Bribery in international business

Czechia - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention


Monitoring and evaluation

‌Czechia's Phase 4 Monitoring Report

22/06/2017 - This report details Czechia'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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Czechia's accession

21 January 2000
Deposit of instrument of ratification

21 March 2000
Entry into force of the Convention

9 June 1999
Entry into force of implementing legislation

Monitoring and peer review history

2023 Additional follow-up report

2021 Addendum to the Follow-up to Phase 4 Report

2019 Follow-up to Phase 4 Report

2017 Phase 4 report 

2015 Follow-up to Phase 3 report

News releases

2023 Czechia must urgently adopt legislation to protect prosecutorial independence

2021 Independence of prosecutors is a serious concern in the Czech Republic, following allegations of government's pressure

2017 The Czech Republic must take significant steps to enforce its foreign bribery laws, but demonstrates commitment to improve Also available in Czech

2013 Regrettably low awareness in the private sector is an obstacle to the fight against foreign bribery in the Czech Republic

2006 The OECD urges the Czech Republic to introduce liability of legal persons for foreign bribery in order to meet the requirements of the OECD Convention




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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