Lea Stančič, Ambassador
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Travel Advice: COVID-19
As the probability of infection with COVID-19 remains present, Slovenian citizens wishing to travel abroad are advised to follow the news on the spread of the virus, especially on the planned route, to check the conditions of entry into the country of destination, and to comply with local rules. Slovenian citizens returning from abroad are advised to follow the recommendations of the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ).
On 19 July 2019, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, signed an order appointing Lee Stančič the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Slovenia to Romania. On September 12, 2019, Ambassador Lea Stančič presented her credentials to the President of Romania, Klaus Iohannis.
Ambassador Stančič is a career diplomat who has been employed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1991. Prior to that, she worked in the Republic Committee for International Cooperation of the Republic of Slovenia since 1985.
Between 2015 and 2019, she served as Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to the Republic of Albania. At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ljubljana Ambassador Stančič serves as the Head of the Department for the Implementation of International Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid. Between 2006 and 2011, she was Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Ireland and between 1999 and 2003 she served as Consul at the Consulate General of the Republic of Slovenia in Trieste, Italy.
Ambassador Lea Stančič graduated in international law at the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana. She is married and has two sons.