Staff

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Vladan JOKSIMOVIĆ – Head of Secretariat 

Professional background 

Mr. Joksimovic was selected as the Head of Secretariat at the 24th RAI Steering Group (SG) Meeting held in Belgrade, Serbia, on December 5th 2016.

Mr. Joksimovic graduated from Law Faculty, University of Belgrade and he also completed the Diplomatic Academy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade.

Prior to joining Regional Anti-corruption Initiative, Mr. Joksimovic worked at the Anti-corruption Agency of Serbia as a Deputy Director of the Agency for  the last four years.

In the course of his professional career,  Mr. Joksimovic shortly served as an Adviser to the Director of the Office for Human Rights and Minority Rights, Republic of Serbia; and as a Legal and Human Rights Adviser to the Council of Europe National Office in Belgrade. He also has years of experience as a legal expert in the civil sector and was a Member of the Steering Board of the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights from 2012 to 2015.

Mr. Joksimovic is an author of several anti-corruption and human rights documents and articles.

Responsibilities

According to the Terms of Reference for RAI Secretariat approved by the Steering Group, Head of Secretariat is responsible for the overall supervision and management of the Secretariat, in consultation with the Chairperson and Steering Group. The Head’s main role is to identify, develop and implement new and improved policies and ways of working to support achievements of the strategic objectives of the Regional Anti-Corruption Initiative. Another essential role is establishing and maintaining relations with Regional Anti-corruption Initiative’s counterparts in regional states, other Regional Anti-corruption Initiative’s partner states, representatives of international organizations, and nongovernmental organizations.

E-mail address: vjoksimovic@rai-see.org

 


 

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Professional background

Mr. Tomislav Ćurić was selected as the Anti-corruption expert at the 21st RAI Steering Group (SG) Meeting held in Chisinau, Moldova, on September 29, 2015.

Mr. Ćurić graduated from the Faculty of Criminal Justice Sciences at the University in Sarajevo, and holds a degree in Criminal Justice Sciences. He also obtained a Master degree in Criminal Law at the Faculty of Law in Sarajevo.

Prior to joining RAI Secretariat, Mr. Ćurić worked for the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina for almost 9 years, in following positions: Expert Associate for Combating Illegal Trafficking of Weapons and Military Equipment – Department for Combating Organized Crime and Corruption; Expert Advisor for Combating Corruption – Department for Combating Organized Crime and Corruption.

He represented the Ministry of Security in its international cooperation within United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Experts group for reviewing of the UN Convention against Corruption, Council of Europe Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), Council of Europe Committee for Convention of Cyber Crime (T-CY), Regional Anti-corruption Initiative (RAI), European union IPA project – combating corruption and organized crime, European Anti-corruption Training (EACT), Coordination Team for Danube Strategy – combating organized crime and corruption (EUSDR).

Responsibilities

According to the Terms of Reference for RAI Secretariat approved by the Steering Group, Anti-corruption Expert has a pivotal role in establishing and maintaining relations with law enforcement, preventive, judicial and other anti-corruption bodies in member states, other RAI partner states, representatives of international organizations, and non-governmental organizations; Identifies, develops and implements new and improved policies and ways of working to support achievements of the strategic objectives of RAI, in coordination with Head of Secretariat. Furthermore, he participates, in close cooperation and coordination with the Program and Outreach Officer, in the development and drafting of project proposals, as well as in their implementation, and facilitates project monitoring and reporting. He is also responsible for technical advice and guidance on anti-corruption and related issues and for technical contributions to regional training programs conducted by RAI Secretariat. In the absence of Head of the Secretariat, assumes role of the Acting Head of Secretariat.

E-mail address: tcuric@rai-see.org

 


 


aidaAida BULBUL – Finance and Administrative Officer

Professional background

Ms. Aida Bulbul joined RAI Secretariat on February 18, 2014 following its internal selection and interview procedures. Ms. Bulbul graduated from the Faculty of Economics at the International Burch University in Sarajevo and holds a degree of Master’s (MA) of Management.

Prior to joining RAI Secretariat, Ms. Bulbul worked at a USAID Partnership for Advancing Reforms in the Economy (PARE) project implemented by Chemonics International Inc. She did her internship at PostBank BH, Sarajevo and Alfa Group Istanbul.

Responsibilities

According to the Terms of Reference for RAI Secretariat approved by the Steering Group, the Finance and Administrative Officer is in charge of planning and executing all financial activities in the Secretariat in accordance with relevant laws, internal and donors’ financial policies and procedures. Also, she oversees the execution of Regional Anti-corruption Initiative’s budgets and all projects’ related budgets, facilitates recruitment processes and oversees activities of project staff. She also provides general support to the Regional Anti-Corruption Initiative Chairperson and the Steering Group, as coordinated by the Head of Secretariat.

E-mail address: abulbul@rai-see.org

 


 


Jasna1111Jasna PANJETA – Programme and Outreach Officer

Professional background

Ms. Jasna Panjeta joined RAI Secretariat on March 3, 2015 following its internal selection and interview procedures. Ms. Panjeta graduated from Academy Primus and holds a Degree of BSc in Public Administration.

Prior to joining RAI Secretariat, Ms. Panjeta worked at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in B&H, DFID funded Access to Justice Programme for Western Balkans and United Nations Mission to B&H. She has over 15 years of experience in development, implementation and monitoring of projects.

Responsibilities

According to the Terms of Reference for RAI Secretariat approved by the Steering Group, Ms. Panjeta is in charge of strengthening relationships with donors and fostering partnerships with other entities by pursuing a strategic and policy dialogue. She is also responsible for development and monitoring of projects and programmes delivery. Further on, Program and Outreach Officer is responsible for devising varous outreach strategies that emphasize RAI’s impact on curbing corruption at the regional and national levels, as well as regularly updating RAI’s official web-site with relevant contents. Ms. Panjeta acts as Gender Focal Point for RAI Secretariat.

E-mail address: jpanjeta@rai-see.org

 


 

ivaIva KOMSIC – Programme Officer

Professional background

Ms. Iva Komsic joined RAI Secretariat on May 16, 2016 following its internal selection and interview procedures. Ms. Komsic graduated from the Faculty of Sociology at the Karl-Franzens University in Graz Austria and holds a degree of Master of Arts.

Prior to joining RAI Secretariat, Ms. Komsic worked at World University Service (WUS) Austria as Project Officer within projects founded by EU, Austrian Development Agency and other donors.

Responsibilities

According to the Terms of References for the position of Programme Officer within the regional Programme titled Southeaster Europe Regional Programme on Strengthening the Capacity of Anti-Corruption Authorities and Civil Society to Combat Corruption and Contribute to the UNCAC Review Process, Ms. Komsic is responsible for operational management and administration of the part of the Programme implemented by RAI. She is also responsible for cooperation with relevant public institutions and government officials in the region, as well as working with international organisations active in the field of anti-corruption on implementation of Programme. The Regional Programme is funded by the Austrian Development Agency.

E-mail address: ikomsic@rai-see.org