Momcilo Zivadinovic was born in 1990. After four years of studies at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade, Department of Social Work and Social Policy, he graduated in 2013, where he also holds a master’s degree (master’s thesis: Analysis of the Legal Framework of Social Protection in EU Accession Negotiations). He is one of the pioneers of the Student Yearbook of the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade, of which he is also the editor of the second edition in 2012.
He has been working in the Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights (YUCOM) since November 2013 and works as a project manager and advisor for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He has successfully implemented a large number of national, regional and international projects (EIDHR, CSF, World Bank, European Commission, USAID, SIDA, OSCE, Interreg Danube Transnational Program, Human Rights House Foundation, International Visegrad Fund etc.) and is currently part of the team who manages Constituencies for Judicial Reform Project in Serbia (Otvorena vrata pravosuđa). He is engaged in the areas of democratization and rule of law, with a special focus on judiciary.
He worked in the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) branch in Belgrade, the Education Relief Foundation based in Geneva, the Association of Lawyers for Medical and Health Law of Serbia (SUPRAM) based in Belgrade and G.U.S. Human solidarity Group based in Italy. He is an alumni of the Transparency International School on Integrity Network. In his non-formal education, he participated in series of trainings and seminars organized by international organizations.
He speaks fluent English and intermediate French.