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Jovana Mihajlovic
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
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 Jovan Mihajlovic lives in Belgrade, Serbia and works with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) as a mission’s Counter Trafficking Focal Point. She has been with the IOM since 1997, first being involved in refugee applications processing. For a year, Jovana was part of UNHCR’s Resettlement Unit.  As of 2003 Jovana joined the IOM Belgrade Counter-Trafficking Unit. The unit has designed and implemented different national and regional Counter Trafficking initiatives, mainly focused at protection of human rights of the victims of trafficking and their social inclusion. Of special importance for the Belgrade Unit was a regional Temporary Residence Permit project that managed to change legislation in the field of victim protection in six out of seven project countries in the area of South Eastern Europe (SEE). Along with her colleague Aleksandra, Jovana coordinated the design of different publications in the Counter Trafficking field such was a mechanism for monitoring of THB phenomenon (Bosia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia), Identification and Referral of Victims of Trafficking (Serbia), Victim Assistance Manual (Serbia, Montenegro) as well as the compilation of the first Migration Profile for Republic of Serbia (2007, 2008). She graduated from the political sciences faculty with journalism and communications as her major.

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