Ministarstvo vanjskih i europskih poslova RH

Davor Ivo Stier

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs


 

  • Born 6 January 1972 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Married with three children

 

Education

  • World Politics Institute Washinghton, postgraduate course on crisis management
  • B.Sc. in political studies, international relations and journalism, Catholic University of Buenos Aires
  • Diplomatic Academy

 

Professional career

  • 2014 – 2016 – member of the European Parliament, member and chief negotiator of the European People’s Party to the Development Cooperation Committee, substitute member of the International Trade Committee, member of the Group of the European Parliament and chief negotiator of the European People’s Party to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, member of the Delegation for Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo
  • 2013 – 2014 – member of the European Parliament, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, substitute member of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 2011 – 2013 – member of the Croatian Parliament, vice-chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, member of the European Integration Committee, member of the Croatian Parliament’s Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly
  • 2003 – 2008 – Permanent Representation of the Republic of Croatia to NATO
  • 1998 – 2002 – Croatian Embassy to the United States
  • 1996  - 2011 – Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Protocol Department, North America Department, International Security Department, Office of the Chief EU Accession Negotiator

 

Political Career

  • Member of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) since 1995
  • 2016 – political secretary at HDZ
  • 2010 – 2014 – international secretary at HDZ
  • 2010 – 2014 – member of the Political Assembly of the European People’s Party

 

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

 

Miscellaneous

  • “The Parliament Magazine MEP Award 2015” for best MEP in the field of development cooperation
  • Order of Duke Branimir medal for promoting political dialogue and cooperation in the European Parliament
  • Correspondent for Argentinian radio station “America” and “El Cronista” daily during the Homeland War