Chairman of the ACA Board
Dragana Z. Kolaric, PhD
(Since July 2013 -)
Born in Belgrade, in the municipality of Zemun. She completed the primary school “Sonja Marinkovic” in 1988 with excellent results. From 1988 to 1992 she was enrolled in the Zemun Gymnasium, and during this time she won a number of acknowledgements in various municipal, city, and state-level competitions. In 1992 she became a student at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law. Being among the best students, she received honorable mention for her work and accomplishments regarding knowledge acquisition and mastery of the academic content. She graduated on November 20, 1996, with an average grade of 9.31.
She started her postgraduate studies in Criminal Law at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law in 1996. In February 2000 she successfully passed the master’s exam (consisting of criminal law – general part, criminal law – special part, criminal procedural law, criminalistics, legal medicine, and forensic psychology). She defended her master’s thesis entitled Criminal Offence of Serious Injury with distinction at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law, on April 2, 2001, before a committee including Professor Ljubisa Lazarevic, Professor Dusko Jakovljevic, and Professor Slobodan Kovacevic.
Dragana Kolaric started working at the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies on October 1, 1997 as Junior Teaching Assistant in Criminal Law. She was appointed Teaching Assistant in Criminal Law at the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies in May 2001. From January 2000 until January 2004, she successfully carried out the activities and responsibilities of the Criminal Law Department Secretary. In recent years she has participated in the running and implementation of various curricular (organizing and conducting practical classes in Criminal Law since 1997) and extra-curricular activities for the students of the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies (practical training at the Belgrade City Secretariat for Internal Affairs, study tours, etc.).
She defended her PhD thesis titled Criminal Offence of Murder in Our Criminal Law on July 2, 2007, at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law, before a committee including Professor Zoran Stojanovic, Professor Miroslav Djordjevic (member), and Professor Ljiljana Radulovic (member). The Teacher’s Board of the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies appointed Prof. Dragana Kolaric as an Assistant Professor for the field of Criminal Law, in charge of the subject Criminal Law – General Part. In February 2012, the Teacher’s Board of the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies appointed Prof. Dragana Kolaric as an Associate Professor in the field of Penal Law, in charge of the subject Criminal Law – General Part.
Since being appointed Associate Professor, Prof. Dragana Kolaric has been teaching the following courses at the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies: Criminal Law – General Part (undergraduate studies), Criminal Law (vocational studies), and International Criminal Law (graduate studies). A number of times she was a member of the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies’s Committee for the preparation of reports on the appointment of associates as teaching assistants, and the appointment of teachers as assistant and associate teachers for subjects in the field of Criminal Law. In addition, she took part in the activities of master’s thesis examination committees, and she was an advisor and coordinator for several masters’ thesis.
Prof. Dragana Kolaric also takes part in the delivery of lectures at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law in the following:
1. Specialist studies – lectures in Responses of the Criminal Law to Serious Forms of Criminality (organized crime, terrorism and corruption);
2. Master studies, where she is engaged as an independent expert in International Criminal Law;
3. Bar examination preparation seminars;
4. Postgraduate studies, where she was a member of the master’s and PhD thesis examination committees.
Prof. Dragana Kolaric also takes part in the delivery of lectures at the Universtiy of Belgrade master studies program Terrorism, Organized Crime and Security, teaching Criminal Law Perspectives of the Fight against Terrorism, Organized Crime and Corruption.
Prof. Dragana Kolaric has authored a number of papers for international meetings, scientific conferences of national and international importance, as well as numerous original scientific articles and reviews. Since October 1, 1997, Prof. Dragana Kolaric has published a total of 95 papers and two monographs. She was the editor of several thematic collections of papers at the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies.
Since March 2013 she has been the editor-in-chief of NBP – Journal of Criminalistics and Law, published by the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies. Each issue aims to present a series of original articles by renowned legal, criminalistics, forensic, police and security experts.
