Milan Filipovic – Legal Advisor


He was born in 1984, in Belgrade. He graduated from the Law Faculty of the University of Belgrade, with a specialization in international law. After his graduation, Milan successfully completed a two-year traineeship at the Misdemeanor and the First Basic Court in Belgrade. He has been working at the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights – YUCOM since December 2014 within the free legal aid team, assisting citizens whose fundamental rights have been violated. He further had the opportunity to take part in the representation of victims of human rights violations before State organs, the Constitutional Court and international bodies. He participated in a series of seminars and was involved in the free legal aid providers’ network regarding children’s rights under UNICEF’s auspices.

As a YUCOM activist, he participated in and supervised the realization of projects on several subjects, including anti-discrimination, freedom of assembly, freedom of expression, media freedom, judicial reform and anti-corruption. He is also the author and co-author of numerous publications, reports, legal analyzes and comments on draft laws in the area of human rights and the rule of law. He participated in the implementation of training courses and workshops regarding anti-discrimination, hate speech, hate crimes, and corruption monitoring during trials. His work and research mainly cover political and civil rights, with a particular focus on freedom of assembly, freedom of expression and media freedom.

He speaks English fluently and knows the basics of German and Spanish.


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