Protector of Citizens is Saša Janković, a law graduate from Belgrade. On 4 August 2012 he was elected by the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia to a second five-year term as Protector of Citizens. All parliamentary groups, i.e. 167 MPs, voted in favour of Mr. Janković’s re-election. Saša Janković was first elected as Protector of Citizens on 29 June 2007 with a majority of 143 votes. Janković was born in 1970 in Loznica. He graduated from the Faculty of Law in Belgrade in 1996. In 2005, he completed the specialist security studies at the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Belgrade and acquired the title of specialist for national and global security. From 1994 to 1997 he worked as a journalist in Beta Agency. From 1997 to 2000 he worked as an Expert Associate in the Ministry of Youth and Sports. From 2003 until the appointment to the function of the Protector of Citizens, he was a National Legal Advisor in the Democratization Department of OSCE Mission to Serbia, in Belgrade. He speaks English.