Ivana Savić holds an LLM degree from the Faculty of Law, UNION University in Belgrade. Between 2009 and 2014, she was one of the organizing partners for the U. N. Major Group for Children and Youth, with a mandate to coordinate and facilitate young people’s participation in multiple international sustainability negotiations. Ivana is also a member of the UNDP Civil Society Advisory Committee. She has work experience in the government sector, international organizations and civil society organizations. Ivana participated in numerous expert groups and high level meetings on human rights and sustainable development. Ivana’s field of expertise includes rights of the child, youth rights, environmental law and policy, sustainable development law and policy, energy law, participation in decision making, rule of law and capacity building.
- “Youth Participation in Environmental Activities.” Institut international des Droits de l’Enfant. Climate Change: Impacts on Children and on their Rights- 16e Séminaire de l’IDE 25 au 28 octobre 2011. Institut international des Droits de l’Enfant: Sion (2012)
- “Partnering with and catalyzing young innovators.” UNICEF. Climate Change and Children: Children on the front line. Innocenti Insight, Florence: UNICEF Office of Research (2014)
- “Best practices in youth engagement with inter-governmental organisations: a case study from Rio+20 process.” CIVICUS. The State of Civil Society 2014 Report. CIVICUS (2014)
- “Serbia.” in Doek. J and Liefaard. T. (Eds.) Litigating the Rights of the Child: The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in Domestic and International Jurisprudence. (2015)
- “Serbia.” in Cvejić Jančić O. (Eds.) The Rights of the Child in a Changing World: 25 Years after The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (2016)