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.