Members of the Seimas 

Gintaras STEPONAVIČIUS
 
Member of the Seimas 2012-2016
Gintaras STEPONAVIČIUS

 
Member of the Seimas from 11/16/2012 till 11/14/2016
 
 
Position
 
Committees of the SeimasCommissions of the SeimasPolitical Groups of the Seimas
History
 
Was elected to the Seimas 2008 - 2012.
Was elected to the Seimas 2004 - 2008.
Was elected to the Seimas 2000 - 2004.
 

Biography

 

Date of birth

23 July 1967

Place of birth

Klaipëda, Lithuania

 

 

Education

 

1999

Royal University of Groningen, Netherlands, studies and professional development

1995–1999

Vilnius University, Institute of International Relations and Political Science, doctoral studies

1994

European University Institute, Academy of European Law in Florence, Italy, studies and professional development

1992

University of Birmingham, Institute of European Law, United Kingdom, studies and professional development

1992

Vilnius State University (currently Vilnius University), Faculty of Law, Diploma of Lawyer

1991

University of Copenhagen, Denmark, studies and professional development

1990

The Hague Academy of International Law, Netherlands, studies and professional development

1985

Graduation from Antanas Vienuolis Secondary School in Vilnius

 

 

Work experience

 

1994–2004

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

Since 1994

Local Coordinator in Lithuania, Friedrich Naumann Foundation

1991–1994

First Secretary, Senior Specialist, Division of the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

 

Political career

 

 

Member of the Liberals Movement of the Republic of Lithuania

Since 2012

Member, Committee on European Affairs

 

Member, Committee on Education, Science and Culture

 

Deputy Chair, Liberals Movement Political Group

 

Alternate Member, Seimas Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe

2008–2012

Member, Committee on Legal Affairs

 

Minister of Education and Science

Since 2006

Member and First Deputy Chairman of the Liberals Movement of the Republic of Lithuania; Member of the Board

2004–2008

Deputy Speaker, Member of the Board of the Seimas

 

Member, Committee on Education, Science and Culture

 

Member, Committee on Legal Affairs

 

Member, Committee on European Affairs

 

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

2000–2004

Deputy Speaker, Member of the Board of the Seimas

 

Member, Committee on Legal Affairs

 

Member, Committee on Human Rights

 

Chair, Member, Committee on European Affairs

2003

Member, Board of the Liberal and Centre Union

1997–2000

Member, Vilnius City Municipal Council

1990

Co-founder and Member, Lithuanian Liberal Union

 

Miscellaneous

Membership: Member, Founder, Human Rights Centre of Lithuania; Member, Centre for Civil Initiatives; Member, non-governmental organisation Save the Children Lithuania; Member, Institute of Liberal Thought; Member, non-governmental organisation Liberal Reforms; Member, Vilnius ROTARY club Perkűnas; Founder of Gintaras Steponavičius’ Support Fund; Member of several local communities

Languages: Lithuanian (native), Russian, English

Hobbies: music, reading, cinema, basketball

 

Family                                   

Married with two children: a son and a daughter

 
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