Prof. Tanja Miščević, PhD is Head of the negotiating team for the Accession of the Republic of Serbia to the European Union, as well as Associate Professor at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade. Prof. Miščević has held a number of important positions within the Government of Serbia, among others as Special Advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister responsible for foreign and domestic trade, State Secretary for Defence Policy at the Ministry of Defence, as well as Director of the European Integration Office. Previously, she was Head of the International Organizations course at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Serbia and lectured as a Visiting Professor at several European Universities. Ms. Miščević has received the following awards: “European Contribution of the Year” in 2006, “The best European of the Balkans” and “The Rainbow” award for contribution to the fight against homophobia in Serbia in 2014. Currently, she is Vice-President of the European Movement in Serbia.