HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Venezuela
Switzerland
Indices
Overall Score:
14 out of 100
Rank:
177 out of 180
Overall Score:
1,63 out of 10
Rank:
69 out of 141
Overall Score:
0 out of 100
Overall Score:
0,26 out of 1
Rank:
140 out of 140
Overall Score:
2,97 out of 10
Rank:
111 out of 114
Overall Score:
82 out of 100
Rank:
7 out of 180
Rank:
2 out of 141
Overall Score:
77 out of 150
Rank:
82 out of 135
Overall Score:
8,79 out of 10
Rank:
7 out of 114
International Cooperation
UN
OAS
UN
GRECO
OECD
FATF
Venezuela
  • 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.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 1997.
Switzerland
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2009.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The country report is available here.
  • GRECO’s member since 2006.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2006.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption is not ratified.
  • The fourth 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 2000.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 4 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 1990.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
Main Legislation
Venezuela

1. Criminal Code: Articles 195-204, 207, 340
(Codigo Penal: Artículos: 195-204, 207, 340), (Spanish);

2. Organic Law on Fair Prices: Article 64
(Ley Orgánica de Precios Justos: Artículo 64), (Spanish – 2014 version);

3. Law on Combating Corruption
(Ley contra la Corrupción), (Spanish);

4. Amendments Law to the Law on Combating Corruption
(Decreto Con Rango, Valor Y Fuerza De Ley De Reforma De La Ley Contra La Corrupción), (Spanish);

5. Amendments Law to the Amendments Law to the Law on Combating Corruption
(Ley de Reforma del Decreto con Rango, Valor y Fuerza de Ley Contra la Corrupción), (Spanish).

Switzerland
  1. Swiss Criminal Code: Articles 281, 312, 314, 322ter-322 novies, (German/French/Italian/English).
Anti-Corruption Bodies
Venezuela

1. National Anti-Corruption Corps
(Cuerpo Nacional Contra la Corrupción);

2. Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic
(Contraloría General de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela), (Spanish);

3. Public Prosecutor's Office
(Ministerio Publico), (Spanish).

Switzerland
  1. Attorney General of Switzerland
    (Ministère public de la Confédération), (German/French/Italian/English);

  2. Interdepartmental Working Group on Combating Corruption
    (Groupe de travail interdépartemental pour la lutte contre la corruption), (German/French/Italian/English).

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