The Office of the Chief Archivist of Lithuania is a government agency, which participates in the shaping of national policy in the field of management and use of documents and archives, as well as implements this policy, supports the Chief Archivist of Lithuania in the carrying-out of state administration of the field of documents and archives.

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Chief Archivist of Lithuania

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

PERSONAL DETAILS

TITLE AND NAME

Mr. Ramojus Kraujelis
DATE OF BIRTH 03/16/76
NATIONALITY Lithuanian

 

 

SUMMARY

Public sector specialist (currently in the position of state official) with extensive experience (14 years) in administration of state archives. Competence in regulatory work and practice of drafting legislation and preparing administrative decisions in the field of management and use of documents and archives, Participation in international working groups (EU level) on access to documents, major contribution preparing and coordinating national positions within the other governmental agencies and ministries. Research or teaching in the field of history and archival science at universities.

EDUCATION

 
 2001- 2005  Vilnius University Faculty of History.
 Degree         

  PhD in History (in 2006) 

   
2000 - 2002 Law University of Lithuania (now Mykolas Riomeris University) The Faculty of Public Management
Degree LLM in Law and Administration;
   
1998 - 2000 Vilnius University The Faculty of History
Degree MA in History;
   
1994 - 1998 Vilnius University The Faculty of History
Degree BA in History;

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2011 –    present

Chief Archivist of Lithuania

Head of government agency, appointed by the Resolution of the Government on 15th December 2010 to the position of Director Generalof the Lithuanian Archives Department under the Government of Republic of Lithuania. From 1st January 2011 the position renamed as Chief Archivist of Lithuania. Main functions are:
  • implementation of national policy in the field of management and use of documents and archives,
  • regulation in the field of state management of documents and archives, drafting legal acts, other documents related to policy of management of archives and documents;
  • administration of the National Documentary Fund;
  • forming a uniform practice of documents management in state and municipal institutions, agencies and enterprises;
  • communication with foreign state agencies and international institutions in the field of archives.

Office of the Chief Archivist of Lithuania 

Mindaugo st. 8, LT- 03107, Vilnius 

ph. (+370 5) 2652254; e-mail: r.kraujelis@archyvai.lt

  

2009 – present

 

Associate Professor, Department of Modern History at Vilnius University

Academic work and lectures in the field of modern history and archival science

Universiteto st. 7, LT-01513, Vilnius

ph. (+370 5) 2687286; e-mail: ramojus.kraujelis@if.vu.lt

  

2005 – 2010

 

Head of Law and Administration Division,

Lithuanian Archives Department under the Government of Republic of Lithuania

  • drafting and assessing legal acts in the field of management and use of documents and archives, submitting comments and consultations on legal matters;
  • participating in working groups and on commissions for drafting legal acts   documents management, access and use of documents ; 
  • analyzing international activities of the archival institutions, preparing and -coordinating positions, representation of in working groups in EU institutions and other bodies;
  • organizing professional training and in-service training;
  • consideration of complaints, applications of natural and legal persons; state representation in courts on cases related to access and use of documents of National Documentary fond. 

 

2006 2009  Lecturer, Department of Modern History at Vilnius University.

  

2001 – 2004

 

Chief Specialist, Preservation and Information Division

Lithuanian Archives Department under the Government of Republic of Lithuania

drafting legal acts pertaining to the preservation, arrangement and description, and access to the documents
  • maintenances of the Lithuanian Archival Fond Register (archival information system),

1997 - 2001  Chief Specialist  

Lithuanian Modern State Archives

  •  supervising the implementation the requirements for management and use of documents in state and municipal institutions.  

 

 OTHER POSITIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

  

2011 – present

 

Member of Council on Archives of Lithuania

The Council on Archives is an expert institution advising Minister of Culture on the issues related to the implementation of state policy of documents and archives and preservation documentary 

  

2006 – present

 

Representative of Lithuania in EU Council‘s Working Party on Information

Responsibities related with access issues and implementation of Regulation No 1049/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2001 regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents. Main tasks include examining documents for which a confirmatory applications and complaints to the Ombudsman have been made as well examining and finalising the Council's draft replies to such applications

 

 

 

 

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Updated by: Andrius Zilnys, Dokumentų ir archyvų valdymo ir naudojimo skyrius
Updated: 2017-01-20 14:32