EU Twinning project in Croatia launched
Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania together with the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Lithuania and Central Project Management Agency (CPMA) has already started to implement the EU Twinning project „Strengthening the System of Supervision of Political Activities and Electoral Campaign Financing in the Republic of Croatia“.
A cooperation agreement with the Customs Training Centre
Today, Director of The Special Investigation Service (STT) Saulius Urbanavičius and Head of the Customs Training Centre Halina Černiauskienė signed a cooperation agreement on the training of officials.
Signed a cooperation agreement with the National Land Service
Special Investigation Service (STT) and the National Land Service under the Ministry of Agriculture or Republic of Lithuania signed a cooperation agreement to improve coordination of the investigation of criminal acts and development of corruption prevention.
STT officials have shared their experience with colleagues from Uzbekistan
Today Uzbekistan delegation visited Special Investigation Service (STT). The officials got acquainted with STT as a special anti-corruption body and spoke about corruption prevention, criminal prosecution and anti – corruption education issues.
Giving a bribe to a doctor is a crime
STT and the Lithuanian Ministry of Health encourage society to be intolerant towards corruption in the health system and refrain from giving bribes to doctors.
Closer STT and STI cooperation in cases of tax evasion and corruption offences
State Tax Inspectorate under the Lithuanian Ministry of Finance (further – STI) and Special Investigation Service (STT) signed a co – operation agreement which lays down the procedure for taking join actions between two bodies in disclosing and investigating corruption offences in tax administration and related areas. Under the agreement, institutions will pursue further co-operation in investigating cases of illicit enrichment.
The Parliament approved the Performance Report of the Special Investigation Service for 2012
Today the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania (Seimas) approved the Performance Report of the STT for 2012. When presenting it in the Parliament, Director of STT Saulius Urbanavičius made an overview of the most important results under the three main directions of the fight against corruption: criminal prosecution, corruption prevention and anti-corruption education. He also emphasized that during 2012, the STT focused on complex corruption investigations.
Žydrūnas Bartkus was appointed the 1st Deputy Director of the STT
2013-04-03 Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of the Republic of Lithuania, signed a decree appointing Žydrūnas Bartkus the 1st Deputy Director of the Special Investigations Service (STT).