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Ministry of Foreign and European 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).

Current information on border crossings, measures at the border upon entry into Slovenia and the lists of countries can be found on the special page Border Crossing.

Damijan Sedar

Born on 26 April 1974 in Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia.


1998 - University in Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences – BA in Political Science – International Relations

Work Experience:

Since 16 July 2021, Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to Bosnia and Herzegovina

2019-2021, MFA Slovenia, Department for Enlargement and SE Europe, Minister Plenipotentiary in charge of the EU Enlargement and Turkey, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2018-2019, Regional Office/Liaison Office Kosovo Specialist Chambers/Specialist Presecutorial Office, Head of the Office/Liaison Officer, Belgrade, Serbia

2017–2018, MFA Slovenia, National Coordinator SEECP C-i-O 2017 /2018, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2012-2017, EUO/EUSR Kosovo, Political Advisor, Pristina, Kosovo

2010-2012, MFA Slovenia, Head of the Western Balkans Division, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2009-2010, DEU/EUSR Skopje, Political Advisor, Skopje, North Macedonia

2005-2009, Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the EU, Coweb Chair 2008, First Secretary-Advisor on Western Balkans, Brussels, Belgium

2002-2005, Consulate General of the Republic Slovenia in Munich, Viceconsul, Munich, Germany

2000-2002, MFA Slovenia, Departement for Neighbouring countries, Attache, Ljubljana, Slovenia

1999-2000, Insurance Triglav, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Language Skills:

English, German, Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian, Macedonian, French, Albanian (passive)

Marital status:

Married, one child