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Feb 24, 2012 - Fighting corruption remains in the centre of attention of authorities in Uzbekistan. ..... The focus of the state programme “Year of Small Business and ..... Periodically results of calls received and follow-up are analysed and, as the .... and prevention of corruption remains to be enhanced to best suit the needs ...
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ACN Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia Anti-Corruption Division Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 2, rue André-Pascal, 75775 Paris Cedex 16, France Phone: +33(0)1 45249964, Fax: +33(0)1 44306307 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.oecd.org/corruption/acn

OECD Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia Istanbul Anti-Corruption Action Plan

Joint First and Second Round of Monitoring

UZBEKISTAN

Monitoring Report

This report was adopted at the Istanbul Anti-Corruption Action Plan plenary meeting on 24 February 2012 at the OECD Headquarters in Paris

Contents Executive Summary...................................................................................................................... 4 Anti-corruption policy ..................................................................................................................... 4 Criminalization of Corruption ......................................................................................................... 5 Prevention of Corruption ................................................................................................................ 6 Joint First and Second Round of Monitoring.................................................................................. 8 Country Background Information ............................................................................................... 10 1. Anti-Corruption policy ............................................................................................................ 12 1.1. – 1.3. Political will, anti-corruption policy documents and corruption surveys ........................ 12 Political Will to Fight Corruption ................................................................................................... 12 Anti-corruption Policy Documents................................................................................................ 13 Corruption Surveys ....................................................................................................................... 15 1.4. – 1.5. Public Participation, Awareness Raising and Education .................................................. 18 Public Participation ....................................................................................................................... 18 Raising Awareness and Public Education ...................................................................................... 19 1.6. Specialized anti-corruption policy and coordination bodies and corruption prevention institutions ........................................................................................................................................ 20 1.7. Participation in international anti-corruption conventions ....................................................... 22 2. Criminalisation of Corruption.................................................................................................. 23 2.1. – 2.2. Offences, Elements of Offence ........................................................................................ 24 2.3. Definition of public official ......................................................................................................... 27 2.4.-2.6. Sanctions, confiscation and statute of limitation ............................................................... 28 2.7. International Cooperation and mutual legal assistance ............................................................ 31 2.8. Application, interpretation and procedure................................................................................ 33 2.9. Specialized anti-corruption law-enforcement bodies................................................................ 33 2.10. Statistical data on enforcement of criminal legislation on corruption .................................... 35 3. Prevention of Corruption ..........................