Verica Kalanović

Verica Kalanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Верица Калановић, pronounced [ʋêrit͡sa kalǎːnoʋit͡ɕ]; born 1954) is a Serbian politician. She served as the Minister of Regional Development and Local Self-Government from 2012 to 2013, and as the Minister of National Investment Plan from 2008 to 2012. She also served as the Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia from 2011 to 2012.

Verica Kalanović
Верица Калановић
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Minister of Regional Development and Local Self-Government
In office
27 July 2012 – 2 September 2013
Prime MinisterIvica Dačić
Preceded byNebojša Ćirić (Regional Development)
Milan Marković (Local Self-Government)
Succeeded byIgor Mirović
Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia
In office
14 March 2011 – 27 July 2012
Prime MinisterMirko Cvetković
Preceded byMlađan Dinkić
Succeeded byRasim Ljajić
Minister of National Investment Plan
In office
7 July 2008 – 21 February 2011
Prime MinisterMirko Cvetković
Preceded byDragan Đilas
Succeeded bySnežana Samardžić-Marković (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1954-07-19) 19 July 1954 (age 66)
Trstenik, PR Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia
NationalitySerbian
Political partyG17 Plus
Alma materuniversity of Belgrade
OccupationPolitician

Education and careerEdit

Kalanović was born in Trstenik, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia and graduated in 1977 from the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy in Belgrade, where she also received a master's degree in 1980. From 1980 to 1993, she worked in Prva Petoletka in Trstenik. From 1993 to 2003, she was professor at the post-secondary technical school in Trstenik. From 2000 to 2001, she was member of the Trstenik municipality executive council.

From 2003 to 2006, she was head of G17 Plus caucus in the parliament of Serbia and Montenegro. She was president of the Serbia-Montenegrin Parliament's Committee for interior economic relations and finances, a member of the parliamentary delegation in the Council of Europe[1] and a member of the committee for local and regional development in the Council of Europe.

She was State Secretary in the Ministry of Economy and Regional Development from 2007 to July 2008.

On 7 July 2008 she was elected Minister for National Investment Plan.,[2] and resigned to the post following announcement of Cabinet re-shuffle which took place on 2 September 2013.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

Kalanović is married with two children.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mrs Verica KALANOVIC". Council of Europe. Retrieved 11 February 2011.
  2. ^ "Mинистарство за Национални инвестициони план" (in Serbian). Влада Републике Србије. Retrieved 11 February 2011.
  3. ^ "Serbia accepted resignation of nine ministers". balkans.com. Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 21 September 2013.

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Government offices
Preceded by
Nebojša Ćirić
(Regional Development)
Milan Marković
(Local Self-Government)
Minister of Regional Development and Local Self-Government
2012–2013
Succeeded by
Igor Mirović
Preceded by
Mlađan Dinkić
Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia
2011–2012
Succeeded by
Rasim Ljajić
Preceded by
Dragan Đilas
Minister of National Investment Plan
2008–2011
Succeeded by
Snežana Samardžić-Marković (Acting)