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Natasa KANDIC Excecutive Director, The Humanitarian Law Center, Belgrade


 Natasa Kandic is the Founder and Executive Director of the Humanitarian Law Center, a Belgrade-based human rights NGO. Tirelessly campaigning for truth and justice for victims, she leads the Humanitarian Law Center in its mission to assist post-Yugoslav societies to re-establish the rule of law and come to terms with the legacy of massive and systematic violations of human rights. She advocates a regional approach to transitional justice and the official establishment of a regional commission to investigate and disclose the facts about war crimes in the former Yugoslavia


Natasa Kandic is a recipient of over 20 international, regional and national human rights awards, e.g.:
Martin Ennals Award, 2003
Listed by Time magazine as one of 36 European heroes, 2003
Homo Homini Award, People in Need Foundation, presented by Vaclav Havel, 2004
Honorary citizen of Sarajevo, 2005
Member, Order of the Croatian Morning Star of Katarina Zrinska, 2006
Person of the Year in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slobodna Bosna magazine, 2005
Time magazine celebrated Natasa Kandic as one of its heroes of the past 60 years, 2006
Contributor to peace and protector of freedom, Civil Society of Ferizaj, 2009