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H.E. Vuk Jeremić

Minister of Foreign Affairs

‚ Republic of Serbia


Vuk Jeremić currently serves as Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia. As Minister of Foreign Affairs, he assumed the function of the Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (May - November 2007). Mr. Jeremić graduated from the University of Cambridge with a degree in Theoretical Physics. He worked for a number of financial institutions in the City of London, including Deutsche Bank and Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, and then for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals. He graduated from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, with a degree of Master in Public Administration. He was a founder and the financial manager of the Organization of Serbian Students Abroad (OSSA), the first international organization of Serbian students, which at the time had several thousand members. Following the democratic changes in Belgrade in October 2000, he worked as an adviser to the Minister of Telecommunications of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, and then in June 2003 joined the Ministry of Defense of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro in the capacity of the Special Envoy for Euro-Atlantic Affairs. From July 2004 to May 2007, he served as Senior Foreign Policy Adviser to Boris Tadić, President of the Republic of Serbia. In February 2004, he was appointed Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, and in February 2006 elected to the Main Board of the Democratic Party.