Job Opportunity: Researcher

/ 04.03.2021.

We are looking for fellow researchers! If you have experience in qualitative or quantitative research, apply to join the CRTA research team. The researcher that joins our team will mostly deal with designing and carrying through research projects comprising focus groups and interviews. Additionally, along with other members of our research team, they will partake in planning and doing survey research, and various other research tasks. 

The state keeps ignoring the essential election problems

- / 02.03.2021.

The Opinion of the Serbian Government Working Group for cooperation with the OSCE and ODIHR in implementing recommendations to improve the election process was presented on March 1st at the meeting monitored by the CRTA in capacity of observer, will not contribute to solving key election problems existing in Serbia.

Parliamentary Insider for the period: October – December 2020

/ 28.01.2021.

In this issue, the Parliamentary Insider brings assessments of the work of the Parliament from October to December 2020. Read about the election of the leadership of the 12th convocation and other key developments, including adoptions of the Code of Conduct, conclusions on the European Commission’s Progress Report, and the discussion on reports of independent…

Digital Agenda Observatory

/ 25.01.2021.

The Digital Agenda is an initiative developed by the European Union, which has also been extended and adopted for six countries in the Western Balkan. It aims to ensure that citizens of the region can fully reap the benefits of the digital transformation.  This research is part of the Digital Agenda Observatory and is implemented in five Western Balkan countries as part of the project Increasing Civic Engagement in the Digital Agenda. The issues addressed by the reports are specifically related to the chapters relevant to the Digital Agenda in particular Chapter 10 – Information Society and Media from the EU’s acquis, with a goal to reinvigorate the issues of the Western Balkans Digital Agenda on the EU agenda.

Before it’s too late: CRTA presents a proposal for 5 key changes for fair and free elections

- / 11.12.2020.

As we mark the 30th anniversary of the first multiparty elections in Serbia, with less than a year and a half to go until the regular presidential and Belgrade elections, as well as the announced early parliamentary elections, CRTA is presenting a proposal for five key changes necessary for elections in Serbia to become substantially, and not just formally, democratic. 

CRTA Recommendations for fair and free elections (version 1)

/ 08.12.2020.

The purpose of these recommendations is to help the authorities in fulfilling the undertaken obligations, but also to bring closer to the citizens and political organisations the concrete measures that need to be taken in order for the elections in Serbia to become essentially, and not only formally democratic. Democratic elections are our right, and fighting for them is our obligation.

Crta’s Program Director speech on the state of democracy in Serbia during the meeting of the European Parliament’s Serbia Delegation

- / 04.11.2020.

During the European Parliament’s Serbia Delegation meeting on the post-electoral landscape in Serbia, held on November 4th 2020, Crta’s Program Director and Chief of the Crta’s Election Observation Mission pointed out that the post-election atmosphere is not encouraging for democracy in Serbia.

Country Report and Roadmap for Digital Agenda advancement in the Republic of Serbia

/ 30.10.2020.

Only with a clear and understandable approach to all citizens, without exception, can there be a sustainable digitalization in all spheres as an effective mechanism for significantly improving the lifestyle of the population. When we talk about digitalization in all spheres, we refer to the advancement and bigger efficiency of the institutions, organisations and other…

Elections 2020: Summary and Recommendations – Final Report

/ 27.10.2020.

Elections for MPs of the 12th convocation of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia were held on June 21st, 2020. In addition to the regular parliamentary elections, regular provincial elections were held on the same day, as well as elections for local assemblies in 154 cities and municipalities in Serbia. The CRTA observation…

Our topics


Democratic culture

Because politics is not just for politicians. It is our human and citizen right to participate in the processes of making decisions which influence our lives. A dialogue has no alternative.


Free and fair elections

Because elections are the pillars of democracy. It is every citizen’s right to decide on whom to give his/her vote in free and fair conditions. Our vote is valuable and it can make a difference.


Open institutions

Because institutions serve the citizens. We need strong institutions with integrity which protect the public interest.


Free media

Because media should ask questions and critically analyse the reality. We need the media which protect the public interest and tackle the needs of the citizens.