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The National Working Group for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings

The tasks of the National Working Group on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings are:

  • development of periodic action plans and supervision of the implementation of these plans;
  • drawing up of periodic reports for the Slovenian Government;
  • providing assistance to the national coordinator in drawing up proposals to enhance the effectiveness of policies and measures for combating trafficking in human beings, particularly as regards prevention and offering assistance to victims of trafficking.

Members

At its 9th regular session on 21 July 2022, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia adopted a decision on the appointment of a national coordinator and members of the National Working Group on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings. The working group is composed of:

  • Dr Branko Lobnikar, National Coordinator, Head of the Working Group, Ministry of the Interior;
  • Katarina Štrukelj, Member, Government Office for the Support and Integration of Migrants;
  • Pina Stepan, Member, Ministry of the Interior;
  • Mojca Kraševec, Member, Ministry of the Interior;
  • Peter Pavlin, Member, Ministry of Justice;
  • Damijan Roškarič, Member, General Police Directorate – Criminal Police Directorate;
  • Gregor Malec, Member, Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities;
  • Maja Pintar, Member, Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, Social Affairs Directorate;
  • Marjeta Žibert, Member, Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, Family Directorate;
  • Kaja Spačal, Member, Ministry of Finance, Financial Administration of the Republic of Slovenia;
  • Tjaša Herman, Member, Government Office for National Minorities;
  • Jasmina Rakita Cencelj, Member, Labour Inspectorate of the Republic of Slovenia;
  • Jernej Videtič, Member, Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
  • Damijan Jagodic, Member, Ministry of Health;
  • Dr Anida Sarajlić, Member of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport;
  • Jani Drnovšek, Member, Government Communication Office of the Republic of Slovenia;
  • Tjaša Škreblin, Member, Ministry of the Interior;
  • Ljubomir Režek, Member, Ministry of the Interior – General Police Administration, Police Academy.

The following persons participate in the work of the working group:

  • Darja Šlibar, Independent External Member, Specialised Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Slovenia;
  • Andrej Eror, Independent External Member, National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia;
  • Polona Kovač, Independent External Member, Ključ Society;
  • Peter Tomažič, Independent External Member, Caritas Slovenia;
  • Franci Zlatar, Independent External Member, Slovene Philanthropy;
  • Margerita Jurkovič, Independent External Member, Legal Centre for the Protection of Human Rights;
  • Marko Tanasić, Independent External Member, Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia.