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Talk to a Diplomat: Interview with Vedran Kuljanin

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Listen as I interview Vedran Kuljanin. He is the Marketing Coordinator and Research Analyst at the NATO Association of Canada. Vedran has extensive research, writing and analysis experience within sports, the legal industry and most recently international relations. He is looking to pursue his Masters in Economic Development and Foreign Affairs while continuing his career within the research and writing field in an international platform.

As the new Marketing Coordinator and Research Analyst, listen as Vedran discusses some of his plans for the NATO Association of Canada. He also discusses the Economy Forum on Mining and Infrastructure. This took place on March 9th at the Ontario Trade Centre.

The Economy Forum came to life as a response to NATO’s interest in economic development and security. We strive to help realize this goal by increasing economic trade among NATO Allies and partner countries. This business forum included representatives and companies from Turkey, Poland, Albania, Bulgaria, Georgia, Kosovo, Croatia, Hungary, and Macedonia. Listen as Vedran discusses the significance and the impact of the NATO Economy Forum on Mining and Infrastructure.

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Interview with Vedran Kuljanin
Talk to a Diplomat


Next, Vedran provides advice to the students interested in pursuing a career in international relations and affairs.

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Interview with Vedran Kuljanin
Talk to a Diplomat


Lastly, Vedran discusses his involvement with the Canada-Albania Business Council along with the benefits associated with becoming a member of the NATO Association of Canada.

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Interview with Vedran Kuljanin
Talk to a Diplomat


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Magdalena Surma
Magdalena Surma is currently Canada's NATO Program Contributor and Outreach Coordinator. Former Program Editor of Global Horizons, Magdalena completed a BA in Legal Studies (Honours) and a Masters in Public Service at the University of Waterloo. She also attended Harvard during two summers, where she completed courses in psychology, government, and law. In addition, she successfully completed Harvard Law School’s Executive Education Program in Negotiation and Leadership. Magdalena is currently completing an LLB through University of London’s International Program. She is passionate about law, government, and charitable non-profit organizations. As an avid researcher, she hopes to extend her research to investigate women in security while examining society, culture, and international relations. In addition, Magdalena is also passionate about international business and economy. She is very excited about being involved with various projects at NATO, specifically engaging youth and society about international affairs. Apart from a love of politics, Magdalena enjoys fine art, ballet, and classical music.