Dr. Bozo Cerar
Permanent Representative – Slovenia
Name and surname:
Dr Božo Cerar
Date and place of birth:
16 October 1949, Ljubljana
Permanent Representative of the Republic of Slovenia on the North Atlantic Council
|1997||PhD in International Law, University of Ljubljana|
|1993||Masters degree in Diplomatic Studies, Westminster University, London|
|1973||Graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana|
|2004-2006||State Secretary (Deputy Minister) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia|
|2004||Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Warsaw, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Slovenia to Poland|
|2002-2003||Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia,|
Ambassador-State Undersecretary and Head of Department for NATO
|2001||Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia, Ambassador-State Undersecretary and Head of Department for Multilateral relations|
|1997-2001||Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Ottawa, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Slovenia to Canada|
|1996-1997||Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia, State Undersecretary and Head of the Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs|
|1992-1996||Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in London, Chargé d'Affaires a.i. and Minister Plenipotentiary|
|1991-1992||Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia, Head of Department for Europe and North America|
|1991||Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia, Coordinator (appointed by the Government of the Republic of Slovenia) of activities concerning the presence of EU observers who monitored the ceasefire between the Slovenian Territorial Defence and the Yugoslav Army|
|1990||Federal Secretariat of Foreign Affairs of the SFRY, Head of Department for Western Europe|
|1985-1989||Embassy of the SFRY in Athens, 1st Secretary|
|1981-1984||Slovenian Trade Unions' Committee for International Cooperation, Secretary|
|1977-1981||Consulate General of the SFRY in Sydney, Vice-Consul|
|1974||Federal Secretariat of Foreign Affairs of the SFRY in Belgrade, trainee|
Married, with three children (two from the first marriage).
Yugoslav Diplomacy and the Slovenian Language, Delo (Sobotna priloga), 14 July 1990.
European Union (Peace) Monitors in Slovenia, Information from Slovenia, No. 72, 12 August 1991.
State Succession after Former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Revue générale de Droit, Université d`Ottawa, pp. 565-568, Décembre 1997.
On the Anniversary of the Westfalian Peace, Delo (Sobotna priloga), Ljubljana, 13 June 1998.
The Use of Soft Power in International Relations, Dnevnik (Zelena pika), 4 July 1998.
Does the Hague Tribunal Prejudice the Continuity of the SFRY, Razgledi No. 19/1122, Ljubljana, 14 October 1998.
Magna carta of Human Rights - The Meaning of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for the International Law, in Particular the International Law of Human Rights, Pravnik No. 11-12/1998, pp. 681-684, Ljubljana 1998.
International Law and the Use of Force in International Relations, Pravnik No. 1-3/1999, pp. 118-121, Ljubljana 1999.
Diplomacy Today, the Role of the Ambassador and the Diplomatic Missions and Consular Posts, Nova revija, No. 204-205, pp. 28-37, Ljubljana, April-May 1999.
Diplomacy behind the Scenes, Delo, from 24 December 1999 to 11 January 2000.
Security in International Relations, Večer, 29 January 2000.
International Humanitarian Law and the New Millennium, Nova revija- supplement Ampak, No. 216/217, pp. 44-51, Ljubljana, April-May 2000.
Struggle for the Succession to the SFRY (Reaching an Indirect Decision on the Continuity of the FRY- within the International Court of Justice in the Hague?), Pravna praksa, No. 21-22/2000, pp. 44-46, Ljubljana, 27 July 2000.
Alternatives to NATO Membership?, Delo, 4 May 2002.
NATO- Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow, Slovenska vojska, October 2002.
Legal Aspects of Slovenia's Integration into NATO, Pravnik, No. 11-12, 2002.
Future of the Slovenian Diplomatic Network, Ampak, No. 10, October 2004.
Diplomacy of Transformation, Ampak, No. 7, July 2006
Diplomacija za kulisami (Dnevniški zapisi Slovenca v jugoslovanski diplomaciji od avgusta 1990 do avgusta 1991) (Diplomacy behind the Scenes (Memoires of a Slovenian Working in the Yugoslav Diplomacy from August 1990 until August 1991)), self-published, Piran, 2000.
Diplomatska zaščita (Diplomatic Protection), self-published, Piran 2001.