• 2021-09-20

Gender (In)Equality of Persons with Disability (Conference, 20.9.2021)

LAWGEM Project

Conference Board – PhD Candidate Ana Pavlović, Prof. Dr. Dragica Vujadinović, Prof. Dr. Ivana Krstić, Prof. Dr. Ljubinka Kovačević, Prof. Dr. Thomas Giegerich, Prof. Dr. Marco Evola, Prof. Dr. Isabel Ribes Moreno, Prof. Dr. Susanne Strand, Dr Mareike Froehlich



Bilingual conference with English/Serbian/English translation and translation into the Serbian sign language

Monday, September 20, 2021

Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, Conference room (Combination of online sessión and offline work at FL UB – Please click the link below to join the webinar:


  • 09.00-09.30 Welcome Speeches (Serbian, in person): Dean Prof. Dr. Zoran Mirković, Rector Prof. Dr. Ivanka Popović, Brankica Janković, Commissioner for Equality R of Serbia, Milana Rikanović, Head of Program Office UN Women Serbia, Prof. Dr. Dragica Vujadinović (Chair)
  • 09.30-12.10 Part I – Intersectional Discrimination of Women and Girls with Disability and Means of their Empowerment, Chair Prof. Dr. Ivana Krstić
  • 09.30-09.50 Lyazzat Kaltayeva, International Expert, chair of the Central Asian Disability Forum and chair of the Association of Women with Disabilities “Shyrak”, Empowerment of Women and Girls with Disability (English, online)
  • 09.50-10.10 Dr. Ana Pelaez Narvaez, International Expert, Executive Vice-President of the CERMI Women’s Foundation in Spain and Vice-Chair of the UN CEDAW Committee, Empowerment of Women and Girls with Disability (English, online)
  • 10.10-10.30 Discussion
  • 10.30-10.50 Coffee break
  • 10.50-11.10 Dr. Kosana Beker – International Expert, Intersectional Discrimination of Women with Disability (Serbian, in person)
  • 11.10-11.30 Dragana Ćirić Milovanović, Director of European Programs, Disability Rights International, Disability Rights Advocacy and Empowerment of Women and Girls with Disabilities (English, online)
  • 11.30-11.50 Discussion
  • 11.50-12.10 Filip Mirić, L.L.D. Research associate, Faculty of Law University of Niš, Adviser  of President of AEPA, Communication with People with Disabilities (English, online)
  • 12.15-13.40 LUNCH and Coffee BREAK (hotel Metropol)
  • 13.45-16.15 Part II – Current Problems of Discrimination, Harassment, Violence over Persons with Disabilities and Ways Out in Legal, Social and Educational Context in Serbia
  • 13.45-14.25 – Chair PhD Candidate Ana Pavlović, Inclusion/Exclusion of Persons with Disability in Education – personal experiences of students of the Faculty of Law University of Belgrade (participants: Maša Stojaković, Ana Pavlović, Jelica Radić, Ljubomir Tintor) (Serbian, in person)
  • 14.25-14.40 Discussion
  • 14.40-15.40 – Chair Prof. Dr. Dragica Vujadinović, Round table – participants (in person): Brankica Janković, Commissioner for Equality of R Serbia, UN Women representative, Damjan Tatić, Legal Expert of the UN Committee for Persons with Disability (online only), Ivana Zelić, NGO From the Circle VOJVODINA, Prof. Dr. Ljubinka Kovačević (Serbian)
  • 15.40-16.10 Q&A session
  • 16.10-16.15 Prof. Dr Dragica Vujadinović, closing statement
  • Cocktail

DISCLAIMER – This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication [communication] reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

For more information about the project click here: https://www1.ius.bg.ac.rs/2019/10/22/new-quality-in-education-for-gender-equality-strategic-partnership-for-the-development-of-masters-study-program-law-and-gender/