Anđela Đuković was born in Podgorica. She graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Donja Gorica.

During her studies, she was the president of the non-governmental organization European Law Students Association (ELSA UDG). In this capacity, she attended numerous international conferences and seminars. Later, she became the vice-president for the STEP program of the European Association of Law Students of Montenegro (ELSA Montenegro), as well as an assistant in the ELSA International Team. Even as a student, she participated in a trial simulation before the European Court of Human Rights, which was held in Zagreb. After completing her studies, she started her training at Harrisons Law Office, and then continued at Jovović, Mugoša & Vuković Law Office.

In July 2020, she started working at Civic Alliance as a legal advisor on the project “Providing free legal assistance to asylum seekers, refugees and persons at risk of statelessness”. She attended the “Human rights defenders academy” organized by the NGO Civil Rights Defenders (CRD). As part of the academy, participants wrote a policy paper that was published on the CRD website. Anđela wrote about hate speech in Montenegro. She also attended numerous seminars in the field of human rights.

In July 2021, she was appointed as a member of the working group for Chapter 23. She participated in the “International conference on statelessness and the right to a nationality in Europe: progress, challenges and opportunities” organized by UNHCR and the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.

Angela has been a volleyball referee for many years. She likes summer and the sea, and especially trips to Mediterranean countries. She loves animals and is the proud owner of a Persian cat named Maggie.

andjela@gamn.org