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  • International Scientific Conference

    The International Scientific Conference entitled: " Cultural and Historical Heritage of Serbia Abroad " will be held at the the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on September 21st 2017. Detailed informations and application form can been found here.

Lecture

15 May 2017

Dr. Dragan Petrović, Professorial Fellow of the IIPE, delivered lecture “The 2017 presidential elections in France” as a part of the IIPE monthly seminar. The lecture, which was attended by researchers of the Institute and the new group of IIPE interns, Dr. Petrovic gave remarks on the social, economic and political factors that had shaped the French public opinion in the election campaign during the recent presidential elections and eventually led to the victory of Mr. Emmanuel Macron. The discussion was mostly centred around some claims on the crisis of the Fifth Republic.

Discussion panel

11 May 2017

The IIPE organised a panel discussion "Greater Albania: Utopia or reality at front door." The opening statements of Dr. Aleksandar Životić, Professor Milomir Stepić and Živojin Rakočević, MA, were followed by a discussion. The issue of Greater Albania was considered from the historical, geopolitical and political point of view. It was pointed out in the introductory presentations that there are a number of reasons why this question is topical in this moment, and that it is necessary to organise further panel discussions to bring more light to it.

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Former IIPE’s directors gathering

10 May 2017

Тhe regular annual meeting with the former director of the IIPE was held at the Institute for International Politics and Economics, on May 10, 2017. Within the meeting, the former directors of IIPE were informed about current tasks and plans, in the year when the IIPE marks it’s 70 anniversary.

International Cooperation

5 May 2017

Prof. Taro Tsukimura from Japanese Doshisha University, on the 5th of May 2017, visited Institute of International Politics and Economics and talked to Prof. Dr. Branislav Djordjević, Director, and his associates, Dr. Slobodan Janković, Head of Department for Foreign Policy Studies, and M.Sc. Ivona Lađevac, Coordinator for international cooperation and projects.
The topic of discussion was the retrospective of ten-years long cooperation and future plans.

International Cooperation

26 April 2017

Vladimir Trapara, PhD, the Head of Department of international security studies of the IIPE, on April 26 2017 visited the Embassy of the Republic of India, on invitation by the Ambassador H.E. Narinder Chauhan. The meeting was also attended by the two Indian international relations and security researchers: Jagannath P. Panda, Phd, from the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, and Arun Sahgal, PhD, from Delhi Policy Group, with whom Trapara spoke about establishing cooperation between their scientific institutions and the IIPE.

International Cooperation

24 April 2017

Delegation of Institute of International Politics and Economics, consisted of Mr. Dragan Đoković, a member of Institute's Governing Board, Prof. Branislav Djordjević, Director, and Mr. Ivona Lađevac, Coordinator for International Cooperation, upon the invitation of the organizers, participated at the international conference "Common Challenges and Solutions of China-CEE Cooperation" that followed the opening ceremony of the China Institute - CEE, in Budapest on April 24th 2017.

On the sidelines of the meeting, the IIPE's delegation met Prof. Huang Ping, Director-General, and Dr. Liu Zuokui, Director of the Department for Central and East European Studies of the Institute of European Studies, Beijing, and discused plans for enhancing cooperation between the two institutes, as well as within the Network of 16 + 1.

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Reception of volunteers

24 April 2017

The Institute of International Politics and Economics has organized a reception of volunteers, on April 24th 2017, selected at Open Call for short-term volunteering, after conducted procedure. The seventh cycle of volunteering will be realizing up to June 30, 2017.The ceremony, beside five volunteers, gathered Assistant Director of Scientific and Research Department, coordinator as well as mentors assigned to volunteers. Within the ceremony, volunteers were met with Bуe-law on volunteering of the IIPE, Law on Scientific Research, as well as research and organizational activities of the Institute, where they will be engaged.

Ambassadors' Forum

20 April 2017

Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Marko Đurić, gave a lecture entitled "The current state of the dialogue between Belgrade and Priština", at the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on April 20th 2017. The lecture, that was part of the IIPE Ambassadors' Forum, was attended by representatives of the diplomatic corps, academic community and students of University of Belgrade.

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Seminar IIPE

18 April 2017

Senior Research Fellow of IIPE Dobrica Vesić, PhD, gave a lecture "Economic and political component of corruption and money laundering,"on April 18th 2017. The lecture that was attended by employees of the Institute, adressed main conditions for economic and political dimension of corruption as a form of economic and financial crime, which threatens the vital social values. The lecture was followed by discussion.

Discussion panel

3 April 2017

The discussion panel "Serbia and the Neighborhood: Problems and Prospects" was held at the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on April 3rd 2017. Introductory lectures were given by Prof. Dragan Đukanović, Faculty of Political Science University of Belgrade, Stevan Gajić, PhD, the Institute of European Studies, Vladimir Ajzenhamer, МА, Research Associate, Faculty of Security Studies, University of Belgrade and Nenad Vasić, Research Felloow of IIPE. The Panel was moderated by Milovan Radaković, Research Fellow of IIPE, and followed by discussion.

International Cooperation

29 March 2017

Director of the Institute of International Politics and Economics Ph. D. Branislav Đorđević hosted H.E. Mr. Yoo Dae Jong, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, and Mr. Park Kichang Minister-Counsellor, on 29 March 2017.
The main topic was possibility for enhancing cooperation.

IIPE Seminar

20 March 2017

Sanja Jelisavac Trošić, PhD, Research Fellow of IIPE, gave a lecture entitled “Trade Facilitation Agreement of WTO” on March 20, 2017. The lecture, that is a part of regular IIPE Seminar, was attended by employees of the IIPE and followed by discussion.

Award of Certificates on completion of Winter School of IIPE

20 March 2017

The second Winter School of International Relations of IIPE entitled "Contemporary international relations between theory and practice" finalized on March 20, 2017, by award certificates on successful completion to participants of the School. Prof. Branislav Đorđević, director of IIPE and coordinator of School Vladimir Trapara, PhD, gave introductory speeches. Boško Kalanović was nominated as the most prominent participant of the second generation of the Winter School.

Lecture

10 March 2017

Mr. Srđa Trifković, PhD, gave a lecture entitled „Trump Against the deep State - Chronicle of the coup that lasts“, at the IIPE, on March 10th 2017. The lecture that gathered representatives of the scientific and academic community, related to limitations and scope of the new US Governement and announced measures of American foreign policy changes. Prof. Trifković highlighted the issue of intra-obstruction within the system, statements of former officials and functioning of administation as well. Within discussion that followed the lecture, reffering to the US policy toward Serbia and Balkans, Prof. Trifković stressed reduced interest of US Government for this part of Europe.

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International cooperation

9 March 2017

The Institute of International Politics and Economics was visited by H.E. Alona Fisher Kamm, Ambassador of Israel in Belgrade, on March 9, 2017. During the conversation with the Director of the Institute, Prof. Branislav Đorđević and Coordinator of the Institute’s Ambassador’s Forum, Mihajlo Vučić, PhD, the main topic was possibility of re-establish cooperation and academic contacts with similar institutions in Israel.

International Women's Day

8 March 2017

The cocktail organized in honor of the International Women's Day, gathered employees of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on March 8th 2017.

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International Cooperation

7 March 2017

H.E. Mr. Mohammed Nabhan, Ambassador of the State of Palestine in the Republic of Serbia has visited Institute of International Politics and Economics on March 7th, 2017 and met Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of Institute.

Topic of their discussion were t possibilities for enhancing cooperation between the Embassy of the State of Palestine and Institute.

Info

24 February 2017

The Institute of International Politics and Economics celebrated its slava St. Simeon Mirotocivi on February 24th 2017.

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International Cooperation

21 February 2017

Director of the Institute of International Politics and Economics Prof. Branislav Đorđević on 21st of February 2017, hosted H.E. Mr. Hussein M. Abdullahi, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Belgrade and his associates Mr. Mohammad Javad Izadi and Mr. Mohammad Reza Mottaghi. The main topic of conversation was possibility for improvement of cooperation.

Rewards

15 February 2017

For outstanding achievements and contribution to the study of international relations, as well on the occasion of the 70 anniversary, by the decree of the President of the Republic of Serbia, No. KOPR 19 of 9th of February 2017, Institute of International Politics and Economics was awarded the Sretenje Medal.

During the ceremony held on the National Day of the Republic of Serbia, on 15th of February 2017, in the Presidency of Serbia, the President of the Republic, Tomislav Nikolić presented the Medal to the Director of Institute, Prof. Branislav Djordjević.


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Rewards

6 February 2017

Within the ceremony on the occasion of the Day of the Institute of Strategic Research of the Ministry of Defense, the Institute of International Politics and Economics was awarded for successful scientific cooperation during 2016.

23 January 2017

Director of Institute of International Politics and Economics, Prof. Branislav Đorđević, sings Book of Condolences in the Embassy of Iran on the occasion of fire and collapsing of Plasco building in Tehran.

IIPE 69th Anniversary

8 December 2016

The Institute of International Politics and Economics celebrated an official event marking its 69th Anniversary, on December 8th 2016. The event gathered representatives of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, the diplomatic corps, as well as the academic and scientific community. Within event, Library and Memorial room named "Dr Predrag Simić" was opened. On that occasion employees of IIPE were awarded for achieved results. Additionaly, last editions of IIPE journals were promoted. Opening remarks were given by Prof. Branislav Đorđević, director of IIPE, Mr. Zoran Jeftić, Head of the Governing Board, and Ms. Edita Stojić Karanović, former IIPE director.

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Discussion Panel

7 December 2016

The Discussion Panel entitled „Serbia and the Balkans in the new world trends” was held at the Institute of International Politics and Economics on December 7th 2016, on the occasion of the IIPE 69th Anniversary. Introductory lectures were given by Mr. Jovan Ćirić, Director of the Institute of Comparative Law, Prof. Ivo Visković, Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade and Mr. Dragan Đukanović, Senior Research Fellow of IIPE. The Panel was moderated by Dragan Petrović, Senior Research Fellow of IIPE.

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Humanitarian action

7 December 2016

The Institute of International Politics and Economics has organized a humanitarian action of collecting clothes and footwear for the "Shelter for Adults and Elderly" in Belgrade, in December 2016, on the occasion of the IIPE 69th Anniversary. Employees of the IIPE have contributed to the action by donating some of their clothes and footwear. Representatives of the Institute have delivered collected clothes to the Shelter on December 7th 2016. On that occasion, they were hosted by Mr. Prvoslav Nikolić, director of the Shelter, for the third time.

Rewards

29 November 2016

For its 41st anniversary, Faculty of Security Studies organized a ceremony during which, among other, rewards and plaquets awarded to individuals and institutions for the successful cooperation. Institute of International Politics and Economics is among awardees.

International cooperation

16 November 2016

H.E. LI Manchang, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of Serbia, on November 16th 2016, upon the invitation of the Director, Prof. Dr. Branislav Djordjevic, delivered a lecture at Institute of International Politics and Economics.
Addressing to the representatives of the academic, scientific and wider public audience, Ambassador Li spoke of the People's Republic of China and relations between the PRC and the Republic of Serbia. He pointed out that, despite the differences in size of territory and population, the two countries cooperate successfully for decades mutually respecting the principles of international law and peaceful coexistence. Ambassador Li said, among other things, said that our two countries share a common anti-fascist past, and that, on these grounds, we are bound with deep respect and sincere friendship. Being itself a developing country, China is firmly committed to contribute to the accelerated development of the Republic of Serbia through investments in various economic sectors. So far realized projects such as the bridge Zemun-Borca, TE Obrenovac, Smederevo steel plant, confirms this commitment.

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Award of Certificates on Volunteering

10 November 2016

The sixth cycle of short-term volunteering at the Institute of International Politics and Economics finalized on November 10th 2016 with award of certificates on volunteering. The ceremony, apart from four volunteers was witnessed by Director and Secretary of Institute, members of the Collegium as well as mentors assigned to volunteers.

Discussion Panel

7 November 2016

The Discussion Panel entitled „Paris Climate Agreement - one year later“ was held at the IIPE on November 7th 2016. After opening speeches were given by Prof. Branislav Đorđević, director of IIPE and Mr. Dragoljub Todić, coordinator of the Panel, the Panel included introductory lectures wich provided observing the obstacles, the priorities and results of the Republic of Serbia in the implementation of international obligations in the field of climate change. Papers were presented by Prof. Ratko Kadović, Faculty of Forestry, University of Belgrade, Prof. Vladimir Đurđević, Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade, Mr. Dejan Lekić, assistant director of the Agency for Environmental Protection, Mrs. Snežana Glumac, Assistant Secretary of the Secretariat for Environmental Protection, City of Belgrade and Mr. Siniša Mitrović, representative of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia. Introductory lectures were basis for quality discussions among representatives of the scientific and academic communities, as well as non-governmental and public sector.

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Volunteers’ paper presentations

7 November 2016

Volunteers of the Institute оf International Politics and Economics, presented their research papers on chosen topics, on November 7th 2016. Presentation of papers was part of the final volunteers’ activities in the sixth cycle of short-term volunteering and attended by researchers of the IIPE.

Discussion Panel

1 November 2016

The Discussion Panel entitled „Constitution of the Republic of Serbia since 2006 - Adventages and Limitations" was held at the Conference Hall of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on November 1st 2016. The Panel was organized in cooperation with the Institute of Comparative Law. After opening speeches were given by Mr. Dragan Đukanović, Assistant Director of Scientific and Research dpt. of IIPE and Mr. Jovan Ćirić, Director of the Institute of Comparative Law, the panel concluded five sessions. Presenters were Prof. Vladan Petrov, Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, Mr. Vladimir Đurić, PhD, the Institute of Comparative Law, Prof. Olivera Vučić, judge on the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Dragan Đukanović, Senior Research Fellow of IIPE and Mr. Oliver Nikolić, PhD, the Institute of Comparative Law. Topics that were discussed, related to the characteristics of the Serbia's Constitution of 2006 and the constitutional identity of the Republic of Serbia, position of the constitutional courts in the constitutional system of the Republic of Serbia, Constitution in the context of European integration and human and minority rights and freedoms.

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International cooperation

26 October 2016

H.E. Mrs. Oana-Cristina Popa, Ambassador of Romania to the Republic of Serbia, accompanied with Mr. Flavius Cosmin Halacescu, Minister Counsellor, has visited Institute of International Politics and Economics on October 26, 2016.
Director, Prof. Branislav Đorđević and MSc Ivona Lađevac, Coordinator for international cooperation and projects talked to respectable guests. During the meeting Prof. Đorđević introduced guests with a history and organizational structure of IIPE as well the areas of research interest. Referring to traditional relations between Serbia and Romania, Prof. Đorđević pointed out to the significance of developing relations between IIPE and Romanian research-scientific institutions. H.E. Mrs. Popa agreed that improvement of scientific cooperation is important component of developing of bilateral relations between two countries and pledged its support.

International cooperation

24 October 2016

During his visit to Belgrade, H.E. Dr. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi, Director of the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research from Abu Dhabi, met with representatives of Institute International Politics and Economics, Prof. Zoran Jeftić, President of the Governing Board and Ph.D. Srđan Korać, Head of the Department for International Security Studies. Topics of discussion included the opportunities for promotion of scientific cooperation.
Accompanied by Ph.D. Srđan Korać, H.E. Dr. Al-Suwaidi visited the Book Fair.

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Scientific Conference

19 October 2016

The Institute of International Politics and Economics organised the conference on the impact of Serbian military neutrality policy on stability and security in Europe, in cooperation with the Institute for Strategic Studies at the Serbian Ministry of Defence, and with the support of the Hanns Seidel Foundation for Serbia and Montenegro, on October 19th 2016.

The conference was opened by Mr. Miloš Janković, the acting Assistant Minister of Defence for Human Resources, who greeted the gathering as an exceptional opportunity for scholars and professionals to share their views on the challenges and risks faced by Serbia in the context of its military neutrality policy as well as on the limitations and prospects of the concept of war neutrality adopted by the Serbian Government as a tool for implementation of foreign policy. At the opening ceremony participants were addressed also by Professor Branislav Đorđević, director of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, Professor Jovanka Šaranović, director of the Institute for Strategic Studies, and Mr. Lutz Kober, director of the Office of Hanns Seidel Foundation for Serbia and Montenegro.

Since the proclamation of the Serbian military neutrality policy by the National Assembley in 2007, the political debate has been centred around conflicting and often unsubstantiated opinions about whether this policy contributes to achieving of foreign policy goals and strengthening the position of our country in the international system. The participants discussed these issues in three panels. The first panel was devoted to the conceptual, historical and comparative perspectives of the military neutrality policy in international relations in general. The second panel discussed the outcomes and limitations of the current Serbian military neutrality policy, while the participants in third panel analyse the Serbian neutrality in the context of stability and security in the region and Europe. Besides scholars and academic community, the conference gathered the representatives of the Ministry of Defense and other government bodies and public institutions.

International cooperation

14 October 2016

H.E. Mr. Alexandre Addor Neto, former Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil in Belgrade, has visited Institute of International Politics and Economics on October 14, 2016 and talked to Director, Prof. Branislav Đorđević. The main topic of conversation was possibility for improving of scientific cooperation.

International cooperation

13 October 2016

Member of the Governing Board, Mr. Dragan Djoković, and Prof. Branislav Djordjević, Director of Institute of International Politics and Economics, met H.E. Mr. Li Manchang, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of People's Republic of China to the Republic of Serbia, on October 13th, 2016. During the discussion, emphasis was given to the cooperation of Institute with related scientific institutions in the PR of China, as well as the joint activities of the Embassy of the PR of China and Institute's contribution to the relations between our two countries.

IIPE Seminar

10 October 2016

Milovan Radaković, PhD, Research Fellow of IIPE, gave a lecture entitled “The Position of the Republic of Serbia in the Region“ on October 10, 2016. The lecture, that is a part of regular IIPE Seminar, was attended by employees of the IIPE and followed by discussion.

International Cooperation

06 October 2016

Upon the invitation of Mr. Toshiya Abe, Director of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Balkan Office, Prof. Dr. Branislav Djordjevic, Director of Institute for International Politics and Economics, on the 6th of October 2016, met with Prof. Dr. Shinichi Kitaoka, President of JICA.
The topic of discussion was the current international relations, with particular reference to migrant crisis, but also the activities of JICA.

International cooperation

23 September 2016

The International Scientific Conference entitled: "Preserving and Protecting Cultural and Historical Heritage of Serbia Abroad " was held at the Conference Hall of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on September 23rd 2016. It was seventh thematic international conference referring to preserving and protecting cultural and historical heritage of Serbia abroad. Besides IIPE, the conference was hosted by the Institute of Economic Sciences and the Central Institute for Conservation as well. After prof. Branislav Đorđević, director of IIPE, had opened the Conference and welcomed participants, opening speech was given by Mr. Vladimir Popović, PhD, Secretary of State, Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia. This year, the conference was realized within four panels and comprised 32 research papers, presented by authors from Serbia and abroad. Finally, the conference provided international and regional scientific exchanges while addressing the relevant topic. The main topics related to diaspora and preservation of cultural and religious identity from a theological perspective, religion as a key component of national identity etc.

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Reception of volunteers

20 September 2016

The Institute of International Politics and Economics has organized a reception of volunteers, on September 20th 2016, selected at Open Call for short-term volunteering, after conducted procedure. The sixth cycle of volunteering will be realizing from September 20th up to November 14th 2016. The ceremony, beside four volunteers, gathered Secretary and Director of the Institute, Assistant Director of Scientific and Research Department, coordinator as well as mentors assigned to volunteers. Within the ceremony, volunteers were met with Bуe-law on volunteering of the IIPE, Law on Scientific Research, as well as research and organizational activities of the Institute, where they will be engaged.

International cooperation

20 September 2016

H.E. Mrs. Adela Mayra Ruiz García, Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in Republic of Serbia has visited Institute of International Politics and Economics on September 20th, 2016.
Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of Institute, and H.E. Ruiz García discussed about possibilities for enhancing cooperation between the Embassy of Cuba and Institute and possibilities to establish scientific cooperation between IIPE and Cuban institutions of similar profile.

Workshop

13 September 2016

The Workshop „Global Career Development Program“ was organized by the IIPE and Dodai, on September 13rd 2016, as final part of the Conference, at the at Conference Hall of IIPE. Within three sessions, Japanese group of nine students from Doshisha University was presenting results of their research, field work and internships. Additionally, presenters had fruitful discussions with representatives of Doshisha University, Mitsubishi Corporation and Japanese International Cooperation Agency. After successful scientific conference anf following workshop, Japanese students, accompanied with their host Mr. Slobodan Janković, Research Fellow of IIPE, paid a visit the “Military Museum", Belgrade.

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International Scientific Conference

12 September 2016

The Institute of International Politics and Economics and Doshisha University marked tenth year of cooperation by organizing a conference titled “Social and Economic Problems and Challenges in Contemporary World”. The conference was held on September 12th 2016, at the IIPE, with the participation of 17 presenters. The conference divided in three panels was opened with speeches of Prof. Taro Tsukimura of Doshisha University, H.E. Juichi Takahara, Аmbassador of Japan, Mr. Aleksandar Janković, and Head of the Department for Asia, Pacific and Australia at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia, and of IIPE`s director Branislav Đorđević. Conference, divided in three panels covered major challenges in contemporary world from the issue of natiоnal sovereignty and referendums (Tsukimura), through bioethical challenges (Đurković), world war prospects (Janković), analysis of the changing Global strategy of EU and its implications vis-a-vis Western Balkans (Higashino). Analysis of the process of civilian takeover of political power in Turkey (Iwasaka), of the UK`s identity in light of the Brexit, case of Ebola and securitization of health (Novičić), position of the Japanese women in science and engineering (Kodate) and UN Blue Helmets as security threat – as sexual predators (Korać) along other papers offered diverse insights in multitude of social and economic processes of the contemporary world.

