Born on July 3, 1987 holds a MA in International Politics from the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade. Dragana enrolled Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade, Department for International Relations in 2006, and graduated in 2010. Dragana was scholar of the FORCAST EXCHANGE PROGRAM (USAID) at Illinois State University in academic 2009/10. She was the student of XVI generation at Department for the Advanced Undergraduate Studies (DAUS) of the Belgrade Open School. Dragana participated in international conferences, seminars, and student exchange programs such as BIMUN 2007, BIMUN 2008, BIMUN 2011, Willkommen in Deutschland, Global Youth Leadership Conference in Denmark, Youth Leaders Training of Belgrade Fond for Political Excellence, and Anglo-Serbian Society International Summer School. She published research papers: Reform of the Local Municipalities of the Republic of Serbia in the Process of the EU Integration (Summary of the essays, BOS 2010, Serbia), The Rise and Disappearance of Otpor: Non-violent Movement in the Republic of Serbia (18th Annual Illinois State University Conference for Students of Political Science, Normal, IL). She has written numerous essays and articles related to the Middle East Politics such as: Democratization Process of Muslim Majority Countries: Relationship between the Religion and Democracy, Muslim Democratic Parties: JDP and Al Wasat, and reviews of documentaries and books. Dragana is among the Bamerc founders. She believes there is a mutual historical, cultural and political heritage between the Balkans and Middle East and thus the possibility for stronger cooperation between the counties and people of these two regions.
She is the development director and one of the founders of BAMERC. The first scientific and project research Nevena did was in Petnica Science Center where her research paper in psychology was published. She holds a Bachelor degree in International relations at Academy of diplomacy and security i Belgrade. Nevena enrolled at the Department of International relations and politics Master program at the same Academy. Nevena was a delegate at more than ten conferences / simulations of the international organizations (UN, OSCE and EU). She was a chair at General Assembly Committee on Belgrade International Model United Nations 2010 and 2011. a BIMUN 2011 conference’s coordinator and fundraiser. She is a part of the organizational team at the Belgrade Model of the European Union 2011 as a Marketing director and Fundraising coordinator. Since February 2011 she has been an associate volunteer of the National Olympic Committee of Serbia where she is involved in numerous projects and activities within the Project Management and Marketing sector. Nevena is also a member and active participant of the activities within the Serbian Youth Council, an Olympism and sports Fund working body. In 2011 she became a part of the Serbian delegation that has been representing Serbia at?Generations for Peace?international camp in Sochi, Russia.Nevena is highly motivated for raising her capacities in the fields of international mediation, sports diplomacy and project consultancy. She is fluent in English, Italian and Russian, while learning French, Greek and Portuguese.
Branislava is Coordinator for Intercultural Cooperation in BAMERC. She was born in Belgrade, Serbia where she studied the Arabic language and literature at the Faculty of Philology at the University of Belgrade as well as the economy and tourism at the College of tourism. Branislava was involved in different projects such as Belgrade International Model United Nations (BIMUN), first as a delegate in 2010 and then as a member of the organizing committee in 2011. Branislava participated in a project called “Generations for peace” which was realized by the Olympic Committee of Serbia and which was founded by HRH Prince of Jordan, Faisal Al Hussein. She has also been a volunteer at different events, one of the most important is Universiade 2009, then General Assembly of the European Olympic Committees et. She speaks English, Spanish, French and Arabic.
Born and raised in Belgrade, where he has finished elementary and high-school education. Today, he’s a student of International law on University of Belgrade Faculty of Law. Althought, he wasn’t one of the Bamerc founders, he has taken various roles in Bamerc organisation since the early phase of Bamerc work. During the time, his various roles has changed: from volunteer – associate to member of PR team and Bamerc Organisation team. Gavrilo is a well organised person and dedicated worker, who is ready to work in order to achieve organisation goals. He’s also a proven team leader. Althought, he has started his career in Bamerc, because Middle East and it’s history is his passon, he now sees himself as a member of Bamerc in future. Beside Bamerc, he’s an active participant and organiser of various models of United Nations all across Europe. His fields of interest are international law and diplomacy. Gavrilo speaks English and German.
Ana is a senior student at Law Faculty in Belgrade, and a student at Faculty of Music in Belgrade, Department for Solo-singing.She speaks English and German. Ana is a solo-singer at Srpsko pevacko društvo Ruma and in the choir „Trinity” in Belgrade. In the years of 2008 and 2009 she was Serbian representative at World Youth Choir. She has participated at numerous choir festivals in home country and further (Poland, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, and France). Concert of the great importance is the one in 2008 at the opening of the Olympics in Hong Kong and the one at the Europe cantata festival in Netherlands in 2009. As a soloist she performed in the gallery of Serbian Academy of Science and Arts, Kolarac University, Army’s club Belgrade, The Yugoslav Drama Theatre, Army’s club of B&H in Sarajevo, had two soloist concerts in Cultural center Ruma, one of those humanitarian. Due to cultural-historical circumstances, Ana believes there are certain similarities in cultural heritage of Balkans and Middle East countries. More attention should be focus on that, which is Ana’s motive to be among BAMERC founders.
Born on September 28, 1988, she holds a Bachelor degree from Faculty of International Economics sector for North America, Megatrend University. She obtains a secondary education from Philological Grammar School in Sremski Karlovci with English as primary language and French as secondary. Aleksandra spent her 2010/11 academic year at the Illinois State University, department of politics and government as an exchange student of the FORECAST exchange program. During her studies in the US she became a president of a student organization Global Review and an international ambassador for the I-house. Aleksandra participated in international conferences and seminars such as ‘Look into the future’ directed by Youth Development Centre, ‘Right for Rights’ by Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia, TEDxYouth Conference in Belgrade and ‘Alumni United’ State Alumni Seminar. She is a member of Regional Center for talents and a participant of regional and republican contest. Aleksandra’s fields of interest are human rights, peace studies and conflict resolution and gender equality. Although she is a new member of the organization, Aleksandra has experience in cooperating with students from Near East countries.
He is the chair of BAMERC supervisory board. He holds bachelor degree in Information systems and MSc degree in Electronic business and system management from the Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade. During his studies he was a scholarship holder of Republic Serbia Foundation for Development of Scientific and Artistic Youth. Currently, Aleksandar is a PhD candidate in System management and control working as a Teaching Assistant at the System Theory and Control Laboratory, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade. His research interests include System theory and modeling, Decision making and aiding, Fuzzy logic, Artificial neural networks, Computational intelligence and Machine learning. He has published twenty research papers and participated in several national and international scientific conferences. Aleksandar is also very interested in financial system and market dynamics. He is an active participant of research seminars organized by National Bank of Serbia. Aleksandar has been involved in many humanitarian and sports initiatives. He has been member of student humanitarian fund „Osmeh na dar“ and rowing club „Belgrade University“. Aleksandar is among BAMERC founders. He believes that mutual historical and cultural heritage of Balkan and Middle East is a good basis for establishing stronger economic, scientific and cultural cooperation between countries of these regions. His motto is: „Through mutual understanding and cooperation we will build friendship, through friendship we will build better future “.