Belgrade Centre for Security Policy

As well as being one of the leading independent think-tanks in the Western Balkans, BCSP has considerable experience conducting research on gender and security governance, including in relation to peacebuilding. BCSP will co-organise PeaceCapacity’s Kosovo workshop (Work Package 4) alongside the University of Bristol and the Kosovar Centre for Security Studies, and will also contribute to Work Packages 7 and 8.Moreover, the Centre has good collaborative research relationships with other Western Balkan countries which are helping to expand the reach of PeaceCapacity in the region, and particularly with marginalised communities in the north of Kosovo.

Participating Team members

Sonja Stojanović Gajić

Sonja Stojanović Gajić has been BCSP Director since 2006. She holds an MA in Politics, Security and Integration with distinction from the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies, University College London.

Marija Ignjatijević

Marija Ignjatijević is a researcher at the Belgrade Centre for Security Policy since September 2017.

Work Packages


Pristina workshop: engaging ethnic and religious minorities


Lessons identified, lessons learned, and best practices


Dissemination and communication