Discussion with President Stjepan Mesić “How to base a better future on past experience?”

International Institute for Middle-East and Balkan Studies (IFIMES)[1]




Hotel Palata Venezia, Ulcinj


In the Western Balkan and EU“ cycle 


cordially invites you to discussion with


Stjepan Mesić, 


President of the Republic of Croatia 2000-2010

Stjepan Mesić



How to base a better future on past experience?

 Saturday, 30 September 2023, at 18.00,

in the hall of Hotel Palata Venezia, Old town, Ulcinj, Montenegro.


Stjepan Mesić was the President of the Republic of Croatia in the period from 2000 to 2010. As chairman of the SFRY Presidency he witnessed the events during the disintegration of former Yugoslavia and the formation of new states in its territory. The conversation is an opportunity to reminisce about the recent past and how we can build a better and more certain future for everyone by properly dealing with the past.


The discussion will be led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zijad Bećirović, director of IFIMES.


LIVESTREAM linkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9fuTExPixs  


Please take your seat at the hall by 17.55 at the latest.


Attendance is free of charge but we kindly ask you to confirm your participation at telephone number +382 (67) 6o0 405 or at ifimes@ifimes.org


Ljubljana/Ulcinj, 21 September 2023

[1] IFIMES – International Institute for Middle East and Balkan Studies, based in Ljubljana, Slovenia, has Special Consultative status at ECOSOC/UN, New York, since 2018 and it’s publisher of the international scientific journal “European Perspectives”.