Other important specialized training includes a seminar for instructors on International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights; an educators’ program on Gender-Based Violence focused on Children and Adults who Have Experienced Trauma, organized by the War Trauma Foundation from the Netherlands; and the seminar on Financial and Tax Investigations, organized by the OSCE Mission to Serbia and the Italian financial police.
She has also participated, and continues to do so, in the following scientific investigation projects:
1. “Security Threats to the Police Force – Causes and Safeguards”, within the first sub-project – Police Force Security Protection in the Legal System. Project manager: the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies (2003-2004)
2. “Improving the Harmonization of Serbian Legislation with International Anti-Corruption Standards” Project managers: the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Serbia and the OSCE Mission to Serbia and Montenegro (2005).
3. “Preventing and Fighting Contemporary Forms of Criminal Behavior”. The project was carried out under the auspices of the Ministry of Science, and the project manager was the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies (2006-2010)
4. “Corruption in Public Administration”. The project manager was the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies (2009-2011)
5. “Development of Institutional Capacities, Standards, and Procedures for Fighting Organized Crime and Terrorism under the Conditions of International Integrations”. The project was funded by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Serbia (no. 179045), and carried out by the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies in Belgrade (2011-2014).
6. “Violence in Serbia – Causes, Manifestations, Consequences and Societal Reaction”. Project manager: the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies.
7. She took part – on behalf of the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies in the activities concerning the realization of the European Union and the Council of Europe project “Strengthening the Capacities of Law Enforcement and Judiciary in the Fight against Corruption in Serbia (PACS)”.
Prof. Dragana Kolaric was a member of the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies from September 2010 to September 2013. She has been carrying out the activities of Associate Dean for Science and Research at the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies since February 2013. She was a member of the Working Group drafting the amendments to the Criminal Code of Serbia.
On the proposal of the President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic, the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia appointed Prof. Dragana Kolaric as a member of the Board of the Anti-Corruption Agency on July 25, 2013.
Evica Petrovic, PhD
(March 2009 – October 2009 and since April 2013 -)
Born in 1955 in Beloljin, municipality of Prokuplje.
She graduated from the Faculty of Economics in Nis in 1978, earned her master’s degree at the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade (1984), and defended her PhD thesis titled Distribution of Income and Company Investment Policy in 1991 at the Faculty of Economics in Nis. She started her teaching career as a Junior Teaching Assistant (1979), followed by the positions of Teaching Assistant, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor (1997); she has been Professor at the Faculty of Economics in Nis since 2002.
Participation in projects in Serbia:
Key qualifications: Financial management, risk, capital value estimation, investment projects based on the UNIDO methodology, the methodology of the World Bank for reconstruction and development, business plans, expert witness in finance.
Specific experience: service provider at the Nis Regional Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Development, Regional Agency for Economic Development and Entrepreneurship REEDA Leskovac, the humanitarian organization Mercy Corps.
• Poslovne finansije – dugorocni aspekt finansijskih ulaganja (Corporate Finance – Long-TermAspects of Financial Investment) (textbook). Faculty of Economics in Nis, 2007. 330 p. (co-authored with Ksenija Dencic-Mihailov)
• Rizik i rentabilnost – ciljevi finansijskog upravljanja (Risk and Cost-Effectiveness – Objectives of Financial Management) (monograph). Faculty of Economics in Nis, 2002. 154 p.
• Investicione odluke u uslovima rizika (Investment Decisions under Risk Conditions) (monograph). Faculty of Economics in Nis, 1996. 117 p.
Foreign languages spoken: French and English.
Born in 1954 in Ostra Stijena, in the municipality of Prijepolje. He is employed at the Institute of Economic Sciences in Belgrade. Apart from his scientific work and research, he was also the Director of the Institute of Economic Sciences.
He graduated from high school in Prijepolje, and from the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade in 1977. He completed postgraduate studies at the same faculty in 1981, and defended his master’s thesis titled Theoretical Concepts of Economics of N.I. Bukharin’s Transitional Period. He defended his PhD thesis, titled Laws and Tendencies of Transitional Economics at the University of Belgrade in 1990. From 1980 to 1990 he worked in the institutions of the City of Belgrade and the SFRY. He has been working as a researcher at the Institute of Economic Sciences in Belgrade.
