Davor Ivo Stier

Davor Ivo Stier (born 6 January 1972 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a Croatian Democratic Union politician and diplomat. He was a member of the Croatian Parliament in 2011-2013, of the European Parliament in 2013-2016, as well as 13th Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia in 2016-2017.

Stier was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and lived in the middle-class Flores district in a Croatian expatriate family originating from Samobor. He graduated in Political Science and International Relations at the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina, and later on in journalism. He was a Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia and the 13th Minister of Foreign and European Affairs in the Cabinet of Andrej Plenković from 19 October 2016 until his resignation on 19 June 2017. In 2015, Stier published the book The New Croatian Paradigm: an Overview of Social Integration and Development (Nova hrvatska paradigma. Ogled o društvenoj integraciji i razvoju). He now lives in Samobor with his wife and three children.

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