Members of the Seimas - Remigijus ŠIMAŠIUS 

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Remigijus ŠIMAŠIUS
 
Remigijus ŠIMAŠIUS

 

Member of the Seimas from 2012-11-16 till 2015-04-20.
  
Position
Committees of the SeimasCommissions of the SeimasPolitical Groups of the SeimasParliamentary Groups
Biography

Date of birth    12 January 1974

Place of birth   Tauragė, Lithuania

 

Education

2004

Courses, Ludwig von Mises Institute, Alabama, USA

2002

 

 

Doctor of Social Sciences (Law), PhD thesis Legal Pluralism, Department of Philosophy of Law, Law University of Lithuania (currently Mykolas Romeris University)

2001

2000

1997

Courses, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

Courses, Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Germany

Traineeship, Heritage Foundation, USA

1995

Courses Liberalism and Economic Reform, Lithuanian Free Market Institute

1992–1997

Faculty of Law, Vilnius University, Master’s Degree in Law

 

Work experience

2006–2008

President, Lithuanian Free Market Institute

2005–2008

Lecturer, Department of Law Theory and History, Faculty of Law, Vilnius University

2004–2006

Vice President, Expert Team Leader, Lithuanian Free Market Institute

2003–2007

Chairman, Editorial Board, scientific and practical journal Teisės problemos

2002–2005

1996–2005

Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Law University of Lithuania

Consultant, Non-Governmental Organisations’ Information and Support Centre

1995–2004

Legal Expert and Project Manager, Lithuanian Free Market Institute

 

Political career

 

Member of the Liberals Movement of the Republic of Lithuania

Since 2012

Member, Committee on Economics

Member, Constitutional Commission,

Member, Commission for the Rights and Affairs of Participants of Resistance to Occupation Regimes and Victims of Occupation

Member, Liberals Movement Political Group

Member, Seimas Delegation to the Assembly of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania and the Sejm and Senate of the Republic of Poland

2008–2012

Minister of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania

2001–2006

 

1999–2000

1998–1999

1997–1998

Member, Vilnius City Municipal Council

Member, Committee on Budget and Finance

Chairman, Committee on Justice, Lithuanian Liberal Union

Member, Board of the Lithuanian Liberal Union

Chairman, non-governmental organisation Lithuanian Liberal Youth

1995–2005

Member, Lithuanian Liberal Union

 

Miscellaneous

Membership: Member, International Association of Legal and Social Philosophy (since 2004); Member, Property and Freedom Society (since 2005); Member, Board of Transparency International Lithuania (2004–2008)

Awards: National Award of Norway (2011); National Award of Hungary – Cross of Commander for Merits (2011)

Publications: author of the book “Nevyriausybinės organizacijos: reguliavimas Lietuvoje ir Vakarų patirtis” (Non-Governmental Organisations: Regulation in Lithuania and Western Experience), 1999

Foreign languages: English, Russian

 

Family

Married with three children

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