Stefan Milić

Stefan Milic, born in 1992, is one the youngest members of the international think-tank organization East-West Bridge. Despite his youth, he already has more than 10 years of working experience in the civil sector and cooperation with international, private and public sector.

He attended elementary and high schools in B-H and Germany as an „American Field Service“ exchange program student. He is a lawyer and is currently a student of master law studies. He has attended numerous international congresses, study visits and seminars regarding legal, political and security sciences, international relations, youth organizing, project, organizational and financial management in Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary, Belgium, France, Italy, Greece, Macedonia, the Netherlands, Israel. He worked closely on various projects with international organizations UNDP, UNICEF, UNHCR, GIZ/GTZ, CISP, CARE, OHR, OSCE, EU Delegation, Helsinki Committee for Human Rights, USAID, CRIC, European Federation for Intercultural Learning. Stefan made special co-operation with the embassies of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Austria, India, Norway, Bulgaria, China and others in B-H.

During studies, he was engaged as coordinator of the "Global Student Program" of the Serbian Institute in Washington. He successfully completed the student internship as a student intern at the National Assembly of Republika Srpska at the Political System, Justice and Administration Committee.

Stefan was the youngest member of the official B-H delegation to the EU institutions in 2010, again the youngest member of the RS delegation to the Holy Land where he received a special award by the Patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos III, in 2011, and yet again the youngest participant of the European Movement Congress held in Budva, Montenegro in 2013.

Stefan was the Vice-President of the RS Youth Council which represents 250,000 young people from 2011 to 2013. From 2013 to 2018 he was the Vice-President of the European Movement in B-H. For his social activity Stefan has received numerous awards. The B-H European Movement, under the auspices of the B-H Presidency and the Office of the High Representative, presented him the „European Youth Leader“ award as the youngest laureate in 2011. He was ranked among the top 100 young future leaders of his country in 2014. In 2016, before the diplomatic corr, he was awarded the recognition "Young Leader of B-H". In 2018, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Srpska, Zeljka Cvijanovic, presented him with a plaque of the Government for outstanding contribution to the affirmation of youth work and entrepreneurship in the Republic of Srpska. He is a founder or member of the management of several legal entities, associations and companies, within which he implemented various activities at the age of 25 and coordinated the project cycles of cumulative value of cca 200,000 EUR.

Stefan is a certified instructor in public advocacy and lobbying, project and organizational management, non-violent communication, peace activism and transitional justice. He is the author or co-author of more professional papers in legal science, with a special focus on criminal law. He speaks English and German.