Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Zeljko Komsic sent a telegram of condolences to families and friends of Professor Zdravko Grebo.
“I have received the news of the death of Professor Zdravko Grebo sadly. As a professor, an intellectual and a citizen, he remained a lifelong leader in the struggle for civilian and integral BiH. Thanks for that. Honest words of complicity I sent to the family of Grebo, his friends and associates,” Komsic said in a telegram
Zdravko Grebo (30 July 1947 – 29 January 2019), is a law professor at the University of Sarajevo’s Law School. He was born in 1947 in Mostar. Zdravko is the founder of Open Society Foundation of Bosnia & Herzegovina (Soros Foundation) as well as the director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies of the University of Sarajevo. He also serves as the chief of the Department of the State and International Public Law.
In addition to these, he is the founder of the Helsinki Parliament of Citizens (Bosnia & Herzegovina) as well as author of four books and 150 articles. In 1993, Zdravko received an award from the European Rectors Club “For peace, and against racism and xenophobia”, and in 1994 he was honored with The Franklin Four Freedoms Award-medal for work in the field of “freedom from fear”
He graduated from the Sarajevo Law School in 1970 and attended the postgraduate course at the Department of Legal Theory of the Belgrade Law School where in 1976 he earned his Ph.D. From 1972 he lectured at the Sarajevo Law School and became a professor in January 1991. Zdravko published and edited books “Kelsen and Marx,” “Foundations of Legal System of Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia,” and “The Philosophy of Law.”