Speaker - Ivo Josipovic

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Ivo Josipovic has been president of Croatia since January 10, 2010. In 2003, he became a member of the Croatian Parliament with the Social Democratic Party (SPD) and later served as vice president of the SDP Representatives' Group. From 2004-2009, he served on the committees of Judiciary; Constitution, Regulations, and Political Systems; and Conflict of Interest. President Josipovic received his law degree from the Faculty of Law at the University of Zagreb. From 2001-2003, he served as an expert for the Council of Europe. In 1995, he was an observer of the Croatian government at the International Criminal Tribunal. From 1991-2009, he served as director of the Music Biennale Zagreb, an international festival of contemporary music. President Josipovic holds a master’s degree in criminal law and a Ph.D. in criminal sciences. He also holds a degree from the Music Academy of Zagreb, where he was a lecturer. President Josipovic founded the Croatian Law Center, and later became its president.

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The Balkans 2010

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Balkan Reconciliation: Presidents of Serbia and Croatia

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