Ivan Vevjoda

Permanent Fellow, Institute for Human Sciences

Ivan Vejvoda has been Permanent Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences since 2017. He was previously Senior Vice President for Programs at the German Marshall Fund (GMF) and Executive Director of GMF’s Balkan Trust for Democracy. Prior to this he served in the Serbian government as Senior Advisor on Foreign Policy and European integration. Vejvoda was a key figure in the democratic opposition movement in Yugoslavia in the 1990s and has published widely on the subjects of democratic transition, totalitarianism, and post-war reconstruction in the Balkans. Since 2005 he has been a member of ERSTE Foundation’s Advisory Board. He has been awarded the French National Order of Merit in the rank of Officer and the Order of the Italian Star of Solidarity.

GEOPOLITICS: Is the soft power of the EU in the neighbouring regions still effective? – 6 MAY 2021 – 14:50-15:50 (CEST)

FRINGE EVENT: The Geopolitics of EU Enlargement and Democracy – 6 MAY 2021 – 19:50-20:40 (CEST)