He has published a number of scientific and expert papers, chapters in monographs, as well as articles in Serbian and foreign journals. He has edited several monographs, managed and took part in a few dozen research projects concerning economic theory, economic policy, enterprise restructuring, market research, capital value estimates, direct foreign investment, and the relation between economics and ecology.
He teaches Microeconomics at the Faculty of Banking, Insurance and Finance of the Union University in Belgrade.
He taught Economics of Ecology as an honorary associate at the Futura Faculty of Applied Ecology, of the Singidunum University in Belgrade. He was a visiting professor in Podgorica, as well as at the Faculty of Economics in Nis.
Nikola M. Stanojevic
(Since April 2013 -)
Born in 1946, is a retired Supreme Court judge. He graduated from the high school in Cuprija, and from the Faculty of Law in Belgrade in 1970. He spent his whole career, including internship, in the judiciary. He was a judge at the Municipal Court in Despotovac from 1973 to 1984, and afterwards worked at the District Court in Jagodina until 2005, first as judge, and then as president. He was appointed Supreme Court judge in March 2005, the position he held until his retirement on September 9, 2010.
He spent the larger part of his career carrying out judicial functions in civil matters, and in the District Court he was President of the Judges’ Chamber and President of the Civil Department, before being appointed Court President. At the Supreme Court of Serbia he was the first member and deputy of the president of the commercial-civil council, and for a time he was also its president.
He has written several papers on civil law, which were published in specialized journals (Case law Bulletins of the District Court in Jagodina, Supreme Court of Serbia, Contemporary practice, etc.).
He was appointed as a member of the ACA Board on the proposal of the Supreme Court of Cassation.
(Since April 2013 -)
Zoran Stojiljkovic, PhD
(March 2009 – March 2013 and since April 2013 – November 2016)
Born in 1953 in Pozega, is a professor at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade. His specific sphere of interest concerns political processes and conflicts in societies in transition, particularly political parties and party systems, political participation and civil movements and initiatives, unions and social dialogue, as well as corruption and anti-corruption strategies.
Aside from some hundred papers and short monographs, he has also published the following books: Recnik demokratije (A dictionary of Democracy) (1998), Partijski sistem Srbije (The Political Party System in Serbia) (2006; updated second edition in 2008), Konflikt i/ili dijalog (Conflict and/or Dialogue) (2008), Srbija u lavirintima tranzicije (Serbia in the Labyrinths of Transition) (2011), Drzava i korupcija (State and Corruption) (2013); he edited and authored two extensive monographs in the collection of papers Politicko grupisanje u EU (Political Grouping in the EU) (2011).
In the area of state, democracy and civil society studies, Stojiljkovic is the editor of collections of papers Strengthening the Accountability of the National Assembly (2011) and the Labyrinth of Transition (2012); he co-edited the collections of papers Modern State and Modern State – Structure and Functions with Vukasin Pavlovic, PhD. In the course of 2010, he took part in a research on corruption and corruption in the education system in Montenegro; he published the findings and the introductory study in two collections of papers.
In the area of political organizing and political ideologies, aside from the collection Why I vote, for whom I vote, if I vote at all (2012), and Public policies presented at the elections (2012), Stojiljkovic has published the following articles in the recent years:
– “Socijaldemokratija u Srbiji” in Ideologija i politicke stranke u Srbiji (Social democracy in Serbia, Ideology and political parties in Serbia). FES: Belgrade, 2007,
– Parties and Democracy in Serbia, in Parties and Democracy. КАS: Berlin, 2007,
– “Novac u politici” in Predlozi za reformu izbornog zakonodavstva (Money in politics, in Proposal for a reform of electoral legislation). NDI: Belgrade, 2011.
Finally, in the area of union, industrial relations and social dialogue studies, he edited the collection titled Uloga sindikata u tranziciji (The Role of Unions in Transition) (1999), and co-edited the collection Sindikati i politika (Unions and Politics) (2012) with Srecko Mihailovic. In addition, he took part in a dozen studies, and published more than twenty papers and short monographs.
