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Ambassador

H.E. Dr. Božo Cerar

Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to the U.S.


Curriculum Vitae

Date of birth: 16 October 1949

Education: BA in Law; MA in Diplomatic Studies; PhD in International Law

Foreign languages: English, French, Russian, Serbian and basic Greek

Career

1991 – Head Coordinator of the activities of  the EU observers in Slovenia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia

1991–1992 – Head of the Department for Europe and North America

1992–1996 – Minister Plenipotentiary at the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in London

1996–1997 – Head of Minister’s Office

1997–2001 – Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to Canada

2001 – Head of the Department for Multilateral Relations

2002–2003 – Head of the NATO Department

2004 – Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to Poland

2005–2006 – State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia

2007–2011 – Ambassador and Permanent Representative at the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to NATO

2012 - 2013 – State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia

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Ambassador Dr. Cerar Presented Letter of Credence to the U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday, September 17, 2013.

 

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Former Ambassadors of the Republic of Slovenia to the U.S.

H.E. Mr. Roman Kirn, 2009 - 2013

H.E. Mr. Samuel Žbogar, 2004-2008

H.E. Dr. Davorin Kračun, 2000-2004

H.E. Dr. Dimitrij Rupel, 1997-2000

H.E. Dr. Ernest Petrič, 1991-1997