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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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Aca Mitić

Program Director

aca.mitic@acdc-kosovo.org

Aca Mitić is a civil society activist with extensive experience in CSOs’ organizational development, advocacy initiatives, and conflict management. Mr Mitić managed number of projects funded by European Union office in Kosovo, USAID (US Agency for International Development), KFOS (Kosovo Foundation for Open Society) and foreign embassies in Kosovo.

He was previously engaged in the field of Human rights as founder of youth group of Helsinki Committee for human rights in Serbia. He initiated number of advocacy activities with main goal to improve inter-ethnic relations among communities living in Kosovo, by increasing opportunities for formal and informal inter-ethnic dialogue and cooperation.

Mr Mitić participated at “Leadership Program” organized by Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia (WCEE), University of Michigan and many programs related to leadership and public speaking organized by National Democratic Institute (NDI) in Kosovo . He completed Human Rights School as part of Helsinki Committee for Human rights program for young leaders.

As for the recent experience, Mr Mitić worked for “Helvetas Swiss intercooperation Kosovo“as special performance advisor of the Zvečan municipality mayor, in cooperation with Ministry of Local government and administration.

His main fields of interests are: organizational development and change, leadership and management, diversity and cross-cultural awareness, strategic planning and conflict management.

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Kristina Kompirović

Program Director Assistant

kristina.kompirovic@acdc-kosovo.org

Kristina Kompirović is a student of Law faculty in Prishtina University, temporary placed in North Mitrovica. She is attending the final year of studies. Kristina has chosen Law science for her future profession with a great desire and expectation.

She is interested in the area of law ruling in Kosovo. Also, she has special interests in areas and issues related to human rights and fundamental freedoms, women’s rights, issues in the field of advocacy, as a special form of application of law science and the way the judicial system works after integration.

Since the beginning of her studies, she has participated in many NGO programs, and her professional experience includes working in NGO ACDC, as Program Director Assistant.

Through her work and engagements, at civil society, she will fight for the realization and protection of the rights of all communities in Kosovo.

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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.