Speakers

The Honorable Davor Božinović

Vice-Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Croatia

and Minister of the Interior

  • Born on 27 December 1961 in Pula

  • Married, two children

Education

  • BA, MA and PhD in International Relations and National

Security, Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb

  • "Leaders for the 21st Century" Course at George C. Marshall

European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

  • "21st Century Governance Critical Skills for Leading &

Sustaining Innovative Organization", Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education program

 Professional Career

  • July 2019 - Vice Prime Minister of the Governemnt of the

Republic of Croatia for European and International Affairs and

Human Rights

  • June 2017 – Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Croatia

  • October 2016 – Chief of Staff of the Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia

  • February 2016 – Ambassador at the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs

  • March 2012 – Observer at the European Parliament

  • December 2011 – Member of the Croatian Parliament (Chairman of the Inter-parliamentary Cooperation Committee, Member of the Defence Committee, the Foreign Affairs Committee, the European Affairs Committee and the Committee on the Constitution, Standing Orders and Political System)

  • 2010-2011 – Minister of Defence of the Republic of Croatia

  • July 2009 – State Secretary for Political Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • September 2008 – State Secretary for European Integration, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • 2005 – Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the NATO

  • 2004 – Chief of Staff of the Office of the President of the Republic of Croatia

  • 2002 – Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to Serbia and Montenegro

  • 2001 – Chargé d’affaires ad interim of the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia to Belgrade

  • 2000 – Coordinator for relations with the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia with the rank of ambassador

  • 1999 – Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia with the rank of ambassador

  • 1997-1999 – Deputy Head and Head of Department on Neighbouring Countries in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the rank of Minister Counsellor

  • 1996 – Counsellor at the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • 1994-1996 – Counsellor at the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in Sofia, Bulgaria

  • 1994 – Senior Adviser in the Department for Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • 1990 – Chairman of the Draft Board in the Ministry of Defence

Scientific Work

  • Author and co-author of several books and a number of scientific and expert papers in the field of international relations and security

  • Lecturer at postgraduate studies in diplomacy at the University of Zagreb, graduate and doctoral studies in international relations and diplomacy at the Libertas University in Zagreb and at graduate studies in public administration at the University of Applied Sciences Baltazar in Zaprešić

  • Lecturer at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ban Josip Jelačić War School 

Political Engagement

  • Member of the Croatian Democratic Union

  • Advisor to the President of the Croatian Democratic Union

the Croatian Statehood Foundation’s Board Member

Vice Prime Minister & Minister of the Interior, Republic of Croatia

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