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Appointed Ambassador Stanislav Vidovič

Education

1988 Academic degree in Political Sciences (maxima cum laude), University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Faculty of Social sciences
1994 Master of Arts in Political Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Faculty of Social Sciences

Additional
1997 The Defense and Security Studies Executive Course 97-2; George C. Marshall – European Center for Security Studies

Career
 
2014 -2017 Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2013  Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Head of Department for European Policies II
2009-2013 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Slovak Republic
2005-2009 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Head of Security Policy Department 
2003-2005 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Head of NATO Unit
1998-2003 Mission of the Republic of Slovenia to NATO; Deputy Head of Mission
1996-1998 Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Deputy Head of Analytical Department
1995-1996 Daily Newspaper Dnevnik, Public Affairs Adviser to the Director General
1994-1995 Private Sector- Public Affairs Adviser and Lobbyist for Tourism and Gambling Industry
1991-1994 Slovene Intelligence and Security Agency, Head of Analytical Department and Documentation,     Principal Advisor to the Director of Agency
1988-1991 Faculty of Social Sciences, Assistant for Political Theory


Distinctions

University of Ljubljana Prešeren Award for Students
"1991" Award of the Ministry of Interior for the participation in the war for Slovenia
 
Foreign languages: English, German, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian

Married and has one son

Hobbies: jogging, (fly) fishing, gardening, D.I.Y.