Nataša Pirc Musar
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Description

Nataša Pirc Musar was born in 1968 in Ljubljana. After graduating from the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana in 1992, she passed the bar examination in 1997. After completing her studies she was employed for six years at the Slovenian national television as a journalist and news presenter of the main news TV Dnevnik. Subsequently, she worked for five years as news presenter on “24 ur”, the central information programme of the largest commercial television broadcaster in Slovenia, POP TV.

She gained additional experience in journalism at CNN, and attended the Media Department of the Salford University in Manchester in the UK for two semesters. During her studies she did her professional practice at BBC, Granada TV, Sky News, Reuters TV and Border TV.

She has also contributed newspaper articles and worked on radio. Striving for new knowledge, she moved in 2001 to the financial sector where she joined the largest Slovenian private financial corporation Aktiva Group as a Head of Corporate Communications. In April 2003 she became Director of Training and Communications Centre at the Supreme Court of the Republic of Slovenia. On July 15th, 2004, she was elected in the National Assembly to become the second slovenian commissioner for access to public information. She was nominated by the President of the Republic of Slovenia. Since December 31st 2005, when Office of the Commissioner for Access to Public Information merged with the Inspectorate for Personal Data Protection, Nataša Pirc Musar performs her function as an Information Commissioner.

On May 21st 2009, the National Assembly has, upon proposal of the President of the Republic Dr. Danilo Türk, elected Mrs. Nataša Pirc Musar for another 5 year term as the Information Commissioner. She started the new mandate on July 16th, 2009.

Nataša Pirc Musar is fluent in Croatian/Serbian and English.


Lectures:

debate
flag Razprava o razsežnostih sporazuma ACTA
as author at  Out of the Box Seminar,
together with: József Györkös (moderator), Maja Bogataj Jančič, Gorazd Božič, Rajko Knez, Vuk Ćosić,
2752 views
  debate
flag Building partnerships among stakeholders
as author at  CeGD eGovernance Academy Seminar Series (SEeHealth): The Roadmap from Concept to Practice, Ljubljana 2010,
together with: Blaž Golob (moderator), Catalina Dima, Tanya Znamenskaya, Morten Elbæk Petersen, Matic Meglič,
3449 views
lecture
flag Addressing legislative specifics on the national level – example of Slovenia
as author at  CeGD eGovernance Academy Seminar Series (SEeHealth): The Roadmap from Concept to Practice, Ljubljana 2010,
2707 views