Orsat Miljenić

Orsat Miljenić
mr. sc.
14th Minister of Justice of Croatia
In office
23 December 2011  22 January 2016
Prime Minister Zoran Milanović
Preceded by Dražen Bošnjaković
Succeeded by Ante Šprlje
Personal details
Born (1968-09-15) 15 September 1968
Dubrovnik, SFR Yugoslavia, now Croatia
Political party Social Democratic Party of Croatia (2015-)[1]
Alma mater University of Zagreb, Central European University

Orsat Miljenić (born 15 September 1968) is a Croatian lawyer, diplomat and politician, who served as Croatia's Minister of Justice.

Miljenić was born in Dubrovnik, and graduated from the Law Faculty of the University of Zagreb in 1993. He got his master's degree in Central European University in Budapest in 1995. He is a veteran of the Croatian War of Independence. He served from 1996 to 2000 as a diplomat in Netherlands, from 2000 to 2002 as president of Government Office for Cooperation with NGOs. He was a deputy minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration from 2002 to 2004 in Cabinet of Ivica Račan II. After that, he worked as a lawyer until he was appointed Minister of Justice on 23 December 2011, in the Cabinet of Zoran Milanović.

He is married with three children. He is also one of the founding members of the Transparency International Croatia. He speaks English and French.


Political offices
Preceded by
Dražen Bošnjaković
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Succeeded by
Ante Šprlje
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