Costa Rica

Costa Rica - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention



Monitoring and evaluation

‌Costa Rica's Phase 2 Monitoring Report 

18/03/2020 - This report evaluates and makes recommendations on Costa Rica’s implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.

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Read the news release l in Spanish


Costa Rica's accession

24 May 2017
Deposit of instrument of ratification

23 July 2017
Entry into force of the Convention

Monitoring and peer review history

2022 Phase 2 follow-up report

2020 Phase 2 report

2017 Phase 1 report 

News releases

2020 Costa Rica has improved its foreign bribery legislation but must strengthen enforcement and close legal loopholes l in Spanish 

2017 Costa Rica to join OECD Anti-Bribery Convention l in Spanish           


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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