Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (CV)
  Personal details  

Andrej Zhernovski

  • Date of birth: 26.11.1968
  • Nationality: Macedonian
  • Place of birth: Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • Marital status: married, two children

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   Academic details
 

Graduated from the Faculty of Civil Engineering at the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje.

MA from FON University with a thesis on "Role and influence of the Council of Europe in the development and realisation of the human rights order" under the mentorship of Prof. Dr. Dimitar Mirchev, earning an MA in Diplomacy and International Politics.

   Professional career

 

 

 

1996-2000: Vice-Chairman of the Council of the City of Skopje;

2000-2002: Advisor to the Mayor of the City of Skopje;

2002-2011: Member of Parliament in the Assembly the Republic of Macedonia, with several functions and competences;

  • First Co-Chair of the Joint Parliamentarian Committee: Republic of Macedonia-European Union;
  • Member of the Delegation of the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, with the following functions:
    • Vice-Chair and Member of the Committee on Migrations, Refugees and Population;
    • Member of the Committee on Political Affairs;
    • Member of the Committee on Equal Opportunities;
    • Rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on the topic: "Trafficking of migrant workers for forced labour";
    • Rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on the topic: "Gender-related claims for asylum";
    • Observer of election cycles in several member-states of the Council of Europe;
    • Moderator and participant in numerous international conferences.
  • Member of the Committee on European Affairs;
  • Member of the National European Integration Council;
  • Member of the Foreign Policy Committee;
  • Member of several Parliamentary Groups for Cooperation with parliaments of other countries.

2013-2017: Mayor of the Municipality of Centar –Skopje

 

 Political engagements

 

 

1994-2015: President of the youth wing, spokesperson, Vice-President and President of LDP;

2018: Member of the CB of SDSM.