European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)

 

   
 

Mr Saa GAJIN

 

 

Education and academic and other qualifications:

1988 - BA in Law, School of Law, University of Belgrade, Serbia

1992-  LLM in Human Right and Civil Liberties, School of Law, Leicester University, UK

Professional activities

(a) Present positions:

- Lecturer in Human Rights, School of Law, Union University, Belgrade, Serbia;

- Coordinator in the Centre for Advanced Legal Studies in Belgrade, Serbia

- Coordinator of the Coalition Against Discrimination, Belgrade, Serbia

(b) Work at national level:

- Coordinating the activities of the Coalition Against Discrimination, Belgrade, Serbia (a coalition of ten NGOs established in 2005 with the goal to campaign for the adoption of the antidiscriminatory legislation, as well as to report on discriminatory practice);

- Drafting new legislation in the field of antidiscrimination (Draft Law Against Discrimination of the People with Disabilities was adopted in 2006, and general Draft Law Against Discrimination is now pending in the Parliament of Serbia)

(c) International work:

- Deputy-Member of ECRI from Serbia since 2008.

- Drafting new legislation in the field of antidiscrimination in the Republic of Montenegro

Publications:

- Over 60 bibliographic items in the field of Human Rights
- Over 15 bibliographic items related to the topics of discrimination

Language skills:

- Serbian (native speaker), English (fluent), French (good)