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Giedrė PURVANECKIENĖ
 
Member of the Seimas 2012-2016
Giedrė PURVANECKIENĖ

 
Office Telephone: (8 5) 2396626
E-mail: Giedre.Purvaneckiene@lrs.lt

Member of the Seimas from 11/16/2012

Office address:
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Position
 
Committees of the SeimasCommissions of the SeimasPolitical Groups of the Seimas
 
Parliamentary Groups
 
History
 
Was elected to the Seimas 2000 - 2004.
 

Biography

 

Date of birth

8 March 1945

Place of birth

Kaunas, Lithuania

 

 

Education

 

1982

PhD in Social Sciences (Educational Sciences)

1963–1968

Faculty of Physics, Vilnius State University (currently Vilnius University), studies of semiconductor physics

1952–1963

Salomėja Nėris Secondary School (currently Salomėja Nėris Gymnasium) in Vilnius

 

 

Work experience

 

2006–2008

Adviser to the Prime Minister on social, educational and scientific policy

2004–2005

Head, Bureau of Justas Paleckis, Member of the European Parliament

2004–2012

Associate Professor, Department of Educology, Faculty of Philosophy, Vilnius University

1997–2000

Adviser, United Nations Development Programme in Lithuania

1996–1997

Adviser on Family and Women’s Issues, Government of the Republic of Lithuania

Since 1995

Associate Professor, Vilnius University

1994–1996

State Counsellor on Women’s Issues, Government of the Republic of Lithuania

1973–2004

Senior Laboratory Assistant, Head of the Laboratory, Junior Research Fellow, then Research fellow, Head of Section, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor, Vilnius University

1968–1973

Junior Research Fellow, Institute of Semiconductors, Academy of Sciences

 

 

Political career

 

 

Member of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party

Since 2012

Member, Committee on Social Affairs and Labour

 

Member, Commission for Prevention of Drug and Alcohol Addiction

 

Member, Lithuanian Social Democratic Party Political Group

 

Chair, Seimas Delegation to the Baltic Assembly

2000–2004

Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs

 

Member, Committee on National Security and Defence

 

Member, Conference of Chairs

 

Chair, Commission on Family and Child Affairs

 

Chair, Seimas Delegation to the Baltic Assembly

Since 2009

Member of the Presidium, Deputy Chair, Lithuanian Social Democratic Party

Since 1999

Member, Council of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party

 

Deputy Chair, Lithuanian Union of Social Democratic Women

Since 1998

Member of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party

 

Miscellaneous

Other activities: traineeships in Norway (1993), Sweden (1996) and the USA (1995); co-founder of the Vilnius University Gender Studies Centre and the first Chair of the Board; initiator of the establishment of a non-governmental organisation Women’s Information Centre and the first Chair of the Board; Member of the Lithuanian Committee of the International Family Year and the Vice-Chairperson of the National Preparatory Committee for the 4th World Conference on Women in Beijing; participant in various international meetings and scientific conferences on gender equality, elimination of domestic violence, educational and family matters

Publications: author of over 60 scientific and other publications in Lithuania and abroad

Foreign languages: English, Russian, Polish

Hobbies: floriculture, swimming, picking mushrooms

 

Family

Married with two children

 
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