Nikola Erić (Youth Union of SNS) was born in Prokuplje, Serbia, on 24th July 1987. Since December 2017, Erić serves as the Foreign Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia. Prior to this appointment, from 2014 to 2017, Erić served as Advisor to the Minister for European Integration, and from 2012 to 2014 as foreign affairs assistant to a member of Parliament. In 2016, Erić participated in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), a premier program of the U.S. Department of State. Also, over the years, he participated in numerous programs of political education, organized by the International Republican Institute, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Westminster Foundation for Democracy, Hanns Seidel Stiftung, etc. He is a member of the Main Board of the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) and a member of SNS Council for International Cooperation. Erić holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Belgrade – Faculty of Political Sciences. Currently, he attends the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In general, his sphere of interest is related to foreign policy, national and global security, as well as european integration.