Director of the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights - YUCOM

 

Milan Antonijević graduated at the Law Faculty at Belgrade University, and holds a MA degree of a section for International Law. As a UK Foreign Office Chevening Scholar he attended Peace Studies at University of Bradford, with a thesis Using Democracy for Peace in Serbia (2009 – 2010). Since 2001 Milan has been working with the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights – YUCOM, where he was appointed Director in 2005. 

He worked as independent expert on drafting the set of laws on educational system within the Ministry of Education (laws adopted in 2009) and Law on Social Welfare (adopted in 2010). Milan worked as a consultant on the Impunity Watch project, which was conducted in Serbia and Guatemala (2007 to 2009), to OSCE (2008 – present), World Bank (2014) and many other international and domestic institutions. 

He is a member of the Bar Association of Serbia (2006 – 2010) within the office of Biljana Kovacevic-Vuco and founder and board member of the Human Rights House in Serbia (2011-present) and Slavko Curuvija Foundation (2013-present).