In accordance with the CEP bylaws, the Executive Board is the highest managing body of the institution with different executive powers.


President of the Executive Board:

           Samuel Žbogar

Members of the Executive Board are:

mag. Renata Cvelbar Bek    

dr. Damir Črnčec

mag. Anžej Frangež

Peter Grk

dr. Andrej Rahten

Nikolina Prah

Sabina Stadler Repnik

Vojko Volk



The Advisory Board advises CEP on its activities, submits project proposals, represents the institution abroad, promotes its activities and assists in obtaining additional funding.

Members of the Advisory Board are:

       Giuliano Amato

       Former Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of Italy

       Murat Bilhan

       Director of the Foreign Policy Platform at the Istanbul Culture University

       Timothy Garton Ash

       Professor of European Studies at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford

       Tom Harkin

       Former Member of the U.S. Senate

       Victor Jackovich

       Former U.S. Ambassador to Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina

       Ban Ki-moon

       Former Secretary General of the United Nations

       Kristiina Ojuland

       Former Member of the European Parliament and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia

       Jan Petersen

       Former Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to Austria and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway

       Javier Solana

       Former High Representative for the Common Foreign and Defence Policy of the EU and Secretary General of NATO

       Goran Svilanović

       Former Secretary General of the Regional Cooperation Council and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia and Montenegro

       Zhang Deguang

       Former Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and former Vice-Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China