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CURRICULUM VITAE
Mario Nobilo, Ph.D., State Secretary for Political Affairs

Born:

  • 15 June 1952, Lumbarda, the island of Korčula

Marital Status:

  • Married, with four children

Languages:

  • English, German;
  • Italian - working knowledge

Education:

  • 1975 - graduated from the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Zagreb;
  • 1979 - master's degree in international relations at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Zagreb ;
  • 1985 - doctor's degree in international security at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Zagreb;
  • attended several international specialised courses on foreign affairs

Career and professional experience:

  • 2011 - State Secretary for Political Affairs
  • Since 2008 - Director General for Multilateral Affairs
  • 2004-2008 - Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the Republic of Slovenia
  • 2002-2004 - Assistant Minister at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
  • 1997-2002 - Permanent Representative to OSCE, UN and other international organisations, Vienna;
  • 1992-1997 - Permanent Representative of the Republic of Croatia to the United Nations, also accredited to Cuba; took part in all key negotiations preceding the dissolution of the SFRY, as well as in the peace negotiations to end the war in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina;
  • 1991-1992 - Foreign Policy Adviser to the Croatian President;
  • 1990-1992 - Vice-President of the Croatian Council of European Movement and the Europe House in Zagreb;
  • 1990 - Spokesman for the first Croatian President Franjo Tuđman;
  • 1989 - co-founder of the Croatian Council of European Movement;
  • 1979-1989 - Associate Researcher at the Department of Political and Strategic Studies, Institute for Developing Countries (later Institute for International Relations), Zagreb, Croatia.

Miscellaneous:

  • author and co-author of several books and numerous articles in domestic and foreign periodicals on international relations, international and regional security and conflicts, including the wars in the former Yugoslavia;
  • since 1999 lecturer at the Diplomatic School with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Croatia and at the War School of the Ministry of Defence;
  • lectured on several foreign universities;
  • politically active during the period of the fall of communism in Yugoslavia and establishement of political parties in Croatia in the late 80s.