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MEP Petras AUŠTREVIČIUS

Lithuania
Start of mandate:
02.07.2019
Last name:
AUŠTREVIČIUS
First name:
Petras
Born:
16.05.1963, Vilnius
Group:
Renew Europe Group
Party:
Lietuvos Respublikos liberalų sąjūdis
Committees:
Delegations:
Date Name of document MEP's vote Policy area MEP's vote
Date Name of document MEP's vote Loyal / Rebel to political group Policy area MEP's vote

Parliamentary activities

Participation in roll-call votes:
99.74%
 
 
1924 out of 1929 votes
Ranking: 28th
Loyalty to political group:
98.08%
1887 out of 1924 votes
Ranking: 96th
Loyalty to national party:
100.00%
1924 out of 1924 votes
Ranking: 1st

Curriculum vitae

  • Education

  • 1986-1991 - Research fellow at the Institute of Economics, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences
  • 1991-1993 - Senior specialist at the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, First Secretary, Head of the Nordic Countries Desk
  • 1993-1994 - Lithuanian chargé d'affaires ad interim in Finland
  • 1994-1997 - Lithuanian Ambassador to Finland
  • 2000-2001 - Ambassador-at-Large of the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry
  • 2001-2002 - Chief negotiator for Lithuanian accession to the European Union
  • 2003-2004 - Lecturer at the Vilnius University Institute for International Relations and Political Science
  • Professional career

  • 1981-1986 - University, Economics: University of Vilnius, Faculty of Economics
  • 1988-1991 - University, Economics: Doctoral candidate at the Institute of Economics, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences
  • 1992 - University, Political science: Hoover Institute, Stanford University (USA)
  • Political career

  • Offices held in a political party or national trade union
  • 2004-2005 - Member of the Lithuanian Liberal and Centre Union
  • 2006-... - Founder member of the Lithuanian Liberal Movement
  • 2006-2008 - Leader of the Liberal Movement
  • Offices held in a national parliament
  • 2004-2014 - Member of the Lithuanian Seimas (Parliament); member of the Seimas Foreign Affairs Committee; member and Vice-Chair of the Seimas European Affairs Committee; member of the Commission for the Problems of Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant Region; member of the N
  • 2005 - President of the Seimas Europe Club
  • 2013-2014 - Board of the Seimas, Deputy Speaker of the Seimas, member of the Conference of Chairs
  • Offices held in a national government
  • 1998-1998 - Foreign policy adviser to the Prime Minister
  • 1998-1999 - Director-General of the Lithuanian Government's Europe Committee
  • 1999-2000 - Chancellor of the Lithuanian Government
  • 2000-2003 - Director-General of the Lithuanian Government's Europe Committee
  • 2004-2004 - Vice-Chancellor of the Lithuanian Government responsible for European Union affairs
  • Offices held in an international political party organisation or an international trade union organisation
  • 2014-... - Vice-Chair of the European Parliament ALDE Group
  • Offices held in the EU institutions
  • 2014-... - Member of the European Parliament
  • Other activities

  • 1990 - Co-founder of the Lithuanian Free Market Institute
  • 2000-... - Creator and supporter of the Knowledge Economy Forum
  • 2007 - Co-founder of the Institute for Liberal Thought
  • 2010-... - Initiator and coordinator of the 'Žmonės už gyvūnus' movement (People for animals)
  • 2008-... - Member of the governing board of Save the Children Lithuania
  • 1990-2007 - Publications:
  • 1990 - 'Rinkos ekonomika ir valstybinis reguliavimas'
  • 1991 - 'Šiuolaikinių ekonomikos terminų enciklopedinis žodynas'
  • 2005 - 'Lithuania's Road to the European Union: Unification of Europe and Lithuania's EU Accession Negotiation'
  • 2007 - 'The Accession Story – The EU from Fifteen to Twenty-five Countries'
  • Honours

  • - Lithuanian EU and NATO accession commemorative medal (2004)
  • - Cross of Commander of the Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas and Lithuanian State commemorative badge for the 750th anniversary of the coronation of King Mindaugas
  • - Finnish national award (1998)
  • - French national award (2003)
  • - Georgian Order of Honour (2013)
  • - Commemorative medal for the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union (2014)
  • - Commemorative medal of the Board of the Seimas (2014)
  • - 'Gyvybės apdovanojimas' (Life Award) for the 'Parlamentarai už laisvę' (Parliamentarians for freedom) initiative seeking to offer solidarity and moral support to political prisoners and their family members in Belarus (2014)