).

Iran
  1. Penal Code: Articles 20, 143 – Corporate criminal responsibility
    (قانون مجازات اسلامی: المادتان 20 ، 143 - مسئولية الكيانات الاعتبارية), (Persian);
  2. Book Five of the Criminal Code: Articles 91-97
    (الكتاب الخامس من قانون العقوبات الإسلامي (العقوبات والعقوبات الرادعة): المواد 91-97), (Persian);
  3. Law «On Administrative Offenses»
    (قانون رسیدگی به تخلفات اداری), (Persian);
  4. 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);
  5. Law «On Public Service»
    (قانون مدیریت خدمات کشوری), (Persian);
  6. The Punishment of Unjust and Illicit Exercise of Influence Law
    (قانون مجازات اعمال نفوذ برخلاف حق و مقررات قانونی), (Persian);
  7. The Penalizing the Disruption of the State’s Economic System Law
    (قانون مجازات اخلالگران در نظام اقتصادی کشور), (Persian);
  8. Law on Improving Administrative Discipline and Combating Corruption​
    (قانون ارتقاء سلامت نظام اداری و مقابله با فساد), (Persian);
  9. Law on Prohibition of Receiving Commission in Foreign Transactions
    (قانون ممنوعیت اخذ پورسانت در معاملات خارجی), (Persian);
  10. Law on Prohibition of the Intervention of Ministers and the Members of the Parliament and State Employees in State and National Transactions
    (قانون راجع به منع مداخله وزراء و نمایندگان مجلسین و کارمندان در معاملات دولتی و کشوری), (Persian);
  11. Law on the Protection of Corruption Whistleblowers
    (قانون حمایت از گزارشگران فساد), (Persian);
  12. Executive Regulation on Preventing and Combating Corruption
    (آیین نامه پیشگیری و مبارزه با رشوه در دستگاههای اجرایی), (Persian).
Anti-Corruption Bodies
Saudi Arabia
  1. Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority
    (Nazaha) (English).

 
Iran
  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)

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