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STATE SECRETARY

Andrej Logar

Andrej Logar


Phone: +386 1 478 21 89

Fax: +386 1 478 21 32

E-mail: andrej.logar(at)gov.si

 

Date and place of birth: 28 January 1951, Maribor

 

Education: Faculty of Arts, Ljubljana

 

Work experience:

 

2017 State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

2013–17 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Slovenia to the United Nations in New York,

  • chaired the UN General Assembly Second Committee,
  • facilitated drafting of final document for the 1st World Conference on Indigenous Peoples,
  • facilitated aligning of daily agenda of UN bodies with final documents, adopted in the last two years

2010–13 Head of Department for International Organisations at MFA

 

2005–10 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Slovenia to the UN Office and other international organisations in Geneva,

  • chaired the UN Social Forum,
  • Vice President of the UN Human Rights Council,
  • chaired the Working Group for Accession of Montenegro to the World Trade Organisation,
  • Honorary Dean at Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations  

2005–10 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at the World Trade Organisation

 

2005-10 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva

 

2004–05 Director-General for EU Affairs and Bilateral Political Relations, MFA

 

2003–04 State Secretary for EU Affairs and Bilateral Political Relations, MFA

  • head of several task forces at MFA,
  • head and coordinator of inter-ministerial working groups, 
  • head of working group for preparations for the Slovenian presidency of the Council of the EU,

1999–2003 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Slovenia to Denmark, Norway, Lithuania and Iceland

 

1998–99 Acting Secretary General, MFA

 

1997–98 State Undersecretary, Head of Minister's Office, MFA

 

1997 Head of Department for Neighbouring States, MFA

 

1993–97 Minister Plenipotentiary, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the UN Office in Geneva

 

1991–1993 Head of Minister's Office, MFA

 

1991– Counsellor of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia at MFA

 

1987–90 Consul at the Consulate General of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in Gothenburg, Sweden

 

Foreign languages: English, French, Croatian, Serbian