HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Uruguay
Japan
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:
74 out of 100
Rank:
19 out of 180
Rank:
7 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,78 out of 1
Rank:
15 out of 128
Overall Score:
62 out of 100
Overall Score:
76 out of 150
Rank:
84 out of 134
Overall Score:
8,34 out of 10
Rank:
19 out of 114
International Cooperation
UN
OAS
UN
OECD
G20
APEC
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.
Japan
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was accepted in 2017.
  • 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.
  • G20 Presidency in 2019.
  • The documents adopted under Japan’s Presidency are available here.
  • APEC’s member since 1989.
  • Member of the FATF since 1990.
  • 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).

Japan
  1. Penal Code, Chapter 25 «Crimes of Corruption» 
    (刑法 明治四十年法律第四十五号 - 第二十五章 汚職の罪 第百九十三条―第百九十八条), (Japanese/English);

  2. National Public Service Act No. 120 of October 21, 1947, along with Code of Ethics
    (国家公務員法 - 昭和二十二年法律第百二十号), (Japanese/English);

  3. National Public Service Ethics Act No. 129 of August 13, 1999
    (国家公務員倫理法 - 平成十一年法律第百二十九号), (Japanese);

  4. Whistleblower Protection Act No. 122 of 2004
    (公益通報者保護法 - 平成十六年法律第百二十二号), (Japanese/English);

  5. National Public Service Ethics Code, Cabinet Order No. 101 of March 28, 2000
    (国家公務員倫理規程), (Japanese/English)

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

 
Japan
  1. Supreme Public Prosecutor’s Office of Japan
    (最高検察庁), (Japanese).

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