Jelena Pejic is a former Senior Legal Adviser in the Legal Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Geneva. In over twenty years with the ICRC, Ms. Pejic was responsible for the organization’s legal policy and practical work on a range of IHL issues. Prior to joining the ICRC, Ms. Pejic headed the International Justice Program at Human Rights First in NY and was a lecturer in International Law at Belgrade Law School. Ms. Pejic holds an LL.M. degree from Columbia University Law School in New York, and a law degree from Belgrade University Law School.