Ms. Anita Mitic
“Youth Participation in the Promotion of Democracy and Human Rights”
Hurford Youth Fellow:
Sep 2013 - Dec 2013
Ms. Anita Mitic is an activist with the Youth Initiative for Human Rights, a regional organization that seeks to enhance youth participation in the democratization of the former Yugoslavia. In 2012, she was elected president of Social Democratic Youth, a branch of the Social Democratic Union. As a Hurford Youth Fellow, she examined youth efforts to confront fascism and racism, explored opportunities for young people’s participation in decision-making processes, and identified best practices for youth working toward democracy and human rights.