Katarina Đokić

EU-CIVCAP Staff Contributor

Katarina Đokić has worked as a researcher in Belgrade Centre for Security Policy since March 2012. She has conducted research on defence integrity and budgeting, parliamentary oversight of the security sector, citizens’ perception of security and NATO. Katarina graduated with a degree in Journalism from Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade in 2009 and obtained her Master’s degree in Political Science at the University of Freiburg in 2011. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Quantitative Analysis at the Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade. Katarina also has insight into day-to-day decision-making in IGOs and a member state through internships with Council of Europe and in the German Bundestag.

Articles Authored

Beyond ad hoc cooperation: How the EU, UN and OSCE can better address conflict (20 September 2017) - Do the EU and its partners also genuinely work together to achieve a unity of effort? In a recent EU-CIVCAP report, we studied whether the EU and other international organisations actually exchange civilian resources within target countries.


DL 4.2
Partners in conflict prevention and peacebuilding: How the EU, UN and OSCE exchange civilian capabilities in Kosovo, Mali and Armenia

Authors: Dijkstra, H., E. Mahr, P. Petrov, K. Đokić, P.H. Zartsdahl
Lead Institution: Maastricht University

Published: 4 September 2017

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Evaluating international efforts on local capacity building

Authors: Juncos, A.E., G. Algar-Faria, T. Edmunds, K. Đokić, E. Plänitz, K. Abdi and S. Simons
Lead Institution: University of Bristol

Published: 25 May 2017

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Policy Briefings

Title: “Improving the EU’s local capacity building efforts in post-conflict environments

Authors: Juncos, A.E., G. Algar-Faria, T. Edmunds, K. Đokić, E. Plänitz, K. Abdi and S. Simons
Publisher: EU-CIVCAP
Type: Policy Briefing
Reference: 2017/01

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Work Packages


European and international responses to conflict early response


EU conflict prevention and peacebuilding in the Western Balkans and Horn of Africa


Local capacity-building strategies


Lessons identified, lessons learned, and best practices


Dissemination and communication

Institutional Affiliation

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.