Vesna Jovic

  • Praia - Cabo Verde
Vesna Jovic

Health Promotion and Communication Officer


Over 5 years of experience in Human Rights and Development work, comprising:                              
 Strategic Planning and Project Management
 Collaboration with public and private partners for the development and implementation of health promotion programs and activities
 Elaboration of Project Proposals and Budgets
Master in Understanding and Securing Human Rights.
Multilingual - fluent in 9 languages (including Cabo Verde Kriol). Basic knowledge of Arabic.
Work experience in the UK, the West Bank,  Luxembourg and Cape Verde. 
Strong analytical, strategic and diplomatic skills. Team builder

Work History

Work History
Jul 2015 - Present

UNV Specialist in Communication and Health Promotion

World Health Organization - Praia, Cabo Verde

Under the guidance and supervision of WHO Representative, I assist the professional staff in matters related to communication in health promotion, and support the Ministry of Health and partners in the development and implementation of health promotion programs and activities, such as 

Sep 2012 - Jul 2015

International Technical Assistant for the implementation of School Health projects

Lux-Development S.A

As a Technical Assistant for Lux-Development, in charge of the drafting of technical documents (ToR, Action plans, monthly M&E reports) liaise with national stakeholders on planned activities, support the drafting of strategic documents, such as the First National Action Plan for the implementation of the Health Promoting School initiative in Cabo Verde, etc)

May 2012 - Sep 2012

Volunteer at the Red Cross Reception Center for Migrants and Refugees

Luxembourg Red Cross

First reception of migrants and refugees, registration into the center, medical redirection  and accompaniment to ER if necessary, preparation of basic needs kits, organisation of language classes and cultural activities for women and children, 

Dec 2011 - May 2012

CVS Volunteer in the Palestinian Occupied Territories

CADFA London- Abu Dies

As a CVS volunteer I was in charge of coordinating IEC activities for youth and women at the local community center as well as organize and teach human rights at Abu Dies University.


Oct 2010 - Oct 2011

MA in Understanding and Securing Human Rights

Institute of Commonwealth Studies - SAS- UoL


Oct 2006 - Jul 2009

BA in Drama

University of Exeter






Cabo Verde Criol

Fluency - Very good comprehension, reading, writing and conversation


Fluency - excellent comprehension, reading, writing and conversation