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Damir Glas

MA in International Relations and Diplomacy

Work experience

Dec 2016Jan 2017

Trainee

European Parliament, Office of MEP, Brussels, Belgium
  • Following committees: Committees on Foreign Affairs; Delegation for Relations with Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo; Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee; Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee
  • Providing detailed briefings on various committee meetings and plenary sessions;
  • Writing and/or summarising reports, speech notes;
  • Providing political analysis;
  • Drafting amendments to Commission Reports on Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Kosovo;
  •  Attending working groups and conferences.
Nov 2015Mar 2016

Operations Manager                                                                               

European Young Innovators Forum, Brussels, Belgium
  • Collaborating closely together with the Head of Operations in day to day activities;
  • Providing support and consulting services to startups focused on innovation and SMEs in obtaining EU funding, in particular Horizon 2020 Programme;
  • Supporting EU projects implementation;
  •  Assisting the team in maintaining social media channels.
Jul 2015Nov 2015

Public Relations Consultant                                                                        

Centers for Civic Initiatives, Sarajevo, BiH
  • Creating and updating social media strategy and plan as well as managing social media updates and our social communities;
  • Preparing and supervising the production of publicity brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos, photos, film and multimedia programmes;
  • Organizing events (press conferences, round tables, open days).
Sep 2014Mar 2015

Trainee in the Press and Communication Service                      

EPP Group in the European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
  • Assisting the team in maintaining the social media channels (Facebook and Twitter);
  • Contributing to content production of the EPP Group website;
  • Helping with administrative tasks and preparation of meetings;
  • Research and analysis of various documents.

Education

20122014

MA in International Relations and Diplomacy

DIU Libertas International University, Croatia 

Main subjects: Foreign Policy Processes; Culture, Media and Diplomacy; Comparative Politics; International Affairs; Judgment and Decision Making Process; Statecraft and Diplomacy; Political Economy of Trade and Aid

Thesis title: Forms of Communication in Diplomacy

Languages

Croatian language - mother tongue 

Serbian language - proficient user

Bosnian language - proficient user

English language - proficient user

French language - basic user