Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador
of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the Kingdom of Belgium, Brussels.
Dr Bisera Turkovic is the Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the Kingdom of Belgium.
Prior to her current appointment, Dr Turkovic served as Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United States, the Permanent Observer of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the Organisation of American States (OAS) and as Bosnia and Herzegovina's Ambassador to Mexico and Brazil.
Prior to that, Dr Turkovic served as Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the Organisation of Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE), Permanent Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United Nations in Vienna, Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency, the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organisation and the United Nations Industrial Development Agency.
From 2001 to 2004 Dr Turkovic served as Executive Director of the Centre for Security Studies in Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as a lecturer at the University of Sarajevo. From 2000 to 2001 Dr Turkovic served as Minister for European Integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Prior to 2000 Dr Turkovic served as Ambassador to Hungary and as the first bilateral Ambassador for Bosnia and Herzegovina to Croatia.
Dr Turkovic has also lectured at the University of Sarajevo, Webster University, the International University of Sarajevo and the University of Travnik. Dr Turkovic holds a degree in law from the University of Sarajevo and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice Administration from the Philip Institute of Technology (Melbourne, Australia). She completed her post-graduate studies in Criminology at La Trobe University (Melbourne, Australia) and holds a PhD in International Relations.