The Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania (herein – STT) won the bidding in the Twinning Program of the European Union for providing assistance to the Anticorruption Department with the Prosecutor General of the Republic of the Azerbaijan. Last week the STT and the European Commission signed the contract on project implementation.
On Thursday, May 14, the Seimas (Parliament) passed the resolution amending the resolution titled “On Confirmation of the National Anti-Corruption Program of the Republic of Lithuania”. The action plan for 2009-2010 provided in the National Anti-Corruption Program (herein- NACP) will be implemented by the state, municipality and public entities and social organisations.
April 20 to 21 the STT representatives took part at meeting of the working groups of the EPAC (European Partners Against Corruption) < http://www.epac.at > and the EACN (European Anti-Corruption Contact-Point Network ) in Vienna.
On Thursday, March 19, the anti-corruption section officers of the SOCA (Serious Organised Crime Agency of the United Kingdom paid a visit to the STT. The purpose of their visit was to find out the possibilities for cooperation between the STT and the SOCA in corruption associated offences.