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European Students For Liberty invite you to its second ESFL Regional Conference to be held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

On Saturday, 26 September, hundreds of students from Bosnia and Herzegovina, local region and Europe, will have the opportunity to listen, explore, and openly participate in the discussions on the ideas of liberty. Second ESFL conference in Bosnia will address topics such as:

  • The importance of economic freedom in the modern world.
  • The role of liberty in maintaining peace.
  • The limited and civil society Government.
  • Monetary freedom and money.
  • Promotion of the ideas of liberty in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • The development and the importance of ESFL movement.

Second ESFL Regional Conference in Bosnia is a great opportunity not only to hear interesting lectures, but also take advantage of the opportunity to get to know other students who share similar or same ideas, and with non-governmental organizations (NGOs), researchers, educators and others involved in the promotion of the ideas of liberty.

We are inviting you for the second ESFL regional conference which is to be held on 26 September in the large amphitheater of the Faculty of Economics in Sarajevo.

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European Students For Liberty vas poziva na drugu po redu ESFL regionalnu konferenciju koja će se održati u Sarajevu, Bosna i Hercegovina.

U subotu, 26. septembra, nekoliko stotina studenata iz BiH, ali i regiona i Europe, će imati priliku slušati, istraživati, ali i otvoreno učestvovati u diskusiju na temu ideja slobode. Druga ESFL konferencija će se baviti temama poput:

  • Važnosti ekonomskih sloboda u savremenom svijetu.
  • Ulozi slobode u očivanju mira.
  • Ograničena vlada.
  • Monetarna sloboda i novac.
  • Promocija ideja slobode u Bosni i Hercegovini.
  • Razvoj i značaj ESFL pokreta.

Druga ESFL regionalna konferencija u Sarajevu je odlična prilika da se pored interesantnih predavanja, iskoristi prilika kako bi se upoznalo sa drugim studentima koji dijele slične ili iste ideje, te sa nevladinim organizacijama, istraživačima, profesorima i drugim koji se bave promocijom ideja slobode.

Ovom prilikom vas pozivamo na drugu ESFL regionalnu konferenciju koja će se održati 26.septembra u velikom amfiteatru Ekonomskog fakulteta u Sarajevu.

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Tom PalmerDr. Tom G. Palmer is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, and director of Cato University, the Institute’s educational arm. Palmer is also the executive vice president for international programs at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, and is responsible for establishing operating programs in 14 languages and managing programs for a worldwide network of think tanks. Before joining Cato he was an H. B. Earhart Fellow at Hertford College, Oxford University, and a vice president of the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University. He frequently lectures in North America, Europe, Eurasia, Africa, Latin America, India, China and throughout Asia, and the Middle East on political science, public choice, civil society, and the moral, legal, and historical foundations of individual rights. He has published reviews and articles on politics and morality in scholarly journals such as the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Ethics, Critical Review, and Constitutional Political Economy, as well as in publications such as Slate, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Die Welt, Caixing, Al Hayat, the Washington Post, and The Spectator of London. He is the author of Realizing Freedom: Libertarian Theory, History, and Practice, published in 2009. Palmer received his B.A. in liberal arts from St. Johns College in Annapolis, Maryland, his M.A. in philosophy from The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., and his doctorate in politics from Oxford University.


James W. Lark, III is a professor in the Department of Systems and Information Engineering and the Applied Mathematics program in the Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia. He has also served as a professor in the Department of Statistics and the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. In addition, he has served as Assistant to the Athletics Director for Special Projects at the University of Virginia.



