Democracy That Delivers
Lagumdzija, Zlatko

Lagumdzija, Zlatko

Prime Minister of Bosnia & Herzegovina (2001-2002)


CdM Members, EU and UN leaders put the need for inclusive development at the center of PVE strategies

Six Club de Madrid Members, all of them democratically elected Presidents and Prime Ministers, along with top leaders from the European Union and the United Nations, addressed the gap between development and security in the field of preventing and countering violent extremism policies. 

PM Lagumdzija met with Lebanon Grand Mufti during High Level visit to Lebanon

To share experiences and recommendations, to address issues of conflict, violent extremims and hate speech, and to contribute to the national debate and efforts in developing alternative narratives to counter extremist messages were the objectives of this mission. It was organized under the umbrella of the "leaders telling a Different Sotyr" project. 

Club de Madrid conveys the final mission of its project on preventing violent extremism

Prime Minister Zlatko Lagumdzija is leading a high level mission to Lebanon that is running from Monday 29th to Wednesday 31st of May. During these days, he will engage with fellow CdM Members PM Siniora and President Gemayel, both from Lebanon. The project has been working for the last eight months in helping to build a new and effective narrative able to tackle the succcess of the radical groups propaganda

Club de Madrid supports the 'Madrid´s commitment to peaceful cities'

To defend peace against war, support cooperation between national and local governments, fostering instruments for mediation and social dialogue, and fostering local equality policies are some of the compromises signaled in the final declaration of the First World Forum on Urban Violence. 


UN Secretary General discusses global democracy challenges with Club de Madrid

A 12 Member Club de Madrid delegation led by its President, Vaira Vike-Freiberga, met with United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, founding Member of the Club de Madrid, at the United Nations headquarters in New York City.

CdM organizes a workshop about violent extremism during the World Forum on Urban Violence

Zlatko Lagumdzija, former Prime Minister of Bornis and Herzegovina and Club de Madrid Member, leads this workshop where there would be representatives of the European Council, experts and civil society. The workshop takes place during the WOrld Forum on Urban Violence organized by the Madrid City Hall on April 18-21, 2017.

"You were ahead of time", J. Sachs at the Shared Societies Project X Anniversary

The Shared Societies Project celebrated its tenth anniversary with a commemoration dinner attended by 35 invitees. Amongst them, 10 Club de Madrid Members, all of them former Presidents and Prime Ministers from America, Europe and Oceania and the economist Jeffrey Sachs, director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Zlatko Lagumdžija, panelist at the Madrid's World Forum on Urban Violence and Education

The former Prime Minister of Bosnia-Herzegovina and Club de Madrid Member, Zlatko Lagumdžija, will be panelist in a session organized by the CdM in one of the biggest forum to be organized in the Spanish capital this year. Convenved from the 19th to the 21st of April it will analyze the different forms of urban violence and how to tackle them, answering the question How can we build peace?  

"Where Shared Society Starts, Violent Extremism Stops"

Members Wim Kok and Zlatko Lagumdzija participated, on February 20-23th and January 29th respectively, in missions part of Club de Madrid’s collaboration in the Project “Khotwa”. This Project, led by International Institute for Nonviolent Action (Novact), aims to promote an effective, collective, constructive and structured participation of the North African civil society in the process of the regional integration of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU).

Youth, women, communities & Shared Societies, elements for a new narrative to prevent violent extremism

Empowering women and youth, advancing Shared Societies and engaging with religious leaders and former violent extremists are key elements for a new turn on preventing violent extremism. These are the main conclusions of the report that summarazies the kick-off meeting of the project ‘Preventing Violent Extremism: Leaders Telling a Different Story’. 

Club de Madrid supports the #InspiringTunisia campaign for a democracy that delivers

Thirteen Club de Madrid Members, all of them democractically elected former Presidents and Prime Ministers from all over the world, have signed the manifesto "Inspiring Tunisia; Translating Words Into Actions" to endorse a positive narrative about the country, and help the Tunisia2020 conference succeed.

PM Lagumdzija at the MedForum: "If we want a better future we must create it, not predict it"

Zlatko Lagumdzija, ex PM of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Mehdi Jomaa, ex PM of Tunisia, participated in the 3rd Mediterranean Forum of the Anna Lindh Foundation in Valletta, Malta. They brought  their personal experience and expertise in the fields of preventing violent extremism and social inclusion 


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