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Emanuelis ZINGERIS
 
Member of the Seimas 2012-2016
Emanuelis ZINGERIS

 
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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 1996 - 2000.
Was elected to the Seimas 1992 - 1996.
Was elected to the Supreme Council - Reconstituent Seimas 1990 - 1992.
 

Biography

 

Date of birth:

16 July 1957

Place of birth:

Kaunas, Lithuania

 

 

Education

 

1982–1986

Postgraduate studies, Department of Lithuanian Literature, Faculty of Philology, Vilnius University

1975–1981

Faculty of Philology, Vilnius University; diploma cum laude in Lithuanian philology and literature

1964–1975

Secondary School No 4 in Kaunas (currently Stepono Dariaus ir Stasio Girëno Gymnasium in Kaunas)

 

 

Work experience

 

2000–2004

Director, Vilna Gaon Jewish State Museum

1989–1990

Director, Lithuanian Jewish State Museum

1988–1989

Head, Judaica Department, Book Chamber of Lithuania

1986–1988

Lecturer, Vilnius University, Evening Department in Kaunas

1979–1981

Research Fellow, Kaunas Historical Museum (currently Vytautas Magnus War Museum)

 

 

Political career

 

 

Member of the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats

 

 

Since 2012

Deputy Chair, Committee on European Affairs

 

Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs

 

Member, Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrat Political Group

 

Deputy Chair, Seimas Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Since 2011

Vice-President, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Since 2010

Chairman, Parliamentary Forum of the Community of Democracies

2008–2012

Member, then Chair, Committee on Foreign Affairs

 

Member, Committee on European Affairs

 

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

 

Deputy Chair, Seimas Delegation to the Assembly of Members of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, the Sejm and Senate of the Republic of Poland, and the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

2004–2008

Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs

 

Substitute, Seimas Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in 2007

 

Deputy Chair, Seimas Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in 2006

1999–2000

Member, Lithuanian Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

 

Vice-Chairperson, PACE Committee on Culture, Science and Education

1996–2000

Chair, Committee on Human Rights

 

Chair, Committee on Human and Citizen’s Rights and Nationalities

1993–1995

Member, Lithuanian Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

1992–1996

Member of the Seimas

1990–1992

Member, Supreme Council – Reconstituent Seimas

 

Chair, Foreign Affairs Commission

 

Miscellaneous

Activities: Signatory to the Act of the Re-establishment of the State of Lithuania; Chair, Group for Inter-Parliamentary Relations with the United States of America; Chair, Group for Inter-Parliamentary Relations with the Knesset of Israel; Chairman, International Commission for the Evaluation of the Crimes of the Nazi and Soviet Occupation Regimes in Lithuania (since 1998)

Awards: sign of honour for merits of the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2012); sign of honour of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania – Lithuanian Diplomacy Star (2012); Medal for Merits to Vilnius and the Nation (2012); gold medal of Petras Vileiđis for merits in restoring the interdependent state of Lithuania and contribution in achieving its international recognition, as well as strengthening Lithuania’s position in the EU and NATO and cautious and tolerant approach to national minorities in Lithuania (2011); Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom (2010); award for outstanding support for the Belarusian democratic opposition following the presidential election in Belarus on 19 December 2010; Order of Officer’s Cross for Merits to the Republic of Poland (2009); state award of Ukraine – Third Class Order “for Merits” for personal service to the development of friendly relations between Lithuania and Ukraine (2007); Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesverdienst Kreuz; 2000); Cross of Commander of the Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas and the Medal of Independence of Lithuania (2000)

Publications on Lithuanian and Jewish heritage, Lithuanian cultural heritage, linkage between the Lithuanian and Jewish literature

Languages: Lithuanian, Yiddish, English, Russian, Polish, German

Interests: music, literature, cinema

 

Family

Married with two children

 
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