Embassy of the RS Kiev /Ambassador /

Ambassador

                                            

The Embassy is currently led by Ambassador Mr Tomaž Mencin.

  

                                           C U R R I C U L U M     V I T A E

  

Education:

1985 - 1991 B.A. in Sociology, Faculty of Political Science, University of Ljubljana               
1993 - 1994 M.Dip., Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies, University of Malta

Professional Career:

July 2019: Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Kyiv, Ukraine

2016 - 2017 and from February 2019: Ambassador in the Human Rights Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

December 2017 - January 2019: Ambassador for Human Rights, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Slovenia to UNOG in Geneva

Sep.- Dec. 2015:  Head of Department for Economic Bilateral Cooperation and Public Diplomacy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2011- 2015: Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Buenos Aires, Argentina, accredited also in Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile and Peru

2007 - 2011 Minister Plenipotentiary, Head of Division for Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Oceania, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2004 - 2007 Counselor, Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Stockholm, Sweden, accredited also in Estonia and Latvia

2002 - 2004 Counselor, Charge d'Affaires a.i. of the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in New Delhi, India

2001 (Oct - Dec) Counselor, Charge d' Affaires a.i. of the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran

2000 - 02 Counselor, Deputy Head of Division for Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Pacific, Head of Chinese and Korean Desk, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1996 - 2000 First Secretary, Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Ankara, Turkey, (and Charge d'Affaires a.i. from September 2002 until November 2003)
 
1992 - 96 Third Secretary, Department for Non-European Countries, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Languages: English, Spanish, French, Serb and Croat (active)
                     Turkish, Swedish (basic)

Marital status: married, two adult children