Reformists of Vojvodina

Reformists of Vojvodina (Serbian: Реформисти Војводине, Reformisti Vojvodine) is a social-democratic and regionalist political party in Serbia, mostly active in the autonomous province of Vojvodina.

Reformists of Vojvodina
Реформисти Војводине
Reformisti Vojvodine
LeaderNedeljko Šljivanac
Founded13 October 1990
HeadquartersNovi Sad
IdeologySocial democracy
Vojvodina autonomism
Vojvodina regionalism
Political positionCentre to centre-left
Website
www.reformisti.org.rs

HistoryEdit

It was founded in October 13, 1990 as the Union of Reform Forces of Yugoslavia for Vojvodina (Savez reformskih snaga Jugoslavije za Vojvodinu) within the unified Yugoslav political movement from that time, whose founder was federal Yugoslav prime minister, Ante Marković.[1]

Since 1992, party was known as the Reformist Democratic Party of Vojvodina (Reformska demokratska stranka Vojvodine), and since 2000 as the Reformists of Vojvodina (Reformisti Vojvodine).[2]

Political goalsEdit

 
Reformists of Vojvodina - 2012 elections campaign

Party has social-democratic orientation and claims that state should be decentralized, with autonomous provinces and regions that would have different levels of autonomy, as well as with the local administration.[3]

Party also claims that Vojvodina should have full autonomy, with legislative, judiciary, and executive jurisdictions in all areas, except in those which would be reserved for the state (defense, monetary policy, foreign policy, customs, and state security).[4]

Party cooperates with other regionalist and social-democratic parties.

Participation in electionsEdit

At the legislative elections in Vojvodina, on September 19, 2004, the party won 2 seats in the provincial parliament.

Party leadershipEdit

  • Dragoslav Petrović (1990-1996)
  • Ratko Filipović (1996-1998)
  • Miodrag Isakov (1998-2007)
  • Nedeljko Šljivanac, current leader.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Enciklopedija Novog Sada, knjiga 23, Novi Sad, 2004, pages 267-268.
  2. ^ Enciklopedija Novog Sada, knjiga 23, Novi Sad, 2004, pages 267-268.
  3. ^ Enciklopedija Novog Sada, knjiga 23, Novi Sad, 2004, pages 267-268.
  4. ^ Enciklopedija Novog Sada, knjiga 23, Novi Sad, 2004, pages 267-268.

Further readingEdit

  • Enciklopedija Novog Sada, knjiga 23, Novi Sad, 2004, pages 267-268.

External linksEdit