The discussion "Why it is necessary to generate an environment of integrity in business?" – probably the most important awareness – raising event out of five planned this year – was held in Vilnius on 23 of May 2017.
Lithuania has taken an important step on the road to Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) membership by completing the process to become a member of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.
Seven institutions: the Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania, the Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Lithuania, Financial crime investigation service under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania, State Tax Inspectorate Under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania, Customs Department under Ministry of Finance, Police Department under the Ministry of Interior and Public Procurement office have signed an Agreement for Cooperation to Reveal Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in Cases of International Business Transactions.
On the 30th of March 2017, delegates from Guatemala – ambassador of Guatemala to Lithuania, Mr. Francisco Roberto Gross Hernández-Kramer, member of the Congress Guatemala, Mr. Dr. Julio Francisco Lainfiesta Rímola, and candidate from Lithuania to Honorary Consul to Guatemala, Ms. Roxana Michelle Prieto Andrade visited Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania.