According to the statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, his candidacy was chosen by the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Foreign Minister of Switzerland Didier Burkhalter.
The OSCE Project Coordinator Office in Ukraine was opened in 1999 and has assisted Ukraine in implementing its international commitments on democracy, human rights, the rule of law and other areas supervised by the OSCE.
Vaidotas Verba is going to start work in Kiev on 1 September.
In the past Verba served as ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Lithuania to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. He had been minister-counsellor of Lithuania to Canada, deputy director and later director of the Consular Department of the Foreign Ministry.