Bribery and corruption

Switzerland - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention


Monitoring and evaluation
Switzerland's Phase 4 Monitoring Report

2018 - This report details Switzerland'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 in 2011. 

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Switzerland's accession

31 May 2000 
Deposit of instrument of ratification

30 July 2000
Entry into force of the Convention

1 May 2000
Entry into force of implementing legislation

Monitoring and peer review history

2023 Phase 4 additional follow-up report

2020 Follow-up to Phase 4 report

2018 Phase 4 report

2014 Follow-up to Phase 3 report

2011 Phase 3 report

2007 Follow-up on Phase 2 report

2005 Phase 2 report

2000 Phase 1 report


News releases

2022 Switzerland should urgently take concrete steps to adopt key legislative reforms

2018 Switzerland's significant foreign bribery enforcement should be accompanied by harsher penalties and private sector whistleblower protection



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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