Daliborka Uljarević
Executive Director, Centre for Civic Education, Montenegro

Daliborka Uljarević is Executive Director of the Centre for Civic Education, Montenegro.

She graduated at the Faculty of Political Sciences, Department of International Relations at the University of Belgrade, attended postgraduate studies in European and East European Studies at the University of Montenegro and currently pursues her MA at the Law Faculty.

Uljarević specialised Local Government and Civic Society at the Theodor Heuss Academy (Germany), Comparative Media Law and Policies at the University of Oxford (UK), Regional Cooperation and European Integration at the University of Split (COIMBRA programme), Political and Economic Systems in the organisation of Charles University and Georgetown University (Czech Republic), and Democracy, Human Rights and Conflict Management at the Nansen Academy (Norway).

Within the European Marshall Memorial Fellowship, intended for European students (GMF), she studied in USA, as the first participant of this programme from Montenegro. Through additional study visits she was in Poland, Belgium, Netherlands, Hungary, Slovenia, France, Armenia, Austria, Latvia, Ukraine, Cyprus, Turkey and Jordan. She passed through a number of alternative education programmes in the field of organisational capacity building and democratic leadership.

As expert, she is frequently engaged in various programmes led by UNDP, EURECNA, OSCE, UNIFEM, Sida, REC, ECOSOC, Freedom House, etc. From 2001 until 2005 she was working as Political and Media Adviser in the Council of Europe Office in Montenegro.She was one of the founders and director of Nansen Dialogue Centre in Montenegro (until 2002).

During 1999 and 2000, she worked for BBC World as a local producer. Before that, she worked in the OSCE Mission in Montenegro and in International Foundation for Election Systems from Washington, in Serbia and Montenegro.

During her studies, she was active participant and spokesperson of the Student protest 96/97 in Belgrade.

She is member of the Executive Board of the Centre for Development of NGOs, and she was a member of the Executive Board of the Institute Alternative and the NGO Coalition “Through Cooperation to the Aim” as well as the coordinator of the Task Force which worked on the structure of financing NGOs from public funds. Within the Coalition for RECOM, which is working on regional level, she is member of the Coordination Council. Also, she is a member of the Advisory Board of the Gay Straight Alliance, based in Belgrade. Since 2012 she is a member of the Anti-Discrimination Council of the Government of Montenegro.