CASA Community Council

We are the agents of our interests

About the Council

Mandate and composition

Aiming to increase its capacity to represent the genuine interest of citizens and enable greater citizen’s participation in initiative safeguarding these interests, Centre for Affirmative Social Actions – CASA developed internal consultative mechanisms that will facilitate the engagement of authentic representatives of Kosovo Serb community, emerging young leaders in initiatives contributing to the organization mission fulfilment.


CASA Community Council is consisted of a group of 12, geographically dispersed, professionally diverse and gender balanced young individuals, divided in three (3) thematic subgroups as per organization objectives, namely 1) Legal/policy council, 2) Economic and social development council and 3) Council for protection of cultural and ethnic identity

Legal & Policy Council

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Milena Petkoviċ

Legal studies

Role in CASA Council: Advice and assist in programs targeting gender equality and gender legal protection.

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Maksim Aksiċ

Student of Political Science

Role in CASA Council: Assisting and supporting the team in policy development initiatives and research. 

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Teodora Taniċ

M.A legal studies

Role in CASA Council: Legal analysis and policy research in the areas of community rights.

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Milena Zdravković

Local socio-political activist

Role in CASA Council: Assisting and supporting the team in the development of local policies and affirmation of rights.

Economic & Social Development Council

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Vladimir Vučković

Co-Founder of W3Lab and Z1 Tech

Role in CASA Council: Advising and assisting in programs aimed at strengthening local capacities in the IT sector and increasing the number of opportunities for youth employment.

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Biljana Radosavljević

M.A. in Economics

Role in CASA Council: Advising and supporting startup initiatives and helping to increase employment opportunities for young people in the private sector. 

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Petar Đorđević

Youth Activists and Entrepreneur

Role in CASA Council: Advising and assisting in the promotion of initiatives related to youth employment in rural areas.

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Lidija Mašić

Civic activist

Role in CASA Council: Assisting and supporting the team in strengthening the economic development of non-majority communities and promotion of the social economy.

Council for protection of cultural and ethnic identity
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Milena Redžić Simić

M.A. in Language and Literature

Role in CASA Council: Advising and assisting in  initiatives aimed at preserving linguistic history, linguistic richness, and promoting linguistic diversity.

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Dobrosav Dakić

Curator in Visoki Dečani Monastery

Role in CASA Council: Advising and assisting in initiatives aimed at promoting the historical, religious and cultural heritage and preserving the identity of Kosovo Serbs.

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Stefan Petković

Civic activist

Role in CASA Council: Assisting and supporting the team in preserving culture, tradition and history, as well as contact with non-majority communities.

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Ines Aljović Mihajlović

Civic activist

Role in CASA Council: Assisting and supporting the team in the implementation of programs aimed at promoting cultural diversity.

Mandate

The mandate of CASA Council is to guide the organization (CASA) programming toward the genuine needs of Kosovo non-majority communities and assist organization in mobilization of community in the efforts towards their attainment. Thus, the mandate of CASA Community Council is to:

  • Facilitate direct participation of community in identification and prioritization of the needs that will be incorporate in CASA programming
  • offer input/council to CASA program office in development of initiatives and actions addressing the citizen’s needs, priorities, and views,
  • shape/review/amend the remedies developed by the organization (programs, projects, policy submissions etc
  • engage in advocacy actions of organization and its civic partners (networks) individually or through mobilization of community

The motto of CASA Community Council is “We are the agents of our interests” implying the active role and citizens ownership in definition and prioritization of their own needs.

Location

Čika Jovina 15
Severna Mitrovica 

Our hours

09:00 AM – 17:00 PM
Monday – Friday

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