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Defence Policy Director of MoND

 

Vaidotas Urbelis

Defence Policy Director of MoND

 

 

Date and place of birth

June 3rd, 1975, Vilnius, Lithuania

 

   
Education
 

 
Additional studies: Hull University (The United Kingdom); Groningen University, Faculty of Law (The Netherlands); Geneva Centre for Security Policy.
2004 
PhD in Social Science, VU IIRPS
1999
 
MA in European studies, VU IIRPS
1997
 BA in Political Science, Vilnius university, Institute of International Relations and Political Science (VU IIRPS)
 
 
Work experience

 

Since 2014

Defence Policy Director, MoD

2010-2014 Director of Euro-Atlantic Cooperation Department, Acting Policy Director, MoD  
2005-2010 Defence Adviser to NATO and the EU, Lithuanian Permanent Delegation to NATO
2002-2005 Director, Defence Policy and Planning Department, MoD
2001–2002

 Acting Director, International Relations Department, MoD

2000–2001

Head of Section, International Relations Department, MoD

1998–1999

 Senior Expert, Policy and Planning Department, Ministry of National Defence

1998   Head of Lithuanian Office of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
1997  Senior Electoral Supervisor at local elections in Bosnia-Herzegovina
1996-1997 Advisor to the Parliamentary Faction of Liberal Reforms 
   
Academic experience
 
2001-2012 
Lecturer at Lithuanian Military Academy (2001-2012) and Vilnius University, Institute of International Relations and Political Science (1999-2011). Courses - Intelligence and counter intelligence, Conflict and Peace Studies; Strategic Studies; European Security; Lithuanian National Security Policy.
 
Published a number of scientific publications and books on defence and deterrence policy, intelligence reform, NATO’s nuclear posture and foreign policy issues.
 
 
Miscellaneous
 
Foreign languages
English, Russian, basics in French and German

Family

 

 

Married, three children

 

 
   
 

Updated on: 2017.01.23
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