The International Position and Foreign Policy of Serbia

Friday, March 4, 2011
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 1219 International Affairs Building

Please join the Harriman Institute for a talk by H.E. Pavle Jevremović Former Permanent Representative of Serbia to the United Nations.

Ambassador Pavle Jevremovic served as Assistant Minister for European Union Affairs and Regional Integrations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Serbia and Montenegro, from 2005-2006. From 2003 to 2005 he was Ambassador of Serbia and Montenegro to the European Union in Brussels, Belgium, and from 2001 to 2003, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia to the same organization. In 2000-2001, he served as Foreign Policy Adviser to the President Elect and subsequently to the President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. From 1992 to 2000 was Minister-Counselor in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. From 1987 to 1992, Mr. Jevremovic was Director, Foreign Policy Department of the Presidency of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and from 1989, concurrently, Foreign Policy Adviser to the President.

Mr. Jevremovic worked in the Federal Secretariat for Foreign Affairs of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from 1973 until 1987 as follows: from 1973 to 1977 as Counselor, Political Affairs in his country's Embassy in New Delhi, India; 1977 to 1980 as Counselor, Policy Planning Department; 1980 to 1984 as Counselor, Political Affairs, in the Embassy in Washington D.C., United States; and 1984 to 1987 as Director, Department for South and South-East Asia. He began his professional career as a Research Scholar in the Institute of International Politics and Economics, Belgrade , where, from 1963 until 1973, he worked on a projects concerning social and political change in developing countries.

Mr. Jevremovic graduated in Law at the University of Belgrade in 1963. From 1968 to 1971 he undertook post-graduate studies at the Department of Political Science at the University of Delhi, India. In 1972 he obtained his masters degree in political science and administration at the University of Belgrade and, in 1973, his PhD in Political Science at the same University.

Co-sponsored by the Njegoš Endowment for Serbian Language and Culture at Columbia University