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Round table

11 July 2016

Institute of International Politics and Economics (IIEP) on 11th July 2016 hosted round table “International Law - Serbia’s and China’s perspective, future and cooperation”. At this event, guests of the IIEP were professors from Faculty of International Law China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL), namely professor Canling Lin, professor Hua Lan, professor Hongyan Guo, professor Lijiang Zhu, professor Zhe Jin. At this colloquia were discussed several current international law issues, including Judiciary in International Law, Legislation of Prevention and Control of China's Natural Disasters, Treaty Issues on Sovereignty Dispute Over The Diaoyu Island between China and Japan, The Status Quo and Issues of Chinese Refugees Legal System, China's Response Management System on Disasters, Cyber Sovereignty and Cyber Security: China's Policy, Law and Practice, International Rule of Law. Alongside professors CUPL, lectures were given by the host, Dr. Marko Novaković, by another member of IIEP, Dr. Duško Dimitrijević and by the director of the Institute of Comparative Law, Dr. Jovan Ćirić. Joint impression of all participants was that round table was very successful and that it presents good foundation for the future cooperation between Chinese and Serbian scientific communities.

International cooperation

28 June 2016

H.E. Mr. Lee Do-hoon, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Republic of Serbia, accompanied with Kichang Park, Deputy Chief of Mission Minister Counsellor, has visited Institute of International Politics and Economics on June 28, 2016. Director, Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Dr Srđan Korać, Head of the Department for International Security and MSc Ivona Lađevac, Coordinator for international cooperation and projects talked to respectable guests. During the meeting Prof. Đorđević introduced guests with a history and organizational structure of IIPE as well the areas of research interest. Referring to good bilateral relations between Serbia and the Republic of Korea, Prof. Đorđević pointed out to the significance of the establishing connections between IIPE and similar South Korean institute. Highlighting the importance of the improvement of scientific cooperation, H.E. Mr. Lee Do-hoon promised to contribute in establishing such cooperation in short-term.

Award of Certificates on Volunteering

20 June 2016

The fifth cycle of short-term volunteering at the Institute of International Politics and Economics finalized on June 20, 2016 with award of certificates on volunteering. The ceremony, apart from four volunteers, were witnessed by Director and Secretary of Institute, members of the Collegium as well as mentors assigned to volunteers.

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International Scientific Conference

17 June 2016

The Institute of International Politics and Economics hosted representatives of the Institute of European Studies of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing and Foreign Studies University, Beijing, on June 16-19th 2016, within the official visit of the President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping to Serbia. On that occasion, the IIPE has organized an international scientific conference entitled „Danube River and New Silk Road“, on June 17th, in cooperation with authorized ministries of the Republic of Serbia. Regarding the fruitful scientific cooperation between IIPE and partners from China over the past few years, the conference aimed at scientific observing the possible functional linking the Danube'с potential with Chinese's global strategy of development of the New Silk Road, through both its geopolitical and geo-economic vision: Silk Road Economic Belt and Maritime Silk Road, for the 21st century.

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International cooperation

24 May 2016

In cooperation with Embassy of Mexico, Institute of International Politics and Economics has hosted celebration of 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Mexico and Serbia. Representatives of diplomatic and consular corps, as well friends of Mexican Embassy were greeted by H.E. José Humberto Castro Villalobos, Minister Plenipotentiary of Mexico in Belgrade, Ambassador Danilo Pantović, Head of Serbian MFA Division for North and South America and Prof. Dr Branislav Đorđević, Director of IIPE. Prof. Dr Slobodan Pajović, Rector of the University “John Naisbitt” gave a lecture on bilateral relations between two countries.

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International cooperation

19 May 2016

Delegation consists of former ambassadors of PR of China, accompanied with H.E. Li Manchang, Ambassador of China in Serbia, has visited Institute of International Politics and Economics on 19 May 2016. Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of IIPE, and associates of Institute, discussed with distinguished guests about further strengthening of ties and relations between the People's Republic of China and Republic of Serbia, as well about the current situation in the European Union and the region.

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International Scientific Conference

9 May 2016

International Scientific Conference “Youth Perspectives in the united Europe“ was held at the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on May 9th 2016 in cooperation with the Hans Seidel Foundation. After prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of IIPE, had opened the Conference and welcomed participants, introductory speeches were given by Mrs. H.E. Dagmar Repcekova (Dagmar Repčeková), Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to Belgrade, Mr. Nikola Tanić, asssistent minister of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia and Mr. Lutz Kober, Head of the Office of the Hanns Seidel Foundation for Serbia and Montenegro. On the occasion of the Europe Day, the Exhibition „Serbia on the road to European Union“ was opened in the IIIPE Library, in cooperation with EU Info Center. Head of the IIPE Library Gordana Terzić, briefed the attendees about the history of library and the history of relations between the European Union and SFRY, now Republic of Serbia. The conference included three working session and the most important topics that were discussed related to the youth in the context of the protection of human rights in the European system, the youth and European identity and social and economic challenges that youth are faced in the united Europe. The conference was attended by 40 young representatives of scientific and academic community and moderated by Mihajlo Vučić, PhD, Research Fellow of the IIPE and Marko Novaković, PhD, Research Fellow of the IIPE.

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Reception of volunteers

5 May 2016

The Institute of International Politics and Economics has organized a reception of volunteers, on May 5th 2016, selected at Open Call for short-term volunteering, after conducted procedure. The fifth cycle of volunteering will be realizing from May 5th up to June 17th 2016. The ceremony, beside four volunteers, gathered Secretary and of the Institute, members of the Collegium, heads of departments of the Institute, as well as mentors assigned to volunteers. Within the ceremony, volunteers were met with Bуe-law on volunteering of the IIPE, Law on Scientific Research, as well as research and organizational activities of the Institute, where they will be engaged.

Ambassadors' Forum

27 April 2016

H.E. Mr. Oleksandr Aleksandrovych, Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Serbia, gаve a lecture entitled „Methods of Hybrid War: Ukrainian Case Study“ on April 27th 2016 at the IIPE. Тhe lecture was part of regular monthly sessions of the Ambassadors' Forum and gathered representatives from embassies, state authorities and academic community as well. The lecture was followed by discussion.

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International cooperation

26 April 2016

Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of Institute of International Politics and Economics and H. E. Mrs. Narinder Chauhan, Ambassador of India, have signed Memorandum on Cooperation between IIPE and Association of Indian Diplomats on April 26th 2016. Signing of Memorandum was witnessed by Mr Aleksandar Janković, Head of the Asia, Australia and Pacific Department at the Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Former IIPE's directors gathering

25 April 2016

Former directors of the IIPE, Mr. Vatroslav Vekarić, Mr. Aleksandar Fatić and Mrs. Edita Stojić Karanović visited the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on April 25th 2016. Guests were hosted by Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of the IIPE. The purpose of the meeting was to observe results of IIPE in the previous period as well as consider the future prospects. Additionally, Prof. Branislav Đorđević, pointed out the most important achievements in the last year and challenges that IIPE is currently facing with.

Award Certificates on Volunteering

08 April 2016

The fourth cycle of short-term volunteering at the Institute of International Politics and Economics, finalized on April 8th 2016. On that occasion, volunteers were granted by certificates on volunteering, with the aim of promoting science in society. The ceremony, beside volunteers, gathered Secretary and Director of the Institute, members of the Collegium, heads of departments of the Institute, as well as mentors assigned to volunteers.

 

Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia paid a visit IIPE

07 April 2016

Mr. Srđan Verbić, Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia, accompanied with Mr. Nikola Tanić, Deputy Minister of Science have visited the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on April 7th 2106. Guests met Prof. Zoran Jeftić, Chairman of the Board, Prof. Vladan Jončić, member of the Board and Prof. Branislav Đordjević, Director of IIPE. The meeting was aimed at discussing the Institute's position in the system of scientific and research organizations of the Republic of Serbia as well as the new project cycle and plans for the next period. Highlighting research tradition, credibility and scientific contribution of the IIPE through the last seven decades, Minister Verbić pointed out that Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development supports the achievements of the Institute, and that will consider perspectives of further work and functioning of Institute.

Volunteers’ paper presentations

04 April 2016

Volunteers of the Institute оf International Politics and Economics, presented their research papers on chosen topics, on April 4th 2016. Presentation of papers was part of the final volunteers’ activities in the fourth cycle of short-term volunteering and attended by researchers of the IIPE.

Lecture

01 April 2016

Ioannis Th. Mazis, Professor of Economic Geography and Geopolitics, Faculty of Turkish and Modern Asian Studies, University of Athens, gаve а lecture entitled „А Current Review of the Re-distribution of DAESH’s Power in the Greater Middle East”, at the IIPE, on April 1st 2016.

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International cooperation

01 April 2016

Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of Institute of International Politics and Economics and Professor Ioannis Th. Mazis, Director of Laboratory of Geopolitical Analysis of the wider Middle East and Turkey, Athens, Greece, on April 1st 2016 have signed Memorandum on Cooperation.

Round Table

24 March 2016

The round table "Security Challenges of the Contemporary World", was held at the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on March 24th 2016. The event was organized in cooperation with the Faculty of Security Studies, University of Belgrade, Sector for Defense Policy, Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Serbia and the Military Medical Academy, Belgrade. After Prof. Branislav Đorđević, director of the IIPE had given welcoming speech, Prof. Stanislav Stojanović, from the Strategic Research Institute, gave an introductory lecture and opened the first panel. 14 representatives of the academic and scientific community, presented their papers. The main topics that were discussed within two panels of the Round Table related to the environmental security, contemporary security challenges like terrorism, cyber terrorism, securitization of health, bioterrorism, etc. The Table was moderated by Vidoje Golubović, PhD, Research Fellow of IIPE, Dragan Đukanović, PhD, Senior Research Fellow of IIPE and Zoran Jeftić, PhD, Chairman of the Board of the IIPE.

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International cooperation

23 March 2016

H.E. Mr. José Humberto Castro Villalobos, Minister Plenipotentiary of Mexico in Belgrade, has visited Institute of International Politics and Economics on March 23rd 2016 and talked to Dragan Đukanović, PhD, Deputy Director, and MSc Ivona Lađevac, Coordinator for International Cooperation and Projects. The main topic of discussion was celebration of 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between SFRJ, now Serbia, and Mexico.

IIPE Seminar

16 March 2016

Sanja Jelisavac Trošić, PhD, Research Fellow of IIPE, gave a lecture entitled “New Trends in International Trade” on March 16th 2016. The lecture, that is a part of regular IIPE Seminar, was attended by employees of the IIPE and followed by discussion.

International Cooperation

03 March 2016

H.E. Mr. Eldar Hasanov, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Belgrade, accompanied with associates, paid a visit the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on March 3rd 2016. The meeting was aimed at discussing the forms and areas of future cooperation between two institutions. During the meeting, guests were met with a history and organizational structure of IIPE as well the areas of research interest. Both sides have agreed that further improvement of cooperation between IIPE and similar Institute from Azerbaijan, would be in the mutual interest in the future.

