The international round table: Do (not) Make America great again?


In the framework of the “USA and the world” lecture cycle


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


Invites You kindly to take part at the international round table




Do (not) Make America great again? 


on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 16.00 h

in the “Grad” Hall of the Hotel Lev (13th floor) at Vošnjakova 1, Ljubljana.


The US presidential elections November 8, 2016 led to power Donald Trump. What are the implications for the US and the world after the election of Trump for the President of the United States? How will this affect international relations and the balance of power in the world, how will the economic markets react? What will be the implications for the Western Balkans, Middle-East and the EU?


These and other issues will be discussed at the round table by: 

  • Prof. Ernest Petrič, the first Slovenian Ambassador to the US and former President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Slovenia
  • Budimir Lončar, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of SFR Yugoslavia
  • Prof. Vladimir Marinković, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia
  • Prof. Dr. Srgjan Kerim, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia and the President of the UN General Assembly 2007/2008


The round table will be held in Slovenian/Serbian/Bosnian/Croatian languages and will be moderated by Assist. Prof. Dr. Zijad Bećirović.


Live broadcast at:  


Please take your seat at the hall at the latest by 15.55 h.


Attendance is free of charge. Please confirm your participation at telephone number (01) 430 15 33 or at



Ljubljana, 14 February 2017