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Ambassador

Created: 2014.08.04 / Updated: 2016.08.02 08:42

Artūras Žurauskas

Ambassador

Date of birth August 20th, 1961
Place of birth Molėtai, Lithuania

Education

1979-1984 Faculty of Law, Vilnius University (Lithuania), Doctor of Law Sciences

Work experience

1 August 2016 - present Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Latvia
2013-2016 Ambassador at Large, Eastern Neighbourhood Policy Department, MFA
2012-2013 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania in the Republic of Azerbaijan
2010-2012 Director, Law and International Treaties Department, temporary performing the functions of the Inspector General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
2006-2010 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania in the Hellenic Republic, side accredited to the Republic of Bulgaria, the Republic of Cyprus and the Republic of Albania
2001-2006 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania in the People’s Republic of China, side accredited to the Republic of Korea, Mongolia and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
2000-2001 Director, Consular Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
1993-2000 Deputy Director, Consular Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
1990-1993 Lecturer, Senior Lecturer at the Police Academy, Lithuania
1989-1990 Lecturer, Vilnius Faculty of the Ministry of the Interior
1987-1989 Post Graduate, Academy of the Ministry of the Interior, Moscow
1984-1987 Investigator, Investigation Department of the Ministry of the Interior

Miscellaneous

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

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