Vice-Ministers

Viceminister

Mantas Adomėnas

Areas of activity and duties of the Vice-Minister Mantas Adomėnas

  • oversees Lithuania’s policy shaping and its implementation in the United Nations system, the Council of Europe, and other multilateral formats
  • supervises the coordination in the context of the implementation of international sanctions
  • supervises the expansion of relations with countries in the Middle East, Latin America and Africa
  • oversees the strengthening of the Neighbourhood Policy towards Eastern Europe, the expansion of bilateral and multilateral relations with the countries in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the South Caucasus
  • is responsible for the issues concerning Lithuania’s development cooperation and humanitarian aid provision
  • oversees relations with the Jewish communities around the world, also supervises the issues concerning the Holocaust and the Jewish cultural heritage
  • supervises the implementation of cultural diplomacy
  • performs other duties as assigned by the Foreign Minister

Biography of the Vice-Minister Mantas Adomėnas

Date of birth 10 October 1972
Place of birth Vilnius, Lithuania

Education

1997 – 2001 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Classics, Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge, UK
1996 – 1997 Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Classics, Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge
1995 – 1996 Master of Arts (MA), Faculty of Philology, Vilnius University
1990 – 1995 Bachelor of Arts (BA), Faculty of Philology, Vilnius University

Work experience

Since 2021 Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania
2008 – 2020 Member of the Seimas (Parliament) of Lithuania
2004 – 2008 Lecturer, Vilnius University
2006 – 2008 Adviser to the Deputy Speaker of the Seimas of Lithuania
2004 – 2006 International Programme Director, Civil Society Institute
2000 – 2004 Lecturer, Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge

Miscellaneous

Languages English, Russian, Italian, Polish, German, French, Old Greek and Latin

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