INSTITUTE OF LAW AT THE LITHUANIAN CENTRE FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES

Dr. Jolanta Apolevič

 

Started working at the Institute – since 2018-09-11.

 

Research interests:

Public international law, human rights law, international environmental law, international nuclear law.

 

International scientific profiles:

 

Publications:

 

Principal publications (from 2018):

Apolevič J., Kuzborska-Pacha E. (2022), Legal protection of national minorities in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Poland: Current issues. European Union and its Neighbours in a Globalized World, Vol. 8, Agnė Limantė, Dovilė Pūraitė-Andrikienė (Eds): Legal Protection of Vulnerable Groups in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Poland, Springer, p. 329-368, ISBN 978-3-031-06997-0, ISBN 978-3-031-06998-7 (eBook).

Apolevič J., Limantė A., Vaičiūnienė R. (2022), Child-Friendly Legal Aid and Individual Assessment of Children in Conflict with the Law: Building the Basis for Effective Participation. International journal of environmental research and public health: A Further Look at Risk Behaviors in Adolescents: An Update on Assessment Instruments, Explanation Models, and Interventions Focused on Individual and Environmental Risk/Protective Factors, MDPI, Vol. 19, p. 1-17, ISSN 1660-4601, eISSN 1660-460, doi: 10.3390/ijerph19010017.

Apolevič J. (2021), Implementation of the Sustainable Development Principle in Nuclear Law. International law from a Baltic perspective, ed. Ineta Ziemele, Brill Publishing House, Leiden: Brill Nijhoff, p. 219-257, ISBN 9789004433144. eISBN 9789004433151.

Apolevič J., Vaičiūnienė R., Nikartas S., Povilaitytė V., Dodig Hundri D., Ricijaš N. et al. (2021), Individual assessment of suspected or accused children: insights into good practice in the light of the Directive (EU) 2016/800, Ed. Rūta Vaičiūnienė. Vilnius: Lietuvos socialinių mokslų centro Teisės institutas; Žara, 2021, 216 p. ISBN 9789986343707.

 

Research Projects:

2020-2021, EU JUSTICE Programme Project „Legal Aid for Children in Criminal Proceedings: Developing and Sharing Best Practices“ (LA-CHILD), implemented by the Law Institute (Project leader), Defence for Children (DCI-Belgium) and Center of Integrated Legal Services and Practices (CILSP, Albania). Budget: 327. 281,97 Eur. Researcher.

2019-2021, EU JUSTICE Programme Project “Procedural safeguards of accused or suspected children: improving the implementation of the right to individual assessment” (IA-CHILD), implemented by the Law Institute (Project leader), Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences of the University of Zagreb (Croatia), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece), HFC Hope for Children Policy Center (Cyprus), IAYFJM International Association of Youth and Family Judges and Magistrates (Belgium) and Children's Rights Ombudsman Institution of the Republic of Lithuania. Budget: 243. 688,96 Eur. Researcher.

2017-2019, EU JUSTICE Programme: Project „Enhancing the Quality of Legal Aid: General Standards for Different Countries“ (QUAL AID), implemented by the Law Institute (Project leader), J.W. Goethe's University in Frankfurt am Main, Legal Aid Board of the Netherlands, Lithuanian Bar Association, State Guaranteed Legal Aid Service of Lithuania. Budget: 202 410,85 Eur. Coordinator.

 

Other academic activities:

2005–2023, Assistant, lecturer. Vilnius University, Faculty of Law, Department of Public Law: Teaching Public International Law, Human Rights Law, Case-law of the ECJ.

2008–2014, PhD Candidate. Vilnius University, Faculty of Law, Department of Public Law: Teaching seminars, supervising term papers, MA theses advisor, reviewing MA theses.

 

Conferences Organisation:

2022-11-25, Vilnius, Lithuania, international conference “Legal Protection of Vulnerable Groups: Trends and Perspectives”, organizer, Law Institute of the Lithuanian Centre for Social Sciences.

2021-11-17, organizer of the round table "Making child-friendly legal aid a reality – learnings and outputs from the LA Child project" within the frame of the World Congress on justice with children.

2021-02-11, Vilnius, Lithuania, international conference “Legal aid for children in criminal proceedings: child friendly legal aid at focus”, organizer, Law Institute of the Lithuanian Centre for Social Sciences.

2020-06-30, Vilnius, Lithuania, final international conference for the project: „Procedural safeguards of accused or suspected children”(IA-CHILD), organizer, Law Institute of the Lithuanian Centre for Social Sciences.

2019-12-05, Zagreb, Croatia, Workshop "The implementation of individual assessment – challenges, international perspective and good-practice examples”, organizer on behalf of the Law Institute of the Lithuania.

2019-06-27, Vilnius, Lithuania, Meeting Directive 2016/1919 New age of legal aid, organizer, Law Institute of the Lithuania.

2018-12-05, Vilnius, Lithuania, legal-practical conference Corruption and media, organizer, Law Institute of the Lithuanian Centre for Social Sciences.

 

Presentations at Conferences (from 2018):

2022, Legal protection of national minorities in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Poland: Current issues, International conference to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Law Institute, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2022-11-25.

 

Academic Visits:

2010 07 01 – 2011 10 01, Academic visit Pace Law School, USA, NewYork (Fulbright program). Supervisor: prof. dr. Richard Ottinger.

2010 12 09 – 2011 12 20, Academic visit Euroatom organization (Luxembourg) and DG Environment (Belgium). Supervisor: dr. Wolfgang Kilb.

 

Science Promotion (from 2018):

Limantė, Agnė; Nikartas, Simonas; Vaičiūnienė, Rūta; Apolevič, Jolanta. Know your rights. Vilnius: Lietuvos socialinių mokslų centro Teisės institutas, 2021.11.25.

 

National and International Awards:

2010, Fulbright Scholar award.