Srdja Popovic

Srdja Popovic
  • Executive Director
    CANVAS

Political party and non-violent movement leader with extensive experience in targeted communications, motivation and peer-to-peer mentoring. Founding Member, Otpor! resistance movement credited with the downfall of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic. Since 1992, active in Serbia's democratic movement. Member: Serbia's Democratic Party; 1997-2008, Municipal Assembly of Vracar; 1997-2004, Belgrade City Assembly; 2000-04, Serbian National Assembly. 2000-03, environmental adviser to the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia. Since 2003, Executive Director, Centre for Applied Nonviolent Action and Strategies (CANVAS), an international network of trainers and consultants engaged in the transfer of knowledge about non-violent democratic change around the world. Co-Author: ?Nonviolent Struggle: 50 Crucial Points? (2006); ?CANVAS Core Curriculum: A Comprehensive Guide for Nonviolent Struggle? (2007). Has written numerous articles related to non-violent struggle.