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CURRICULUM VITAE: Ambassador dr. Ana Polak Petrič

Professional Career:
2019 –  Ambassador Designate of Slovenia to Japan
2014 – 2019 High Representative of the Republic of Slovenia for Succession Issues, Minister's Cabinet, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia
2012 – 2014 Coordinator for Succession Issues to the former SFRY, Directorate for International Law, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia
2011 – 2012 Minister Councellor, Task force for Slovenia’s candidature to the UN Security Council, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia
2007 – 2011 Human rights officer, Permanent Mission of Slovenia to the UN, the OSCE, and other international organizations in Vienna, Austria
2006 Legal adviser, State Referendum Commission during the Independence Referendum in Montenegro
2003 – 2005 Legal expert, International Law Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia

Education:
2011 – 2014 PhD in law, European Faculty of Law, New University of Ljubljana
2006 – 2007 M.A. in advanced international studies, Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, University of Vienna, Austria
2005 State bar exam of Slovenia
1996 – 2002  B.A. in law, Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana 

Other Activities:
•Assistant professor of international law, international relations and European law (since 2016)
•Lecturer on the law of the sea and international public law
•Author of several publications and articles on the topics of international and European law, human rights law, and the succession of states
•Editor of the International Law Series, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia and the Faculty of Social Sciences in Ljubljana, Slovenia
•Member of the Coordination Committee on Succession, Government of the Republic of Slovenia
•Member of the Supervisory Board of the Succession Fund of Slovenia
•Member of the Slovenian branch of the International Law Association
•Member of the UN Association of Slovenia and the Pan-European movement
•Vice-president of the state bar exam commission and state bar exam examiner
•Member of the Educational Committee of the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
•Participant in the 45th Seminar of International Law, UNOG / ILC, Geneva (2009)
•Former member of the Commission on Women’s Sport, Olympic Committee of Slovenia
•Former international judge for rhythmic gymnastics

Languages:
Active: English, Croatian/Serbian, German;
Passive: French, Russian.