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Croatian Ambassador Kicks Off Diplomatic Seminars

“Reflections on the Future European Union”

Croatian Ambassador Kicks Off NCRE’s Diplomatic Seminars

NCRE Web site: http://www.europe.canterbury.ac.nz

H.E. Dr Mladen Ibler, Croatian Ambassador to New Zealand and Australia, will deliver the first of four Diplomatic Seminars, “Reflections on the Future European Union”, at the National Centre for Research on Europe at 11 a.m. on September 29.

Dr Ibler’s seminar is entitled, “ Croatia – a review of its recent history, politics and economy, and the current situation ”

A medical specialist in anaesthesiology and intensive care, Dr Ibler has been in the Croatian diplomatic service since 1994, when he was named Honorary Consul of Croatia to Denmark. Dr. Ibler has been based in Canberra since 1999; prior to this post he was the Croatian ambassador to Sweden, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Finland.

Dr. Ibler was winner of a number of international grants for research in

anaesthesiology and applied clinical physiology. For his work pro

patria, the President of the Republic of Croatia decorated him with the

Order of Duke Branimir with Ribbon and the Homeland Gratitude Memorial Medal.

Subsequent speakers in the diplomatic seminar series are:

October 1, 2:00 pm

H.E. Mrs Sylvie Matteucci - Swiss Ambassador to New Zealand

“Switzerland in Interesting Times”

October 8, 2:00 pm

Mr Stephen Turner - Consul General and Director of Trade and Investment, British High Commission

“New Zealand Trade Opportunities in the Expanded EU: How NZ and the UK are Working Together to Secure Them”

October 12, 11:00 am

H.E. Mr Jean-Michel Marlaud - French Ambassador to New Zealand

“France and the EU”

The regular seminars allow faculty and students to present their work on Europe and facilitate cross-disciplinary linkages. Past seminar series programmes are archived and can be accessed on the NCRE website (www.europe.canterbury.ac.nz) .

All seminars will be held in the NCRE Seminar Room (Geography Building, Level 2, Room 244). If you would like to receive an electronic copy of the flyers and notification of the seminars, send a request to ncre@canterbury.ac.nz .

All events and lectures are open to the public.

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The National Centre for Research on Europe at the University of Canterbury is the only dedicated European research centre in New Zealand. It is a multi-disciplinary Centre of Academic Excellence and Expertise that operates nationally, uniting students and scholars from a wide range of fields to research and study European issues.

The Centre has significant responsibility for the European Union's outreach efforts within New Zealand and the Pacific. Raising a critical awareness of the EU, informing government, the media and public opinion are all equally important aspects of the NCRE's core function.

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