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Ambassador

Created: 2015.01.29 / Updated: 2020.12.17 09:13

Dainius Junevičius

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania
to the Republic of South Africa

Date of Birth July 28, 1958
Place of Birth Kaunas, Lithuania

Education

1976–1981 Vilnius University, Department of Physics
1985-1988 Post-graduate Studies, the Semiconductor Physics Institute of Lithuanian Academy of Sciences
2000 Senior Executive Seminar, the George C. Marshall European Centre for Security Studies, Germany

Professional experience

December 2020 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of South Africa
2015-2020 Ambassador at Large, Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2010-2015

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to the Arab Republic of Egypt;

non-resident ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (2011), the State of Kuwait (2012), the State of Qatar (2012), the United Arab Emirates (2012), the Lebanese Republic (2014), the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (2014)
2010 Ambassador at Large, Latin America, Africa, Asia and Pacific Department
2008 - 2010 Ambassador at Large, Head of the Special Mission of the Republic of Lithuania to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
2008 - 2010 Ambassador at Large, Information and Public Relations Department, Lithuanian MFA
2001- 2006

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Hellenic Republic;

non-resident ambassador to the Republic of Romania (2002), to the Republic of Bulgaria (2002), and to the Republic of Albania (2003)
1997 - 2001 Inspector General of Foreign Service, Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1995 - 1997 Director, Vilnius Representative Office of “Kredyt bank SA”, Warsaw
1992 – 1994 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Poland
1992 Charge d’Affaires of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic Poland
1991-1992 Representative of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, Lithuanian Information Bureau in Warsaw
1991 Chief Expert of Central and East Europe section, Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1991 Joined Lithuanian Foreign Service
1983 – 1990 Engineer, junior research worker, Semiconductor Physics Institute of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences
1981 – 1983 Engineer at the Scientific Research Institute “Venta”

Diplomatic rank

1992 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Miscallaneous

Decorations

2001 -The Officer's Cross of the Order for Merits to the Republic of Poland
2002 - Badge of remembrance of Lithuania's invitation to NATO
2003 - The Cross of Commander of the Order for Merits to Lithuania
2004 - Medal of remembrance of Lithuania's membership in EU and NATO
2015 - Pro Cultura Hungarica Medal, Hungary
2019 - The Commander's Cross of the Order for Merits to the Republic of Poland

Languages Lithuanian, English, Polish, Russian, Latvian

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