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31.08.1961, Mali Lošinj
Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament
Socijaldemokratska partija Hrvatske
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Parliamentary activities

Participation in roll-call votes:
9792 out of 10036 votes
Ranking: 495th
Loyalty to political group:
9623 out of 9792 votes
Ranking: 79th
Loyalty to national party:
9710 out of 9784 votes
Ranking: 492nd

Curriculum vitae

  • Education

  • 1987-1989 - Expert Associate for Literature in Hrvatski Sabor Kulture (Croatian Cultural Association) and Secretary of the Kulturni Radnik (Cultural Worker) magazine (Other)
  • Professional career

  • 1986-1986 - University: Social science
  • Political career

  • Offices held in a political party or national trade union
  • 1993-2000 - Secretary for International Relations of the Social Democratic Party of Croatia (SDP)
  • 2004-2008 - Chair of the Central Committee of the SDP
  • 2008-2012 - Member of the SDP Presidency
  • Offices held in local government bodies
  • 1997-2000 - Councillor in the Zagreb County Assembly
  • 2005-2009 - Mayor of the City of Velika Gorica
  • Offices held in a national parliament
  • 2007-2011 - Vice‑Chair of the Committee of Foreign Affairs in the Croatian Parliament
  • 2011-2013 - Head of the Croatian Parliamentary Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean
  • 2004-2012 - Head of the Croatian Parliamentary Delegation to the OSCE
  • 2007-2013 - Member of the Committee for the Constitution, Standing Orders and Political System
  • 2007-2013 - Member of the European Integration Committee
  • 2007-2013 - Member of the War Veterans Committee
  • Offices held in a national government
  • 2000-2003 - Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • Offices held in other international organisations
  • 2010-2011 - Rapporteur of the Committee on Political Affairs and Security, Parliamentary Assembly of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE PA)
  • 2011-2013 - Vice‑President of the OSCE PA
  • 2010-2013 - Leader and Special Coordinator of election observation missions of the OSCE and other international organisations in Moldova, Kazakhstan, Russia, Georgia and Armenia
  • Other activities

  • 2005-2011 - Co-founder and member of the board of directors of the 'Wings of Love' organisation
  • 1994-2000 - Secretary of the Croatian Society for Friendship with Bosnia and Herzegovina