Mulka Nisic

Celebrate Recovery, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Mulka Nisic

Mulka Nisic serves as the International Relations Officer at Celebrate Recovery and is the Secretary General of RUN. She is also a founding member of the Global Gender Committee within the World Federation Against Drugs. Mulka brings extensive expertise in (inter)national policy, having been actively involved in the UNGASS process as a representative of Western Europe and Affected populations. She has decades of experience in the field of drug policy, recovery from addiction, and stigma, advocating for recovery-oriented policies at both the UN and EU levels as part of formal civil society groups.

In addition to her drug policy work, Mulka is a Research Project Officer at the Centre for Hate Studies at the University of Leicester. Currently, she is pursuing doctoral research at the University of Derby, UK, where she explores the lived experiences of individuals in recovery and examines gendered recovery pathways across nine European countries, with a focus on recovery capital and the impact of stigma. Mulka has led numerous national and international studies on addiction recovery. Her research interests include recovery pathways, the role of stigma, recovery capital, and the implementation of innovative arts-based research methods like Photovoice.

Her professional insight is also deeply informed by her personal experience as a family member of individuals navigating severe alcohol and drug recovery, enriching her understanding and approach to her work in recovery advocacy and research.