Name, Family Name Edita Ziobiene
Birthday July 05, 1973
Birth place Alytus, Lithuania
Nationality Lithuanian
Email ziobiene@takas.lt
  • 2003 Doctor of Social Sciences (Law) (Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania). Doctoral Dissertation: Protection of Information about Person’s Private Life;
  • 1998 Master of Law (Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania);
  • Bachelor of Law (Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania);
  • Bachelor of Sociology (Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania).
Working Experience
  • Since 2004 to the present Director of the Lithuanian Centre for Human Rights;
  • Since 2003  to the present  Assoc. Prof. for Comparative Constitutional Law, Institutional Human Rights  Protection and Media Law at Constitutional Law Department, Mykolas Romeris University;
  • 2002-2003 Chairperson of the Department of Law of Kaunas County Governor’s Administration;
  • From 1998 - 2002: Assistant for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law subject and Constitutional Law subjects at Law Institute of Vytautas Magnus University;
  • From July 1998-2001: Lawyer of Kaunas County Governor’s Administration;
  • 1994-1998: Assistant for International Programmes in Kaunas University of Technology.

Membership in Networks/Commissions

  • Since 2008 to the present Member of The Central Electoral Commission
    of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Since 2005 to the present Member of EU Network of Legal Experts in Non-discrimination Field;
  • Since 2005 to the present Chairperson of the Ethics Commission of Journalists and Publishers (2003-2005 member of this Commission);
  • Since 2007 to the present Additional Member of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities;
  • Since 2006 to the present Board Member of ENAR (European Network against Racism and Xenophobia). 
  • 2005 – 2006 Member of the EU Network of Independent Experts on Fundamental Rights.


Lithuanian (native), English (good), Russian (good), German (with dictionary)
Computer Skills MS Office, Internet programmes
Academic Activity