Serbia - Dragoljub Todic


 
Born: 1958. Diploma of the School of Political Sciences, Belgrade University (1984); received his Masters (1991) and his Doctorate at the Faculty of Law, Belgrade University (2000). For more than ten years had worked for the federal authority competent for environmental issues in Belgrade. Presently employed as a Professor at Megatrend University - Belgrade (“environmental policy”, “environmental management”). Fields of interest: legal regulation of environmental protection, environmental policy and management, human rights protection, international cooperation in the environmental field, the EU environmental policy and law, migration, refugees. Member of the International Law Association (ILA), the Serbian Association for International Law (JUMP). On the list of experts of - Permanent Court of Arbitration ? Arbitration of Disputes Relating to the Environment and / or Natural Resources. Member of the AIMS Network (Network of MEAs Senior Officials and Legal Experts for South Eastern Europe);
Took part on a number of conferences in Serbia and abroad.
 
 Published books:
1. (with Vid Vukasovic) "Medjunarodne organizacije i medjunarodna  saradnja u oblasti zastite zivotne sredine" (International organizations and international cooperation in the field of the environment), published by "Prometej", Novi Sad, 1999, 283 pp.
2. Editor-in-Chief of "Zakonodavstvo Evropske unije o zivotnoj sredini i zemlje u tranziciji" (The EU Environmental Legislation and Countries in Transition), published by the Federal Ministry for development, science and environment, Belgrade, 2000. p.304.
3. Coordinator of the project (and one of Editors) "Pravo na adekvatnu zivotnu sredinu - pravo na informisanje i ucesce u odlucivanju prema Arhuskoj konvenciji" (The  Right to Adequate Environment - Right to Environmental Information and to Public Participation according to the Aarhus Convention and to Yugoslav legislation) Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Belgrade Office, Belgrade, 2001.
4. (with Vukasovic,V) Zastita zivotne sredine u medjunarodnom i unutrasnjem pravu (Protection of the environment in international and national law), Uprava za zastiitu zivotne sredine Ministarstva zdravlja i zivotne sredine Republike Srbije, Beograd,  2001.
5. “Savremena politika i pravo ?ivotne sredine” (“Contemporary environmental policy and law”), Belgrade, Megatrend University, 2002, 510pp.
6. Medunarodne konvencije u oblasti ?ivotne sredine u SR Jugoslaviji, (International environmental treaties in FR Yugoslavia) Beograd, Regionalni centar za ?ivotnu sredinu za centralnu i istocnu Evropu, 2002, str.126.
7. Monograph (with Vukasovic, V), Serbia and Montenegro, Environmental Law, International Encyclopedia of Laws, Suppl. 37, Kluwer Law International, The Hague, London, New York, 2002. 120 p.
8. (with Vukasovic, V) Ekolo?ka kriza u svetu i odgovor medunarodne zajednice, (Environmental crises in the world and response of international community) Savezni sekretarijat za zdravstvo i Institut za medunarodnu politiku i privredu, Beograd, 2003.
9. (with Durac, M) Demokratizacija politike ?ivotne sredine ? prirucnik za primenu Arhuske konvencije za predstavnike javne uprave, (“Democratization of environmental policy - guide for implementation of Arhus Convention for the representatives of public authorities), Regionalni centar za ?ivotnu sredinu za  Centralnu i Istocnu Evropu, Beograd, 2003.
10. Savremena politika i pravo ?ivotne sredine (Contemporaty environmental policy and law), Beograd, Megatrend University, 2002.
11. “Ekolo?ki menad?ment u uslovima globalizacije” (Environmental management and globalization), Beograd, Megatrend University, 2003.
 
Besides that he published more than eighty articles and other shorter works.
 
 
Specific project experience listed below:
 

1999 ? 2000.
 
National Expert "Developing Strategies for Implementation of the Convention on Access to environmental information, access to justice and public participation in environmental decision-making"; REC CO Yugoslavia
 
2000.
 
Participation in drafting Terms of Reference for project “Development of Environmental Legislation in Serbia and Montenegro” (harmonization of national legislation and EU legislation in the field of EIA/SEA, IPPC and Access to Information); Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 
2000.
 
