Ognjen Tadić

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Ognjen Tadić
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Member of the House of Peoples
In office
10 November 2010 – 28 February 2019
Member of the National Assembly of Republika Srpska
In office
2006 – 10 November 2010
Personal details
Born (1974-04-20) 20 April 1974 (age 46)
Sarajevo, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia
NationalityBosnian Serb
Political partyDemocratic People's Alliance
Spouse(s)Daliborka Tadić
Alma materUniversity of Banja Luka
ProfessionLawyer, journalist

Ognjen Tadić (Serbian Cyrillic: Огњен Тадић; born 20 April 1974)[1] is a Bosnian Serb politician, lawyer, journalist and sociologist. He was member on the House of Peoples of Bosnia and Herzegovina from 10 November 2010 until 28 February 2019. He studied at the University of Banja Luka, where he earned a B.Sc. in the Faculty of Law and a M.sc. degree in the Faculty of Political Science. He is a lawyer and journalist. Tadić is married and has three children.

Political career[edit]

Tadić was the Head of the Office of the President of the Republika Srpska (1998–99), Social Affairs Advisor (1999-2000) and Political Affairs Advisor (2005–06) of the President of the Republika Srpska.[2]

From 2006-10, Tadić was MP in the National Assembly of the Republika Srpska. From 2010-14, he was MP in the House of Peoples in the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina. From 2011-13, Tadić was Chairman of the House of Peoples. In 2014, Tadić was re-elected to another four-year mandate as an MP in the House of Peoples. He was re-elected for the Co-Chair of the House of Peoples for the period 2014-18.[3]

In the 2007 presidential election, Tadić won 34.77 per cent of the vote[4] as a candidate of the Serbian Democratic Party. [5] In the 2010 elections, he won 36.00 per cent of votes as a candidate for president of the Together for Srpska coalition. In the 2014 elections, he won 44.28 per cent of votes as a candidate for president of the Alliance for Change coalition.

Tadić is member of Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (2011–present). He was an observer in the Assembly of Western European Union (2008–10). [6]