Bribery in international business

Poland - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention


Monitoring and evaluation

‌‌Poland's Phase 4 Monitoring Report

15/12/2022 - This report details Poland'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 2013.

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Poland's accession

8 December 2000
Deposit of instrument of ratification

7 November 2000
Entry into force of the Convention

4 February 2001
Entry into force of implementing legislation

Monitoring and peer review history

2022 Phase 4 report

2015 Follow-up to Phase 3 report

2013 Phase 3 report

2009 Follow-up on Phase 2 report

2007 Phase 2 report

2001 Phase 1 report


News releases

2022 Poland’s fight against foreign bribery has stalled and needs urgent action

2021 Poland’s lack of progress in implementing reforms to boost fight against foreign bribery remains a serious concern 

2020 Poland should urgently implement reforms to boost fight against foreign bribery and preserve independence of prosecutors and judges l Polska powinna pilnie wdrożyć reformy, aby wesprzeć zwalczanie przekupstwa zagranicznego i utrzymać niezależność prokuratorów i sędziów

2018 Poland must make urgent legislative reforms to combat foreign bribery

2013 Poland needs strategy to meet growing risk of foreign bribery

2007 Poland should strengthen corporate liability laws that apply to 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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