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Vice-Minister of National Defence Vytautas Umbrasas

 

Vytautas Umbrasas

 

Vice-Minister of National Defence

Scope: defence policy, strategic planning and control at the national defence system, international cooperation at the national defence system, military service policy (military personnel policy), officer training, national defence system and state‘s host nation support, mobilisation, strategic communication and public relations, readiness for civil defence, cooperation with NGOs, Lithuanian Riflemen’s Union, and other associations and public institutions that directly contribute to strengthening the national defence system and civil readiness for defence, crisis management within the areas of responsibility of the Minister of National Defence, military and diplomatic protocol at the national defence system. 

 

Date and place date of birth

December 19, 1957, Molėtai distr., Kairionys village

 

     
Education Vilnius University, Faculty of History  
     

Work experience 

 

 

2016

Vice Minister of National Defence

 

2016

 

Advisor to the department of Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Oceania  of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

2013-2016

Minister Advisor, Consulat General of the Republic of Lithuania in Kaliningrad (2014-2015)

 

2008-2012

Vice Minister of National Defence for Defence Policy and International Relations

 

2004-2008

 

Advisor to the President of the Republic of Lithuania, representative to the Seimas and the Government

 

1997-2004

Advisor to the Minister of National Defence

 

1991-1997

 

 

Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania (Information Service of the Security Department; MP assistant; clerk for the Lithuanian Christian Democrats political group at the Seimas, head or organisational section of the Lithuanian Christian Democratic Party)

 

1983-1990 

Research fellow, deputy director of the Lithuanian Ethnographic Open Air Museum

 

 

 

 

Community service 

 

 

2005 – 2006

Chair of the Atlantic Treaty Lithuanian Community

 
1998 - 2001

Board member of the Lithuanian Christian University

 

1988 - 1990

 

 

Member of the Seimas of the Reform Movement of Lithuania; establisher and board member of administration of the Institute of Democratic Policy  

1987 - 1995

 

Head of the Association for Lithuanian Culture Studies (Centre for Religious Studies and Research)  
     
Awards    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal of Independence of Lithuania;

Commemorative signs of the President of the Republic of Lithuania for personal contribution to the development of Lithuania’s trans-Atlantic relations and person input into the Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2013;

National Defence System of the Republic of Lithuania Commemorative Medal of Lithuania's Accession to NATO;

Medal Gloria Artis of the ministry of Culture of the Republic of Poland;

National Defence System Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service;

Medal of the Lithuanian Riflemen’s Union.

 

     
Miscellaneous    
Foreign languages English, Russian  
Family Married  

 

 

Updated on: 2017.03.07
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