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His Excellency Bozo Cerar


Bozo Cerar became ambassador of Slovenia to the United States on Sept. 17, 2013, having previously served as state secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ljubljana from 2012 to 2013 and from 2005 to 2006.

In addition, he was Slovenia’s permanent representative to NATO (2007-11); ambassador to Poland (2004); ambassador to Canada (1997-2007); and minister plenipotentiary at the Slovenian Embassy in London (1991-92). Ambassador Cerar has also served various positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including head of the NATO Department (2002-03); head of the Minister’s Office (1996-97); head of the Department for Europe and North America (1991-92); and head coordinator of the activities of the European Union observers in Slovenia (1991).

Ambassador Cerar, who was born Oct. 16, 1949, holds a bachelor’s degree in law, a master’s in diplomatic studies, and a Ph.D. in international law.

He speaks English, French, Russian, Serbian and basic Greek.


Contact Information

Embassy of Slovenia
1525 New Hampshire
Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (202) 667-5363
Fax: (202) 667-4563

Website: http://www.mzz.gov.si/en