Ambassador Rasa Ostrauskaite is Deputy Head of Delegation and has assumed the post of the EU Permanent Representative to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) since September 2020.
Ambassador Rasa Ostrauskaite
Ambassador Ostrauskaite served for a year as Head of Mission for the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) in Iraq and has worked in various capacities at the OSCE, including as Director of the Transnational Threats Department and Deputy Director for Policy Support Service of the Conflict Prevention Centre. Before, she worked in various capacities at the European Union – at the EU Council’s Policy Planning and Early Warning Unit; as Political Advisor to the EU Special Representative (EUSR) in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the Southern Caucasus and as Senior Political Advisor to the EUSR for the Crisis in Georgia, Ambassador Ostrauskaite worked for the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry, in Vilnius and in Lithuania’s Representations to the United Nations in New York and to the EU in Brussels.
Ambassador Ostrauskaite holds a Master’s degree in International Relations and European Studies and a Master of Philosophy in Political Science, both from the Central European University. She has contributed to a number of publications on EU foreign and security policy and the OSCE, including two co-authored books.