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

Members of the Executive Board are:

mag. Marko Štucin

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