Ivo Šlaus is the Honorary President of the World Academy of Art and Science, a member of the Pugwash Council, Academia Europaea, the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, the Montenegrin and Macedonian Academies, and the European Leadership Network, and an honorary member of the Club of Rome. He served as Professor of Physics before becoming Emeritus in 2008 at the Rudjer Bošković Institute. He also served Dean of Dag Hammarskjoeld University College for International Affairs and Diplomacy, Croatia, from 2010 to 2018, where he was Professor of Diplomacy and International Affairs. He is a former Member of Parliament of Croatia, former President of the Association of Natural Sciences Institutes in Croatia, and Chairman of the International Network of Centers for Sustainable Development, Ljubljana. He is the author of seven books and 382 publications.