Former President of Croatia,
Ivo Josipović served as the President of Croatia from 2010 to 2015. As a politician, he promoted reconciliation in SE Europe, human rights and the fight against corruption. Before and after his presidential mandate, he has worked as a university law professor and composer. He has published several books and 85 academic papers dealing with international criminal law, criminal procedure and human rights. As a composer, Josipovic has composed some 60 compositions performed and recorded by prominent artists. He has received prestigious domestic and international awards such as the European Medal of Tolerance from the European Union and Premio Galileo 2000 Award for art.