Bribery and corruption

Italy - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention


Monitoring and evaluation

Italy's Phase 4 Monitoring Report

18/10/2022 - This report details Italy's achievements and challenges in respect to implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, as well as progress made since the Phase 3 evaluation.

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Download the full report,  executive summary and recommendations in Italian


Italy's accession

15 December 2000
Deposit of instrument of ratification

13 February 2001
Entry into force of the Convention

26 October 2000
Entry into force of implementing legislation

Monitoring and peer review history

2022 Phase 4 report | Download the full reportexecutive summary and recommendations in Italian

2014 Follow-up to Phase 3 report

2011 Phase 3 report

2007 Follow-up on Phase 2 report

2004 Phase 2 report

2001 Phase 1 report

News releases

2022 Despite notable achievements, concerning issues impede Italy’s further progress in fighting foreign bribery | in Italian

2017 Statement of the OECD Working Group on Bribery on Italy's implementation of the Anti-Bribery Convention

2012 In support of its active enforcement efforts, Italy should urgently extend timeframe for prosecuting foreign bribery

2007 More political commitment needed to fight international corruption

2007 OECD High Level conference on the fight against corruption, Rome



The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention establishes standards to criminalise bribery of foreign public officials in international business transactions.

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OECD Working Group on Bribery 

The OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions is responsible for monitoring the implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, the 2021 Recommendation and related instruments. The Working Group is made up of representatives from the States Parties to the Convention and meets regularly.

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Monitoring and evaluation

Monitoring of implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention takes places in successive phases through a rigorous peer-review monitoring system. 

Description of each phase of evaluation




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