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Nevena Čolić Mohora, Director at MITECO Kneževac

We Plan to Enter New Markets

MITECO Kneževac is the leading operator in the field of industrial and hazardous waste management in Serbia and the region. With a strategic approach...

Zorica Bilić, Country Coordinator, GIZ GmbH

Green Projects Are a Development Opportunity

German Development Cooperation, through its development partnership mechanism and the develoPPP.de programme, combines forces with companies with the aim of responding jointly to the...

Žarko Miljanić, B.sc. Ee, Green Wall Plus

Green Wall As a Source of Energy

Green Wall Plus is a branch of the Green Wall company and brand, which has been operating successfully for many years on the territories...

Ivana Maraš, Attorney at Law, Aleksić & Associates Law Firm

We are Available to Clients 24/7

Thanks to a dedicated team of experienced professionals, Aleksic & Associates is considered the leading Serbian law firm providing services in all areas of...

Miroslav Vraneš, Account Executive, Dell Technologies

Virtual World Instead of F2f

Dell Technologies believes in business sustainablity and strives to help its customers grow their businesses and overcome new challenges, adopt new trends and transform...

Gilles Beschoor Plug, New Ambassador Of The Netherlands To Serbia

Gilles Beschoor Plug (1962) arrived in Serbia in August 2019 and presented his credentials to H.E. the President in September. Having studied law at Erasmus University Rotterdam in the previous century, Gilles joined the Foreign Service and was posted in the lower ranks in Moscow, Nairobi and Damascus – the linking factor obviously being their geographical location at the same longitude (37°E).

In between, he worked at the ministry in The Hague in the departments of Security Policy and of European Integration. He also served as Private Secretary to H.M. the Queen and H.R.H. Prince Claus of The Netherlands.

After having escaped 37°E by spending three years as ambassador in Abu Dhabi, Gilles served as the director for the North Africa and the Middle East department at the ministry in The Hague. From 2015 until August 2019 he was the Dutch ambassador in Tel Aviv.

Consequently, he has acquired some experience in the fields of conflict resolution, societal changes, humanitarian aid, and trade and investment, mostly in Eastern Europe and the Middle East – but these regions host too much diversity and too many perspectives for diplomats to be labelled as a kind of expert.

Indeed, Gilles continues learning on the job and considers curiosity a required quality for diplomats. He never ceased to be amazed by the rich tapestry of the societies in which he had the privilege to represent the Netherlands.

Gilles is married to Louise Wesseling, who is an indispensable ally in his work. The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs should consider itself lucky with partners of heads of mission willing to participate in the ubiquitous representative work of diplomats: it gets two for the price of one (which certainly is a Dutch quality).

The couple has three children studying in the Netherlands. Gilles loves cigars, European literature, classical music and his Ducati motorbike. He is an active tennis player and took surfing lessons in order to impress his kids – to no avail, unfortunately.

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Ambassador Of Canada Recognised For Contribution To Promotion Of Gender Equality

Ambassador of Canada to Serbia H.E. Kati Csaba was recognised for her contributions to the promotion of gender equality On 28 May the Gender Equality...

Slovenia Submits Bid For UNESCO Listing Of Lipizzan Horses

The Slovenian government has formally submitted to the UNESCO Secretariat in Paris the multi-national bid for placing the Lipizzan horse breeding and related practices...

70 Million Euros Of Non-Refundable Donations To Serbia Signed

The agreement worth EUR 70 million was signed today by the Head of the EU Delegation to Serbia, Ambassador Sem Fabrizi, and the Minister...

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Slovenia Submits Bid For UNESCO Listing Of Lipizzan Horses

The Slovenian government has formally submitted to the UNESCO Secretariat in Paris the multi-national bid for placing the Lipizzan...

70 Million Euros Of Non-Refundable Donations To Serbia Signed

The agreement worth EUR 70 million was signed today by the Head of the EU Delegation to Serbia, Ambassador...

Day Of Serbian Diplomacy Marked

On the Day of Diplomacy, Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dačić presented tennis player Novak Djoković with an award...

Austria Donates Funds To Serbia To Fight COVID-19

Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs Alexander Schallenberg and EU and Constitution Minister Karoline Edtstadler attended...

Air Serbia To Increase The Number Of Flights In June

The national airline of Serbia, Air Serbia, due to increased demand, will increase the number of flights on certain...

70 Million Euros Of Non-Refundable Donations To Serbia Signed

The agreement worth EUR 70 million was signed today by the Head of the EU Delegation to Serbia, Ambassador...

Day Of Serbian Diplomacy Marked

On the Day of Diplomacy, Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dačić presented tennis player Novak Djoković with an award...

Austria Donates Funds To Serbia To Fight COVID-19

Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs Alexander Schallenberg and EU and Constitution Minister Karoline Edtstadler attended...

Air Serbia To Increase The Number Of Flights In June

The national airline of Serbia, Air Serbia, due to increased demand, will increase the number of flights on certain...

Audience-attended Outdoor Sporting Events To Start On 1 June

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