Dr. Gordana DJUROVIC
Minister of European Integration, Republic of Montenegro, Podgorica
Prof Dr. Gordana Djurovi is a full professor on the Faculty of Economics in Podgorica, where she teaches Economic Development, International Economic Relations, and Regional Economy on basic studies. She is the Head of the post-graduate studies in the field of European Economic Integration, where she teaches Economics of the EU and Enlargement Policy. Dr Djurovi was also project manager and associate on projects in the field of economic policy planning and sustainable development, especially on strategic developmental projects of the Government of the Republic of Montenegro: Regional development of Montenegro (1998), Programme on utility services transformation and restructuring in Montenegro (1999) and Development and poverty reduction strategy in Montenegro (2003). In the previous capacity of the Government of Montenegro, she was the Minister for International Economic Relations (February 2004-October 2006). By the decision of the Government of Montenegro adopted in June 2005, she was appointed for the Head of Negotiating Team for negotiations on stabilization and association process, which was successfully completed with signing of the Agreement (SAA) on 15 October 2007. In February 2005, she was appointed for the Head of Negotiating team for the negotiation of accession of Montenegro to World Trade Organization. In period 2006-2009, she held position of the Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration in the Government of Montenegro. On the session held on 10 June 2009, the Parliament of Montenegro appointed her as Minister for European Integration.