Laimonas Talat-Kelpša

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Person.png Laimonas Talat-Kelpša  Rdf-icon.png
(diplomat)
Laimonas Talat-Kelpša.jpg
Born4 November 1977
Vilnius, Lithuania
NationalityLithuanian
Alma materVilnius University, University of Oslo
Lithuanian diplomat who took part in the Cold War Then and Now? event.

Employment.png Lithuania/Ambassador to India

In office
8 April 2013 - February 2018

Laimonas Talat-Kelpša is a Lithuanian diplomat who took part in the Cold War Then and Now‎‎? event.

Background

In 1998 Laimonas Talat-Kelpša graduated from the Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University. He studied at the University of Oslo under the Erasmus/Socrates exchange program. In 2000 VU he took a Master's in Comparative Politics.

Career

  • 1998-2001 Assistant to the President of Lithuania on National Security and Foreign Policy A.Januškos,
  • 2001-2003 President Adamkus' report on foreign policy
  • 2003-2004 Head of Foreign Policy Analysis and Planning Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 2004-2006 Foreign Policy Analysis and Planning Department
  • 2006-2009 Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 2009-2011 Authorized Minister of the Lithuanian Embassy in Georgia
  • 2011-2012 Advisor to Prime Minister Kubilius

Talat-Kelpša became Lithuania’s first ambassador to Sri Lanka.[1]

In 2008 Talat-Kelpsa was awarded the diplomatic rank of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.


4 November 1977| 

Event Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)Description
Cold War Then and Now?13 October 2018 09:30:0013 October 2018 16:30:00London
City of London School
UK
A free conference that appears to have been part of a broader campaign by the Institute for Statecraft to promote Cold War 2.0.


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