Ugljesa Ugi Zvekic
Ugljesa Ugi Zvekic is the Ambassador of the European Public Law Organzation (EPLO) at the UN in Vienna and the Senior Advisor at the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime. He was previously Ambassador of Serbia to the UN in Geneva; Chair of the Commission and the Executive Committee/Bureau of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and President of the General Assemblies of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). He is visiting professor at the Department of International, Juridical and Historical-Political Studies, Univeristy of Milan and Adjunct Professor at the School of Government, LUISS and at the Law School, University of Rome. During his 25-year career with the UN, he served as Deputy Director at UNICRI in Rome, Deputy Representative at UNODC Regional Office in Pretoria, South Africa and Chief of the Strategic Planning Unit at the UNODC, Vienna. He has published extensively on crime and development, crime prevention, corruption and reform of criminal justice systems. He has vast experience in multilateral diplomacy, and continues providing consultancy services to various UN entities.