Capacity building in the field of climate change and drafting relevant policy papers (National Communication for UN FCCC); Federal Hydrometheorological Institute and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece
 
2001.
 
Drafting the Law on System of Environmental Protection of Republic of Serbia. OSCE and Ministry for Protection of Natural Resources and Environment of the Republic of Serbia
 
2002.
 
National Head of Task for drafting Regulation on Public Participation and Access to Environmental Information; project “Development of Environmental Legislation in Serbia and Montenegro”; Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 
2002-2003
 
National Focal Point, developed Strategy Document on Implementation of the Convention; project "Developing Strategies for Implementation of the Convention on Access to environmental information, access to justice and public participation in environmental decision-making", Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Netherlands and Ministry for Protection Natural Resources and Environment of the Republic of Serbia
 
2002-2003
 
National Leading Expert, project REReP 1.12.  “AIMS: Support for Acceptance and Implementation of Multilateral Environmental Agreements in South Eastern Europe”
 
2002-2003
 
National Leading Expert, project REReP 1.3 “Assistance in Environmental Law Drafting in South Eastern Europe”
 
2003.
 
Drafting the Law on Waste Management. Ministry for Protection of Natural Resources and Environment of the Republic of Serbia
 
2003
 
National Expert for the Assessment of the international agreements signed or to be signed by Yugoslavia, their prioritization and applicability within the new Union of Serbia and Montenegro; SCEPP (Policy and Legal Advice Center); An EC funded project managed by the European Agency for Reconstruction
 
2003-2004
 
Participation in preparation “English ? Serbian dictionary in environmental
law”, OESCE, Belgrade
 
2004
 
Participation in Environmental Capacity Building Project-2003 (EAR): 1) Environmental protection agency (epa) and environmental information system analysis; 2) Analysis of environmental protection law of Serbia (epl)
 
2004
 
Participation in the project “Hellenic ? Serbian cooperation on environmental institution building” (“Belgrade Centre for European Integration”, Belgrade and “Nomos ? Pfizis”, Atens), Point 3. of Project ? “Environmental policy ? making and governance in Serbia”
 
2004
 
Participation in drafting Agreement on cooperation in water management between Serbia and Montenegro and neighboring countries (Croatia, Rumania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina), Institute for water Jaroslav Cerni, Ministry for agriculture, forest and water, Belgrade
 
2004
 
World Bank project: Legal consultancy for the drafting of a regulation on the conditions and procedure for defining the liability of the state for past environmental damage caused by enterprises under privatization
 
2005
 
Participation in Environmental Capacity Building Program-2003 (EAR): 1) Inspectorates relevant for environmental protection; 2)Cadastre on pollutants; 3) Environmental pollution charges;
 
2005
 
Member of the Working Group for drafting Law on package and package waste (Ministry of science and environmental protection)
 
2005
 
Member of the Working Group for drafting Law on water (Ministry agriculture, water and forest)
 
2006
 
-Report of the Recommendation of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 April 2001 providing for minimum criteria for environmental inspections in the Member States (2001/331/EC) ? Report of the Republic of Serbia ? Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Budapest;
 
2006
 
- Environmental Assessment of RTB Operations, Privatization Agency of the Republic of Serbia, ERM Italy, Fideco, Belgrade (Review of the current legal and institutional framework for environment in the Republic of Serbia)
 
 
2006-2007
 
Participation in Environmental Capacity Building Project -2003 (EAR): EIA (review of the practice in implementation of the Law), SEA (review of relevant cross sectoral laws), EMAS (legal basis in Serbia and comparative analiysis - Serbian law and EU EMAS Regulation)
 
2007
 
- Review of the applicability of the “UNEP Guidelines for Strengthening Compliance with and Enforcement of Multilateral Environmental Agreements” and “Guidelines for Strengthening Compliance with and Implementation of Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) in the ECE Region.” in the Republic of Serbia, Regional Environmental Centre for Central and Eastern Europe, Budapest;