A great man is one who collects knowledge the way a bee collects honey and uses it to help people overcome the difficulties they endure - hunger, ignorance and disease!
- Nikola Tesla
Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
- Franklin Roosevelt
While their territory has been devastated and their homes despoiled, the spirit of the Serbian people has not been broken.
- Woodrow Wilson
Throughout his five years as Foreign Minister, Mr. Jeremić was actively engaged in the work of the United Nations, representing his country at key sessions of the General Assembly and the Security Council. He led the Serbian delegation at high-level segments of the United Nations Human Rights Council (2008, 2010 and 2011), at the annual General Conference of the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and at high-level meetings of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations.
Mr. Jeremić also represented Serbia at the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (Istanbul, 2011), the United Nations HighLevel Meeting on Nuclear Security (New York, 2011) and the 2010 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (New York, 2010)..
Mr. Djerdj Matkovic was born in Subotica, Serbia, on May 28, 1955. He graduated from the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law in 1978, International Law and International Organizations.
Since February 2015 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Serbia in the United States
April 2014 - February 2015 Foreign Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic
August 2012 - April 2014 Foreign Policy Advisor to the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic
February 2012 - July 2012 Chief of Protocol of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia
2011-2012 Director of the Department for North and South America at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia
2007-2011 First Counselor at the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Washington, D.C., USA
2006-2007 Deputy Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia
2005-2006 Deputy Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia and Montenegro
Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia in Washington DC: H.E. DJERDJ MATKOVIC
Defense Attache Office:
854 Fifth Avenue
New York, N.Y.10065
H.E. Mr. Milan Milanović, Ambassador
phone: (212) 879-8700
fax: (212) 879-8705
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Mirjana Zivkovic, Consul General
phone: (212) 596 4241
fax: (212) 596 4363
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Chicago, IL 60611
Dejan Radulovic, Consul General
phone: (312) 670-6707
fax: (312) 670-6787
H.E. Mihailo PAPAZOGLU
Mirjana Šešum – Ćurčić