A great man is one who collects knowledge the way a bee collects honey and uses it to help people overcome the difficulties they endure - hunger, ignorance and disease!
- Nikola Tesla

Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
- Franklin Roosevelt

While their territory has been devastated and their homes despoiled, the spirit of the Serbian people has not been broken.
- Woodrow Wilson

H.E. Mr. Vuk Jeremić, president of the sixty-seventh session of the United Nations General Assembly

Vuk Jeremić was elected President of the sixty-seventh session of the United Nations General Assembly on 8 June 2012. At the time of his election, he was serving as Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Repubic of Serbia, an office he held starting on 15 May 2007.

Throughout his five years as Foreign Minister, Mr. Jeremić was actively engaged in the work of the United Nations, representing his country at key sessions of the General Assembly and the Security Council. He led the Serbian delegation at high-level segments of the United Nations Human Rights Council (2008, 2010 and 2011), at the annual General Conference of the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and at high-level meetings of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations.

Mr. Jeremić also represented Serbia at the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (Istanbul, 2011), the United Nations HighLevel Meeting on Nuclear Security (New York, 2011) and the 2010 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (New York, 2010).

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Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia in the USA

Djerdj Matkovic, ambassador of the Republic of Serbia in Washington DC

Mr. Djerdj Matkovic was born in Subotica, Serbia, on May 28, 1955. He graduated from the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law in 1978, International Law and International Organizations.

Career

Since February 2015 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Serbia in the United States

April 2014 - February 2015 Foreign Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic

August 2012 - April 2014 Foreign Policy Advisor to the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic

February 2012 - July 2012 Chief of Protocol of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia

2011-2012 Director of the Department for North and South America at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia

2007-2011 First Counselor at the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Washington, D.C., USA

2006-2007 Deputy Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia

2005-2006 Deputy Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia and Montenegro

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Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in the USA

Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia in Washington DC: H.E. DJERDJ MATKOVIC

Diplomatic Staff:

  • Vladimir Jovicic - Minister Counselor, Deputy Chief of Mission
  • Zdravko Pavicevic- Minister Counselor, Political Affairs, OAS
  • Ljubomir Postic - First Counselor-Head of the Consular Section
  • Aleksandar Vidojevic - Counselor, Political Affairs
  • Sandra Pejic - First Secretary, Political Affairs
  • Ivana Mangov - Second Secretary, Political Affairs and Press
  • Zorka Kekovic - Second Secretary, Political Affairs, Congressional Relations officer

Defense Attache Office:

  • Colonel Dragan Galic - Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché
  • Lieutenant Colonel Dejan Vujaklija - Assistant Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché
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Other Diplomatic Missions of Serbia in the USA

  • PERMANENT MISSION OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA TO THE UNITED NATIONS

854 Fifth Avenue
New York, N.Y.10065

H.E. Mr. Milan Milanović, Ambassador

phone: (212) 879-8700
fax: (212) 879-8705
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
web: www.un.int/serbia

  • CONSULATE GENERAL OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA - NEW YORK

62 West 45th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10036

Mirjana Zivkovic, Consul General

phone: (212) 596 4241
fax: (212) 596 4363
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
web: www.serbiaconsulatenyc.com

  • CONSULATE GENERAL OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA - CHICAGO

201 East Ohio Street, Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60611

Dejan Radulovic, Consul General

phone: (312) 670-6707
fax: (312) 670-6787
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
web: www.scgchicago.org

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Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Canada

H.E. Mihailo PAPAZOGLU
Ambasador

Mirjana Šešum – Ćurčić
Counselor

Miodrag Sekulić
Counselor

Milan Reljić
Attaché

Address:
17 Blackburn Ave.
Ottawa ON K1N 8A2
Canada
Telephone:
(1) (613) 233-6289
(1) (613) 233-6280
Fax:
(613) 233 - 7850
 
E-mail:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
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Gordana Vunjak-Novaković

Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic is a Serbian American engineer and currently a professor of biomedical engineering at Columbia University. She is the director of Columbia's Laboratory for Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering. Vunjak-Novakovic is a highly cited researcher, having published 235 engineering papers, two books, 45 book chapters, and 34 patents. She had also given over 150 lectures across the world. Vunjak-Novakovic is an advisor to the federal government on tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, serving as chair of NIH's tissue engineering section. Vunjak-Novakovic's areas of research include tissue engineering, bioreactors, biophysical regulation, tissue development, and stem cell research.

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Publishing

Serbian Americans: History—Culture—Press

by Krinka Vidaković-Petrov, translated from Serbian by Milina Jovanović

Learned, lucid, and deeply perceptive, SERBIAN AMERICANS is an immensely rewarding and readable book, which will give historians invaluable new insights, and general readers exciting new ways to approach the history​ of Serbian printed media. Serbian immigration to the U.S. started dates from the first few decades of 19th c. The first papers were published in San Francisco starting in 1893. During the years of the most intense politicization of the Serbian American community, the Serbian printed media developed quickly with a growing number of daily, weekly, monthly and yearly publications. Newspapers were published in Serbian print shops, while the development of printing presses was a precondition for the growth of publishing in general. Among them were various kinds of books: classical Serbian literature, folksong collections, political pamphlets, works of the earliest Serbian American writers in America (poetry, prose and plays), first translations from English to Serbian, books about Serb immigrants, dictionaries, textbooks, primers, etc.

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