Alongside his theoretical and investigative work, Stojiljkovic is also practically engaged of the UGS Nezavisnost.
(March 2011 – March 2015)
Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Beta News Agency. Entered journalism in 1992, and has been involved in the fight against corruption since 2001. Published a series of articles on the anti-corruption websites Ciste ruke and Argus.
Completed various professional trainings on the subject of anti-corruption, transparent institution-building, the role of the media in the fight against corruption (Building and Organization of Transparent Institutions, Oslo 2002; Public Institution Standards, London 2004; The Role of the Media in the Fight against Corruption, Istanbul 2004, Sarajevo 2007, Brussels (EU) 2008; Preventing Conflicts of Interest in the Discharge of Public Office, Iowa and Illinois, 2010).
Actively participated in the drafting of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy and the accompanying Action Plan as Deputy Member of the Serbian Government Committee for the implementation of the Action Plan (2005-2009). Took part in drafting the Law on the Anti-Corruption Agency (2007-2008) as a member of the working group.
During the past ten years, she has been an organizer and a lecturer at a series of seminars and workshops on the implementation of anti-corruption legislation, organized by the OSCE Mission to Serbia and anti-corruption NGO Transparency Serbia.
Branko A. Lubarda, PhD
(March 2009 – March 2013 and April 2013 – February 2015; President of the Board 2013 – 2015)
Born in 1955 in Mostar. He graduated (1979), earned his master’s degree (1985) and doctorate (1990) from the Faculty of Law in Belgrade. He attended specialized courses in Strasbourg, Geneva, Paris, and London. He was appointed Junior Teaching Assistant in 1981, Teaching Assistant in 1986, Assistant Professor in 1992, and Associate Professor in 1999. He was an Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Faculty of Law from 2001 to 2004.
Books and monographs:
Resavanje kolektivnih radnih sporova – Metodi i institucije (Settlement of Collective Labor Disputes – Methods and Institutions). Belgrade, 1999. 307 p.
Leksikon industijskih odnosa (Lexicon of Industrial Relations). Belgrade, 1997. 237 p.
Kolektivni ugovori o radu – uporedno pravo, teorija i praksa (Collective Labor Agreement – Comparative Law, Theory and Practice) (published doctoral dissertation). Belgrade, 1990. 197 p.
Polozaj pojedinca u savremenoj demokratiji (The Status of the Individual in Contemporary Democracy) (master’s thesis). Belgrade, 1985. 157 p.
Evropsko radno pravo (European Labor Law). CID: Podgorica, 2004. 335 p.
„Recent Trends in Labor Law in Transitional Countries“, Centro studi di relazioni industriali dell’Universita di Cagliari, (commissioned paper), 2002;
„Emerging Democratic and Pluralistic Industrial Relations System in Serbia and Changing Contours of Employment Relations“, submitted to the 13th World Congress of IIRA, Berlin, 2002;
“Kaznena naknada”(Punitive Damages), Annals of the Belgrade Faculty of Law (print); „Osnovni ciljevi radnog zakonodavstva” (Fundamental Objectives of Labor Legislation), Pravni zivot, 2001;
“Interesni kolektivni spor i predugovorna odgovornost” (Collective Interest Dispute and Precontractual Liability), Zbornik radova, Budva, 2001;
“Ars boni et aequi u radnom pravu” (Ars boni et aequi in Labor Law), Pravni zivot, 2000;
“Pravo na toleranciju u radnom pravu versus diskriminacija” (Right to Tolerance in Labor Law versus Discrimination), Zbornik radova, Budva, 2000;
“Merila za odredjivanje viska zaposlenih” (Criteria for Identifying Redundancy ), Radno i socijalno pravo, 2001;
“Disciplinska odgovornost i harmonizacija prava” (Disciplinary Responsibility and Harmonization of Law), Pravo i privreda, 2001;
“Prava radnika u slucaju insolventnosti poslodavca” (Worker Rights in Case of Employer Insolvency), Pravo i privreda, 2000;
“Ugovor o privremenom radu” (Temporary Employment Contract), Radno i socijalno pravo, 2000;
