Dr Darko Trifunović
Republic of Serbia
PhD Director, Center for National and International Studies – Faculty of Security Studies, University of Belgrade. Dr Darko Trifunovic is Senior Reserch Fellow and lecturer at Faculty of Security Studies-University of Belgrade. He is Senior Advisor at the Research Institute for European and American Studies. He is a specialist in Counter-Terrorism, National and International Security Studies. He is a former diplomat (First Secretary of the Foreign Service of Bosnia and Herzegovina at the United Nations) and Advisor to the State Secretary for War Crimes of Republic of Srpska for Terrorism and Violence. Since 2005, he was an Advisor to the Minister of Police of the Republic of Srpska, BIH. Dr. Trifunovic is the representative of Serbia and Montenegro of International Strategic Studies Association (ISSA); Defense & Foreign Affairs publications; and the Global Information System .The Shanghai Center for International Studies appointed him as the first foreign expert for the Olympic Games (2008) security preparation in China. In 2010, he is engaged in World Expo Security preparation and is a Member of the Advisory Board of the Institute of Transnational Studies, Munich, Germany. Dr Trifunovic is regular speaker at International Counter Terrorism Institute, Tel Aviv, Israel, Member of International Analyst Network as well as one of the Founding Members of the International Counter Terrorism Academic Community (ICTAC). Dr Trifunovic was elected as guest professor at FUDAN University – Center of American Studies. He has published few papers, includes: The Islamic Balkan Caliphate: Threats to International Security, Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany, 2015, „Ethnic conflict and violence: Genocide against Roma in Kosovo and Metohija,International Strategic Studies Association, Alexandria, US, 2012, Islamic Terrorism and al-Qaeda in the Balkans (Testimony of a former al-Qaeda lieutenant), International Strategic Studies Association ISSA, Alexandria, VA, US, 2014, “Terrorism in the Western Balkans:Between Transition and Radicalization”, Intelligence and Combating Terrorism – New Paradigm and Future Challenges, Institute for Corporative Security Studies and Center for Civil-Military Relations, Naval Postgraduate School Monterey, USA, 2014, "From Database to Knowledge: The Terrorist and Organized Criminal Search Database" Social Science Computer Review, Vol 29. No 4, 2011, „Terrorist Threats by Balkans Jihadists to International Security“, Politics and Religion, Volume VIII (No. 2) - Autumn 2014.