Marina Tadić

Marina Tadic is the Public Policy Research Centre’s member. She holds Master's Degree in International Security from the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade, where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations.

She participated in several projects of the Centre, primarily those related to security policies and human security. Within the project Youth’s Local Security Issues and Democratic Control of Security Sector she conducted focus groups and workshops for high school students and local youth activist on the topics of human security and security sector oversight. She co-authored the Centre’s studies Mapping Non-Discrimination Discourse in Military Education in the Republic of Serbia and Roma Women and Men and Security Sector Reform in the Republic of Serbia. Additionally, she was an associate on the analysis Targeting Weapons and an author of the short analysis PROS & CONS of the Military Chaplaincy in the Serbian Armed Forces.

Marina was a participant in numerous courses and seminars concerning security policies, among which is a course on multinational operations organized by The Serbian Armed Forces’ Peacekeeping Operations Center. Likewise, she participated in the National Democratic Institute’s programmes for young leaders “Youth Leadership Academyˮ and “Young Leaders of Serbia”. Marina was among the best socially active students who were selected to participate in the “Welcome to Germany” programme conducted by the European Movement in Serbia, and among the participants of the mentoring programme “Share Your Knowledge, Become a Mentorˮ, organized by the European Movement in Serbia as well. She served as an intern at the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia and at the Belgrade Centre for Security Policy, as well as a volunteer at the Public Office of the President of the Republic of Serbia.

Her special areas of interest include human security, security sector reform and defence system reform, vulnerable groups, resource conflicts and new security threats.

She was engaged as a researcher at the Centre from February 2013 to July 2015. 

Published works:

Marina Tadic, Firearms Possession and Human Security: Do we see firearms as a provider of personal security or as a security risk?, policy brief, Public Policy Research Centre, Belgrade, November 2016.

Marina Tadic and Svetlana Djurdjevic-Lukic, Mechanisms of Support to Employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Ministry of Defence, policy brief, Public Policy Research Centre, Belgrade, May 2016.

Svetlana Djurdjevic-Lukic and Marina Tadic, Civil Society Role in Human Dimension of the OSCE in Mina Zirojevic and Vesna Coric (eds), Forty Years since the Signing of the Helsinki Final Act, Institute for Comparative Law, Belgrade, 2015, pp. 241-262.

Marina Tadić, ”Water Scarcity and Interstate Conflicts in the Euphrates-Tigris Basin: Half a Century of Conflicts“, in: Međunarodna politika (International Politics), LXVI, No. 1157, January – March 2015, pp. 73-86.

Jelena Radoman, Marina Tadic, Roma Women and Men and Security Sector Reform in the Republic of Serbia, Public Policy Research Centre and OSCE Mission to Serbia, Belgrade, 2014.

Marina Tadic, PROS & CONS of the Military Chaplaincy in the Serbian Armed Forces, (Serbian: ZA I PROTIV: Verska služba u Vojsci Srbije), Centre's Short Analysis, No. 1, Public Policy Research Centre, Belgrade, March 2014. (available in Serbian including summary in English)

Svetlana Djurdjevic-Lukic, Jelena Radoman, Marina Tadic, “Mapping Non-Discrimination Discourse in Military Education in the Republic of Serbiaˮ, Public Policy Research Centre, Belgrade, 2013.

Marina Tadic, What to Do with the Excess of Military Installations in Serbia (Serbian: Šta sa viškom vojne imovine), Belgrade Centre for Security Policy, 2012. (available in Serbian only)