HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Uruguay
Argentina
Indices
Overall Score:
71 out of 100
Rank:
21 out of 180
Overall Score:
0,71 out of 1
Rank:
22 out of 128
Overall Score:
92 out of 150
Rank:
56 out of 129
Overall Score:
7,95 out of 10
Rank:
26 out of 114
Overall Score:
42 out of 100
Rank:
78 out of 180
Rank:
94 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,58 out of 1
Rank:
48 out of 128
Overall Score:
58 out of 100
Overall Score:
92 out of 150
Rank:
54 out of 129
Overall Score:
6,79 out of 10
Rank:
46 out of 114
International Cooperation
UN
OAS
UN
OECD
G20
FATF
OAS
IACA
Uruguay
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2007.
  • The review under the second cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 1998.
Argentina
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2006.
  • The review under the second cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The country report in Spanish and the executive summary are available here.
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 2001.
  • The country is undergoing Phases 3bis and 1bis evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The reports are available here.
  • G20 Presidency in 2018.
  • The documents adopted under Argentina’s Presidency are available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 2000.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 1997.
  • The Agreement for the Establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy as an International Organization was ratified in 2014.
Main Legislation
Uruguay
  1. Criminal Law, Book II, Part 4 «Crimes against Public Administration»
    (Código Penal N° 9155, Libro II, Titulo IV Delitos contra la administracion publica), (Spanish); 

  2. Law of December 23, 1998 No. 17.060 «On Regulations Regarding Misuse of Public Office (Corruption)»
    (Ley 17.060 de 1998 Dictanse normas referidas al uso indebido del poder público (Corrupción)), (Spanish);

  3. Law of June 22, 2012 No. 18.914 «On Money-Laundering»
    (Ley 18.914 de 2012 Lavado de activos), (Spanish);

  4. Law of August 25, 2015 No. 19.340 «On the Council for Transparency and Public Ethics»
    (Ley 19.340 de 2015 Junta de Transparencia y Ética Pública JUTEP), (Spanish);

  5. Law of September 25, 2019 No. 19.823 «Code of Ethics for Public Administration»
    (Ley 19.823 de 2019 Código de Ética en la Función Pública), (Spanish).

Argentina
  1. Criminal Code, Art. 256-268(3)
    (Codigo Penal de la Nacion Argentina, Titulo XI - Delitos contra la Administracion Publica), (Spanish);
  2. Law 25.188 «On Ethics in the Exercise of Public Functions»
    (Ley 25.188, Ley de Etica en el Ejercicio de la Funcion Pública), (Spanish);
  3. Law 27.401 «Criminal Liability of Legal Persons»
    (Ley 27.401, Ley de Responsabilidad Penal de Personas Jurídicas Privadas), (Spanish);
  4. Framework Law 25.164 «On the Regulation of Employment in the State Sector»
    (Ley 25.164, Ley marco de regulación de empleo público nacional), (Spanish);
  5. Decree 41/99 «Code of Ethics for Public Administration»
    (Decreto 41/99, Codigo de Etica de la Funcion Publica), (Spanish);
  6. Decree 102.99 «Anti-Corruption Bureau»
    (Decreto 102/99 Oficina Anticorrupción), (Spanish);
  7. Decree 26.857 «On Amendments to Law 25.188 “On Ethics in the Exercise of Public Functions”»
    (Ley 26.857, Caracter Publico de las Declaraciones Juradas Patrimoniales Integrales de los Funcionarios Publicos), (Spanish)
 
Anti-Corruption Bodies
Uruguay
  1. Council for Transparency and Public Ethics
    (Junta de Transparencia y Etica Publica), (Spanish). 

 
Argentina
  1.  Anti-Corruption Bureau, Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of the Argentine Republic
    (Oficina Anticorrupción, Ministerio de Justicia y Derechos Humanos de Argentina), (Spanish).

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