2014 Belgrade Regional Conference

  • When : 22 November 2014
  • Where: University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law
    • 67 Bulevar kralja Aleksandra, Beograd
  • Host : Libek and Studenti za slobodu
  • Conference : 10h – 19h
  • Social : 21h
  • Program : Available here
  • Sponsor : Rising Tide Foundation
  • Registration cost : Free!
  • Language : English
  • Dress Code : Business casual
  • Facebook: Event link


Aleksandar Kokotović is the program director of European Students For Liberty as well as the founder and executive director of an organization dedicated to fighting the drug prohibition in Serbia: Legalizuj.

He speaks regularly at events, and on his mission to make this world a freer place, has spoken on four continents. His main areas of interest are drug policy reform, black markets and surveillance.

He is currently residing in Belgrade, Serbia.

Ana Jakšić is a local coordinator for European Students For Liberty, as well as one of the founders of Students For Liberty – Serbia.

She is one of the most outspoken fighters for free markets and individual rights in Serbia and therefore always a target of extremists, both left and right wing.

Yaël Ossowski is a journalist and informational entrepreneur based in Vienna, Austria.

He is currently Program Manager for European Students For Liberty and moonlights as a national investigative reporter for Watchdog.org in the United States, where was previously the Florida Bureau Chief and served as the site’s chief Spanish translator.

Yaël has worked as a multimedia journalist in Philadelphia, Charlotte, Tampa, and Vienna, and his writings have appeared in the The Washington Examiner, L’AGEFI, Human Events, Reason Magazine, The Gaston Gazette, Le Minarchsite Québécois, Sunshine State News, Wisconsin Reporter, and The Stateless Man.

He writes a fortnightly column called “Question the Narrative” for the Pan American Post and is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists.

He studied at Concordia University in Montréal and the University of Vienna. He speaks four languages and his hometown is Saint-Hyainthe, Québec.

Branko Radulović is a professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Belgrade.

Radulović has worked as a consultant for the World Bank.

He was the head economic adviser of the Council for Economic Reform.

Frank Karsten is founder of the Mises Institute Netherlands and of the More Freedom Foundation, two Dutch libertarian organizations which act to reduce taxes and government intervention.

Together with Karel Beckman he wrote “Beyond Democracy”. The book is now available in 16 languages.

Mihajlo Gajić is the program director of Libek’s research unit.

As an economist, his main goals are advancing the process of analyzing economic policies in Serbia. His job is to provide the public with important overviews on current economic situation in the country.

Srđan Ćešić was a screenwriter and a director of a popular television show “Nikad Izvini”, which presented the Serbian political scene in a satiric manner from 2003-2005, until it was canceled due to government’s media censorship.

He is also an author and illustrator for numerous political magazines.