Sanja Krtinić

With over 18 years of experience in the civil sector, Sanja Krtinic has a strong track record of advocating for youth participation, promoting healthy lifestyles, and the fight against addiction. She has expertise in the socio-economic empowerment of minority communities and the promotion of their rights gained through her work in the civil sector. In her role as a Citizen Participation Officer with UN-Habitat, Mrs. Krtinic has contributed to the strengthening of civil society’s capacity to advocate for local government transparency, responsiveness, and accountability. She has also played a key role in the design and institutionalization of processes and structures for dialogue and cooperation at the local level, as well as the mainstreaming of citizen participation in local policymaking through the establishment of municipal capacities to engage with citizens and civil society. Additionally, she supports the development of conflict-sensitive mechanisms to harmonize and coordinate municipal, regional, and Kosovo-wide planning policies.