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Dušan Radaković

Executive Director

dusan.radakovic@acdc-kosovo.org

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 is 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 engagamewnts 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.

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Brankica Timotijević

Finance Manager

brankica.timotijevic@acdc-kosovo.org

Brankica Timotijević graduated in International Sales and Marketing at IBCM. Her field of interest was mainly administration and finance, so she gained experience during several internships at local NGOs, like Synergy and AKTIV in Mitrovica, and ISCAP University in Portugal. She spent three months in Porto Accounting school, working in the International Relations office. Moreover, in 2019, she spent one semester in Denmark, as an exchange student at UCL University College.
Besides, she participated in several workshops on the topic of youth, mostly organized by the National Democratic Institute Kosovo (NDI), which enabled her to gain additional experience that she improved when she spent one semester in Denmark and Portugal and got to know different cultures and meet all kind of people.

Now she is working as Finance Manager, and she enjoys learning new things in ACDC and gaining new skills that will help her to improve herself.

Her main fields of interests are: finance, administration, accounting, time management, financial report analysis.

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Biljana Raković

Financial and Administrative assistant

biljana.rakovic@acdc-kosovo.org

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.

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Slobodan Stošić

Program Manager

slobodan.stosic@acdc-kosovo.org

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. He works now as a Program Manager in Advocacy Center for Democratic Culture where he will continue his work as a civil society activist.

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Snežana Vukićević

Project Assistant

snezana.vukicevic@acdc-kosovo.org

Snežana Vukićević holds MA in English language and literature from University of Pristina temporarily settled in North Mitrovica.

She has worked for several non-governmental organizations in North Kosovo, including Alternative dispute resolution center (ADRC) - Mediation Center Mitrovica, where she gained relevant working experience. In addition, she has participated in different programs and courses that aimed to support the professional development of members of non-majority communities on Kosovo. Snežana also has language teaching experience.

She currently works in the NGO ACDC as project assistant. She has good organizational skills, she is highly motivated and willing to learn in order to enhance her abilities and grow professionally.