“Subordinacija kao bitno obelezje ugovora o radu” (Subordination – an Important Mark of Employment Contracts), Zbornik radova, Budva, 1999;
Pravni polozaj direktora u uporednom pravu” (Legal Status of CEOs in Comparative Law), Pravo i privreda, 1999;
“Javne sluzbe za mirenje i posredovanje” (Public Services for Conciliation and Mediation), Radno i socijalno pravo, 1998;
“Radnopravni polozaj u pravu Evropske unije” (Legal Status of Employment in European Union Law), Zbornik radova – Pravo Evropske unije, 1998;
“Uticaj privatizacije na kolektivna prava poslodavaca” (The Impact of Privatization on Collective Rights of Employers), Zbornik radova, Budva, 1998;
“O koncepty prava na strajk u uporednom i medjunarodnom pravu” (On the Concept of the Right to Strike in Comparative and International Labor Law), Radno i socijalno pravo, 1997;
Lokaut u uporednim industrijskim odnosima” (Lockout in Comparative Industrial Relations), Pravni zivot, 1997;
„Forms of Workers’ Participation in Managing the Enterprise“, Proceedings of the Workers’ Participation, Ohrid, 1996;
“Savezi sindikata i udruzenja poslodavaca na nivou Evropske unije” (Alliances of Unions and Employers’ Associations at the EU Level), Pravo i privreda, 1996;
“Ilegalni rad” (Illegal Labour), Pravo i privreda, 1995;
“Kolektivni ugovori o radu u javnom sektoru” (Collective Employment Agreements in the Public Sector), Pravni zivot, 1995;
“Ucesce radnika na upravljanje preduzecem u uporednom pravu” (Workers’ Participation in Company Management in Comparative Law), Annals of the Belgrade Faculty of Law, 1994;
“Zabrana konkurencije u radnom pravu” (Ban on Competition in Labor Law), Pravo i privreda, 1994;
“Slobodno kretanje radnika u Evropskoj uniji” (Free Movement of Workers in the European Union), Collection of papers at the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, 1993;
“Osnovna obelezja Sistema socijalne sigurnosti u uporednom pravu” (Main Characteristics of the Social Security System in Comparative Law), Collection of papers at the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, 1993;
“Otkaz poslodavca radniku iz ekonomskih razloga” (Worker Dismissal by Employers on Economic Grounds), Pravo i privreda, 1993;
“Udruzenja poslodavaca u industrijskim odnosima” (Employer Associations in Industrial Relations), Pravo i privreda, 1992;
“Demokratija: istine i iluzije; ideje i institucije” (Democracy: Truth and Illusions; Ideas and Institutions), Annals of the Belgrade Faculty of Law, 1990.
Encyclopedia benchmarks: Approximately 100 benchmarks for the latest edition of the Encyclopedia of Law in the field of labour law, international and European labour law. Editor: S. Perovic, Belgrade;
Two benchmarks in the Lexicon of Civil Law, editor: O. Stankovic, Belgrade, 1996/
Professional associations: Executive Board Member of the Association of Lawyers of Serbia, first General Secretary of the Yugoslav Labor Law and Social Security Association, member of the International Industrial Relations Association.
Participated in the drafting of several legal acts in the area of labor and social law. Guest-lectured at law schools in Serbia and abroad.
Cedomir Cupic, PhD
(March 2009 – March 2013, President of the Board 2009 – 2011)
Graduated in 1972, earned his master’s degree in 1984, and his PhD in 1990 at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade, where he was also appointed Junior Teaching Assistant in 1981, and Professor in 2002.
He teaches Sociology, Political Anthropology, and Media Ethics at undergraduate level, and Cultural Anthropology, and Morals and Politics at postgraduate level at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade.
He has been teaching Sociology since the school year 2001/2002, and Sociology of Leisure since 2008/2009 at the Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade.
At the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Montenegro in Podgorica, he has been teaching Political Anthropology and Morals and Politics since the school year 2003/2004 as visiting professor.
