Bribery in international business

Bulgaria - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention


Monitoring and evaluation

‌Bulgaria's Phase 3 Monitoring Report

31/03/2011 -This report details Bulgaria's achievements and challenges in respect to implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, as well as progress made since the Phase 2 evaluation in 2003. 

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Bulgaria's accession

22 December 1998
Deposit of instrument of ratification

20 February 1999
Entry into force of the Convention

29 January 1999
Entry into force of implementing legislation

Monitoring and peer review history

2013 Follow-up on Phase 3 report 

2011 Phase 3 report

2006 Follow-up on Phase 2 report

2003 Phase 2 report

1999 Phase 1 report

News releases

2011 Bulgaria should boost efforts to fight bribery in international business deals


The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

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

Full text and related documents

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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 2009 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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