Vuk Raičević was born in Belgrade on April 23, 1987. He finished the Zemun gymnasium. Currently a student at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law. As optional subjects at the faculty, he took courses in rhetoric and writing legal documents.
In 2012, he was admitted to the Legal Clinic for the issue of discrimination of the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade. Following the acquisition of theoretical knowledge and skills in the areas of discrimination and human rights, he was involved as a volunteer at the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights (YUCOM) since January 2013. He also participated in several conferences organized by the Legal Clinic, among them the Conference on the work of the Comissioner for protection of equality, as well as visiting conference of Legal Clinic ofthe Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb.
During the summer of 2012, as an intern at the Institute for Law and Finance, he published several essays in the areas of law, including the “Overview of the rights of minorities in the Republic of Serbia” and “Legal consequences of sex change“.
That same year he successfully graduated from the School of Human Rights of Belgrade Centre for Human Rights. On the occasion of Human Rights Day, Belgrade Centre for Human Rights issued an essay on the problems of asylum seekers from Afghanistan, titled “Afghanistan – the expensive price of war”, which he wrote together with Milica Vuković. The short edition of the same essay was published in the magazine “Liceulice.”
Since January 2013.he is a member of the Youth Section Pro Bono, which is engaged in providing free legal aid to the humanitarian organization “Pro Bono”.
His wish is to be further involved in the area of human rightsand the expansion of knowledge in this field in the future. He speaks English and has an initial level of knowledge of the Norwegian language.