Members of the Seimas - Gintaras STEPONAVIČIUS

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Gintaras STEPONAVIČIUS
 

Gintaras STEPONAVIČIUS


 

Member of the Seimas from 15/11/2004 till 17/11/2008.
  
Position
Committees of the SeimasCommissions of the SeimasPolitical Groups of the SeimasParliamentary Groups
History
Was elected to the Seimas 2000 – 2004.
Biography

Name

Gintaras Steponavicius

Date of birth   

July 23, 1967

Place of birth  

Klaipëda, Republic of Lithuania

Marital status

married

Languages       

Lithuanian, English, Russian, working knowledge of Polish, Danish

Address          

Gedimino pr. 53, Vilnius, Lithuania

 

Tel.+ 370.2.396020 (office),

 

fax +370.2.396420 

 

E-mail: gintaras.steponavicius@lrs.lt

 

 

Studies and education

 

 

 

1985-1992

studied at Vilnius University, the Faculty of Law

1990 July -August

attended public international law summer courses at the Academy of International Law in Hague

1991 January -May

studied international relations and human rights at  Copenhagen University (Denmark International Studies Program)

1992 September -November

studies at the Institute of European Law, Birmingham University, European Human Rights Law program

1994 December

"East- West Forum" courses on EU law and European human rights standards, Institute of European University, Academy of European Law, Florence

1999 April

research at Royal University of Groningen

 

Current positions in the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania

 

since 2005 January      

Deputy chairman of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania

 

Member of the Board of the Seimas

 

Member of Seimas Assembly of Elders

Since 2004 November

Member of the Liberal and Centre Group

since 2004 November

Member of Seimas Committee on Education, Science and Culture

since 2004 December

Member of the Seimas Committee on European Affairs

since 2004 November

Member of Seimas Delegation to the Assembly of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania and the Sejm of the Republic of Poland 

 

Member of Commission on the Preparing of the Amendments of the Constitution

 

 

Previous positions in the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania

 

2000 October – 2004 November

Deputy chairman of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania

 

Member of the Board of the Seimas

2003 May 31 – 2004 November

Member of the Liberal and Centre Group 

2002 April 10 – 2003 May 31

Member of the Board of the Liberal Group

2001 November 13 – 2002 April 10

Chairman of the Liberal Group

2000 October 20 – 2001 November 12

Member of the Board of the Liberal Group

2000 November 9-

Chairman of the Seimas Committee on European Affairs

2001 July 29

 

2001 July 30

Member of the Seimas Committee on European Affairs

2004 November

                  

2000 October 24 - 2002 May

 

Member of the Seimas Committee on Human Rights

2002 May - 2004 November

Member of Seimas Committee on Legal Affairs

2000 October 24 –

Member of Seimas Assembly of Elders

2004 November

Member of Seimas Delegation to the EU –Lithuania Joint Parliamentary Committee

 

Member of Seimas Group for Parliamentary Relations with German Federal Republic

 

Member of Seimas Group for Parliamentary

 

Britain and Northern Ireland Republic Relations with United Kingdom of Grea

 

Member of Seimas Group for Parliamentary Relations with Ireland

 

Member of Commission on the Preparing of the Amendments of the Constitution

 

 

Previous positions and activities

 

1991 August 1

Senior official, CSCE division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania

1991 October 1- 1994 January 17

First Secretary, CSCE division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania

1991 September

CSCE Moscow Human Dimension Conference, member of Lithuanian delegation

1992 February

CSCE Vienna negotiations, member of Lithuanian delegation

1992 March -July

CSCE Helsinki Meeting and Summit, member of Lithuanian delegation

1992 December

CSCE Stockholm Ministerial Meeting, member of Lithuanian delegation

1993 June 14 -25

Human Rights World Conference in Vienna, member of Lithuanian delegation

1996 May

Lectures at Gioteborg University, Sweden

1993 November 

Co-ordinator of the Friedrich Naumann

2000 –December        

 Foundation in Lithuania

since 1992 -

Participation  and reports in many international conferences, seminars and workshops in and outside Lithuania

1994 February 1 – 2004 June

Lecturer at the Institute  of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University

 

 

Other activities

 

1992-1994

Chairman of the Lithuanian Liberal Youth

since 1994 December -

Member of the board of the Lithuanian Centre for Human Rights

since 1996 September -

Member of the co-ordination council of the NGO's information and support center

since 1990 -

Founding member of the Lithuanian Liberal Union

1997 January - 1999

Vice-chairman of the Lithuanian Liberal Union

1997 – 2000 October

Chairman of Vilnius branch of the LLU

1999 February - 2001 October

Member of the executive board of the LLU

since 2001 October

Vice-chairman of the Lithuanian Liberal Union

since 1998 August -

Chairman of the board of the Center for Civic Initiatives

1997 April – 2000 October

Member of Vilnius city Council, leader of the Liberals’ faction, member of the committee of economy and financies

 

Publications and articles       

 

1994-1996

Collaborator of the quarterly  journal "East European Constitutional Review", Chicago University, Law School - regular overviews on Lithuanian constitutional reform

1996

Article "Human Rights Protection: the New Possibilities for Lithuania" in the book "Human Rights in Lithuania" (in Lithuanian)

1997

Commentary "Lithuanian and Russian Relations in Interstate Agreements" in the book International

 

Treaties of the Republic of Lithuania. 1918- 95" (In Lithuanian)

1998

Article “Council of Europe and Lithuania” in book “Lithuania in international organisations”. (In Lithuanian)

1998

Article “Legal system reform. Protection of human rights”. Human social development report in Lithuania, 1998. (in Lithuanian and English)

1997 February - 2000 September

Observer of the weekly "Atgimimas"

           

Fields of interest        

 

Legal system reform, human rights in particular, politics, music, sports

 
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