Aleksandra Vukčević is from Podgorica. She graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Montenegro. During her student days, she was an active member of ELSA, an international association of law students. After that, in 2018, she started working at the Youth Initiative for Human Rights in the field of dealing with the past and working with young people.

In 2019, she was employed by NGO Civil Alliance on the project of providing free legal assistance to asylum seekers and refugees. Two years later, she was working as the coordinator on the same project. Part of the job included visiting and monitoring the situation at the borders, i.e. the migrant route that passes through Montenegro.

Since the beginning of work with migrants and refugees, she has been monitoring the situation regarding human trafficking. She coordinated regional and national projects in the field of human and minority rights, youth rights, refugee and asylum seeker rights.

She assisted in projects related to the work of the judiciary in Montenegro, conducting surveys among judges, monitoring the courts with regard to respect for the right to a fair trial and the prosecutor’s office.

She worked on projects concerning the use of minority languages in official use. She carried out media monitoring with regard to the reporting on the EU integration process, monitoring of closed-type institutions where persons deprived of their liberty are located and the conditions in which they reside, as well as monitoring of parliamentary committees for human rights and European integration.

She is the author and co-author of reports concerning the use of minority languages, detention of migrants in Montenegro, war crimes committed on the territory of Montenegro during the 90s, European integration and others.
She attended the School of Human Rights, the School of Business Management, the School of Political Studies, as well as numerous seminars in the field of human rights and media, and trainings on the topic of asylum, migration, etc.

As of 2021, she is engaged as the program coordinator for human rights and justice in the Civic Alliance.

She was a member of the working group for the negotiating chapter 24 from September 2019 as a representative of the NGO “Civil Alliance” and the Council for the Rule of Law.

Aleksandra is fluent in English. She likes to spend her free time visiting coastal towns. She enjoys traveling.

She is married to Milenko, with whom she has daughter Mia.

aleksandra@gamn.org