Dušan Radaković was born in 1984 in Mitrovica. Following the end of the conflict in Kosovo, as a youth civil society activist, he participated in many multiethnic activities implemented by various international organizations. He completed his primary and secondary education in Mitrovica and holds an MA Diploma in Law. He also completed a number of courses in Kosovo and abroad, including the Leadership Program in the USA. His work experience includes journalist at Radio Television of Kosovo (RTK), Project Officer at Partners Kosova (2005-2008), and Program manager at "National Democratic Institute-NDI Kosovo" (2008-2015).
At the end of 2011, he founded the non-governmental organization "Advocacy Center for Democratic Culture" and in the next 10 years, he implemented almost 100 projects funded by numerous donors, embassies, and international organizations in Kosovo and the region.
He deserves credits for the successful leadership and management of the organization in accordance with the strategic guidelines set by the Board of Directors. He develops an innovative operational plan that includes goals and tasks that work in the strategic direction of the organization, oversees planning, implementation, and evaluation of the organization's programs. He participates in human resource planning and management, financial planning, and risk management.
Mr. Radaković was part of the first group of licensed active mediators from the Serb community in Kosovo and he was a member of the Advisory Council for Communities in Kosovo for four years, as well as an active member of the Inter-Ministerial Working Group for Dealing with the Past and an active member of the Office of the Language Commissioner in Kosovo. The main fields of Mr. Radaković’s engagements have been the rule of law, anti-corruption, transparency, human rights, and monitoring of the election process.
Mr. Radaković is fluent in English and Albanian languages. He is married and a father of one child.
Aleksandar Rapajić is a law graduate who has been an active member of civil society for over 20 years.
Aleksandar has many years of experience in the fields of reconciliation and transitional justice, until recently he was chairman of the Consultative Council for Communities, actively engaged in the rights of non-majority communities in Kosovo, and has experience in many other areas.
Slobodan Stošić graduated from the English Language and Literature Department of the local university in North Mitrovica.
A longtime civil society activist, Slobodan partook in dozens of activities aimed at promoting human rights, democracy, and conflict management in Kosovo. As a research and data analyst, his professional experience focuses on conducting survey-based analyses, organizing group discussions, as well as data analysis.
While comprehensively managing company processes in the local private sector, he has also been involved in the procurement of goods, social media marketing, and implementing best market practices.
Along with a rich volunteering background at local NGOs, Slobodan completed an internship with the United Nations Development Programme, Zvečan office. With varying degrees of involvement and expertise, he has organized or participated in activities under the umbrella of Nansen Dialogue Center, Women Business Association, Youth Educational Club Synergy, and Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).
Appointed by the local university Students' Parliament, Slobodan was a member of a select delegation of university students partaking in the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students, Sochi, Russia.
His many fields of interest include language teaching and learning, literature, chess, the rule of law, philosophy, information technology.
Ines Aljović Mihajlović is a rising civic activist. Her educational background in legal studies and knowledge of socio-political trends make her eligible and suitable to work in the Advocacy Center for Democratic Culture - ACDC.
Ines has eight years of work experience in the civic sector of Northern Kosovo. She has worked in several NGOs where she has acquired relevant knowledge and skills. She has also participated in different programs and courses aimed at empowering women and members of minority communities in Kosovo, most notably those organized by the NGO ACDC, NDI, and the Luxembourg Foundation.
Her numerous areas of interest include women's rights, primarily non-discrimination based on gender equality and the rights of vulnerable social groups. Furthermore, at the latest convocation of the Assembly, Ines has been elected as the chair of the Committee for Communities in the Municipality of Zvečan. In addition, Ines loves photography, writing, books, and the sea. She is married and mother of one child.
Snežana Vukićević holds MA in English language and literature from the University of Pristina temporarily settled in North Mitrovica.
Prior to joining NGO ACDC, she has worked with various non-governmental organizations in North Kosovo and has taken part in programs and courses that support the professional development of members of non-majority communities in Kosovo.
In addition to her strong background in English teaching, Snežana possesses valuable experience in web and social media management, graphic design, and other areas related to digital communiation.
Financial and Administrative assistant
Biljana Raković is from North Mitrovica. She graduated from the Faculty of Economics after previously graduating from high school in economics. Biljana is an excellent team worker and good in leadership, which enabled her to progress quickly because she easily learns new skills, and this was contributed to by attending a lot of training and workshops in various fields organized by local NGOs. She worked in various NGOs, initially as a researcher, while later gaining experience, worked as a coordinator and financial assistant.
She currently works in the NGO ACDC as a financial and administrative assistant and is in charge of the administration and financial management of projects. Biljana is doing well in the set deadlines and time management.
Danica Kompirović holds a Master's degree in Law from the University of Belgrade. She has gained wide experience in the legal field through her work as a demonstrator at the Faculty of Law in Mitrovica, completion of an internship at the Basic Court in Mitrovica, and involvement in various projects aimed at increasing the participation of young lawyers in judicial institutions.
Danica currently works as a legal associate at NGO ACDC, supporting the Office for Free Legal Aid, where she provides free legal advice and information, ensuring the delivery of effective legal assistance to those in need.
Dušan Vukomanović graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Pristina temporarily located in Mitrovica. He completed his internship in the Law Office of Dejan A. Vasić, where he gained experience in criminal, civil, and family law.
Dušan is currently engaged as a legal associate on the NGO ACDC project, performing various legal support duties.
Program officer (Prishtina)
Lulzim Hakaj is an experienced team leader with the ability to initiate and manage cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects. Also he has excellent Communication skills.
Lulzim has than 13 years of experience with organizations of Civil Society in Kosovo.
Jelena Sofronijevic's has extensive experience as an activist within the civil and public sector, she has previously worked in the municipality of Zvecan, where she gained valuable experience in project management and community engagement. She holds a degree in economics and is currently completing her final year at IBCM with a major in public administration.
As an active participant in various environmental initiatives, Jelena will be leading our projects aimed at promoting environmental protection.