BCSP Researcher Marko Savkovic analyzes the relation between NATO’s Smart Defence and European Union’s Pooling and Sharing.
This is the first study of public opinion in realization of civil society organization where the focus is on the perception of corruption in the police, citizens' personal experiences with corruption in the police and evaluation of the reforms of the police in this area.
BCSP Researcher Marko Savkovic analyses how financial crisis is affecting European spendings on defence and proposes possible alternatives.
This policy brief is result of a project of learning and exchange among the peer civil society organisations from Egypt (One World Foundation) and Serbia (Belgrade Centre for Security Policy) facilitated by PASOS. The cooperation took place over the period of a year starting in the second half of ...
The latest issue of Collection of Policy Papers propose answers on building safe community in Serbia, the position of the police in the new Criminal Procedure Code, and the role of ethics in policing.
What does ‘gender security’ mean? The concept is trickier than it might seem. For instance, to ‘gender’ something is not necessarily about including women, although many argue that it is. ‘Security’ is also messy: it could refer to a sense of safety in daily life, or to the protection of state borders.
BCSP associate Laura McLeod intention is to highlight how a deeper understanding of the variety of meanings about ‘gender security’ can be useful to practitioners.
Research concerned with language and meanings is often thought to be less useful and less policy-relevant than research utilising instrumental approaches. This article explores how a deeper understanding of the variety of meanings about ‘gender security’ in relation to Security Council Resolution 1325 can be useful to practitioners.
An analysis of three initiatives related to SCR 1325 in Serbia demonstrates that different post-conflict personal-political imaginations lead to very different interpretations of ‘gender security’, shaping the subsequent policy designed to implement SCR 1325.
Investigating how (potentially conflicting) ‘gender security’ policy is made is useful to practitioners as it enables us to go some way towards creating a policy that would be meaningful and significant to all stakeholders.