Edo Omerčević has gone through more than a decade of training in economics and finance. He started his tertiary education at the International Islamic University Malaysia where he obtained his Bachelor in Economics (Hons) as well as his Master of Economics degree. He is currently a Ph.D. in Economics candidate at the International University of Sarajevo. His interest is in the field of money and banking, with special reference to complementary and alternative currencies and monetary systems. Mr Omerčević is currently lecturing at International Burch University and is the Director of the Center for Advancement of Free Enterprise (Centar za poslovnu afirmaciju) that is promoting free market ideas in Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Patrick Reasonover co-founded Taliesin Nexus and has served on the TN executive team guiding the organization’s growth since 2011. He began his career at the Institute for Humane Studies, directing their film and fiction program suite. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy and Creative Writing from Emory University, the top undergraduate Creative Writing program in the US. Patrick is also a producer and partner at Just Add Firewater, a video production and consulting company. Prior to Firewater, Patrick was a partner at Ozymandias Media where he produced over 200 videos with more than 5 million cumulative views. He recently produced Of Dogs and Men, a feature documentary about the tragic practice of police officers shooting dogs. Of Dog and Men will world premiere at the Austin Film Festival October 2015.


Admir CavalicAdmir Čavalić is from Tuzla, Bosnia. He graduated at the Faculty of Economics, University of Tuzla. He currently works as a project coordinator for the NGO “Multi” and for two years he ran his own marketing agency “Solnet.” He also works as an assistant professor at the Faculty of Economics in Tuzla. Admir is engaged in economic discussions about Bosnia and Herzegovina and made ​​a documentary called “Economy”.


Aleksandar KokotivcAleksandar Kokotović is a Program Manager of European Students For Liberty and an International Outreach Director for a Serbian think tank Libek. He founded a marijuana legalisation advocacy group in Serbia called Legalizuj. His areas of interest are drug policy, sharing economy, internet privacy and how it relates to free-market ideas. In the past, he presented his ideas on numerous events across four continents.


Mohammad J. Malayeri was born in the city of Vienna on the 28th of August 1989. Mohammad is currently studying at the Vienna University of Technology.
He has worked in organizing 3 seminars in Iran where he was responsible for Media and technology.
He is currently executive Board-member of the Austrian Libertarian Movement and Local Coordinator for European Students for Liberty.


Sven Sambunjak ambassador of Liberland to Croatia journalist, PR professional, entrepreneur Bachelors Degree in Journalism, Faculty of Political Science, Zagreb Investment precious metals expert Counselor in the Croatia District Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Working experience: journalist, Večernji list, Zagreb internet presence & content director, Ring Telekom, Zagreb internet marketing advisor, Iskon Internet, Zagreb e-commerce specialist, Hrvatski telekom, Zagreb mobile content technical director, Mobitel, Zagreb Engaged in cause of liberty by being moderator of Facebook groups “Libertarijanci koji govore naški” and “Libertarijanci i simpatizeri”.



2015 European Students For Liberty Sarajevo Regional Conference

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September 26 2015


Date: 26.9.2015
Time: 9:00 - 18:00
Cost: Free
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Language: English
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School of Economics in Sarajevo

Trg oslobođenja ‐ Alija Izetbegović 1, Sarajevo, 71000 Bosnia And Herzegowina

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  • 09:00 – 10:00 Registration
  • 10:00 – 10:15 Opening Remarks
  • 10:15 – 11:15 „Liberty Brings Peace and Prosperity“, TOM PALMER
  • 11:15 - 11:30 Coffee break, group photo and book signing
  • 11:30 – 12:15 „The Libertarian Movement: Where We Are, Where We Are Going“, James W. LARK, III
  • 12:15 – 12:20 Coffee break
  • 12:20 – 13:00 „Sharing economy“, Aleksandar KOKOTOVIĆ
  • 13:00 – 13:45 Lunch
  • 13:45 – 14:25 „Liberland - Everything you wanted to know“, Sven SAMBUNJAK
  • 14:25 – 14:30 Short break
  • 14:30 – 15:15 Breakout Sessions: 1) „Money and liberty“, Edo OMERČEVIĆ 2) „Libertarian case for GMOs“, Mohammad MALAYERI
  • 15:15 – 15:25 Coffee break
  • 15:25 – 16:00 Breakout Sessions: 1) „Philosopher and Poets: Toward an Intuitive Understanding of Liberty“, Patrick REASONOVER 2) „Economic situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the liberal perspective“, Admir ČAVALIĆ
  • 16:00 – 16:05 Short break
  • 16:10 – Closing remarks
  • 21:00 – AfterParty (Đulagin Dvor, Đulagina 10, Sarajevo)


Admir Čavalić