Serđan Baftijari

Serdjan holds a certificate for youth work and has participated in various trainings and workshops in the field of Advocacy and Lobbying, Youth Work and Human Rights. Beyond his role on the board of RYO, he also devised informal educational activities for empowering Roma youth to become active members in combating antigypsism.

During his internship at The Delegation of the European Union in Montenegro, he collaborated with multiple NGO’s in Montenegro, such as REF (Roma Education Fund), Forum MNE (Youth and Non-Formal Education), HRA (Human Rights Action) and Young Roma. As a Facilitator for the Council of Europe within the ROMACTED, he also published investigative articles for the weekly magazine, Monitor, the Center for Investigative Journalism and the webportal, RomaNet. His Montenegrin-English volume, Geto ili integracija (Ghetto or Integration?) appeared in 2015