The Board of the Museum of Genocide Victims announced on 22 November 2016 that it would hold an election for the Director of the Museum, having had an Acting Director for years.
The election had only one candidate. Following the usual procedure, the Board noted that the candidate Dr. VeljkoDjurić met all the requirements and proposed his installment as Director to the Ministry of Culture and Information. The Ministry of Culture and Information accepted the proposal of the Board and submitted the documentation to the Government of the Republic of Serbia.
At its session on 20 July, the Government of the Republic of Serbia appointed Dr. VeljkoDjurić as Director of the Museum of Victims of Genocide.