International Cooperation

03 March 2016

H.E. Mrs. Dagmar Repcekova (Dagmar Repčeková), Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to Belgrade, paid a visit the Institute of International Politics and Economics on March, 3rd 2016. The meeting discussed possibilities of establishing future cooperation between two institutions.

Reception of volunteers

01 March 2016

Institute of International Politics and Economics has organized a reception of volunteers, on March 1st 2016, selected at Open Call for short-term volunteering, after conducted procedure. The fourth cycle of volunteering will be realizing from March 1st up to March 31st 2016. The ceremony, beside four volunteers, gathered Secretary and Director of the Institute, members of the Collegium, heads of departments of the Institute, as well as mentors assigned to volunteers. Within the ceremony, volunteers were met with Bуe-law on volunteering of the IIPE, Law on Scientific Research, as well as research and organizational activities of the Institute, where they will be engaged.

Info

26 February 2015

Employees of Institute of International Politics and Economics celebrated slava St. Simeon on February 26, 2016.

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International cooperation

02 February 2016

Prof. Taro Tsukimura, professor of Doshisha University, Japan, has visited Institute of International Politics and Economics and met with Deputy Director, Dr Dragan Đukanović, on February 2nd 2016. They discussed about organization of the 10th bilateral conference that, since 2007, each year in September is held at IIPE.

International cooperation

28 December 2015

Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of the Institute of International Politics and Economics and Mr. Valeriy Kopiyka, Director of the Institute of International Relations of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine, have signed a Memorandum of Uderstanding, between IIPE and the Institute of International Relations.

International cooperation

08 December 2015

On the occasion of the IIPE 68th Anniversary, Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of the Institute of International Politics and Economics and Mr. Tiberio Graziani, Head of the Institute of Geopolitics, Rome, have signed an Agreement on Scientific Cooperation, between IIPE and the Institute of Geopolitics, on December 8th 2015.

IIPE 68th Anniversary

08 December 2015

The Institute of International Politics and Economics celebrated an official event marking its 68th Anniversary, on December 8th 2015. The event gathered representatives of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, the diplomatic corps, as well as the academic and scientific community. On that occasion employees of IIPE were awarded for achieved results and volunteers of the Institute were granted by certificates on volunteering. Additionaly, the monograf „Savremeni terorizam“ was promoted as well as the last editions of IIPE journals. Opening remarks were given by Prof. Branislav Đorđević, director of IIPE, Mr. Zoran Jeftić, Head of the Governing Board, and Mr. Milan Šahović, former IIPE director.

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Discussion Panel

07 December 2015

Discussion Panel entitled „From Arab Spring to war in Syria: Birth of multipolar world and Middle East crises" was held at the Conference Hall of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on December 7th 2015. Slobodan Janković, PhD, Research Fellow of the IIPE opened and moderated the Panel. Introductory lectures wеre given by Mr. Dušan Simeonović, Serbia's former ambassador to Egypt, Palestine and Libya, Boško Jakšić, journalist, Daily Politika, Vladimir Ajzenhamer, МА, Research Associate, Faculty of Security Studies, University of Belgrade and Slobodan Janković, Research Fellow of IIPE. The Panel was followed by discussion.

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Humanitarian Action

07 December 2015

The Institute of International Politics and Economics has organized a humanitarian action of collecting clothes and footwear for the "Shelter for Adults and Elderly" in Belgrade, in December 2015. Employees and volunteers of the IIPE have contributed to the action by donating some of their clothes and footwear. Representatives of the Institute have delivered collected clothes to the Shelter on December 7th 2015. On that occasion, they were hosted by Mr. Prvoslav Nikolić, director of the Shelter, for the second time. In the future, the IIPE will continue its involvement in the humanitarian field.

Volunteers’ paper presentations

03 December 2015

Volunteers of the Institute оf International Politics and Economics, presented their research papers on chosen topics, on December 3rd 2015. Presentation of papers was part of the final volunteers’ activities in the third cycle of short-term volunteering and attended by researchers of the IIPE.

Participation of Representatives of IIPE in International Scientific Conference

24-25 November 2015

Representatives of the Institute of International Politics and Economics participated in the international scientific conference entitled "Yalta - Potsdam – Helsinki - Belgrade: In Search of Secure World Order", on 24-25th November 2015. The conference was held in Sava Center, Belgrade and discussed contemporary international issues,addressing historical and modern aspects of security and prospects of international cooperation for development and security in Europe and the world, in the 21st century.

International cooperation

24 November 2015

Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of the Institute of International Politics and Economics and Mr. Vladimir Ivanovic Yakunin, Chairman of the Committee of Trustees of the Center of National Glory and the Foundation of St. Andrew the First-Called, have signed an Agreement on Scientific Cooperation between the Institute of International Politics and Economics and the Faculty of Political Science, Moscow State University, on November 24th 2015.

International cooperation

23 November 2015

H.E. Mr. Arne Sannes Bjørnstad, Ambassador of Norway in Belgrade, has visited Institute of International Politics and Economics on November 23rd, 2015 and talked to Director, Prof. Branislav Đorđević. During the meeting, Prof. Đorđević introduced guest with a history and organizational structure of IIPE as well the areas of research interest. Prof. Đorđević pointed out to the significance of the establishing connections between IIPE and similar Institute from Norway. Highlighting the importance of the improvement of scientific cooperation, H.E. Mr. Bjørnstad promised to contribute in establishing such cooperation in short-term.

International Scientific Conference

19. November 2015

The Scientific Conference "The Dayton Agreement - Two Decades of Peace and Lessons for the World" was held at the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on November 19th 2015. The conference was organized in cooperation with the Faculty of Political Sciences, Banja Luka and the Representative Office of the Republic of Srpska in Belgrade. The opening remarks were given by Mr. Nenad Kecmanović, PhD, Faculty of Political Sciences, Banja Luka, Mr. Mlađen Cicović, Director of the Representative Office of the Republic of Srpska in Belgrade and prof. Branislav Đordjević, director of the Institute of International Politics and Economics. Within ceremonial part, Mr. Milorad Dodik, President of the Republic of Srpska, gave the keynote speech, addressing the current controversies regarding the Dayton Agreement. Referring to the increasing demands for a revision of the Dayton Agreement, Mr. Dodik stressed the importance of return to "original" Dayton, as a way of preventing from centralization and unitarization of BiH. The Conference aimed at scientific observing the status of the Republic of Srpska, two decades after the Dayton Agreement. The conference presented 29 research papers related to historical and international significance of Dayton constitutional design of BiH, nominal and real authority of the High Representative, the European perspective of the Republic of Serbian and BiH, etc.

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The IIPE Seminar

16 November 2015

Dragoljub Todić, PhD, Professorial Fellow of IIPE, gave a lecture entitled: „The Research Methodology and Methodology of Writing“, on November 16th 2015, within regular IIPE Seminar. The lecture was attended by employees of the IIPE and followed by discussion.

Vidoje Golubović Awarded

8 November 2015

Mr. Vidoje Golubović, PhD, Research Associate of IIPE, was awarded prize, on the occasion of the Day of Titel, on November 8th 2015, for contribution to the preservation and protection of cultural and historical heritage and publishing work, by the Mr. Dragan Božić, Mayor of Titel and Ms. Ivana Zečević, President of the Municipality of Titel.

PhD thesis Defense

6 November 2015

Vladimir Trapara, Research Associate of IIPE, earned his PhD degree, with thesis entitled "Russian Federation-United States of America Relations from 2009 to 2012 - Time of 'Reset'", at the International and European Studies, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade, on November 6th 2015.

International cooperation

3 November 2015

H.E. Mr. Juichi Takahara, Ambassador of Japan in Belgrade, on 3rd November 2015, in the Embassy's premises, hosted Director of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, Ph.D. Branislav Đorđević and M.Sc. Ivona Lađevac, Coordinator for international cooperation and projects. The enhancing of the existing cooperation between Institute and several Japanese universities headed by the Doshisha University as well the intensification of cooperation with the Embassy of Japan through the participation in events organized by the IIPE were main topics of the meeting.

Reception of volunteers

02. November 2015.

Institute of International Politics and Economics has organized a reception of volunteers, on November 2nd 2015, selected at Open Call for short-term volunteering, after conducted procedure. The third cycle of volunteering will be realizing from November 2nd up to December 8th 2015. The ceremony, beside volunteers, gathered Secretary and Director of the Institute, members of the Collegium, heads of departments of the Institute, as well as mentors assigned to volunteers. Within the ceremony, volunteers were met with Bуe-law on volunteering of the IIPE, Law on Scientific Research, as well as research and organizational activities of the Institute, where they will be engaged.

Exhibition on the occasion of the UN Day

23. October 2015

An Exhibition "Serbia and UN: Lessons from the Past and Vision for the Future", was organized at the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on October 23rd 2015, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia and UN Country Team in Serbia. The event was part of the UN 70th Anniversary Celebration. The exhibition was opened by Ms. Simona-Mirela Miculescu, Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UN Office in Belgrade and Mr. Veljko Odalović, Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia. After oppening speeches, Ms. Gordana Terzić, Head of the IIPE Library, briefed the attendees about the history of library. The exhibition of books and photographs presented literature from the UN Depository Library, the Library of the IIPE, as well as the historical development of relations between Yugoslavia and Serbia with the United Nations. The exhibition will be opened at the IIPE Library until November 8th 2015

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National Scientific Conference

22. October 2015

The Institute of International Politics and Economics organized a national scientific conference entitled "Serbia and UN: Lessons from the Past and Vision for the Future," at Serbia Palace, on October 22nd 2015. The conference was organized in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia and the UN Country Team in Serbia, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations. Within the ceremonial part, opening remarks were given by H.E. Mr. Ivica Dačić, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia, Ms. Simona-Mirela Miculescu, Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UN Office in Belgrade, Ms. Irena Vojackova Solorano (Irena Vojáčková Sollorano), UN Resident Coordinator in Serbia and prof. Branislav Đordjević, Director of the Institute of International Politics and Economics. The ceremonial part included opening of exhibition devoted to UN Day as well, which was followed by scientific conference’ opening. Within four panels, 17 representatives of the academic and scientific community presented their research papers. The conference comprised issues related to principal questions of the UN, the issues of international peace and security, human rights and international criminal law, as well as environmental protection and sustainable development. The conference was moderated by Dragan Đukanović, PhD, Senior Research Fellow of IIPE, Srđan Korać, PhD, Research Fellow of IIPE and Marko Novaković, PhD, Research Associate of IIPE.

