About STT

Last updated: 2022-11-23 11:36

Why we exist and what we seek

Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania (Specialiųjų tyrimų tarnyba, STT) is a statutory law enforcement institution accountable to the President and Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania that detects and investigates corruption offences and develops and implements corruption prevention measures.

Reduction of the spread of corruption is a common task of the Lithuanian state authorities and the public at large. STT plays a facilitator’s role in putting together anti-corruption activities into a consistent and streamlined system.

OUR MISSION is to reduce corruption as a threat to human rights and freedoms, the principles of the rule of law and economic development.

OUR VISION is to be an independent agency controlling occurrences of corruption.

STT strategic goal is to reduce and control corruption in the country.

STT work strands:

  • Criminal prosecution for corruption-related criminal acts.
  • Corruption prevention.
  • Anti-corruption education and awareness-raising.

STT objectives:

  • Swift and thorough detection of corruption offences.
  • Detection and elimination of causes and pre-conditions for corruption.
  • Building zero tolerance of corruption and increasing trust in the agency.