Mission and history of the organization

Since its foundation in 2003, BFPE has been contributing to the democratic transformation and European integration of the region of Southeast Europe by conceptualizing and organizing the political education of interested and engaged citizens and decision-makers at various levels.

The BFPE alumni network currently includes over 1,400 participants in our long-term programs; as well as more than 200 politicians of the younger generation from the Western Balkans.

The vision of BFPE is to gather together with other civil society organizations a broad and competent community of those who stand for a developed Serbia in the European Union, which has responsible social and political elites and is capable and ready to cooperate with its neighbors for the benefit of the entire region.

MoreOur approach


Today, BFPE consists of 13 highly dedicated professionals, who are engaged in programs; project administration; financial management; and logistics.


President Dr. Sasa Mirkovic, Lecturer, Faculty of Media and Communications, Singidunum University

Prof. Dr. Marijana Pajvancic, Faculty of Law, University of Novi Sad

Prof. Dr. Radmila Nakarada, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade

Vigor Majic, Director, Research Station “Petnica”

Maja Piscevic, Senior Fellow, the Atlantic Council

Prof. Dr. Vladimir Djurdjevic, Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade

Bojan Predojevic, Managing Director, Profine Belgrade


Our vision is: a democratic and developed Serbia in the European Union; our task: to provide decision-makers with the knowledge necessary for their work.