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Discussion Panel

19. October 2015.

Тhe Discussion Panel entitled: „The Greek Debt Crisis: Causes and Possible Solutions“, was organized at the Institute of International Politics and Economics on October 19th 2015. Introductory lecture was given by Aleksandar Živković, PhD, Head of Department of Economic Affairs and Development, Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade and Pero Petrović, Professorial Fellow of the IIPE. Sanja Jelisavac Trošić, PhD, Research Fellow of the IIPE opened and moderated the Panel. The Panel addresed the structural causes of the financial crisis in Greece, as well as the possible repercussions on the international financial market and institutional structure of the European Union.The Panel was followed by discussion.

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The IIPE Seminar

14. October 2015.

Dragan Đukanović, Senior Research Fellow of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, gave a lecture entitled: “Serbia’s Bilateral Relations with Neighbours”, on October 14th 2015. The lecture was attended by employees of IIPE and followed by discussion.

International cooperation

13. October 2015.

H.E. Mr. Oleksandr Aleksandrovych, Ambassador of Ukraine in Belgrade, has visited Institute of International Politics and Economics on October 13th 2015 and talked to Director, Prof. Branislav Đorđević. During the meeting Prof. Đorđević introduced guest with a history and organizational structure of IIPE as well the areas of research interest. Prof. Đorđević pointed out to the significance of the establishing connections between IIPE and similar Ukrainian Institute. Highlighting the importance of the improvement of scientific cooperation, H.E. Mr. Aleksandrovych promised to contribute in establishing such cooperation in short-term.

Award Certificates on Volunteering

12. October 2015

The second cycle of short-term volunteering at the Institute of International Politics and Economics, finalized on October 12th 2015. On that occasion, volunteers were granted by certificates on volunteering, with the aim of promoting science in society. The ceremony, beside volunteers, gathered Secretary and Director of the Institute, members of the Collegium, heads of departments of the Institute, as well as mentors assigned to volunteers.

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Volunteers’ paper presentations

08. October 2015.

Volunteers of the Institute оf International Politics and Economics, presented their research papers on chosen topics, on October 8th 2015. Presentation of papers was part of the final volunteers’ activities in the second cycle of short-term volunteering and attended by researchers of the IIPE.

International cooperation

06. October 2015.

Mr. Arthur H.V. Nogueira, Minister - Counsellor at the Embassy of Brazil to Republic of Serbia, paid a visit the Institute of International Politics and Economics on October 6th 2015. The meeting was aimed at establishing future cooperation between two institutions.

International cooperation

02. October 2015.

Representatives of the Russian social organizations the Center of National Glory and the Foundation of St. Andrew the First-Called, have visited the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on October 2nd 2015, accompanied with representatives of the Belgrade Forum for the World of Equals. The delegation was led by Ms. Medoeva Zalina Grigorievna (Медоева Залина Григорьевна), Deputy Director of the Center of National Glory, St. Petersburg and Mr. Baghdasaryan Vardan Ernestovic (Багдасаря́н Вардан Эрнестович), PhD, Dean of the Faculty of History, Political science and Law, Moscow. Guests were hosted by Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of IIPE. Two sides discussed the possibilities for establishing cooperation.

International Scientific Conference

30 September 2015

The International Scientific Conference: "Serbia and the European Union – Preparations for Negotiations on Chapter 23 and 24" was held at the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on September 29-30th 2015, in cooperation with the Hans Seidel Foundation. After prof. Branislav Đorđević, director of IIPE, had opened the Conference and welcomed participants, introductory speech was given by Mrs. Ksenija Milenković, Director of the European Integration Office, Government of the Republic of Serbia and Mr. Lutz Kober, Head of the Office of the Hanns Seidel Foundation for Serbia and Montenegro. Two-day conference included four panels and gathered representatives of the academic and scientific community from Serbia and abroad, as well as representatives of state authorities of the Republic of Serbia. Referring the EU experience, the conference pointed out the importance of the negotiation chapters 23 and 24, as one of the key component of successful Serbia's accession negotiations.

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International Scientific Conference

27-28 September 2015

The International Scientific Conference entitled: "European Union's Strategy for the Danube Region in the 21st Century" was held on September 27 – 28th, 2015, and co-organized by the Institute of International Politics and Economics and the International Scientific Forum "Danube – River of Cooperation" in Belgrade. The 26th conference Dunube-River of Cooperation was opened by Forum on the occasion of the European Cultural Heritage and the World Day of River, during the sailing on the Danube and Sava. The second day, conference was hosted by the IIPE and the Institute of Economics Sciences and divided into the four panels. Professor Branislav Đorđević, Director of the IIPE and Mr. Viktor Nedović, PhD, Assistant to the Minister, Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Department for International Cooperation and European integration, gave an opening speeches and welcomed participants. At the end of formal opening of the conference, Mrs. Edita Stojić Karanović, Director of the International Scientific Forum “Danube- River of Cooperation” greeted participants in the name of co-organizers. The conference provided exchange of opinions and experience, aiming at observing the development potentials of the Danube, useful for improvement of promoted "pillars" of cooperation, such as regional connections, environmental protection, strengthening of institutional capacity and security, and establishing prosperity through scientific research.

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International cooperation

17 September 2015

The chairman of the Association of Military-Diplomatic Representatives accredited to the Republic of Serbia Colonel Leontin Ilie, Defence, Military, Air and Naval Attaché of the Republic of Romania, and his deputy Colonel Jozef Vojtek, Defence Attaché of the Czech Republic , visited the Institute of International Politics and Economics and met Professor Branislav Đorđević, the director of IIPE. The meeting was aimed at discussing the forms and areas of future cooperation between the IIPE and the Association.

The IIPE Seminar

16 September 2015

Miloš Jončić, doctoral student and research associate of the IIPE, gave a lecture entitled: „Contemporary Tendencies of International Humanitarion Law Development“, on September 16th 2015. The lecture addressed trends and new actors of law of armed conflicts. The lecture was attended by employees of the IIPE and followed by discussion.

 

Regular knowledge testing in the field of fire protection

14 September 2015

Testing of employees' knowledge in the field of fire protection, pursuant to Article 53 of the Law on Fire Protection Sl. gl. RS Nos 20/2015, have been carried out in the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on September 14th 2015.

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Reception of volunteers

08 September 2015

Institute of International Politics and Economics has organized a reception of volunteers, on September, 8th 2015, selected at Open Call for short-term volunteering, after conducted procedure. The second cycle of volunteering will be realizing from September 8th up to October 12th 2015. The ceremony, beside volunteers, gathered Secretary and Director of the Institute, members of the Collegium, heads of departments of the Institute, as well as mentors assigned to volunteers. Within the ceremony, volunteers were met with Bуe-law on volunteering of the IIPE, Law on Scientific Research, as well as research and organizational activities of the Institute, where they will be engaged. The next part of reception was dedicated to Institute's sightseeing and informing volunteers about IIPE's work and upcoming events which they'll participate in.

International Scientific Conference

07 September 2015

International Scientific Conference entitled: "Globalized World: Advantage or Disadvantage" was held at the Conference Hall of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on September 7th, 2015, in cooperation with partners from Japan. After prof. Branislav Đorđević, director of IIPE, had opened the Conference and welcomed participants, introductory speech was given by H.E. Mr. Juichi TAKAHARA, Ambassador of Japan to Republic of Serbia and Mr. Aleksandar Janković, Head of Department for Asia, Australia and Pacific, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Serbia. Representatives of the academic and scientific community from Serbia and Japan participated in the conference within two working session, addressing relevant topics, in order to observe key advantages and disadvantages of globalized world. Existing Global Order, Challenges and Responses, Globalization and New World Order, Globalization and Human Rights, Place of Serbia and Japan in the Globalized Word, are just some of many significant topics that were discussed. The conference was moderated by M.Sc. Ivona Lađevac, Research Associate of the IIPE and Marko Nikolić, PhD, Research Fellow of the IIPE.

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International cooperation

12 August 2015

Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of the Institute of International Politics and Economics and Jamal S. AL Suwaidi, PhD, Director General of the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, have signed Agreement for Cooperation between the Institute of International Politics and Economics and the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, United Arab Emirates on August 12th 2015.

The end of first cycle of volunteering

03 July 2015

The first cycle of short-term volunteering, realized from June 1st at the Institute of International Politics and Economics, was finalized on July 3rd 2015. On that occasion, volunteers were granted by certificates of volunteering, with the aim of promoting science in society. The ceremony, beside volunteers, gathered Secretary and Director of the Institute, members of the Collegium, heads of departments of the Institute, as well as mentors assigned to volunteers. The IIPE will keep on this practice and announce the Open call for second cycle of short-term volunteering, in September 2015.

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International Scientific Conference

29 June 2015

International Scientific Conference entitled: "Diplomacy and Culture of Serbia: Status and Perspectives" was held at the Conference Hall of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on June 29th, 2015. It was sixth thematic international conference referring to diplomacy and culture, as well as preserving and protecting cultural and historical heritage of Serbia abroad. Besides IIPE, the conference was hosted by the Institute for Research of Cultural Development, and the Central Institute for Conservation as well. After prof. Branislav Đorđević, director of IIPE, had opened the Conference and welcomed participants, coordinator Vidoje Golubović, Research Fellow of IIPE, gave an introductory lecture. The conference comprised eight thematic sections: cultural diplomacy and international cultural relations; diplomacy and culture in foreign affairs and international relations; cultural diplomacy and international organizations; diplomacy of Republic of Serbia and culture before and during the First World War etc. Thirty authors, including representatives from different countries, faculties and state institutions, participated in the conference. Within four panels, the conference provided international and regional scientific exchanges while addressing the relevant topics, in order to observe the importance and the role of diplomacy in culture abroad, especially in Central Europe. The conference was moderated by Vidoje Golubović, PhD, Research Fellow of IIPE, Prof. Ljubiša Mitrović, PhD, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Niš, Prof. Zoja Bojić, PhD, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Nenad Vasić, PhD, Research Fellow of IIPE and Milovan Radaković, PhD, Research Fellow of IIPE.

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Ambassadors' Forum

24 June 2015

H.E. Mr. Augusto José Pestana Saraiva PEIXOTO, Ambassador of Portugal to Republic of Serbia gаve a lecture entitled: „The Portuguese Experience of Accesion to the European Union; its Historical Antendents and its Implementation“ on June 24th 2015, at the Conference Hall of the Institute of International Politics and Economics. Referring to Portuguese experience, but in the context of European integration, H.E. Mr. PEIXOTO expressed the hope that Serbia could become a full member of the European Union, in the new wave of enlargement, despite the challenges the EU is faced with. The lecture was part of regular monthly sessions of the Ambassadors' Forum and gathered representatives from embassies, state authorities and academic community as well. The lecture was followed by discussion.

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International cooperation

23 June 2015

Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of Institute of International Politics and Economics and Ambassador Carolina Pérez Colman, Undersecretary of Foreign Policy, have signed Memorandum on Cooperation between Institute of International Politics and Economics and the National Foreign Service Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship of the Argentine Republic on June 23rd 2015.
Signing of Memorandum was witnessed by H.E. Ricardo F. Fernández, Ambassador of the Republic of Argentina in Belgrade.

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Workshop

17 June 2015

The Workshop entitled: “Current Serbia-Turkey Relations” was organized by the Institute of International Politics and Economics and the Center for Strategic Research (SAM), Ankara, on 17th June 2015, at Conference Hall of IIPE. After workshop coordinator Vladimir Trapara had welcomed guests and met them with the workshop program, opening remarks were given by H.E. Mr. Mehmet Kemal Bozay, Turkish Ambassador to Serbia, Prof. Ali Resül Usul, SAM Chairman and Prof. Branislav Đorđević, director of IIPE. The first Panel- Turkey and Serbia’s Balkan Policies included lectures delivered by Asst. Prof. Mehmet Uğur Ekinci, SETA, Ankara, Vladimir Ajzenhamer, MA, Faculty of Security Studies, University of Belgrade, Assoc. Prof. Birgül Demirtaş, TOBB, Ankara and Slobodan Janković, PhD, IIPE. The second panel comprized lectures given by Assoc. Prof. Didem Ekinci Sarıer, Cankaya University, Ankara, Prof. Jovan Teokarević, Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade and Đorđe Pavlović, MA, Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade. Speakers evaluated Turkish-Serbian bilateral relations in the context of regional cooperation in Southeastern Europe, which was followed by discussion.

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Discussion Panel

16 June 2015

Discussion Panel entitled „Contemporary USA Policy in the Balkans and in Eastern Europe" was held at the Conference Hall of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on June 16th 2015. Slobodan Janković, PhD, Research Fellow of the IIPE opened and moderated the Panel. Introductory lecture was given by Prof. Ivan Vujačič, PhD, Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade, Col. Branislav Anočić, former Director of Military-Information Agency, Belgrade and Vladimir Trapara, MA, Research Associate of IIPE. Speakers presented their views about contemporary aspects and directions of the United States policy in the Balkans and in Eastern Europe. Additionally, the place and role of military force in realization objectives of USA policy and strategy were stressed, which was followed by discussion.

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International cooperation

11 June 2015

Prof. Branislav Đorđević, the director of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, visited the Association of Military-Diplomatic Representatives accredited to the Republic of Serbia and met Colonel Leontin Ilie, Defence, Military, Air and Naval Attaché of the Republic of Romania and the chairman of the Association. The meeting was aimed at establishing cooperation between the IIPE and the association.

The IIPE Seminar

10 June 2015

Vladimir Trapara, M.A., Research Associate of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, gave a lecture entitled: "The Polarity in International Relations", on June 10th 2015. The lecture addressed the power configuration in international system, different types of polarity and finally, trends in the international system. The lecture was attended by employees of the IIPE and followed by discussion.

The Agreement on Scientific Cooperation

04 June 2015

The Agreement on Scientific Cooperation has been signed on June 4th 2015, between the Strategic Research Institute, Belgrade and the Institute of International Politics and Economics. Agreement was signed by Jovanka Šaranović, PhD, Director of Strategic Research Institute and Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of IIPE.


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International cooperation

03 June 2015

Representatives of Shanghai Institute for International Studies have visited the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on June, 3rd 2015. Members of delegations were Prof. Yang Jiemian, Chairman of SIIS Academic Council and former President of SIIS, Dr. Long Jing, Deputy Director of the Center for European Studies, SIIS, Dr. Tong Liqun, Center for European Studies, SIIS, Dr. Feng Shuai, Center for Russian and Central Asian Studies, SIIS, Mr. Song Qing, Center for European Studies, SIIS, Mr. Yang Li, Center for Maritime and Polar Studies, SIIS, accompanied with Mr. Lu Shan, Political Counsellor, and Mr.Chi Lingjun, First Secretary of Chinese Embassy in Belgrade. Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of IIPE, and associates, talked with reputable guests. The main topic were bilateral relations between Serbia and China in the contemporary international relations. Both sides have agreed that furher improvement of cooperation between two Institutes, would be in the mutual interest in the future.


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International cooperation

02 June 2015

Martin Dietz, PhD, Project Manager of PERFORM organization supported by the Swiss government, accompanied with his associate Gorana Radovanić, Programme Officer, has visited Institute of International Politics and Economics on June 2nd, 2015. With their hosts, Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of IIPE, and M.Sc. Ivona Lađevac, Coordinator for projects and international cooperation, guests discussed the possibilities of implementation of the regional scaled project led by IIPE and with support of PERFORM.

Reception of volunteers

01 June 2015

The Institute of International Politics and Economics has organized a reception of volunteers, on June, 1st, 2015, selected at Open Call for short-term volunteering, after conducted procedure. Volunteering will be realizing from June 1st up to July 5th, 2015. The ceremony, beside volunteers, gathered Secretary and Director of the Institute, members of the Collegium, heads of departments of the Institute, coordinator for international cooperation, as well as mentors assigned to volunteers. Within the ceremony, volunteers were met with the Bуe-law on volunteering of the IIPE, the Law on Scientific and Research Activities, as well as research and organizational activities of the Institute, where they will be engaged. The next part of reception was dedicated to Institute's sightseeing and informing volunteers about IIPE's work and upcoming events which they'll take part in.

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International cooperation

27 May 2015

Mrs. Irena Vojáčková-Sollorano the United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, accompanied with her associates, have visited Institute of International Politics and Economics on May 27th 2015 and met with Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director, and his associates, Ph.D. Žaklina Novičić, Research Fellow and Msc Ivona Lađevac, Coordinator for international cooperation and projects. The main topic of discussion was celebration of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations. On that occasion, two parties decided to organize the exhibition and international conference. Additionally, at this meeting two parties agreed to put joint efforts and to organize international conference on the occasion of the International Migrants Day as well.


The IIPE Seminar

27 May 2015

Stevan Rapaić, M.A., Research Associate of Institute of International Politics and Economics, gave a lecture entitled: "The Status and Perspectives of Serbia's Accession to the World Trade Organization", on May, 27th, 2015. The lecture comprised the most important aspects of functioning of WTO, with special reference to the position of Serbia and possible benefits of WTO membership.The lecture was followed by discussion.

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International cooperation

26 May 2015

H.E. Mrs. Ivana Hlavsová, ambassador of the Czech Republic in Belgrade, accompanied with Defense Attaché, Colonel Jozef Vojtek, has visited Institute of International Politics and Economics on May 26th 2015. Director, Prof. Branislav Đorđević and MSc Ivona Lađevac, coordinator for international cooperation and projects talked to respectable guests. During the meeting Prof. Đorđević introduced guests with a history and organizational structure of IIPE as well the areas of research interest. Referring to traditional relations between Serbia and Czech Republic, Prof. Đorđević pointed out to the significance of the establishing connections between IIPE and similar Czech Institute. Highlighting the importance of the improvement of scientific cooperation, H.E. Mrs. Hlavsová promised to contribute in establishing such cooperation in short-term.

 

VOLUNTEERING

25 May 2015

Promotion of the book „European Union- the most successful integrationist policy of Europe“, by Prof. Brano Miljuš, PhD, Research Fellow of Institute of International Politics and Economics, was held on Monday, May 25th, 2015 at the Conference Hall of IIPE. Introductory speech was given by Prof. Branislav Đorđević, PhD, Director of the IIPE. Practical and theoretical significance of European Union and European Integration was pointed out by Dragan Đukanović, PhD, Senior Research Fellow of IIPE, Duško Dimitrijević, Professorial Fellow of IIPE, Prof. Blagoje Babić, PhD, Professorial Fellow of IIPE, as well as the author.

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VOLUNTEERING

22 May 2015

The Commission for the implementation of the process of selection of candidates for short-term volunteering at Institute of International Politics and Economics, after conducted procedure, has proposed to the Director of Institute the following candidates for short-term volunteering:
1) Stekić Nenad,
2) Đorđević Aleksandar,
3) Simović Darja,
4) Nikezić Aleksandar.
The expanded list includes three more candidates, namely:
1) Dabić Dragana,
2) Stojanović Nikola and
3) Jakšić Stefan.

 

Book promotion

14 May 2015

Promotion of the book “Negotiations under the GATT and the WTO” by Sanja Jelisavac Trošić, Research Fellow of Institute of Internetional Politics and Economics, was held on Thursday May 14, 2015 in the Conference room of IIPE. Introductory speech was given by prof. Branislav Đorđević, PhD, Director of IIPE. Practical and theoretical significance of the book was pointed out by Prof. Vladimir Vučković, PhD, Professorial Fellow of the Faculty of International Economics of the Megatrend University, Professor emeritus Oskar Kovač, PhD, Professorial Fellow of the Faculty of International Economics of Megatrend University, Miroslav Antevski, PhD, Senior Research Fellow of Institute of Internetional Politics and Economics, as well as the author.

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Ambassadors' Forum

13 May 2015

H.E. Mr. Mehmet Kemal Bozay, Ambassador of Turkey to Republic of Serbia, gave a lecture entitled: "Complementary Nature of Current Relations between Two Regional Actors: New Horizons in the Turkish-Serbian Cooperation", on Wednesday, May 13th 2015, at the Conference Hall of the Institute of International Politics and Economics. The lecture addressed most important aspects of the new horizonts that are opened up in the Turkish-Serbian realtions, which was followed by discussion. The Forum gathered 11 Ambassadors, 9 representatives of embassies, as well as the repersentatives of State organs of the Republic of Serbia.

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Еxhibition on the occasion of Europe Day

07 May 2015

Institute of International Politics and Economics in cooperation with the EU info center organized an exibition “European Integration in Books”, on the occasion of the Europe Day, on May 7th 2015. Introductory speech was given by Prof. Branislav Đorđević, PhD, Director of the IIPE. The Exibition was opened by prof. Aleksandar Belić, State Secretery of Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development. Head of the IIPE Library, Gordana Terzic, briefed the attendees about the history of library. Established as a depository library of the European Community in 1968, the IMPP library has grown into the European Documentation Centre in 1989. The exhibition will be open to visitors until the end of May.

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Discussion Panel

07 May 2015

Тhe Discussion Panel entitled „ Common Foreign and Security Policy: Between Aspirations and Reality" was оrganized at the Conference Hall of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on Wednesday, May 07th, 2015. Srđan Korać, PhD, Research Fellow of the IIPE opened the Panel and greeted participants. Introductory lecture was given by Prof. Željko Ivaniš, PhD, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Security Studies, University of Belgrade, Ambassador Zoran Vujić, member of the Sector for the European Union of Ministry of Forreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia and M.A. Milan Igrutinović, Research Associate of the Institute for European studies. The speakers presented their views about past and present aspects of the Common Foreign and Security Policy, which was followed by discussion. The moderator of Panel was Srđan Korać, PhD, Research Fellow of the IIPE.

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International cooperation

05 May 2015

Prof. Taro Tsukimura from Japan’s Doshisha University, has visited Institute of International Politics and Economics and met with Director, Prof. Branislav Đorđević, on May 5th 2015. The main topic of their discussion was preparation of forthcoming conference that traditionally is co-organized by colleagues from Japan and Institute of International Politics and Economics in the middle of September since 2007.

 

Humanitarian Action

29 April 2015

Institute оf International Politics and Economics has organized a humanitarian action of blood donation, on April 29th 2015. Prof. Zoran Jeftić, Chairman of the Board and employees of the IIPE voluntarily responded to thе action.

 

Round Table

27 April 2015

The Round Table entitled: "Relations between China and Central and East European Countries" was held at the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on April 27th, 2015. The organizers were the IIPE and the Institute of European Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Round Tables of IIPE are an important part of realization of international cooperation. Keynote speech on relations between China and Serbia, as well as China and Central and East European Countries, was given by Mr. Wang Weiguang, President of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. The first Panel included lectures delivered by Mr. Cheng Weidong, Deputy-Director General of the Institute of European Studies, Prof. Blagoje Babić, PhD, IIPE, Prof. Sun Xinquan, Head of the Education Department of the Chinese Embassy in Serbia and Mr. Liu Zuokui, Director of the Department of Central and Eastern European Studies, IES. The second Panel included lectures given by Prof. Dragana Mitrović, Director of the Centre for Asian and Far Eastern Studies, Faculty of Political Sciences, Belgrade University, Mr. Chen Xin, Director of the Department of European Economics, IES and Duško Dimitijević, Professorial Fellow of IIPE. The third Panel comprised lectures given by Mrs. Jasminka Simić, PhD, Editor of Radio Television of Serbia, Mr. Kong Tianping, Senior Researcher of the Department of Central and Eastern European Studies, IES and Mrs. Katarina Zakić, Director of Chinese Center, Megatrend University. The moderators of Round Table were Marko Nikolić, PhD, Research Fellow of IIPE and Ivona Lađevac, M.Sc. Research Asssociate of IIPE.

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International cooperation

27 April 2015

Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of Institute of International Politics and Economics and Dr. Huang Ping, Director of Institute of European Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, have signed Memorandum on Cooperation between two institutes on April 27th 2015. Signing of Memorandum was witnessed by, Prof. Wang Weiguang, the President of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. After ceremony of signing, the Round Table “Relations between China and Central and Eastern European Countries” was held.

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Ambassadors' Forum

22 April 2015

H.E. Mr. Majid HAMLAOUI, Ambassador of Tunisia to Republic of Serbia, gave a lecture entitled: "Tunisia: Exception of the Arab Spring", on Wednesday, April 22nd 2015, at the Conference Hall of the Institute of International Politics and Economics. Regular monthly sessions of the Ambassadors Forum are part of traditional work of the IIPE. The lecture addressed most important aspects of political situation in Tunisia after the Arab Spring and the main challenges of the Second Republic, which was followed by discussion. The Forum gathered 12 ambassadors and 12 representatives of embassies.

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International cooperation

22 April 2015

H.E. Mr. Majid Hamlaoui, Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia, had a meeting with Prof. Branislav Djordjević, Director of Institute of International Politics and Economics, before Ambassador's Forum, on April 22nd 2015. They agreed on establishing cooperation between IIPE and likewise institute from Tunisia.

 

International cooperation

16 April 2015

Prof. Ali Resül Usul, Chairman of Center for Strategic Research, Ankara, has visited Institute on International Politics and Economics and met with Director, Prof. Branislav Đorđević, on April 16th 2015. They discussed about realization of Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation which two parties have concluded in 2011. Prof. Đorđević and Prof. Usul agreed to organize conference related to contemporary relations between Serbia and Turkey during the first half of June.

 

The Agreement on Scientific and Educational Cooperation

16 April 2015

The Agreement on Scientific and Educational Cooperation has been signed, on April 16th 2015, between the Faculty of Security Studies, University of Belgrade and Institute of International Politics and Economics. Agreement was signed by Prof. Radomir Milašinović, Dean of Faculty of Security Studies and Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of IIPE.

 

Discussion Panel

15 April 2015

Тhe Discussion Panel entitled „Current Foreign Policy of the Russian Federation: Scope and Limitations" was оrganized at the Conference Hall of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on Wednesday, April 15th, 2015. Prof. Branislav Đorđević, PhD, Director of the IIPE opened the Panel and greeted participants. Introductory lecture was given by Prof. Branko Krga, PhD, Lieutenant General retired, Dragan Petrović, PhD, Senior Research Fellow of IIPE and Prof. Miroslav Mladenović, PhD, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Security Studies, University of Belgrade. The speakers presented their views about past and present aspects and directions of the foreign policy of the Russian Federation, which was followed by discussion. The moderator of panel was Aleksandar Jazić, PhD, Research Fellow of the IIPE.

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Cocktail on the occasion of Easter

09 April 2015

On the occasion of the Easter Day, the Institute of International Politics and Economics organized the cocktail, on April 9th 2015, which was attended by employees of the IIPE.

 

The Agreement on Scientific and Educational Cooperation

08 April 2015

The Agreement on Scientific and Educational Cooperation has been signed, on April 8th 2015, between the Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade and Institute of International Politics and Economics. Agreement was signed by Prof. Branislav Boričić, Dean of Faculty of Economics and Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of IIPE.

 

The IIPE Seminar

08 April 2015

М.А. Petar Petković, Research Associate of Institute of International Politics and Economics, gave a lecture entitled: „The European Parliament and Enlargement Policy ", on April 8th, 2015. The lecture was attended by employees of the Institute. In the focus of lecture was the role of the European Parliament in maintaining political cohesion and the EU's Еnlargement Policy.

 

Former IIPE's directors gathering

07 April 2015

Former directors of the IIPE, Мr. Milan Šahović, Mr. Vatroslav Vekarić, Mr. Duško Dimitrijević and Mrs. Edita Stojić Karanović, paid a visit to Institute of International Politics and Economics, on April, 7th 2015. Guests were hosted by Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of the IIPE. Referring to rich, seven decade long tradition in research praxis, but in light of new trends and possibilities, the IIPE will keep on with these gatherings in the future.

 

International Cooperation

31 March 2015

Representatives of the Euro-ISME, Manfred Rosenberger, Executive Director, and John Thomas, member of the Board, paid a visit to Institute of International Politics and Economics on March 31, 2015. Guests were hosted by Dragan Đukanović, PhD, Assistant Director for Scientific and Research Department, and M.Sc. Ivona Lađevac, Coordinator for Projects and International Cooperation. Two sides discussed about possibilities for establishing cooperation.

 

Humanitarian Action

26 March 2015

Since that solidarity is one of the fundamental values of modern society, Institute of International Politics and Economics organized a humanitarian action of collecting clothes and footwear for the "Shelter for Adults and Elderly" in Belgrade, on March 26th, 2015. All employees of the IIPE have contributed to the action by donating some of their clothes and footwear. Representatives of the Institute have delivered collected clothes to the Shelter on March 27th. On this occasion, in the interview with Mr. Prvoslav Nikolić, director of the Shelter, they were informed about the work of the Shelter. In the future, the IIPE will continue its involvement in the humanitarian field and organize voluntary blood donation in April 2015.

 

International Cooperation

25 March 2015

Mr Martin Dietz, PhD, Project Manager of PERFORM organization supported by the Swiss government, accompanied with Jovan Zubović, director of Institute of Economic Sciences paid a visit to Institute of International Politics and Economics on March 25th, 2015. Guests were hosted by Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of IIPE, and M.Sc. Ivona Lađevac, Coordinator for projects and international cooperation. Mr Dietz introduced PERFORM – Performing and Responsible Social Sciences in the Western Balkans – as a successor of perennial and very successful Regional Research Promotion Programme / Western Balkans (RRPP). Reffering to research potential of IIPE, Mr Dietz has expressed expectation that one of the project ideas supported by the PERFORM will be the one from IIPE.

 

Round Table - IIPE

25 March 2015

Тhe Round Table entitled "The Ukrainian Crisis: Between Sustainable Political Solution and the Escalation of the Conflict" was оrganized at the Conference Hall of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on Wednesday, 25 March 2015. Director of the IIPE Ph.D. Branislav Đorđević opened the Roud Table and greeted participants. Ph. D. Vladan Jončić, Associate Professor of the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, M.Sc. Stevan Gajić, Research Associate of the Institute of European Studies and M.A. Vladimir Trapara, Research Associate of the IIPE gave introductory lecture. The speakers delivered their own perceptions of various aspects of the Ukrainian Crisis and possible directions of its further development, which was followed by discussion. The moderator of discussion was Ph.D. Srđan Korać, Research Fellow of the IIPE.

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International cooperation

13 March 2015

H.E. Gordan Markotić, Croatian Ambassador in Republic of Serbia, visited the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on 13 March 2015. Ph.D. Branislav Đordjević, Director of the IIPE and M.Sc. Ivona Lađevac, coordinator for projects and international cooperation had a conversation with H.E. Mr. Markotić. Ph.D. Branislav Đordjević met H.E. Mr. Markotić with the history, internal organization of the IIPE, researching areas and scientific and publishing activities as well as relations between the IIPE and similar institutions in Croatia. H.E. Mr. Markotić pointed out the significance of the culture and science for the development of future relations between two countries, since neither one nor other does not know borders, so it should be used for improving mutual relations. Regarding this, H.E. Mr. Markotić has supported the idea of the development of institutional relations, as well as the planning of joint activities. One of possibility is a joint application for EU funds intended to a cross-border cooperation.

 

Lecture - IIPE

11 March 2015

Director of the IIPE, Ph.D. Branislav Đorđević gave a lecture entitled „Contemporary challenges, risks and threats to international security”, on Wednesday, 11 March 2015. The lecture has been attended by all employees of the IIPE.

 

International cooperation

9 March 2015

H.E. Mrs. Narinder Chauhan, Ambassador of India in Republic of Serbia visited the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on Monday, 9 March 2015. Ph.D. Branislav Đordjević, Director of the IIPE and his associates Ph.D. Marko Nikolić, Editor in Chief of the journal Review of International Affairs and M.Sc. Ivona Lađevac, coordinator for international cooperation and projects had a conversation with H.E. Mrs. Chauhan. Ph.D. Branislav Đordjević met H.E. Chauhan with internal organization of the IIPE, researching areas, but also difficulties in work that researchers are faced with. H.E. Mrs. Chauhan has pledged support to the IIPE for a further work, as well as assistance in establishing scientific cooperation with institutions of similar profile in India, pointing out that she comes from the country where education is highly valued.

 

International Women's Day

6 March 2015

The cocktail in honour of the International Women's Day was held and attended by employees, at the Institute of International Politics and Economics on Friday, 6 March 2015.

 

International cooperation

5 March 2015

H.E. Mr. Aleksander Chećko, Ambassador of the Republic of Poland in Belgrade and his deputy Ph.D. Hanna Dalewska-Greń met with the Director of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, PH.D. Branislav Đordjević and M.Sc. Ivona Lađevac, coordinator for international cooperation and projects, in rooms of the Polish Embassy, on 5 March 2015. The visit had courteous, but working character also. Both parties have pleaded for establishing cooperation between the IIPE and related Institute in Poland, the Polish Institute of International Affairs (Polski Instytut Spraw Międzynarodowych). Guests met representatives of the Embassy with the structure, researching areas as well as activities that are carrying out at the IIPE. Intensification of cooperation with the Embassy of Poland is expected, through the participation in events organized by the IIPE, in the next period.

 

International cooperation

3 March 2015

H.E. Mr. Attila Pintér, Ambassador of the Republic of Hungary in Belgrade, visited the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on 3 March 2015. Ph.D. Branislav Đordjević, Director of the IIPE and his associates Ph.D. Dragan Đukanović, deputy Director for science and M.Sc. Ivona Lađevac, coordinator for international cooperation and projects had a conversation with a reputable guest. During the conversation, Ph.D. Branislav Đordjević met H.E. Mr. Pintér, with the history and organizational structure of the IIPE, as well as scientific researching areas. Overviewing similarities between Serbia and Hungary, primarily internal political situation and the level of economic development, Ph.D. Branislav Đordjević pointed out the importance of establishing relation between the IIPE and institutes with a similar profile in Hungary. Agreeing with assessments on similarities of internal situation in Hungary and Serbia, as well as the statement of necessity of improving scientific cooperation at bilateral level, H.E. Mr. Pintérhas has offered help in establishing of such a form of cooperation, as soon as possible.

 

International cooperation

2 March 2015

H.E. Mr. Mehmet Kemal Bozay, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey, accompanied by counselor Mr. Vedat Gül, met with the Director of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, Ph.D. Branislav Đordjević and his associates, on 2 March, 2015.
The visit had courteous, but working character also. In the focus of conversation were possible aspects of improving existing cooperation. It has been assessed that cooperation in the field of science, would necessarily have to follow the well-developed political and economic relations between Serbia and Turkey. Both parties have agreed that they are going to take measures in the mutual interest, that will lead to the organization of international conference, by the end of the calendar year.

 

International cooperation

27 February 2015

Director of the Institute of International Politics and Economics Ph. D. Branislav Đorđević hosted H.E. Mr. Majid Fahimpour, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Belgrade and his associates Mr. Naser Ehsani Farid and Mr. Mohammad Reza Mottaghi, on 27 February 2015. The cornerstone of conversation related to observing current cooperation between the IIPE and the Institute of Political and International Studies in Tehran, as well as, harmonization of viewpoints that will enable its improvement, in the next period.

 

International cooperation

26 February 2015

Delegation of international organization of EUREFER visited Institute of International Politics and Economics on Friday, 26 February 2015. Representatives of EUREFER Pierre-François Normand, President of EUREFER federation, President of the Scientific Council EUREFER Alan Soulouimac, former professor of Law, from Brussels and Dragan Jakovljević, Director of the Center of Excellence, had a conversation with the representatives of the Institute concerning the possibilities of establishing co-operation between two institutions. Both parties presented their priorities.

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International cooperation

25 February 2015

On Wednesday, 25 February 2015, the Institute of International Politics and Economics hosted representatives of the Embassy of Republic of Argentina in Belgrade: H.E. Mr. Ricardo Fernando FERNÁNDEZ, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at the Embassy of the Argentina Republic, Mr. Juan Bautista Scartascini del Rio, Third Secretary of the Argentine Embassy, and H.E. Mr. Juan Carlos Valle Raleigh, Director of the National Foreign Service Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship of the Argentine Republic. The main topics of discussion with the heads of IIPE related to further and new aspects of cooperation. By the institutionalization of cooperation, the IIPE would become the exclusive partner of the National Foreign Service Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship of the Argentine Republic.

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IIPE and Hanns Seidel Foundation Cooperation

25 February 2015

On Wednesday, 25 February 2015, the meeting took place with Mr Lutz Kober, Head of the Office of the Hanns Seidel Foundation for Serbia and Montenegro, at Institute of International Politics and Economics. The topic of the discussion was the continuation of the co-operation between the Institute and the Foundation.

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Scientific conference

Foreign policy dialogues:
Western Balkan countries on the road to European integrations

10-12 february 2015

At Tara, in the period from 10 to 12 February 2015 in co-operation with the Hanns Seidel Foundation Institute of International Politics and Economics organised the scientific conference entitled “Foreign policy dialogues: Western Balkan countries on the road to European integration”.

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Transfer of duties

30 January 2015

On Friday, 30 January 2015 the formal transfer of duties of Director of Institute of International Politics and Economics has been made between former Director Duško Dimitrijević, Ph.D. and new Director Prof. Branislav Đorđević. The event has been attended by all employees of IIPE, while the formal transfer of duties has been managed by Prof. Zoran Jeftić, President of the Board of Directors.

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In memoriam

 

On the occasion of the death of Prof. Predrag Simić, former Director of IIPE (1989-1997), the commemoration ceremony was held at Institute of International Politics and Economics on 27 January 2015 2015 at 11 a.m.

Commemoration speeches were delivered by
Edita Stojić-Karanović, Ph.D., Professorial Fellow, IIPE,
Vladimir Grečić, Ph.D., Professorial Fellow, IIPE,
Dragan Đukanović, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow, IIPE, and
Members of the family

 

Scientific conference

The Contemporary International Legal Order and Serbia’s European Integration

10 December 2014

Institute of International Politics and Economics and Hanns Seidel Stiftung co-organised conference “The Contemporary International Legal Order and Serbia's European Integration”. The main topic of the conference debate was the position of Serbia in the contemporary international law order with special emphasis on its current position in the European Union accession process.

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Conference

Young Bosnia and the idea of national liberation

Banja Luka, 24 November 2014

Institute of International Politics and Economics was one of the organisers of the scientific conference entitled “Young Bosnia and the idea of national liberation” which took place at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Banja Luka, on 24 November 2014. Apart from the Faculty of Political Science as a host, the conference was also organised by the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (RISS), Moscow, Institute of Contemporary History, Belgrade and the Mission of the Republic of Srpska in Serbia.

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The IIPE Seminar

Legislation Reform and Civil Society Organisations in Serbia

22 October 2014

Research Assistant Jelica Gordanić, PhD candidate, presented the results of her research on the current reform of Serbian normative framework regulating the work of civil society organisations.

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The IIPE Seminar

The Ukrainian Crisis Through the Lenses of Macinderʼs Concept of Eastern Europe

7 October 2014

In his lecture that provided a forum for debate among the IIPE researchers, Research Associate Vladimir Trapara, PhD candidate, focused on testing the plausibility of Macinderʼs concept of Eastern Europe in the Ukrainian crisis

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Ambassadorial Forum

Road to the EU: the Experience of Croatia

1 October 2014

H.E. Gordan Markotić, Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the Republic of Serbia, gave lecture on the experience of Croatia regarding its accession to the European Union. The Ambassador shared his countryʼs good practice for the use of new negotiation methodology as well as new mechanisms (suspension clause, the final benchmarks, monitoring process after the closing of negotiations) that can help Serbian Government in its on-going accession negotiating.

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Round Table

Global Political and Economic Status Quo

30 September 2014

The Institute of International Politics and Economics hosted round table “Global Political and Economic Status Quo” on Tuesday, 30 September 2014, with the aim to provide a forum for debate on current international political and economic relations. Beside representatives of the Institute of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR), the influential think-tank of the State Council of PR China, the round table gathered participants from the diplomatic corpse in Belgrade and Serbian academic community.

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Conference

Danube Strategy: From idea to implementation

25 September 2014

The Institute of International Politics and Economics together with the International Scientific Forum „Danube – River of Cooperation“ organized the international scientific conference under the title „Danube Strategy: From idea to implementation”.

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Conference

Major International Issues in the 21st Century: Perspectives of Japan and Europe

15 September 2014

A bilateral conference “Major International Issues in the 21st Century From a Perspective of Japan and Europe” was held on 15 September in the Conference Room of the IIPE. The conference that gathered scholars from Japan and Serbia is a product of the long-standing cooperation of the Institute of International Politics and Economics with several Japanese universities and research institutes – in the first place with Doshisha University in Kyoto.

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The IIPE Seminar

The European integration Discourse

11 September 2014

After summer break, a new round of the IIPE seminar started. The seminar is conceived as a periodic debate club for the young IIPE researchers. The first lecture in new round of the seminar discussed the European integration discourse in Serbia and the EU countries, and was given by Mihajlo Vučić, PhD candidate.

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Ambassadorial Forum

Argentina and Social Inclusion

4 September 2014

H.E. Mr. Ricardo Fernadno Fernades, Ambassador of the Republic of Argentina to the Republic of Serbia gave lecture on the social inclusion policy in Argentina on 4 September 2014. The Ambassador presented a summary of the Argentinian Governmentʼs achievements in the implementation of programmes for social inclusion, primarily aimed at connecting social, cultural and geographical aspects of personal life to goals of reaching sustainable development of the society at large.

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Presentation

HORIZON 2020 Programme

20 August 2014

The calls opened within the HORIZON 2020 programme presented by national contact person for the field “Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies” Mrs Milica Golubović-Tasevska (Serbian Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development) at the IIPE Conference Room on 20 August 2014.

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International Conference

Serbia in Contemporary European and Regional Surroundings

3–4 July 2014

The Institute of International Politics and Economics and Hanns Seidel Stiftung co-organised an international conference entitled “Serbia in Contemporary European and Regional Surroundings” in Belgrade, on 3–4 July 2014.

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Ambassadorial Forum

Indonesia rising

2 June 2014

H.E. Mr. Hasan Wirajuda, Ambassador of Indonesia in Republic of Serbia gave lecture “Indonesia rising” on 2 June 2014. The Ambassador addressed the most important issues of the current Indonesian economic and social development, with particular focus on the interaction between democracy and Islam as major religion in the most populated country in the South East Asia.

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International Conference

The Old and New World Order: Between European Integrations and Historical Burdens

29–30 May 2014 2014

The international conference “The Old and New World Order — Between European Integrations and Historical Burdens: Prospects and Challenges for Europe in the 21st Century, was held on 29–30 May 2014. The conference that was co-organised by the Institute of International Politics and Economics and Hanns Seidel Stiftung, allowed the exchange of views between European, Balkan and Serbian academicians on how to learn lessons for future from the tragic experience of the two world wars.

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Round Table

Japan-Europe Asian Security Dialogue

26 February 2014

The Round Table “Japan-Europe Asian Security Dialogue” was organised at the Conference Room of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on Wednesday 26 February. The introductory lectures that provided background for discussion were given by Yasuhiro Matsuda, Koichiro Tanaka and Satoru Mori — researchers of the Institute for Peace and Security, based in Tokyo.

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Ambassadorial Forum

Germany and Serbia: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

29 January 2014

Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Serbia H.E. Mr. Heinz Wilhelm, delivered the lecture “Germany and Serbia: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” in the IIPE Conference Room, on 29 January 2014. Mr. Wilhelm emphasised the mutual interest in resolving migration issues as well as the need for enhancing business cooperation. The German Ambassador reaffirmed the support of his government to Serbia’s effort towards the membership in the European Union.

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