Panel Discussion: „Political Party Financing in Serbia – Effects of Oversight“


Anti-Corruption Agency, with the support of JRGA/USAID and OSCE Mission to Serbia organizes

Panel Discussion

Political Party Financing in Serbia

– Effects of Oversight –

January 26, 2016

Palace of Serbia, Mihajlo Pupin Boulevard 2

– Belgrade Hall –



Registration of participants

09:30 – 10:00

Opening remarks

  • Tatjana Babić, Director of Anti-Corruption Agency

  • Representative of the United States Agency for International Development

  • Laura B. Sherman, Anti-Corruption Adviser, OSCE Mission to Serbia

10:00 – 11:00

PANEL 1: Effects of implementation of legislation on financing political activities and Key findings of the ACA Report on Financing Political Activites in 2014

  • Radoslav Sretenović, President of the State Audit Institution

  • Katarina Klara Dakić, Assistant Director at Department for Oversight of Financing Political Activities, Anti-Corruption Agency

  • Marijana Trifunović – Stefanović, USAID / Project for Judicial Reform and Government Accountability

  • Ph.D. Zoran Stojiljković, Chairman of the Board of Anti-Corruption Agency

Moderator: Vladan Joksimović,

Deputy Director, Anti-Corruption Agency

11:00 – 11:20

Break and Media Statements

11:20 – 12:00

PANEL 2: Political finance oversight from the perspective of political entities

  • Veroljub Arsić, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, Serbian Progressive Party

  • Gordana Čomić, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, Democratic Party

  • Ph.D. Dijana Vukomanović, Member of Parliament, Socialist Party of Serbia

Moderator: Ph.D. Zoran Stojiljković

12:00 – 12:15

Coffee Break

12:15 – 13:00

PANEL 3: Political finance from the perspective of civil society organizations and media

  • Prof. Vladimir Goati, President of Transparency Serbia

  • Đorđe Vuković, Program Director of CESID

  • Zoran Gavrilović, Director of Bureau for Social Research

Moderator: Ph.D. Zoran Stojiljković

13:00 – 13:15

Conclusions from the Panel

13:15 – 14:00