Edvin Skrt, 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).
Ambassador Edvin Skrt is accredited to all five Nordic countries. He presented his Letters of Credence:
- to Queen Margarethe II of Denmark on 21 September 2018,
- to Finnish President Sauli Niinistö on 25 October 2018,
- to King Harald V of Norway on 13 December 2018,
- to King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden on 21 February 2019 and
- to President of Iceland Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson on 27 February 2019.
Edvin Skrt is a career diplomat and has been employed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia since 1993.Previously he took the position of the Head of the Slovenian Diplomatic Mission in Copenhagen he served as Advisor for Bilateral and EU Affairs in Minister’s Office (2013–2018). His previous posts at the Ministry include: Head of US and Canada section in the Americas Department (2012–2013); Chargé d'Affaires a.i. at the Embassy of Slovenia in Dublin (2012); Chargé d'Affaires a.i. at the Embassy of Slovenia in Brasilia (2010–2012); Deputy Head of the Task Force for Slovenian Chairmanship of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers (2009–2010); First Secretary and Cousellor at the Embassy of Slovenia to the Slovak Republic (2003–2008); Head of Privileges and Immunities section in the MFA's Diplomatic Protocol Department (2001–2003).
Ambassador Skrt graduated in Political Sciences at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana.