Zlatko Dizdarevic is a publicist, journalist, and diplomat. He worked as an editor at Oslobođenje and as a correspondent in the Middle East. He was also the Editor-in-Chief of the weekly “Svijet” and the weekly “Nedjelja”. Many of Europe's and America's most prestigious newspapers carried his work. Professor at a number of journalism schools worldwide. His seven books have been translated into ten different languages. In France, Italy, Austria, and Colombia, he has received awards for journalism, publishing, and human rights. He was the ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to Croatia, Jordan, Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon. Chronicler and analyst of global events, with a focus on the Middle East.
Samira Nuhanović is a PhD student at Trento University's School of Social Sciences and the European Research Center for Cooperatives and Social Enterprises (EURICSE, Italy). In her doctoral dissertation, she addresses the concept of cooperatives as an economic organization, as well as the potential contribution of this organizational model to the rural development of Bosnia and Herzegovina. She earned her undergraduate degree in International Relations from the Faculty of Political Science at International Islamic University Malaysia, and her postgraduate degree in International Relations from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Samira believes that incorporating the concept of solidarity into Bosnia and Herzegovina's development policies, as well as strengthening the ideas of economic democracy, are critical drivers of a more humane and prosperous future for Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Marko Radovanović has a master's degree in international relations from Queen Mary, University of London, where he focused on the political economy of development as well as the contradictions of Chinese growth. He worked in Amnesty International's international affairs group in Prague after finishing his master's degree, where he studied the economic and social dimensions of human rights violations. He is currently employed as a diplomat in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Twenty-eight-year master of science with many years of experience in the real and non-governmental sector. Doctoral student at the Faculty of Economics, University of Sarajevo. Fluent in German and English. Special academic and market focus on: macroeconomics, finance and communications.
Jasmina Pašalić received her bachelor's degree in English language and literature from the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Sarajevo. She began her diplomatic career after four years as a professor at Sarajevo's First Gymnasium. She served as Minister Counselor at the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Paris and as Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to Switzerland and Liechtenstein, in addition to responsible roles in the Republic Secretariat for Foreign Relations of BiH and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina. In addition to professional duties, she was involved in a variety of socio-political activities (Municipality of Centar, City of Sarajevo) and held important positions in the Red Cross of Yugoslavia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. She is fluent in English, French, and Italian.
Samra Šuškić-Bašić has over ten years of professional experience in capacity development with government institutions and civil society organizations in BiH, primarily in connection with the preparations for EU integration requirements. She also works on complex reform initiatives that require management of business process change and organizational change, as well as policy analysis, strategic planning, and programming. Samra worked on projects that included the development of systemic solutions for relations between different governmental and civil society organizations in order to monitor and implement strategic documents critical to the EU integration process. She has worked for the country's most important donor agencies, including DFID, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the US Treasury Department's Technical Assistance Office, the OSCE Mission to BiH, UNDP, GIZ, USAID, CIDA and SIDA. Samra is also a lecturer at the BiH Civil Service Agency in the areas of strategic planning and policy development, as well as a regional trainer for the Center of Excellence in Finance in Ljubljana, Slovenia, in certain areas related to public financial management. She has edited and translated publications in the field of public financial management. She has a bachelor's degree in accounting and business management from the University of Maryland in the United States and is currently working on a master's thesis in the University of London's Public Policy and Management Program. Samra has also conducted a number of independent studies on EU integration, governance, and public financial management.
Nina Karađinović has worked as a consultant in the field of rule of law for over ten years, with a focus on criminal justice and security. She has worked with key institutions in BiH on policy development, strategic planning, legal framework harmonization with EU standards, and monitoring the success of policies, programs, and measures in the fields of justice and security through the development of operational and statistical indicators. In this context, the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council, the BiH Ministry of Justice and Entity Ministries, the BiH Ministry of Security and the Entity Ministries of Interior, and law enforcement agencies have used her advisory services. The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the European Commission, UNICEF, UN WOMEN, CIDA, Sida, the World Bank, the OSCE, and the SDC are among the international clients. Nina holds a Master's degree in European Studies from the University of Sarajevo, in collaboration with the University of Bologna, and is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice (University of Leicester, UK).