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Cрпски политичар, председник Владе Републике Србије. | A Serbian politician. The Prime Minister of Serbia since 2012.
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Ивица Дачић Biography



Ивица Дачић (Призрен, 1. јануар 1966) је српски политичар, председник Владе Републике Србије, министар унутрашњих послова Србије и председник Социјалистичке партије Србије.



Основну школу завршио у Житорађи, а гимназију у Нишу. Завршио Факултет политичких наука у Београду.


Био је први председник младих социјалиста Београда 1990. године и портпарол Социјалистичке партије Србије од 1992. до 2000. године. Био је председник Градског одбора Социјалистичке партије Србије Београда и потпредседник Социјалистичке партије Србије од 2000. до 2003. године.


Савезни посланик у Већу грађана Савезне скупштине Савезне Републике Југославије и Скупштине Државне заједнице Србије и Црне Горе од 1992. до 2004. године. Био је министар за информисање у такозваној Прелазној Влади Републике Србије од октобра 2000. године до јануара 2001. године.


Децембра 2006. године изабран је за председника Социјалистичке партије Србије. Након изгласавања Владе Мирка Цветковића у Народној скупштини Републике Србије 7. јула 2008, ступио је на дужност заменика председника Владе и министра унутрашњих послова.


После Парламентарних избора 2012., председник Србије Томислав Николић, поверио је 28. јуна Дачићу мандат за састав Владе Републике Србије. За председника владе је изабран 27. јула 2012.







Ivica Dačić (Serbian Cyrillic: Ивица Дачић, born 1 January 1966) is a Serbian politician who has been the Prime Minister of Serbia since July 2012. He is the leader of the Socialist Party of Serbia, and from 2008 to July 2012 he served as First Deputy Prime Minister, as well as Minister of Internal Affairs.


Dačić graduated from the University of Belgrade in 1989, and joined the Socialist Party in 1991. He quickly rose the ranks in the party, becoming the spokesman in 1992, under mentor and President of Serbia and FR Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević. Following the Bulldozer Revolution and ousting of Milošević (2000-2001), Dačić became a member of the main board, and finally became party leader in 2006. He has worked to reform the party from its former policies, and has proclaimed a pro-EU path.


Political career

Dačić was appointed member of IO GO again in the next congress in 1996, when there were major personnel changes in the party leadership, and of 27 members of IO GO, voted in 1992, only 5 remained, including Dačić. He was the spokesman of SPS for 8 years, between 1992 and 2000. In 1996, Dačić was a minister in the Citizens' council of the assembly of Yugoslavia and President of the Committee on Public Information, and in 1997 he was member of the Committee on Foreign Relations. In April 1999, the federal government appointed him a member of the Board of Tanjug, and in early May, as President of the Federal Council of the public institution RTV Yugoslavia.


He was elected President of the Belgrade Socialists on 10 February 2000, and again on 5 December 2000 in the election conference of the City Board of SPS. He was the President of the Main Board of the SPS and was the Vice President of the SPS from 2000 to 2003, and federal deputy in the Chamber of Citizens of the Federal Assembly of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and Assembly of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro from 1992 to 2004. In the sixth congress of SPS, on 18 January 2003, Dačić was elected the President of the Main Board of SPS. Since 2003, he was deputy in the parliament, and head of the parliamentary group of SPS. He was the party's presidential candidate in the 2004 election and placed fifth with 125,952 votes (4,04%).


He was elected President of the Socialist Party on the seventh congress on 3 December 2006, winning over candidate Milorad Vučelić in the second round with 1287 points, versus 792 points, of the delegates votes. In 2007, he was the President of the Committee on Security of the Parliament. On 7 July 2008, the government appointed Dačić the first Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Police. He became a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). In 2008, the Socialists were back in power as partners of the Democrats in the For a European Serbia-electoral alliance, led by Boris Tadić, after the 2008 Serbian parliamentary election; the Democrats were the main party that had helped oust Milošević. Dačić supported Serbia's EU ambitions. In August 2010, his family was under police protection after threats by the mafia. In 2012, the Security Information Agency (Serbia's intelligence agency) received information that drug boss Darko Šarić had offered 10 million € for the assassination of Tadić and Dačić.


The Socialist Party entered a coalition with the Party of United Pensioners of Serbia (PUPS), and United Serbia. In the 2012 parliamentary election the Socialist Party's coalition had come third with 556.013 votes, 14.53%, 44 seats. Nikolić offered the Prime Minister post to Dačić, and on 28 June 2012, Dačić received a mandate to form a new Government of Serbia.



November 16, 2012

updated: 2013-06-15

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