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 Veljko Odalovic

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Professional experience:
  • Since 2014.
    Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 2012-2014
    Secretary General of the Government of Serbia
  • 2008-2012
    Secretary General of the National Assembly of Serbia 
  • 2009-2012
    Secretary of the Central Electoral Commission; Deputy Secretary of CEC (2012) 
  • since 2007
    member of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) 
  • since 2006
    President of the Commission on Missing Persons of the Government of the Republic of Serbia 
  • since March 2005
    head of the Working Group for Missing Persons from Kosovo and Metohija, established in the framework of the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina
  • 2003-2006
    Deputy to the Chamber of Citizens of the Assembly of Serbia and Montenegro,
    chaired the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija and was member of several parliamentary working bodies and committees
  • 2000-2003
    deputy to the Chamber of Citizens of the Federal Assembly
  • October 2000 - January 2001
    served on the Transitional Government of Serbia as Minister for Local Self-Government
  • 1997-2001
    served as: president of the Governing Board of the Student Centre in Pristina
    president of the Governing Board of the Public Health Institute
    member of the Pristina University Council
  • 1997 – 2001
    Prefect of the Kosovo District
  • 1995 -1997
    Deputy Prefect of the Kosovo District
  • 1992-1995
    Assistant Chief Official/Prefect of the Kosovo District
  • 1990-1992
    President of the Provisional Municipal Council following the dissolution of the Assembly of the municipality of Kacanik
  • 1989-1990
    Adviser to the Executive Council of the Republic of Serbia/ Adviser to the Government of Serbia
  • 1987-1989
    Secretary of the Municipal Commission tasked to prevent migration and help the return of displaced persons to the newly-created municipality of Kosovo Polje
  • Member of the Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS) since its establishment in 1990. 


  • graduated from Law School, University of Pristina
  • completed primary and secondary education in Kosovo Polje