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16 October 2018

New Permanent Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina presents credentials

(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

VIENNA, 16 October (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United Nations (Vienna), Jugoslav Jovičić, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

During his career, Mr. Jovičić has served in various capacities, among them:

Professor for International Affairs and Development, University of Travnik (2012-2018); Professor, University "NUBL" in Banjaluka (2013-2015); Advisor to the Minister, Republic of Srpska Government, Ministry of Trade and Tourism (2012-2013); Dean, Faculty for Business and Financial Studies, University for Business Studies, Banjaluka (2009-2012); Director of Scientific Research Institute and Professor, Faculty of Business Economy, Banjaluka (2007-2009); Director, Regional Development Agency for NW B&H, ARDA NW B&H, Banjaluka (2006-2007); Director, Auro Ltd., Laktaši (2005-2007); Counsellor, G17 Institute, Beograd (2003-2004); Ambassador to Switzerland, Embassy in Bern (2001-2003); Minister Counsellor, Mission of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the European Community (EC), European Parliament and NATO, Brussels (2000-2001); Assistant Minister for Foreign Economic Affairs, Republic of Srpska Government, Ministry for Foreign Economic Affairs, Banjaluka (1999-2000); Programme Assistant and Senior Programme Assistant, UNDP/UNOPS, Banjaluka (1996-1999); Inspector, Republic of Srpska Foreign Currency Inspectorate, Banjaluka (1993-1996); and Export Administrator/ Senior Export Administrator, Air Force Depot "Kosmos", Banjaluka (1987-1993).

Mr. Jovičić holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master's degree in Economic Sciences from the University of Banja Luka. He also obtained a Ph.D. in Economics and Law Science from the Faculty of Business Economy, Banja Luka.

He speaks Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian and English.

Mr. Jovičić is married and has two children.

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