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OECD is a leading
organization in combating
Our country is among the founding
members of the Organization for
E c o n o m i c C o o p e r a t i o n a n d
D e v e l o p m e n t ( O E C D ) , a n
intergovernmental forum in which 34
countries are working in cooperation
to solve administrative, economic,
social and management problems of
globalization and to make use of
oppor tunities offered by this process.
The research, examination and
negotiations carried out under OECD
also help in identifying the norms and
models on pursuing international
cooperat ion and the governing
principals thereof. Within this scope,
non-member countr ies such as
Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Estonia,
South Africa, Slovenia and Chile are
par ties to the convention which is one
of the regulations prepared by OECD.
The Convention was signed by our
country in 1997 and ratied in 2000.
H o w t h e C o n v e n t i o n i s
implemented in member countries is
examined by OECD Working Group on
Bribery with the par ticipation of all
member countries. During the rst
phase of a three-phased examination,
whether the national legislation to full
Combating Bribery
under OECD
the convent ion requi rements is
prepared or not is examined; during
the second phase, the effectiveness of
national legislation on implementation
of Convention is reviewed, during the
third phase, activities of state par ties
within the scope of the Convention are
examined thoroughly. As a result of
exami na t i ons , wi t h a v i ew t o
addressing the sufciency of the
arrangements made, examinations
are repeated with regular intervals by
taking the deciencies and criticisms
ment ioned in si tuat ion repor ts
prepared by the OECD Secretariat.
The repor ts prepared by the OECD
Secretariat as a result of second and
third phase examinations of our
coun t r y we r e pub l i shed on 8
November 2004 and 7 December
2007, respec t i ve l y. Add i t i ona l
examination of the second phase and
fo l l ow up eva l uat i on af t er the
additional examination were published
in June 2009 andMarch 2010.
The abovementioned repor ts are
accessible from i-