Bribery in international business

New Zealand - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention


Monitoring and evaluation

New Zealand's Phase 3 Monitoring Report

2013 - This report details New Zealand'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 2006. 

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New Zealand's accession

25 June 2001
Deposit of instrument of ratification

24 August 2001
Entry into force of the Convention

3 May 2001
Entry into force of implementing legislation

Monitoring and peer review history

2016 Follow-up to Phase 3 report

2013 Phase 3 report

2009 Follow-up on Phase 2 report

2006 Phase 2 report

2002 Phase 1 report

News releases

2013 New Zealand is not immune from foreign bribery

2006 New Zealand should strengthen laws to hold companies more accountable for foreign bribery


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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