Members of the Seimas 

Petras AUŠTREVIČIUS
 
Member of the Seimas 2012-2016
Petras AUŠTREVIČIUS

 
Member of the Seimas from 11/16/2012 till 06/27/2014
 
 
Position
 
  • Deputy Speaker of the Seimas (from 01/17/2013 till 06/27/2014)
Committees of the SeimasPolitical Groups of the Seimas
History
 
Was elected to the Seimas 2008 - 2012.
Was elected to the Seimas 2004 - 2008.
 

Biography

 

Date of birth

Place of birth

 

Education

1992–1993

1988–1991

1981–1986

 

1970–1981

16 May 1963

Juodšiliai, Vilnius District, Lithuania

 

 

Diplomat training program, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, USA

Doctoral studies, Institute of Economics, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences

Vilnius State University (currently Vilnius University), Faculty of Economics, Diploma of Economist

Vilnius Secondary School No 39 (currently Naujininkai Secondary School)

 

 

Work experience

 

2004

Deputy Chancellor of the Government for the European Union affairs

2003–2004

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

2001–2002

Chief Negotiator for Lithuania’s Membership of the European Union

2000–2003

Director General, European Committee under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania

2000

Ambassador at Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1999–2000

Chancellor, Office of the Government

1998–1999

Director General, European Committee under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania

1998

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Policy

1994–1997

Lithuania’s Ambassador to Finland

1993–1994

Chargé d’Affaires ad Interim of the Republic of Lithuania to Finland

1992–1993

Head, Nordic States Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1991–1992

Senior Specialist, First Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1986–1991

Junior Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences

 

Political career

 

 

Since 2012

 

 

 

 

 

2008–2012

 

 

2004–2008

 

 

 

 

2006–2008

2006

Since 2005

2004–2005

 

 

 


Member of the Liberals Movement of the Republic of Lithuania

 

Deputy Speaker, Member of the Board of the Seimas

Deputy Chair, Committee on European Affairs

Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs

Member, Liberals Movement Political Group

Member, Conference of Chairs

Deputy Member, Seimas Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly

Deputy Chair, Committee on European Affairs

Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs

Chair, Deputy Chair, Seimas Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly

Deputy Chair, Committee on European Affairs

Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs

Member, Seimas Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly

Member, Commission on the Problems of the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant

Member, Commission for NATO Affairs

Chairman, Liberals Movement of the Republic of Lithuania

Co-founder of the Liberals Movement of the Republic of Lithuania

President, Seimas European Club

Member, Liberal and Centre Union of the Republic of Lithuania

Miscellaneous

Awards: Medal to commemorate Lithuania’s membership of the EU and NATO (2004); Cross of Commander of the Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas; Commemorative Badge awarded on the occasion of the 750th anniversary of the coronation of Mindaugas as King of Lithuania; national award of Finland (1998); national award of France (2003); Order of Honour of Georgia (2013).

Activities: co-founder of the Lithuanian Free Market Institute and the Institute of Liberal Thought; initiator and supporter of the public movements Knowledge Economy Forum and People for Animals.

Publications: Rinkos ekonomika ir valstybės reguliavimas (Market Economy and State Regulation), Šiuolaikinių ekonomikos terminų enciklopedinis žodynas (Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Modern Economic Terms), Lithuania’s Road to the European Union: Unification of Europe and Lithuania’s EU Accession Negotiation, The Accession Story – The EU from Fifteen to Twenty-five Countries; co-author of 10 brochures; author of press articles.

Interests: lectures on European integration and political development, art of bargaining, rhetoric

Languages: Lithuanian (native), English, Russian, basic French

Hobbies: classical music, sports

Family

Married with two children

 
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