The lecture and discussion: The establishment of a new world order

In the framework of the “Western Balkans and the EU” lectures cycle


The International Institute for Middle-East and Balkan Studies (IFIMES)


Invites You kindly to take part at the 


Lecture and discussion by 


Blagoje Grahovacretired Lieutenant General 




The establishment of a new world order


on Tuesday, 19 March 2024, at 17.00,

Eurostars uHotel, (ex-Grand Hotel Union Business), Hall »Orchid«, Miklošičeva cesta 3, Ljubljana.

(left) Iztok Podbregar, Blagoje Grahovac, Zijad Bećirović


Lieutenant General Blagoje Grahovac, a retired aviation general, is an analyst of geopolitical and socio-political processes in the region and guest lecturer at several universities in the Balkans. He served as the Assistant Chief of the General Staff of the Yugoslav Army – Aviation. He was an advisor to the President of the Republic of Montenegro; to the President of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro as well as to the President of the Parliament of Montenegro.

In his introductory lecture General Grahovac will present his views on current state of worlds affairs in the light of the war in Ukraine, the war between Israel and Hamas, and events in the Balkans and in the EU. His lecture will serve as a starting point for a discussion on the establishment of a new world order. 

In the discussion will participate:

● General Blagoje Grahovac, introduction

● Prof. Dr. Iztok Podbregar, Dean of the Faculty of Organizational Sciences of the University of Maribor, former Chief of the General Staff of the Slovenian Army with the rank of Lieutenant General and Director of the Slovenian Security Intelligence Agency (SOVA),

● Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zijad Bećirović, Director of the International Institute IFIMES, as a moderator

The event will be held in the Slovenian language and the languages of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Live broadcast at: 


Please take your seat by 16.55 at the latest.

Attendance is free of charge, but we ask you kindly to confirm your participation at the telephone number (01) 430 15 33 or at

Ljubljana, 6 March 2024

IFIMES – International Institute for Middle East and Balkan Studies, based in Ljubljana, Slovenia, has Special Consultative status at the ECOSOC/UN since 2018, and is also publisher of the international scientific journal “European Perspectives”.