Ms. Ljiljana Loncar is the special Adviser on Gender Equality to the Deputy Prime Minister and the president of the Coordination Body for Gender Equality of the Government of Republic of Serbia. She a lawyer by profession and has extensive experience in gender issues, antidiscrimination and human and minority rights, gained through work with the Coordination body for Gender Equality, the Commissioner for Protection of Equality and the Protector of Citizens. Ms. Loncar is a member of the Gender Equality Commission of the Council of Europe. As the state focal point for gender issues, Ms. Loncar is responsible for the coordination and reporting on the implementation of the National Strategy for Gender Equality 2016-2020 and its action plans, and is also coordinating the preparation of the second Action plan of the Strategy for Gender Equality. She has coordinated and participated in the preparation and submission of the first state Beijing 25 + report, as well as in the preparation and submission of the first state report on implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention). Ms. Loncar has coordinated and participated in the preparation of the draft Law Gender Equality proposed by the Deputy Prime Minister Office. Ms. Loncar holds a Master Degree in Gender Equality and is also specialized in Gender Responsive Budgeting.