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Igor Bandović

Director, Belgrade Centre for Security Policy

Igor Bandović

Director, Belgrade Centre for Security Policy

Biography

Igor Bandović is the director of the Belgrade Centre for Security Policy since November 2019. Before joining the BCSP, he was working as a Senior Programme Manager for the European Fund for the Balkans and was is in charge for the policy research and advocacy initiatives within the Fund, including the coordination of the “Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group” and think tank support programmes.  He was managing the “Gallup Balkan Monitor”, regional public opinion survey which was conducted through partnership with Gallup Europe (2009-2011). Igor also worked for the different international organisations, including International Organisation for Migration and United Nations Development Programme (2006-2008). From 2002 to 2006, Igor worked at the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights where his research priorities were human rights education, international criminal law and the reconciliation. His recent publications include the research report: “North Macedonia-What’s Next?” and research papers “Balkan Strongmen and Fragile Institutions”, “European Question is Serbia’s Party Politics”, “The Role of Civil Society Organisations in Influencing the Policy-Making Process in the Western Balkans – Perspectives and Obstacles”. Igor’s engagement in civil society movement started in 1997, when he established “Libergraf,”the nongovernmental organization which has dealt with the public education, the promotion of human rights and civic activism. He studied international law and international relations at the University of Belgrade and University Union, Belgrade, Serbia.