HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Uruguay
Iceland
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:
57 out of 134
Overall Score:
7,95 out of 10
Rank:
26 out of 114
Overall Score:
75 out of 100
Rank:
17 out of 180
Rank:
84 out of 133
Overall Score:
64 out of 150
Rank:
108 out of 128
International Cooperation
UN
OAS
UN
GRECO
OECD
FATF
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.
Iceland
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was accessed in 2011.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • GRECO’s member since 1999.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2004.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was not ratified.
  • 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 1998.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 4 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 1992.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
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).

Iceland
  1. General Penal Code of 1940 No. 19, Chapter 12, article 109; Chapter 14, articles 128, 129 and 134
    (№19/1940, Almenn hegningarlög, XII. kafli (109. gr.); XIV kafli (128., 129., 134. gr.)), (Icelandic);

  2. Code of Conduct for Government Officials
    (Siðareglur fyrir starfsfólk Stjórnarráðs Íslands), (Icelandic).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Uruguay
  1. Council for Transparency and Public Ethics
    (Junta de Transparencia y Etica Publica), (Spanish). 

 
Iceland

1. Office of the Attorney General
(Ríkissaksóknari), (Icelandic/English).

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