European Movement in Serbia

European Movement in Serbia was established in 1992 with a mission of advocating peaceful, democratic and full European integration of modern Serbia. We are a project-funded and membership-based organisation that continues to expand and bring together pro-European individuals and organisations dedicated to European values.

  • Policy research, advocacy, campaigns and public events, aimed at initiating, promoting and representing the European integration process and importance of quality political, economic and social reforms in Serbia and spreading democratic principles and values.

  • Education & trainings, mentoring and international exchanges for different target groups.

  • Capacity building for public and local institutions, CSOs and media.

  • Initiating and engaging in national, regional and international networks.

Our projects and activities support the building of capacities for European integration of the society as a whole.

Network for Rural Development of Serbia

Network for Rural Development of Serbia was established in 2010 as an umbrella association of associations active in the field of rural development of Serbia. Since 2011, Network is a full member of the European rural network PREPARE, and in 2013 became a founding member of the Balkan Network for Rural Development and thus take part in the planning of EU policies, exchange of ideas and knowledge with networks in the region and the EU. Network for Rural Development of Serbia currently has 16 members from all over Serbia. Mission: The Network is intended to provide support for the stakeholders in rural development by identifying, initiating, networking and promotion of the participants, potential benefits and advantages that contribute to the strengthening of regional development and improve the quality of life in rural communities in Serbia. Values: The network will base its work on the principles of volunteerism, democracy, openness, equal opportunities, gender equality, transparency, implementation of best practices and compliance with all local features that are present in rural communities in Serbia.

Serbian Society for Informatics (DIS)

Serbian Society for Informatics (DIS) is a voluntary, non-governmental, non-profit, professional association of Citizens established to achieve the objectives in the development of information society in Serbia. On June 28, 1973, in Belgrade, on Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Constituent Assembly was held which resulted in founding DIS. Statute of the organisation has been adopted in 2010.

Center for Democracy Foundation

Center for Democracy Foundation is Serbian based a not-for profit, non-governmental and non-partisan organization which, along 23 years of operation, has had a remarkable impact in advancing resources for democratic governance and EU oriented reforms in Serbia. Our mission is to encourage and mobilize citizens for building a democratic society based on solidarity and sustainable development, to advance economic, social and cultural rights and advocate for accountable and efficient institutions through research, education and public dialogue.

The International and Security Affairs Centre (ISAC)

The International and Security Affairs Centre (ISAC) is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental think tank, registered as a fund and based in Belgrade. ISAC is dedicated to the mission of promoting European Union (EU) and Euro-Atlantic integration of Serbia, rethinking new Serbian foreign policy, endorsing regional cooperation in South East Europe and examining a broad set of international and security issues. ISAC continues, broadens and advances the work of the Defence and Security Studies Centre, established in August 2002 (within the G17 Institute), from which it evolved in January 2006.


CEKOR is a non-governmental watchdog organization. Since 1999 CEKOR strived to promote sustainable development in Serbia and has a strong track record in supporting local communities harmed by development projects to advocate for their rights.

The Lawyers’ Committee For Human Rights (YUCOM)

The Lawyers’ Committee For Human Rights (YUCOM) was founded in 1997 as an expert, voluntary, non-governmental organization whose members are legal experts engaged in promoting and advocating for the rule of law and compliance with human rights, raising public awareness, conceiving, establishing and leading civic initiatives, providing legal assistance to victims of human rights violations, as well as developing co-operation with national and international organizations involved in human rights’ protection and promotion. YUCOM is renowned as an organization advocating for human rights and promoting the active participation of citizens through legal initiatives. It has profiled itself and gained much recognition as a human rights defender organization.

Belgrade Centre for Security Policy (BCSP)

Belgrade Centre for Security Policy (BCSP) is an independent research center dedicated to advancing security of the citizens and society they live in on the basis of democratic principles and respect for human rights. In the midst of the Center’s interest are all policies aimed at the improvement of human, national, regional, European, and global security.

BCSP supports consolidation of security sector reform and integration of Western Balkan countries into the Euro Atlantic community through, research, analysis and policy recommendations, advocacy, education, publishing, expert support to reforms, and networking of all relevant actors.

Specifically, BCSP probes into the dynamics and achievements of reform of Serbia’s state apparatus of force, as well as problems of placing this sector under democratic civilian control and oversight.


Djordjo Cvijovic

Project Assistant

Andrija Pejovic

WG Coordinator (Chapters 22, 33)

Milos Milovanovic

WG Coordinator (Chapters 11, 12, 13)