All Press Releases for November 29, 2018

Irena Zubcevic, MS, OISC/UN-DESA, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Ms. Zubcevic has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the sustainable development industry

She works on advancing sustainable development for people, planet and prosperity.

    FOREST HILLS, NY, November 29, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Irena Zubcevic, MS, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Zubcevic celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Backed by 25 years of practiced industry experience, Ms. Zubcevic serves as the chief of the Intergovernmental Policy and Review Branch, Office of Intergovernmental Support and Coordination for Sustainable Development at the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, where she works on advancing sustainable development for people, planet and prosperity. She excels in her role for a number of reasons, including being multilingual; she speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Russian and six other regional languages. At the start of her career, Ms. Zubcevic joined the Ministry of Information of the Republic of Croatia as an adviser and served for one year before lending her expertise to the Croatian news agency Hina.

Over the years, Ms. Zubcevic has also gained valuable expertise through Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia and performed different roles within the United Nations. With years of knowledge at her disposal, she has authored numerous texts such as the latest "Gateway Portals to the City: Reshaping Cities and Urban Rural Continuum Through Gateway Portals". In order to keep abreast of changes in the field, Ms. Zubcevic affiliates herself with the National Association of Professional Women and the International Society of Sustainability Professionals.

An expert in her field, Ms. Zubcevic holds a Bachelor of Science in humanities and linguistics and a Master of Science in humanities and social sciences from the University of Zagreb in Croatia. Subsequently, she earned certificates in diplomacy and counselor examination, public diplomacy and public administration including from the Harvard University. For her skill in the field, she was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for Dedicated Service to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in 2012. Looking toward the future, Ms. Zubcevic intends to continue making a difference in the field of sustainable development through her work with the United Nations.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Ms. Zubcevic has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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