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Linas Linkevičius

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Lithuania’s Membership in International Organisations and their Elective Bodies

Created: 2014.02.24 / Updated: 2018.12.17 14:55

Membership in International Organizations (by the date of accession)

 

Organization

Membership

1.

Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

1991 09 10

2.

United Nations (UN)

1991 09 17

3.

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

1991 09 27

4.

International Labour Organization (ILO)

1991 10 04

5.

UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

1991 10 07

6.

International Telecommunications Union (ITU)

1991 10 12

7.

International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM)

1991 10 21

8.

Interpol

1991 11 04

9.

Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)

1991 11 09

10.

World Health Organization (WHO)

1991 11 25

11.

International Standardization Organization (ISO)

1992 01 01

12.

Universal Postal Union (UPU)

1992 01 10

13.

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

1992 01 30

14.

Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS)

1992 03 05

15.

World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)

1992 04 21

(restored membership)

16.

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

1992 04 29

17.

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

1992 04 30

18.

World Customs Organization (WCO)

1992 06 18

19.

European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC)

1992 07 02

20.

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

1992 07 03

21.

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)

1992 07 06

22.

International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)

1992 08 05

23.

International Financial Corporation (IFC)

1993 01 15

24.

Council of Europe (CoE)

1993 05 14

25.

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)

1993 06 08

26.

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

1993 11 18

27.

International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML)

1994 01 01

28.

Baltic Council of Ministers

1994 06 13

29.

International Transport Forum (ITF)

1994 12 27

30.

Euro-Asian Cooperation of National Metrology Institutions (COOMET)

1995 01 01

31.

Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF)

1995 11 01

32.

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

1995 11 28

33.

International Maritime Organization (IMO)

1995 12 07

34.

Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

1998 05 15

35.

Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO)

2000 02 07

36.

World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)

2001 05 12

37.

World Trade Organization (WTO)

2001 05 31

38.

The Hague Conference on Private International Law

2001 10 23

39.

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

2004 03 29

40.

European Union (EU)

2004 05 01

41.

European Patent Office (EPO)

2004 12 01

42.

European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT)

2005 11 07

43.

International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)

2006 05 31

44.

European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)

2006 11 20

45.

International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT)

2007 01 01

46.

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

2011 03 01

47.

International Development Association (IDA)

2011 09 23

48.

International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA)

2013 05 21

49. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 2018 07 05

Membership in the Elective Bodies of the International Organizations

Organization

Term

UNESCO Executive Committee of the International Campaign to Save the Monuments of Nubia

1991–2001

2001–2003

2003–2005

2007–2009

UNESCO Executive Board (EB)

1997–2001

2005–2009

2015–2019

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN HABITAT)

1999–2002

Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

1999–2003

International Labour Organisation (ILO, Governing Body)

1999–2005

2008–2011

2011–2014

World Meteorology Organisation (WMO, Executive Council)

2000–2003

World Health Organisation (WHO, Executive Board)

2000–2003

2012–2015

Commission on Population and Development (CPD)

2002–2005

UNESCO World Heritage Committee (Lithuania presided it in 2005-2006)

2003–2007

UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for Promoting the Return of Cultural Property to its Countries of Origin or its Restitution in Case of Illicit Appropriation (ICPRCP)

2003–2007

2013–2017

UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

2005–2007

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)

2005–2007

UNESCO Committee of the 1999 Second Protocol to the Hague Convention of 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict

2005–2007

2007–2011

UNESCO International Bioethics Committee (IBC)

2006–2009

International Telecommunication Union Radio Broadcasting Board (ITU RBB)

2006–2010

President of the UN Economic and Social Council

2007

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA, Governors Board)

2007–2008

2008–2009

UNESCO Vice-president of the Executive Board

2007–2009

UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (DCE)

2007–2011

2013-2017

UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for Physical Education and Sport (CIGEPS)

2007–2011

UNESCO Headquarters Committee (Lithuanian ambassador to UNESCO Ina Marčiulionytė presided over it in 2007-2009)

2007–2011

Commission on Narcotics and Drugs (CND)

2008–2011

UN Statistical Commission

2008–2011

UN Committee on the Rights of a Child (CRC)

2008–2011

Universal Postal Union (UPU, Administrative Council)

2009–2012

UNESCO International Co-ordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB ICC)

2009–2013

UNESCO Intergovernmental Council of the Management of Social Transformations Programme (MOST)

2011–2015

International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission (IHFFC)

2012–2017

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

2013–2016

2017–2020

UNESCO Intergovernmental Council for the Information for All Programme (IFAP)

2013–2017

UNESCO Intergovernmental Bioethics Committee (IGBC)

2013–2017

UN Security Council (SC)

2014–2015

World Health Organisation European Environment and Health Ministerial Board

2014–2016

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

2015–2018

International Telecommunications Union (ITU, Council)

2014–2018

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