Who we are

Anita Mitić

Programme Associate


Anita Mitić joined SEESAC team as Programme Associate in December 2021. As she earned her Master’s degree in international relations as a Fulbright International Student from the Bush School at Texas A&M University. During her studies she concentrated on Women, Peace and Security and conflict and development. Prior to her studies in the U.S. Anita served as a Director of Youth Initiative for Human Rights, a regional NGO. Additionally, Anita graduated from Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade, and after graduation, she was selected for Hurford Youth Fellowship in World Movement for Democracy, that is part on National Endowment for Democracy.

Jana Ilić

Programme Assistant


Jana Ilić joined UNDP SEESAC as a Programme Assistant in May 2019. Previously, Jana worked for UNDP as a Consultant on the Joint Project Integrated Response to Violence Against Women and Girls Phase II and as an Intern at the UN Women Office in Serbia in 2017. Jana earned her BA degree in Social Policy and Social Work from the Faculty of Political Sciences (University of Belgrade), and her MA degree in Political Science - Gender Studies from the same faculty. In 2018, she also worked for the Japan International Cooperation Agency as a Project Assistant on the Project for the Improvement of the National Programme for Early Breast Cancer Detection.

Maja Antonović

Programme Assistant


Maja Antonović joined the team as Programme Assistant in November 2019. Previously, Maja worked for the Ministry of Environment, Mining and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Serbia as Junior Adviser at the Cabinet Minister. Maja worked with the OSCE/ODIHR on Limited Election Observation Missions in Serbia and has experience in private sector as well. Maja holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in International relations and Diplomacy from the University of Trieste, Italy.

Jovana Jovanović

Programme Assistant


Jovana Jovanović joined the SEESAC team in November 2019 as Programme Assistant. Previously, Jovana was engaged as an intern at the United Nations Population Fund as well as at the United Nations Higher Commisioner for Refugees. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in International Economics and Management at Bocconi University.

Mirjana Popara

Programme Assistant


Mirjana Popara joined the UNDP SEESAC Team in March 2021 as a Programme Assistant. Prior to joining the Team, she was engaged as an intern at the UN Human Rights Team in the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Serbia and at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Serbia. During her studies, she conducted research on the Belt and Road Initiative’s investments in the Western Balkans for We.Think. She holds an MA in Conflict, Security and Development from King’s College London and BA in International Relations from the Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade. In London, she studied as a recipient of Chevening - United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office scholarship.

Tamara Baković Jadžić

Administrative Assistant


Tamara Baković Jadžić joined the SEESAC team as Administrative Assistant in March 2022.  Previously she worked for two years as a Union Organizer at Unitech Serbia, in cooperation with UNI Global Union. Before that, Tamara worked as a Program Assistant at Roma Forum of Serbia and was an editorial board member at online portal Mašina.  She was an editor, translator and an author on numerous publications, on the topics of human rights and trade unionism. She holds a BA in Cultural Management. 

Emilija Lazić

Administrative Assistant

Emilija Lazić joined UNDP SEESAC team in October 2022 as an Administrative Assistant. Previously, Emilija worked as a Project Assistant at EU Info Point in Niš. She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Engineering Management at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Niš, where she is currently working on her Master's degree in Project Management.

Fatjon Dervishi

Armed Violence Monitoring Platform (AVMP) Junior Consultant

Fatjon Dervishi joined the SEESAC team in March 2022 as an AVMP Junior Consultant. His previous experience included two years of document control for an international company in the energy sector. He is currently engaged as an Electronics Engineer at two Hydro Power Plants, where he manages and troubleshoots day-to-day operations. Fatjon earned his Master's degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Tirana, where he also earned his Bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering. 

Tatiana Suruceanu

Armed Violence Monitoring Platform (AVMP) Junior Consultant

Tatiana Suruceanu became a member of the SEESAC team as an AVMP Junior Consultant in March 2022. She holds a Bachelor's degree in law from the Technical University of Moldova and a Master's degree in law from the State University of Moldova. Her prior professional experience includes four years of legal practice as a legal adviser and an intern attorney. She is currently entrusted with part-time administrative and accounting duties at a small company. 

Nikola Kostadinov

Armed Violence Monitoring Platform (AVMP) Junior Consultant

Nikola Kostadinov joined SEESAC in March 2022 as an AVMP Junior consultant. Since, 2016, he has been a freelancer with the Citizen Association MOST, a local non-governmental organization, where he collects data on electoral irregularities. He also works at the Gicev Law Office in Skopje. Nikola earned a Master’s degree in Civil Law from the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje.