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March 9-10, 2023


Senior Associate Research Fellow of the Center for Research and Policy Making North Macedonia

Ivica Bocevski is an Associate Senior Research Fellow and diplomatic advisor of the Center for Research and Policy Making. He is a Macedonian diplomat, politician, and publicist. He served as a Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs and as the Spokesperson for the Government. In diplomatic capacity, he represented his country as the first Macedonian Ambassador in Brazil and Latin America, as the diplomatic advisor to the President of the Republic and as a researcher in the research and analysis department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. His area of interests is democratization, European integration, and the regional cooperation initiatives in the region of the Balkans, conflict and post-conflict societies, managing diverse societies, multilateralism in the 21st century, migrations, international affairs and the new concepts of citizenship.  He is a syndicated columnist for several Macedonian and regional publications. He holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Skopje and a Master of Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh (recipient of the prestigious Ron Brown Fellowship of the US State Department).