Center for Democracy Foundation - memberships:
The Center for Democracy Foundation is a member of the European network: ALDA (the European Association for Local Democracy), seated in Strasburg, founded in 1999, at the initiative of the Council of Europe.
With over 350 members from 45 countries, the ALDA encourages the active participation of the population in the political life of local communities, the collaboration of civil society with local authorities, promotes tolerance, cross-border cooperation and the principle of good governance.
The Center for Democracy Foundation has implemented numerous activities in collaboration with the ALDA network through the Regional Youth Compact for Europe project.
Secretary General at the Center for Democracy Foundation, Nataša Vučković, is a member of the Board of Directors at ALDA.
The National Convention on the European Union (NCEU) is a platform of civil societies that represent the interests of the people of Serbia in all phases of the European integration process.
The NCEU is an alliance of associations created with the aim to sustain and improve dialogue between representatives of government bodies, political parties, non-governmental organisations, experts, businesses, trade unions and professional organisations concerning Serbia’s accession to the European Union. NCEU’s mission is to monitor, analyse and assess developments in the accession process, to advocate for and present the benefits and cost of membership in the EU to the inhabitants of Serbia.
Nataša Vučković, (CDF) coordinates the work of the Working Group for the National Convention on the European Union for Chapters 2 (Freedom of Movement for Workers) and 19 (Social Policy and Employment) and the Intersectoral Regional Cooperation Working Group of the NCEU.
The NCEU publishes the annual Book of Recommendations of the National Convention on the European Union.
The Center for Democracy Foundation is one of the partners on the Sustainable Development Goals for All platform project, collaborating alongside the Ana and Vlada Divac Foundation and working to spread knowledge, the inclusion of all key actors, proposing priorities and policies concerning a few of the core goals of sustainable development: Goal 1 – No Poverty, Goal 2 – Zero Hunger, Goal 3 – Good health and Well-being, Goal 4 – Quality Education, Goal 5 – Gender Equality.
The “SDGs for All” Platform enables a broad discussion among the Serbia’s non-state actors, including civil society, corporate sector, academic and research community, media and the citizens, on aligning Serbia’s development priorities within the objectives of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The “SDGs for All” Platform is supported by the governments of Switzerland and Germany and is implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, within the project “Public Finance Reform – 2030 Agenda”. The project partners are Foundation Ana and Vlade Divac, Center for Advanced Economic Studies, Belgrade Open School, Foundation BFPE For a Responsible Society, Center for Democracy Foundation, Timok Youth Center, and SMART Kolektiv.
The Center for Democracy Foundation is a member of the FEPS network, the Foundation for European Progressive Studies, which brings together organisations with progress and/or socialdemocratic profiles.
FEPS is the think tank of the progressive political family at the EU level. FEPS’s mission is to develop innovative research, policy advice, training and debates to inspire and inform socialist and socialdemocratic politics and policies across Europe.
The Center for Democracy Foundation is a member of the UN Global Compact Network Serbia (Globalni dogovor UN u Srbiji).
The UN Global Compact is a voluntary initiative of the representatives of companies, academic institutions, civil societies, municipal government and trade unions that have aligned their operations with the Ten Universal Principles on human rights, labour rights, environmental protection and anticorruption.
The Center for Democracy Foundation has joined the Platform of Organisations Monitoring the Fulfilment of Recommendations Issued by UN Human Rights Bodies.
Within the framework of this platform, the CFD coordinates the work of the Working Group responsible for economic, social and cultural rights.
Nataša Vučković - Europe Day 2023
- Poverty Projections for Older Persons
- The Impact of the Global Crisis on Vulnerable Groups
- Improving the Lives of Marginalised Groups
- The Tool For The Introduction Of The ‘Leave No One Behind’ Principle Into Legislative And Strategic Acts Of The Republic Of Serbia
- Easy Handbook to Support Professionals in working with Marginalised Groups
- User manual: How to Find a Job?
- Analysis: Elderly poverty in Serbia and Agenda 2030 (Summary)
- Closing Conference of the SDGs for All Platform - Recommendations
- Analysis: Child Poverty and the 2030 Agenda (Summary)
- Energy Poverty Analysis (Summary)
- Analysis of the Gender Mainstreaming in the Economic Reform Programme for the period 2022-2024 (summary)
- Publication: Social Impact of Public Policies
- Regional Youth Compact for Europe - Project Report
- SDGs for ALL Project Brochure
- Serbia 2030: Development priorities – the non-state sector report
- Youth Transformative Potential in the EU Integration Processes and Post-Covid-19 Developments in the Western Balkans (Comparative Study)
- Democracy and EU enlargement in the Western Balkans: Can there be one without the other?
- Policy recommendation: Eradicating Poverty as Serbia’s Number One Strategy