Members of the Seimas 

Rasa JUKNEVIČIENĖ
 
Member of the Seimas 2012-2016
Rasa JUKNEVIČIENĖ

 
Member of the Seimas from 11/16/2012 till 11/14/2016
 
 
Position
 
Committees 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.
Was elected to the Seimas 1996 - 2000.
Was elected to the Supreme Council - Reconstituent Seimas 1990 - 1992.
 

Biography

 

Date of birth:

26 January 1958

Place of birth:

Tiltagaliai Village, Panevėžys District, Lithuania

 

 

Education

 

1998

Traineeship in the USA

1996

Traineeship in Great Britain

1995

Traineeships in Norway and Germany

1993

Traineeship in France

1977–1983

Kaunas Medical Institute (currently Lithuanian University of Health Sciences), Diploma of Physician

1965–1976

Secondary School No 10 (currently Skaistakalnio Basic School) in Panevėžys

 

 

Work experience

 

1984–1990

Paediatrician, Pasvalys Central Hospital

1983

Panevėžys Central Hospital

 

 

Political career

 

 

Member of the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats

Since 2012

Member, Committee on National Security and Defence

 

Member, Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrat Political Group

 

Deputy Chair, Seimas Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly

2008–2012

Member, Committee on National Security and Defence

 

Minister of National Defence

2008

Vice-President, NATO Parliamentary Assembly

2004–2008

Member, Committee on National Security and Defence

 

Member, then Deputy Chair, Commission for NATO Affairs

 

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

2001

Founder and Board Member, Transatlantic Integration Support Group

2000–2004

Member, Committee on National Security and Defence

 

Member, Deputy Chair, Commission for NATO Affairs

 

Member, Seimas Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly

Since 1999

Deputy Chair, Homeland Union

 

Member, Presidium and Council of the Homeland Union

1996–2000

Member, Committee on National Security and Defence

 

Deputy Speaker of the Seimas (from 9 November 1999 to18 October 2000)

 

Chair, Commission for NATO Affairs (1999–2000)

 

Substitute, Seimas Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

 

Chair, Seimas Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly

1996–1999

Member, Board of the Homeland Union (Lithuanian Conservatives)

1996

Deputy Chair, Lithuanian Atlantic Treaty Association

1992–1996

Spokesperson for the Seimas Opposition

 

Desk Officer, Homeland Union (Lithuanian Conservatives) Political Group

1990–1992

Member, Supreme Council – Reconstituent Seimas

 

Member, Commission for Health Protection and Social Affairs

 

Member, Commission for Local Authorities

Since 1993

Member, Homeland Union (Lithuanian Conservatives)

1988

Member, Council of the Lithuanian Reform Movement Sąjūdis, Pasvalys District; Chair (from 1989)

 

Miscellaneous

Signatory to the Act of Independence

Title: Honorary Doctor of Political Sciences, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea

Awards: Cross of Commander of the Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas on the occasion of Lithuania’s accession to the EU (2004); Royal Order of Merit with Commander’s Star of the Kingdom of Norway (1998); Badge for Merits to the Riflemen’s Union (2008); Medal for Merits by the Ministry of National Defence; Badge for personal service to the course of Lithuania’s transatlantic integration awarded on the occasion of Lithuania’s invitation to join NATO (2002); Commemorative Medal “10th Anniversary of Independence of Ukraine” by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (2001); Medal for merits to the restoration and establishment of the independent state of Lithuania in 1990–2000 awarded in commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of Lithuania’s Independence (2000)

Publications: press articles, a collection of articles in 2008

Foreign languages: English, Russian

Hobbies: floriculture, reading

Family

Married

 
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