Vice-Ministers

Vice-Minister

Egidijus Meilūnas

Areas of activities and duties of the Vice-Minister Egidijus Meilūnas

  • Oversees the shaping and implementing of Lithuania's policy at the United Nations, the Council of Europe and other multilateral formats.
  • Oversees the shaping and implementing of security policy, as well as deepening trans-Atlantic, bilateral and multilateral cooperation with foreign countries and regions.
  • Is responsible for the issues concerning economic diplomacy, export and investment promotion, and economic security.
  • Supervises the development of relations with the countries of the Middle East, Latin America and Africa.
  • Oversees the expansion of ties with countries in Asia and Oceania.
  • Coordinates the affairs of Lithuanians living abroad and the implementation of the Global Lithuanian Strategy.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Foreign Minister.

Biography of Vice-Minister Egidijus Meilūnas

Date of Birth April 14th, 1964
Place of birth Vilnius, Lithuania

Education

1994–2001 Faculty of Law, Vilnius University, Master degree
1982–1989 Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University, Diploma in Paediatrics

Work experience

2020-present Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
2017– 2020 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to Ireland
2016–2017 Non-resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Indonesia, to Malaysia
2015–2017 Non-resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Singapore
2014–2017 Non-resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to New Zealand
2013–2017

Non-resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of

Lithuania to the Republic of Philippines and to the Commonwealth of Australia
2013–2017 ASEF governor for Lithuania
2012–2017 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to Japan
2010–2012 Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
2004–2010 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to Poland
2003–2004 Inspector General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
2002–2003 Diplomatic Adviser to the President of Lithuania
1998–2002 Deputy Adviser on national security and foreign policy issues to the President of Lithuania
1995–1998 Head, Central Europe Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
1995 Counsellor, Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Poland
1993–1994 Second Secretary, Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Poland
1992–1993 Attaché, Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Poland
1992 First Secretary, Central Europe Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
1991–1992 Deputy Head of the Press Office of the Government of Lithuania
1989–1990 Surgery Division of the Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University

Miscellaneous

State decorations
  • Cross of Commander of the Order for Merits to Lithuania (2003)
Languages Lithuanian (native), English, Polish, Russian
Marital status Married

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