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ŠVEDAS GINTARAS, Prof. Habil. Dr.

Fields of Expertise

General Part of Criminal Law, International and European Union Criminal Law, International Cooperation in Criminal Matters, Sentencing, Criminal Policy, Law of Punishment Enforcement

Selected Projects

  • Lead expert in EU PRAVO project on development of Ukrainian higher education in law system, legal regulation and analysis of the functions of the Ministry of Justice, 2018
  • Lithuanian national expert in the project “Controlling Illicit Trade of Tobacco in the Era of Fast Change”, conducted by the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 2018-2020
  • Lithuanian national expert (co-executor) in the international project “The role and future of national Constitutions in European and Global Governanc”“, conducted by the University of Kent (United Kingdom), 2014-2018
  • Expert on legislative procedure of Ukraine in EU project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine”, 2015-2017
  • Team leader and expert in project “Challenges in Harmonizing the Integrity and Novelties of the General Part of the Criminal Code”, 2015-2017
  • National expert in project on “Criminal procedure and international legal cooperation in criminal matters”, 2012 – 2013
  • Team leader and expert in training project in the Ministry of Justice of Moldova “RFP: Training on Improvement of Law Drafting Skills at the Ministry of Justice“, 2011
  • Short term senior expert at The EU-funded Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine”, EU Contract No. 2013/328-160, 2016
  • Expert in the research on the aspects of notaries’ administrative and criminal liability at the request of Lithuanian Chamber of Notaries, in 2015
  • Senior expert in the EU project “Support to Justice Sector Reform in Ukraine on the analysis of the structure and functions of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Ukraine, 2015
  • Lithuanian national expert in the international project “Study on Minimum Sanctions in the EU Member States” carried out by ECLAN (Belgium) and funded by the European Commission, 2014-2015
  • Lithuanian national expert (co-executor) in the international project “Study on Drug Trafficking penalties” carried out by the University of Vienna (Austria), 2013-2014.
  • Short-term expert in the Moldova project “Aid for the Moldovan Government in Reforming the Interior Ministry and the Police, Corruption Prevention and Protection of Personal Data” carried out by GIZ (Germany) and KPMG (Romania) consortium and supported by the European Commission,  2012
  • Leader and co-executor of the scientific research “Theoretical and Practical Problems of Implementation of the European Union Legal Acts, Criminal Code, Criminal Procedure Code and Penal Sanction Enforcement Code”, 2011-2015
  • Lithuanian national expert (co-executor) in the international project “Impact Assessment on a New Legislative Instrument Replacing the Council Framework Decision 2004/757 / JHA on Illicit Drug Trafficking” carried out by ECLAN (Belgium) and funded by the European Commission, 2011 -2012
  • Lithuanian national expert (co-executor) in the international project “Avoiding and Resolving Conflict of Criminal Jurisdiction” carried out by the University of Bonn (Germany), 2011-2012
  • Lithuanian national expert (executor) in the international project “Study on the Future Institutional and Legal Framework of Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters in the EU” conducted by the Ghent University (Belgium) and supported by the European Commission, 2011
  • Lithuanian national Expert (executor) in the international project “Criminal Investigation and Prosecution of Crimes Affecting the Financial Interests of the EU – the Member States’ dimension” carried out by the University of Luxembourg and funded by the European Commission, 2010-2011
  • The European Union expert in Moldova on the aspects of European Union law, criminal law and criminal procedure, 2010-2011
  • Co-executor of the Dictionary of Legal Terms (sponsor – the State Lithuanian Language Commission), 2008-2011
  • Short-term national expert in the project “Anti-Corruption Strengthening” funded by the European Union and carried out by the Special Investigation Service,  2008
  • Lithuanian national expert (executor) in the international project “The Future of Mutual Recognition in Criminal Matters in the European Union 2008/2009” funded by the European Commission,  2008-2009
  • Leader and co-executor of the scientific research “Theoretical and Practical Problems of Realization of Criminal Code and Penal Sanction Enforcement Code”, 2006-2010
  • Member of VU Supervision Committee in the Project “Widening of Interdisciplinary Studies in Criminology”, 2006-2008
  • Lithuanian national expert (executor) in the international project “The Evaluation of European Criminal Law. The Example of the Framework Decision on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings” funded by the European Commission,  2006-2007

Publications

Honors and Recognitions

  • Vilnius University Rector’s Award for the best scientific research paper for the monograph “Challenges in Harmonizing the integrity and Novelties of the General Part of the Criminal Code” [lt. Baudžiamojo kodekso bendrosios dalies vientisumo ir naujovių (su)derinimo iššūkiai], 2018
  • Mark of Distinction for Merits from the Prison Department under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania, 2015
  • Commemorative Medal of the Ministry of Justice of Lithuania, 2006
  • Mark of Distinction for Devoted Service from the Prison Department under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania, 2006
  • Order for Merits to Lithuania the Cross of the Knight, 2004
  • Commemorative Medal of 13 January, 2003
  • Nominal Weapon of the Prime Minister, 1998