16 Dec Monika Begović – Secretary General, ATA, Croatia
Monika Begovic holds a PhD in political science, specialized in international relations and international security. She is the President of the Atlantic Council of Croatia, a nongovernmental organization that promotes Euro-Atlantic values and is a member of the Atlantic Treaty Association (ATA). She works at the Ministry at the Government of the Republic of Croatia. As a researcher, she specializes in studying transatlantic relations, especially from the perspective of international security, as well as studying the importance and influence of Euro-Atlantic values to the development of the region of Southeast Europe. Through research projects, she participates and holds presentations and lectures at international scientific conferences and has published scientific essays and papers. During her professional career, she specialized in project management, public policy issues, while managing various projects (EU IPA, ESF, Erasmus+, NATO PDD). She also has twelve years of service for the United Nations (UN ICTY), and has worked as a journalist.