Ines Cerovic was born in Belgrade. She holds postgraduate degree in Human Rights Law from the Law School of the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom (2006) and undergraduate degree in Law from the Law School, University of Belgrade (2001). She passed bar examination in 2004 while she used to work in the Criminal justice department of the Belgrade District Court. She also worked as an intern in the Secretariat of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child in Geneva, as a consultant in the UNICEF Europe and Central Asia Regional Office and as a research associate in UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre in Florence, mainly on research projects related to violence against children and sexual exploitation of children.
Since 2014 she worked as consultant in UNICEF office in Belgrade on a project related to advancing the rights of the child through strengthening justice and social welfare systems in Serbia. Before UNICEF, she was engaged on different projects related to reform of juvenile justice system, as well as human rights and child rights projects implemented by the International Management Group, World Bank and European Commission, in partnership with the Ministry of Justice in Serbia. She speaks English, French and Italian languages.
Ines Cerović became director of the Child Rights Centre in Belgrade in 2017.
Valetnina Lepojević graduated from the University of Belgrade – Faculty of law. Through her work in several law firms in Belgrade, Valentina has gained experience in various fields of law, especially family and inheritance law and law on enforcement and security interest. She also cooperated with numerous media companies in the field of law on copyright and related rights. During her studies, Valentina showed a lot of interest in human rights and their protection.
Valentina is working in Child Rigths Centre from 2017 as Free Legal Aid in the field of Child Rights .
Tamara Tomašević is Coordinator of DX Club and self-employed consultant.
She graduated from the Psychology Department, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad, in 2006.
During high school and along the University studies, she was involved in activities of local and international organizations whose work was oriented on promotion of peace education, conflict resolution, nonviolent communication, protection and promotion of child rights, with special focus on the children from the discriminated groups.
Through numerous professional trainings, she advanced her trainings skills and knowledge in fields of peace education, human and child rights, minority rights, gender equality, non-violent communication, peer mediation, anti-discrimination, prevention of violence, social entrepreneurship, anti-trafficking programs, using art as a tool for dialogue in divided communities, and programs oriented on improvement of ethics and integrity of public servants, prevention of corruption.
Tamara has more than 15 years of experience as a trainer for children, youth, and adults in all these fields, in private, public, and NGO sector.
Beside her expertise as a trainer, and her specialty to create tailor made programs, she is visiting lecturer, consultant, moderator of round tables and working groups on the territory of the Republic of Serbia and in the region.