Ministry of defence Republic of Serbia
 

Defence Policy



The Defence Policy Sector is the basic internal unit of the Ministry of Defence, performing activities related to: defence policy and strategic planning; development and adoption of the draft National Security Strategy of the Republic of Serbia, the Serbian Defence Strategy and Long-Term Development Plan for the defence system of the Republic of Serbia; planning, preparation and control of the mobilization of citizens, government bodies, bodies of the autonomous provinces, local self-government authorities, business associations, other legal persons, entrepreneurs and the Serbian Armed Forces; preparation of acts on organization of commands, units and institutions of the Serbian Armed Forces, international cooperation in the field of defence and military cooperation.


 

Strategic Planning Department >>

Strategic Planning Department is responsible for making strategic assessments, plans and programs for the development of the defence system and planning and development of scientific research and inventive activities of importance for the defence; drafting the Long-term plan for the development of the defence system of the Republic of Serbia, Strategic Defence Review, Medium-term plan and programme for the development of the defence system; management of the planning, programming, budgeting and execution process in the Ministry of Defence and the Serbian Armed Forces; planning, programming and development of scientific research and inventive activities in the defence system.

Department for Organnization >>

Department for Organization performs the following activities: preparation of draft laws, regulations and general acts regulating the issue of mobilization of citizens, government bodies, companies, other legal persons, entrepreneurs and the Serbian Armed Forces, drafting of documents for planning of mobilization within the competence of the Minister of Defence; determination of the draft defence plans for other defence forces, which are related to Plan of the Employment of the Serbian Armed Forces; drafting documents of the organization of the Ministry of Defence and the Serbian Armed Forces.

Department for International Military Cooperation >>

Department for International Military Cooperation performs activities related to: planning and implementation of international cooperation in the field of defence and military cooperation; bilateral and multilateral activities; planning and execution of cooperation between the MoD and SAF and the United Nations, OSCE, European Union, NATO within the PfP Programme and regional initiatives established by the said organizations; cooperation in the field of arms control and fulfilling of obligations of the Republic of Serbia according to documents arising from the jurisdiction of the UN, OSCE Vienna Document - 99 and the Dayton Peace Agreement.

The following military institutions and units are subordinated to the Defence Policy Sector:

1. Strategic Research Institute;
2. Military Archives;
3. Military Mission to NATO, and 
4. Military Delegation to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1. Strategic Research Institute performs the following activities: fundamental, applied and developmental research in the field of strategic analyses, security challenges and security integration, security, defence and military sociology and psychology and andragogy, military history; cooperation with organizations dealing with scientific research activities in the country and abroad; planning scientific research and publishing activities.

2. Military Archives performs the following activities: collection, protection and preservation of archival materials, preparation of draft laws, regulations and general criteria for protection and use of archival materials and records in the Serbian Armed Forces and the Ministry of Defence.

3. Military Mission to NATO

4. Military Delegation to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs