Center for Foreign Policy brings together people oriented toward Serbia’s integration to contemporary European integrations. Members of the Center fully support universal principles of human rights and democracy, tolerance and values of multicultural and multi-ethnic society.
Through its work CFP will support policy of tolerance and respect for international governmental and non-state actors, and along with that promote politics of integration of the Republic of Serbia into contemporary international system. Without the influence of political parties, CFP will try to promote wider social consensus among key political subjects on the key foreign policy priorities. This primarily refers to: Euro-Atlantic integrations, strengthening relationship and partnership with the leading actors of the contemporary international community,and promotion of regional cooperation in theSoutheast Europe and Western Balkans. Based on the principles of solidarity, tolerance, non-exclusion, respecting the other, and the peaceful solution of international problems, CFP will actively promote foreign policy of the Republic of Serbia.
In the light of this, CFP will creatively and constructively facilitate public discussion about the position of Serbia in contemporary regional, European and global processes.
CFP will detect problems and attitudes of general public interest and present them to the public, government institutions, NGO’s and other relevant organizations in the country and the region. CFP is committed in promotion of social dialogue on foreign policy and international position of Serbia as a key element in formulation of government policy and in line with promotion of public debate, academic dialogue and the role of CSO’s in the society.
CFP will work toward establishing and improving communication among major stakeholders interested in foreign policy issues, in order to find the best way to influence the formulation, adoption and implementation of policies.
CFP will be actively involved toward creating a network of NGO’s at national and regional level, for the purpose of exchanging knowledge, ideas and experience in the field of foreign policy and international relations.
Dragan Djukanovic, president
Prof. Dr Dragan Đukanović is a professor at the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Belgrade, in basic studies where he teaches subjects The Fundamentals of Foreign Policy Theory in Foreign Policy of Serbia, while he is engaged in master studies in the International Politics program. He graduated, and received his Ph.D. from the Faculty of Political Science, while in the period from 2001 to 2017. He was a trainee, research associate and senior research associate at the Institute for International Politics and Economy. During 2010 and 2011, he lectured at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia. He served as Vice President of the Center for Foreign Policy since 2011.