News archive - New Ministers in the Region

In the recent months several new ministers have been appointed in the region, they are briefly introduced in this news (in alphabetical order).

Fatos BEJA - Albania

The new Albanian minister Fatos Beja is an experienced politician and at the same time a personality of university
He holds a Doctorate in Philology Sciences. From 1971 to 1982, he worked as translator and editor at the Albanian Telegraphic Agency, from 1982 to 1985 he was editor of Archaeology Magazine “Iliria”; between 1985 to 1992 he was employed as scientific collaborator in the Institute of Albanian language and Literature, Academy of Science, the whole time from 1978 till 1991 he was also a lecturer in the University of Tirana. Furthermore, he is an author of university text books, scientific articles and monographs. Before his nomination for Minister of Education and  Science he was a vice-president and spokesman of the Albanian parliament and chairman of the Laws’ Commission.


Božidar ĐELIC - Serbia

Vice-president of the government of Republic of Serbia and minister for Science and Technological Development, was born in 1965 in Belgrade (Serbia). He graduated at leading French business school “Hautes Etudes
Commerciales” at the Institute of Political Sciences and obtained his masters degree in financial management in 1991 from Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
From 1991 till 1992, he was working as consultant of the government of Russia, Romania and Poland for the private and the banking sector. From 1993 till 2000 he was a partner of McKinsey&Company, working as a  consultant in the department of strategic management in Paris and in California.
As minister of finance and economy in the government of Serbia, in the period of 2001 till 2004 he established strong and competent administration in one of the fastest and the most successful reforms of public finances in countries in transition. From 2005 till 2007 he was a director for Central Europe at Credit Agricole Group. In the period from May till July 2008 he was vice-president of the government of the Republic of Serbia. In the name of Serbia he signed Stabilisation and Association Agreement in Luxemburg on April 29, 2008. The World Economic Forum (DAVOS) recognized his achievements in business and politics by nominating him for the title of “Young World Leader” for the period from 2005 till 2010.


Pero STANOJANOVSKI - FYR of Macedonia

Pero Stanojanovski, new minister of Education and Science of the FYR of Macedonia holds a degree in electrical engineering from the SS. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje.
Through his career he held various positions in the educatIonal as well as the private sector. He started his career as a member of the professional team, as a mentorteacher in natural sciences and as the administrator at the experimental teaching project PEKSNAS and later worked as a teacher in information science, mathematics and the study of algorithms. He was also employed in various positions in the private sector.



Entry created by Elke Dall on October 31, 2008
Modified on November 20, 2008