Žygimantas Pavilionis became ambassador of Lithuania to the United States on Aug. 5, 2010.
Ambassador Pavilionis joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1993 and was instrumental in helping Lithuania achieve accession into NATO and the European Union. Between 1993 and 2009, he held various high-level positions in the ministry, mostly focused on Lithuania’s relationship with the European Union. Most recently, Ambassador Pavilionis worked as ambassador-at-large and chief coordinator for Lithuania’s presidency of the Community of Democracies as well as chief coordinator for the Transatlantic Cooperation and Security Policy Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
He has a master’s degree in philosophy and postgraduate diploma in international relations and doctoral studies from Vilnius University in Lithuania.
Pavilionis is married to Lina Pavilioniene and has four sons.
Embassy of Lithuania
2622 16th St., NW
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 234-5860
Fax: (202) 328-0466