HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Saudi Arabia
Qatar
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:
58 out of 100
Rank:
40 out of 180
Rank:
20 out of 141
Score:
2 out of 100
Score:
5,56 out of 10
Rank:
71 out of 119
International Cooperation
UN
G20
FATF
BRICS
UN
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.
Qatar
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2007.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • The Agreement for the Establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy as an International Organization was ratified in 2018.
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).

Qatar
  1. Criminal Code, articles 140-149 and 152-154
    (قانون رقم (11) لسنة 2004 بإصدار قانون العقوبات: المواد 140-149 ، 152-154), (Arabic/English);

  2. Code of Conduct and Integrity for Public Officials
    (میثاق سلوك ونزاهة الموظفين العموميين), (Arabic).

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

 
Qatar
  1. Administrative Control and Transparency Authority, (Arabic/English).

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