Before coming to the Faculty of Political Sciences, he had worked as a journalist and editor at the editorial board of the educational program of Radio Belgrade’s Channel One. He wrote for the print media and magazines in the SFR Yugoslavia. He was head of the Department of Journalism and Communicology from 2004 to 2006 at the Faculty of Political Sciences, and was reelected for the same position twice (2006-2008 and 2009-2012).
He was a member of the University of Belgrade Council from 2002 to 2004, and was reelected for the 2006-2009 period; a member of the Presidency of the Association for Political Sciences of Serbia (1992-2009); a member of the Presidency of the Association for Political Sciences of Yugoslavia (1998-2003); and President of the Association for Political Sciences of Serbia (2007-2009). He is one of the founders and the first President of the Assembly of the Alternative Academic Educational Network (1998-1999), and one of the founding members of the Association of Research Professors (founded in 1998).
Prof. Cupic is a Permanent Associate of the Belgrade Open School, as well as the author of eight books, and editor of several collections of papers on social sciences and philosophy. He has published papers in the field of sociology, political anthropology, political theory, political philosophy, ethics and sociology of morals. He has attended a number of international conferences, and is among the authors of the international project Political Culture, Democracy and Development. This research was supported by the Research Support Scheme of OSI/HESP grant No: 120/1996. He was the editorial board member of the Gledista journal from 1984 to 1989; member of the Council of the Republika journal since 1990; member of the editorial board of the Encyclopedia of Political Culture (published in 1993); member of the editorial board of the journal Eurotransition; editor of the libraries Politeja, Agora and Udzbenici i hrestomatije, published by the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade; President of the Steering Committee of the Belgrade Open School; member of the Council of the student movement Otpor (1998-2000); member of the Council of the national movement Otpor (2000-2003); and a member of the Anti-Corruption Council of the Republic of Serbia (2001-2003).
He was the Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Agency of the Republic of Serbia from 2009 to 2011.
(March 2009 – March 2013)
Née Erovic, is a retired judge of the Supreme Court of Serbia in Belgrade. Born in Rogljevo, municipality of Negotin, she completed her primary and secondary education in Gornji Milanovac, and subsequently graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade. Her entire career, starting with judicial internship, was spent in the judiciary. She worked as a judge at the Municipal Court in Novi Sad (1963-1973), and at the District Court in Novi Sad (1973-1984). In 1984, she was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of Vojvodina, and as a judge of the Supreme Court of Serbia in 1996, a position she held until her retirement.
For a time she worked on cases in criminal and administrative matters, and the largest part of her career was spent carrying out judicial activities in civil matters as the President of the Board; moreover, she also held the position of the President of the Civil Department.
She has authored several papers on labor and civil law, as well as civil procedure law, which were published in professional journals.
She received a Medal of Work for carrying out her duties in a conscientious and professional manner.
Ms. Gajinov is a member of the Judges Association of Serbia in a second term, a position to which she was appointed after her retirement. In this capacity she took part in debates and discussions with judges in the regional judicial centers in Serbia on the topic of application and misapplication of law, constitutionality, and legality, in order to improve and preserve the reputation of the judicial profession. She has published a paper on the significance of judicial ethics.
Slobodan Beljanski, PhD
(March 2009 – March 2013)
Born in 1941. He graduated from the Faculty of Law in Novi Sad, where he also obtained his PhD in Criminal Procedural Law.
He has been working as a lawyer in Novi Sad since 1969.
Prof. Beljanski was the President of the Vojvodina Bar Association, member of the Steering Committee of the Bar Association of Serbia, president of the Association for Criminal Law and Criminology of Vojvodina, president of the bar examination board, and president of Forum iuris, an NGO promoting legal values. He was the editor-in-chief of Glasnik AKB, a journal of legal theory and practice; a member of the editorial board of Revija za krimologiju i krivicno pravo (Review of Criminology and Criminal Law), council member of Arhiva za drustvene i pravne nauke (Archive of social and legal sciences), and a member of the Committee for Ethics of the Serbian Lawyers’ Association.
