IFIMES and EDU sign a Memorandum of Understanding

H.E. Irving Levance

Secretary-General of the Intergovernmental Organization EDU




IFIMES and EDU sign a Memorandum of Understanding


LJUBLJANA/BRUSSELS, January 26, 2015 - Director of the International Institute for Middle East and Balkan Studies (IFIMES) Zijad Bećirović and Secretary General of the Intergovernmental Organization (EDU) from Brussels H.E. Irving Levance signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).


The Memorandum states, inter alia, that the organizations will participate in the fields of information exchange and the promotion of dialogue as a tool for conflict prevention in the world. The organizations will promote research and international cooperation in the educational process, and occasionally organize joint events in this scope.


Aware of the importance of diplomacy and dialogue in crisis and post-crisis situations, the organizations also undertake to support various forms of academic and practical engagement with the aim of preventing conflicts in the context of their cooperation.


With the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation is H.E. Irving Levance became a new member of the Advisory Board of the International Institute IFIMES.


Ljubljana/Brussels, January 26, 2015