Bribery and corruption

Launch of the 2021 Anti-Bribery Recommendation


9 December 2021



11:30 – 12:30 | High-Level Panel: What Gets Measured Gets Managed - Launch of the OECD Public Integrity Indicators Portal

The Public Integrity Indicators establish a new OECD benchmark for government resilience to corruption risks and for strengthening public integrity. Based on primary data sources and validated by governments, these indicators will help bolster global efforts against corruption.High level speakers will discuss how to take action driven by evidence and indicators. High level speakers at this launch session discussed how to take action driven by evidence and indicators.

Opening remarks

  • Jeffrey Schlagenhauf, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD


  • Charles Duchaine, Director, French Anti-Corruption Agency
  • Wagner Rosario, Minister for Transparency, Supervision and Control, Brazil
  • Delia Ferreira Rubio, Chair, Transparency International
  • Alvaro Pereira, Director, Economics Department, OECD
  • Elsa Pilichowski, Director of Public Governance, OECD (Moderator)


12:30 – 13:00 | Launch of the 2021 Recommendation for Further Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions

The 2021 Anti-Bribery Recommendation adopted by the OECD Council on 26 November 2021 puts in place new measures to reinforce the efforts of parties to the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention to prevent, detect and investigate foreign bribery. This session provided an overview of the 2021 Anti-Bribery Recommendation through the intervention of three high-level experts invited to share their views on the Recommendation and its impact.

Opening remarks

  • Mathias Cormann, Secretary-General, OECD


  • Drago Kos, Chair of the Working Group on Bribery
  • Nicola Allocca, Chair of the BIAC Anti-Corruption Committee
  • Gillian Dell, Head of Conventions Unit at Transparency International


Documents and links

Read more about the Recommendation

High Level Statement by the Parties to the Anti-Bribery Convention

2021 Anti-Bribery Recommendation in English

2021 Recommandation en français

OECD Working Group on Bribery

OECD Anti-Bribery Convention



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