He is a member of the Steering Committee of the International Association of Lawyers (Brussels – Paris), and the representative of this organization in Serbia.
He was member and president of the first convocation of the Anti-Corruption Council, formed in 2001 by the Government of the Republic of Serbia, and a member, as well as the president during the last two years of his term, of the Republic Committee for Resolving Conflicts of Interest (2005-2010). On the proposal of the Serbian Bar Association, he was appointed as a member of the ACA Board in 2010.
He has published over a hundred experiments and papers on criminal law, legal theory, and legal anthropology. He is the author of the following books: Poetics of Law – the Politics of Philosophy (Poetika prava – politika filozofije. Novi Sad, 1999), Law and Illusion (Pravo i iluzija. Belgrade, 2001), International Legal Standards of Criminal Procedures (Medjunarodni pravni standardi o krivicnom postupku. Belgrade, 2001), and A Chronicle of Futile Resistance (Hronika uzaludnog otpora. Belgrade, 2003). He has co-authored the following books: Regionalism as a Way to an Open Society (Regionalizam kao put ka otvorenom drustvu. Novi Sad, 1994), New Institutions and New Solutions in the Criminal Procedure Code (Nove ustanove i nova resenja u Zakoniku o krivicnom postupku. Novi Sad, 2003). He is the writer of the current Lawyers’ Professional Ethics Code.
He is engaged in literary work and publishing, and is among the founders of the Independent Journalists’ Association of Vojvodina (1989-1990). He is a member of the Association of Writers of Vojvodina. He was invited to lecture on legal ethics at the Faculty of Law in Novi Sad, Faculty of Law in Belgrade, and the Faculty of Law of the Union University in Belgrade.
He chaired the working group for drafting the 2001 Criminal Procedure Code, and is a member of the working group for drafting the new Criminal Procedure Code.
He has been awarded a number of national and international acknowledgements.
(March 2009 – March 2013)
Born in 1971. He graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Belgrade. He has been in journalism since 1994, and worked for a number of national and foreign media houses as a journalist, correspondent, and part-time associate. He was a journalist, web portal editor, internal politics editor, and deputy editor-in-chief at the Beta News Agency from 1999 to 2010. He has completed the Thompson Foundation Summer Course in 2001.
He has been an avid observer of the developments in the anti-corruption field since 2001, the first editor, and then coordinator of Beta’s anti-corruption portal Ciste ruke (Clean Hands), later renamed to Argus.
He has attended courses, trainings and seminars on the fight against corruption, organized by IREX (Sofia 2002), Transparency Croatia (Zagreb 2003), Stine (Makarska 2004), and Transparency Romania (Bucharest 2005). He was a lecturer at trainings for journalists on news structure and the basics of news reporting (Novi Pazar 2007), on refugee and displaced persons reporting (Nis 2007), and a lecturer for a series of courses for Serbian journalists on the fight against corruption, organized by the OESCE Mission to Serbia (Belgrade 2005-2007), as well as for anti-corruption trainings related to the implementation of the Law on Free Access to Information (Belgrade, Subotica, Bujanovac, Novi Pazar, Kragujevac, 2008-2009)
He participated in a series of NGO anti-corruption programs and projects (monitoring of corruption reporting by the local media, the media perspective of acting on misdemeanor cases by public prosecutors in the area of anti-corruption legislation, national initiative for amendments to the Law on Free Access to Information, and the adoption of the Law on Classified Information).
He initiated and took part in the publishing of the Serbian translation of the Transparency International Source Book (2004). He is the editor of the Internet publication of the Serbian translation. Mr. Minic is also a member of the working group for drafting the Law on the Anti-Corruption Agency (2007-2008), and a member of the Committee for the implementation of GRECO recommendations and Action Plan (2005-2009). He was appointed as a member of the ACA Board on the proposal of journalists’ associations.
Radmila Vasic, PhD
(May 2009 – May 2013)
Tanja Miscevic, PhD
(March 2009 – November 2010)
(March 2009 – April 2009)