Bribery in international business

Norway - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention


Monitoring and evaluation

‌‌Norway's Phase 4 Monitoring Report

2018 - This report details Norway'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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Extracts available in Norwegian


Norway's accession

18 December 1998
Deposit of instrument of ratification

16 February 1999
Entry into force of the Convention

1 January 1999
Entry into force of implementing legislation

Monitoring and peer review history

2020 Follow-up to Phase 4 report

2018 Phase 4 report l Extracts available in Norwegian

2013 Follow up on Phase 3 report

2011 Phase 3 report

2007 Follow-up on Phase 2 report

2004 Phase 2 report 

1999 Phase 1 report


News releases

2018 Norway has successfully enforced its foreign bribery laws but faces potential obstacles 

2011 OECD recognises Norway’s commitment to the fight against foreign bribery and recommends further improvements     


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 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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