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Kristina Gogić, Expert on human rights, European and International Law, Zagreb, Croatia

Kristina Gogić, Expert on human rights, European and international law, Zagreb, Croatia

Education: 1985. – 1991. – Law School at University of Zagreb, Zagreb/Croatia
1993. – The State Exam in the Ministry of Administration of the Republic og Croatia, Zagreb/Croatia
1995. – The Bar Exam in the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Croatia, Zagreb/Croatia
2007. – successfully completed the training programme „Training of trainers – training for obtaining qualification trainer in the civil service“ at the Center for Education and Training for the officers of the State Office for Administration, Zagreb/Croatia

Work experience: 1992. – 1993. – Municipality Administration of the Town of Zagreb – Office for the Construction and Environment – Contract Assistant and Legal Advisor in Legal Service
1993. – 1994. – „Partner Invest“ d.o.o., „Partner Bank“ d.d. – Contract Assistant and Legal Advisor in Legal Service
1993. – 1994. – Municipal and County Court of town of Zagreb – volunteer from employment
1994. – 2000. – Ombudsman’s Office – Legal Advisor in the Ombudsman’s Office
2000. – present -Ombudsman’s Office – Legal Advisor to the Ombudsman
2000. – 2002. – Croatian Reporting News Agency – External Associate (wrote Statut of the Agency)
2009. – 2011. – Institute for Migrations and Ethnic Studies – External Associate (worked on a project about Croatian immigration in overseas countries, mostly in North America)

Participations
 Numerous seminars and workshops in the country in various fields of law of which underline:

o Training programme: „Constitutional Protection of Human Rights and Civil Liberties“ at the Center for Education and Training for the officers of the State Office for Administration in Zagreb/Croatia (2007.)
o Workshop: „Implementation of the Law of prevention of discrimination“ – Zagreb/Croatia (2011.)
o Workshop about the treatmant of complaints on discrimination under the EU programme for Croatia IPA – Zagreb/Croatia (2012.)
o Workshop about special conditions for mediation in cases of discrimination – Zagreb/Croatia (2012.)
o Conference: „Equal in diversity“ under the programme of the Community for Employment and Social Solidarity (PROGRESS) – Zagreb/Croatia (2012.)
o Round table „Consumer in the Internal Market“ at Faculty of economics and business University of Zagreb, Zagreb/Croatia (2013)
o Seminar „Diplomacy today“ at Ministry of foreign affaires in Zagreb/Croatia (2014.)
o Round table of the Initiative 1481 Matice hrvatske; speech: „Models of Lustration in the Post Communist Countries“, Zagreb/Croatia (2015.)
o Round table of the Initiative 1481 Matice hrvatske; speech: „The Importance of archives in the Lustration process“, Zagreb, Croatia (2015.)
o Conference „New trends of Consumer’s Disputes Resolutions“ in organisation of the Ministry of the Economy“ Zagreb/Croatia (2016.)
o Round table: „The Role of Lawyers in Mediation and Synergy of Litigation Attorneys and Attorneys in Mediation“ in the organisation of the Croatian Mediation Association; Zagreb, Croatia (2017.)

 Numerous international seminars and workshops, round tables, conferences and meetings in the country and abroad in various fields of law of which underline:

o Round table under the Stability Pact in the organization of Council of Europe and Ombudsman’s Office about the role of the Ombudsman – Zagreb/Croatia (2000.)
o Seminar and workshop under the Stability Pact in the organization of Council of Europe – Venice Commission: „The Principle of non discrimination and protection of the Public Administration of the rights of ethnic, cultural and linguistic minorities“ – Trieste /Italy (2002.)
o Seminar and workshop under the Stability Pact in the organization of Council of Europe – Venice Commission: „Efficiency of the public service and fundamental rights in EU countries“ – Trieste/Italy (2002.)
o Working seminar: „Exchange of experience of the Ombudsman’s Offices in South-East Europe – Sofia/Bulgaria (2005.)
o First International scientific conference on the subject: „Migrants communities, associations and social activities in North and South America – comparative view Croatia-Slovenia – Zagreb/Croatia (2009.)
o Visit to New York City/USA as a part of aforementioned project and meetings in Croatian Consulate in NYC, Croatian Catholic Mission, Croatian Mission to the United Nations (2009.)
o Training programme „European Private Law“ at Academy of European law in Trier /Germany (2009)
o Round table in the organization of Institute for Slovenian Emigration and Migration: „Cultural heritage – Migrations in Europe – comparative view Croatia – Slovenia“ – Ljubljana/Slovenia (2009.)
o Conference „Consumer Law in the new Economy“ under the organization of the Center of Consumer law of the University of Houston – Houston/USA (2010.)
o Annual Conference and Meeting of the Society for Benefit Cost Analysis in the organization of Evans School of Public Affaires of the University of Washington, with the presentation: „Improving the use of Benefit Cost Analysis in decisionmaking“ – Washington D.C./USA (2011.)
o Training programme „Legislation“ at Asser Institut in The Hague /Netherlands (2011)
o Annual Conference and Meeting of the European Lawyers Association: „The Current Developments in EU Law“ – Milan/Italy (2012.)
o Training programme „Access to Justice“ at Asser Institut in The Hague /Netherlands (2012.)
o Seminar/Workshop „EU Gender Equality Law“ – Academy of European Law – Trier, Germany (2014)
o Annual Conference and Meeting of European Lawyers Association, speech „European Investment Plan“, Istanbul/Turkey (2015.)
o Annual Conference and Meeting of the Society for Benefit Cost Analysis, Evans School of Public Affaires, The George Washington University, held a presentation „The Importance of Benefit Costa Analysis in Decisionmaking“, Washington D.C./USA (2016.)
o Annual Conference and Meeting of the European Lawyers Association, presentation: „European Fund for Strategic Investments“, Berlin/Germany (2016.)
o Annual Conference and Meeting of the Society for Benefit Cost Analysis, Evans School of Public Affaires, The George Washington University; held a presentation: „Benefit Cost Analysis of Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) Infrastructures- Strategy for Europe 2020.“, Washington D.C./USA (2017.)
o Held a speech: „What is lustration? Models of lustration in Post Communist Countries“ in organisation of HURA and National Federation of Croatian Americans at the Embassy of Republic of the Croatia in Washington D.C./USA and in San Jose and San Pedro in the Croatian American Club (2017.)
o Scinetific Conference: „The Role of th Records and Archives in the realisation of justice and reconciliation: Expiriences of Croatia, Slovenia and Germany“ in the organisation of The Croatian Institute of History, Slovenian Study centre for national reconciliationa and Konrad Adenauer Foundation at The Croatian Institute of History, Zagreb, Croatia (2017.)
o International Conference: „Alternative Dispute Resolution – cooperation of administration and justice with economy“ in the organisation of The Croatian Chamber of Trades and Crafts, Zagreb, Croatia (2017.)
o International Scientific Victimological Conference: „The Ambassadors of the Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina“ held a speech: „Protection of victims of sexual violence from the standpoint of Human Rights“ in the organisation of the University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2017.)

Published authorships
1. Article: „Short overview of the Institute of the Croatian Ombudsman and short overview of the Annual report of the Ombudsman for the year 2001., published in „Informator“ (2002.) p. 21
2. Article: „Deciding within reasonable time“, published in „Informator“ (2002.)
3. Author work: „Legal protection of the national minorities“; held a lecture in the Center for professional improvement and vocational training for civil servants at Ministry of Administration (2007.)
4. Scientific work: „Cratian Indians – to historical dana and some linguistic clues“ – published in the Proceedings the Scientific Conference: „Migrants communities, associations and social activities in North and South America“ – comparative view Croatia – Slovenia – Zagreb/Croatia (2010.) p. 103
5. Scientific work: „Politics and cultural heritage in Europe – Croatian minority in Republic of Hungary“, published in the book „Two homelands“ of Institute for Slovenian Emigration and Migration – Ljubljana/Slovenia (2011.) p. 183
6. Scientific work: „Improving the use of Benefit Cost Analysisi in decisionmaking“, published on the web site of the Evans School of Public Affaires of University of Washington (2011.)
7. Article: „Lustration is still going on in Eastern Germany“, Vijenac, Matica hrvatska, No. 563, p. 2
8. Article: „Lustration terminates Communism“, Vijenac, Matica hrvatska, No, 574, p. 6
9. Article: „Hiding of informers“, Vijenac, Matica hrvatska, No. 589, p. 7
10. Presentation: „The Importance of Benefit Cost Analysis in Decisionmaking“; The George Washington University, Washington D.C. (2016.)
11. Presentation: „EU Investment Plan – European Fund for Strategic Investments“; 2016.
12. Presentation: „Benefit Cost Analysis of Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) Infrastructures – Strategy for Europe 2020“; The George Washington University, Washington D.C. (2017.)
13. Scientific work, article: „Protection of victims of sexual violence from the standpoint of Human Rights“; University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2017.)

Other
1. A member of the Society for Benefit Cost Analysis 2010. – present
2. A member of the European Lawyers Association 2011. – present
3. A member of the Matica hrvatska 2016. – present
4. A member of the Croatian Mediation Association 2017. – present
5. A member of the Rule of Law Association 2017.- present
6. A member of The Croatian Society of Victimology

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