Bribery and corruption

South Africa - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention


Monitoring and evaluation

‌South Africa's Phase 3 Monitoring Report

2013 - This report details South Africa'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 2010. 

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South Africa's accession

19 June 2007 
Deposit of instrument of ratification

18 August 2007
Entry into force of the Convention

27 April 2004 
Entry into force of implementing legislation

Monitoring and peer review history

2018 Additional Phase 3 follow-up report

2016 Follow-up to Phase 3 report

2014 Phase 3 report

2012 Follow-up to Phase 2 report

2010 Phase 2 report

2008 Phase 1 report

News releases


2010 Foreign bribery: South Africa should take a more proactive stance




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

All country reports


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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