dr. Helena Jaklitsch, minister without Portfolio for relations between the Republic of Slovenia and the autochthonous Slovene national community living in neighbouring countries, as well as between the Republic of Slovenia and Slovenians living
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Dr. Helena Jaklitsch, born on 1 July 1977, graduated in history and sociology at the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana in 2002. In 2009, she completed her master’s degree at the History Department at the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana, followed by a doctoral degree in 2016 with her thesis on Slovenian schools in refugee camps in Italy and Austria from 1945 to 1950.
She held positions of responsibility at the Ministry of Justice from 2005 to 2014. She was the head of the project team for the operational management of logistic preparations and the implementation of ministry events during Slovenia's Presidency of the EU Council. In 2014, she began working at the Ministry of Culture, first in the Slovenian Language Service and then in the Creativity Directorate.