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Ambassador

Created: 2014.02.26 / Updated: 2021.05.24 08:28

Audra Plepytė

Ambassador

Date of Birth 30 10 1971
Place of Birth Lithuania

Education

1995 - 1996 Certificate, Diplomatic Studies Oxford University, Oxford (United Kingdom)
1993 - 1995 Master's degree in philosophy, Vilnius University, Vilnius (Lithuania)
1992 - 1994 Diploma, International Relations Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University, Vilnius (Lithuania)
1989 - 1993 Bachelor's degree in philosophy, Vilnius University, Vilnius (Lithuania)

Work experience

From May 2021 Lithuanian Ambassador to the United States of America
January 2021 Elected as the President of the Bureau of the Executive Board at UNICEF
2017 - 2021 Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Lithuania to the United Nations, New York (United States)
2014 - 2017 Director of the European Union Department Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Vilnius (Lithuania)
2010 - 2014 Lithuanian Ambassador to Spain, World Tourism Organization Lithuanian Embassy to the Spain, Madrid (Spain)
2009 - 2010 Director of the Personnel Department Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Vilnius (Lithuania)
2008 - 2009 Head, International Missions and Conflict Prevention Division Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Vilnius (Lithuania)
2004 - 2008 Counselor, Deputy Representative to the Political and Security Committee Lithuanian Permanent Representation to the EU, Brussels (Belgium)
2003 - 2004 Head, Human Rights and NGOs Division Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Vilnius (Lithuania)
1999 - 2002 Counselor, Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Lithuania to the United Nations, New York (United States)
February - June 1999 Counselor Lithuanian Embassy to the United States, Washington, DC (United States)
1998 - 1999 Acting Head, Northern European Division Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Vilnius (Lithuania)
1997 - 1998 Advisor to the CBSS Commissioner Office of the Council of the Baltic Sea States Commissioner on Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, Copenhagen (Denmark)
1996 – 1997 First Secretary, Acting Head, Division of the Americas Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Vilnius (Lithuania)
1994 - 1996 Second, Third Secretary, Multilateral Relations Division Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Vilnius (Lithuania)

Miscellaneous

Decorations
  • The Order for Merits to Lithuania, Knight
  • Royal Norwegian Order of Merit, Knight
Languages English, Spanish, Russian, French

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