In 2022, the OECD Working Group on Bribery launched its fourth phase of monitoring the implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Poland.
Call for written submissions
To assist this evaluation process, the OECD calls for interested parties to provide written submissions on Poland's efforts to implement the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and to fight the bribery of foreign public officials in international business transactions. All submissions received will be shared with the OECD Working Group on Bribery (OECD WGB) and used to inform the evaluation process, including the on-site visit. If the evaluated country consents, the OECD may publish these submissions on its website.
Email your submission by 11 April 2022 with your complete contact information to Preeya.KHONGWIR@oecd.org.
Participation in on-site visit
From 4-8 July 2022, an evaluation team representing the OECD WGB will visit Warsaw, Poland The team will consist of experts from the governments of two OECD WGB countries, plus staff from the OECD Secretariat. On-site visits by the evaluation team are an effective way to obtain information on a country’s implementation of the Anti-Bribery Convention, including the level of enforcement of the foreign bribery offence. Each on-site visit includes panels with non-government representatives to obtain their views on awareness, implementation and enforcement.
The OECD WGB calls for interested parties from the private sector, civil society, academia and media to participate in the on-site visit. Email your request to participate with your complete contact information to Preeya.KHONGWIR@oecd.org by 11 May 2022.
The OECD Secretariat will share these requests with the Polish authorities. It will remain at the authorities’ discretion which parties are invited to participate in the on-site visit, and whether or not government representatives remain present throughout these sessions.
Profile of private sector and civil society participants:
- Companies (including SMEs)
- Business associations
- Non-governmental organisations
- Trade Unions
Expression of interest to participate in on-site visit: 11 May 2022
On-site visit to Poland: 4-8 July 2022
Phase 4 Report discussed by the OECD Working Group on Bribery: 6-9 December 2022