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Ambassador Dr. Ugljesa Zvekic Former Permanent Representative of the Republic of Serbia to the UN

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Ambassador Dr. Ugljesa (Ugi) Zvekic

Former Permanent Representative of the Republic of Serbia to the UN and other international organizations in Geneva


Born on 2 August 1950 in Belgrade, Serbia, Ambassador Zvekic holds a law degree (LL.B), MA and PhD in sociology/law. He was a country representative in the UN-sponsored World Youth Forum (USA, 1969) and Fulbright Scholar (1973-75). Recipient of the 2017 Transparency Award by the European Public Law Organization (EPLO).


Current positions:
  • Senior Advisor, Global Initiative  against Transnational Organized Crime;
  • Adjunct Professor: Law School, University of Belgrade, Serbia; School of Government, LUISS, Rome, Italy;  Law School, University Rome III, Rome, Italy;
  • Member of the Assessment Advisory Board of the Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani Anti-Corruption Excellence Award (Vienna/Geneva);
  • Member of the Academic Council to the United Nations System (ACUNS) in Vienna, Austria;
  • Consultant, UNODC (Vienna, Austria)/UNITAR (Geneva, Swiss)

Main career positions:
  • Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Serbia to the UN in Geneva;
  • Chief, Strategic Planning Unit, UNODC, Vienna, Austria;
  • Deputy Representative/ OIC, United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Regional Office for Southern Africa, Pretoria, South Africa;
  • Deputy Director/ OIC, United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), Rome, Italy;
  • Member of the UN High-level Programme Coordination Committee;
  • Scientific Counsellor, Institute of Criminological and Sociological Research, Belgrade, Serbia; Honorary Professor, University of Hull, UK; External Ph.D Examiner, University of Cape Town, South Africa;
  • Founder of the Legal Anti-Corruption Clinique, University of Belgrade, Serbia;
  • Founder of the South East European Academic Anti-Corruption Network;

Main positions in multilateral diplomacy:
  • President of the General Assemblies of  World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) , 2011 – 2013
  • Chair of the Commission and the Executive Committee/ Bureau of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), 2011 – 2013
  • Member of the Foundation Councils of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), the Geneva Centre for Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)

Publications
  • Over 15 authored and/or edited books; over 100 articles in scientific journals

Main topical areas:
  • Multilateral diplomacy
  • Global anti-corruption (teaching and policy advice)
  • Transnational organized crime, criminal justice and security reform
  • Geopolitics and political tension management
  • Strategic planning, results-based programme management


Contact:

E-mail: uzvekic@hotmail.com
 Tel: +43 664 1782790; +39 349 148 3592 / +41 79 769 9603/+38 63 75 45 918

 

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