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Ambassador

Created: 2015.01.08 / Updated: 2019.09.27 09:27

Gediminas Varvuolis

Ambassador

Date of birth March 8th, 1970
Place of birth Pasvalys, Lithuania

Education

1995 Institute of Political Sciences in Paris (DEA - Diplôme d'etudes approfondies). Postgraduate studies
1993 Graduated from Vilnius University (degree in History)

Work experience

2019 - present Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of the Philippines and the Republic of Indonesia
2018 - present Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to Japan, New Zealand, the Commonwealth of Australia and the Republic of Singapore and Malaysia
2013-2018 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to the Kingdom of Belgium, the  Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
2009-2013 Director, Transatlantic Cooperation and Security Policy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
2005-2009 Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Delegation of the Republic of Lithuania to NATO
2005 Head, NATO Division, International Security Policy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
2003-2005 Head of Crisis Management and Operations Division, International Security Policy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
2002-2003 First Secretary, NATO Integration Division, Security Policy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
1998-2002 First Secretary, Embassy of the Republic Lithuania in France
1995-1998 Third secretary, Western Europe Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania

Miscellaneous

State decorations
  • French National Order of Merits, (Chevalier de l‘ordre national du Mérite) (1997)
  • Order for Merits to Lithuania, the Cross of the Knight (2004)
  • Medal for the civilians „for merits“ of the Ministry of Defence of Lithuania (2011)
Languages Lithuanian (native), English, French, Russian
Marital status Married, has daughter and son

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