Dušica Merdović is from Bijelo Polje. She graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Montenegro in Podgorica.
After her studies, she started working at the NGO “Legal Center” on UNHCR projects to provide free legal assistance to displaced and internally displaced persons, stateless persons, victims of violence and seekers of international protection. The job also included monitoring migration trends in border and cross-border areas.
In the Civic Alliance, she works on the project of providing free legal assistance to foreigners in the process of obtaining international protection, asylum seekers, foreigners with approved subsidiary and temporary protection, as well as refugees from Ukraine. As a representative of the Civic Alliance, since 19 November 2019 she has been a member of the Interdepartmental Working Group for the development and monitoring of the implementation of the Strategy on Migration and Reintegration for the period 2021-2025. She attended a large number of seminars and trainings on the topic of asylum, migration and statelessness.
Dušica enjoys spending time in the mountains and by the rivers. She uses her free time to escape to the north to unwind.
She is married to Vasilije and has sons Vuk and Petar.