National Assembly Speaker Biography

MAJA GOJKOVIC

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Parliamentary group

Serbian Progressive Party Parliamentary Group

Political party

Serbian Progressive Party (SNS)

Date of Verification of MP’s Mandate

03.06.2016.

Year of Birth

1963.

Occupation

lawyer

Function in the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia

  • National Assembly Speaker

Committee membership

Delegation membership

Residence

Novi Sad


Biography

Maja Gojkovic was born on 22 May 1963 in Novi Sad. She attended Branko Radicevic elementary school and Jovan Jovanovic Zmaj grammar school in Novi Sad. She graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Novi Sad, in 1987, and took the Bar in 1989. She began her career as a lawyer in the family law office founded by her father Mita Gojkovic.
She has earned a rich parliamentary experience serving in all the legislatures of the state parliament since 1992. She was also an MP in the Assembly of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina from 1996 to 2000.
Served as minister without portfolio in the Government of the Republic of Serbia 1998-1999 and afterwards, served as Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1999-2000.
Elected Mayoress of Novi Sad in the local elections in September 2004, becoming the first woman mayor in the history of the city.
From May 2012-2014, Maja Gojkovic was an MP in the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Committee on the Judiciary, Public Administration and Local Self-Government.
From 2014-2016, she was the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia and the Chairperson of the Committee on the Rights of the Child.
Following the 2016 parliamentary election, she was re-elected Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia. In the current legislature, Gojkovic heads the Committee on the Rights of the Child and the Culture and Information Committee.
Member of the presidium of the Serbian Progressive Party.

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Tuesday, 19 September
  • 10.00 - sitting of the Committee on Constitutional and Legislative Issues (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 2)

  • 11.00 - sitting of the Committee on Administrative, Budgetary, Mandate and Immunity Issues (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 3)

  • 12.30 - sitting of the Subcommittee for Monitoring the Agricultural Situation in the Marginal - Most Undeveloped Areas in the Republic of Serbia (South Backa Administrative District offices, 10/III Mihajla Pupina Street, Novi Sad)

  • 12.30 - the Head of Parliamentary Friendship Group with Argentina meets with the Argentinian Ambassador to Serbia (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 4)

  • 15.00 - sitting of the Committee on Education, Science, Technological Development (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 3)

  • – exhibition marking the 110th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of the National Assembly House (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square)

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