Zofija Klemen Krek
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Description

Born on 30 April 1945, University diploma on Political Sciences of the University of Ljubljana, Master’s degree on international relations not yet completed, married (Krek) and no children.

Professional career:

  • 1968-1970 Department of Culture and Science - Secretary of the Board of Culture and Science of the Socialist Alliance of Working People of Slovenia
  • 1971-1977 Department of International Relations - Secretary of the Board of International Relations of the Socialist Alliance of Working People of Slovenia
  • 1977-1981 Advisor to the Presidency of the SR Slovenia for foreign policy and international relations
  • 1981-1984 Consul-General of SFR Yugoslavia to Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • 1985-1986 Advisor to the Presidency of SR Slovenia
  • 1987-1991 Advisor to the Director of the Slovenian Governmental Agency for International Scientific, Technical, Cultural and Educational Cooperation
  • 1992-1994 Advisor to the Minister of Science and Technology and the Secretary-General of the Slovenian National Commission for UNESCO
  • 1995-2006 Director of the Office of the Slovenian National Commission for UNESCO (independent office attached to the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports)

Non-professional important nominations

  • 1966-1968 Member of the Board of the Students Association of Ljubljana University
  • 1974 -1981 Member of the Presidency of the Slovenian Conference of Social activities of Women and President of its International Committee
  • 1988-1989 President of the Yugoslav Conference for Social Activities of Women and the Member of the Presidency of the Socialist Alliance of Working People of Yugoslavia
  • 1987-1994 President of Ljubljana Golf Club
  • 1992- 2006 President of the Committee on Golf Rules (Slovenian Golf Association) and Golf Referees
  • 2006- Member of the Executive Board of the Association for UN in Slovenia
  • 2006 Nominated by UNESCO as one of 60 Women Contributing to 60 Years of UNESCO

Author of several articles and research on women issues, UNESCO’s activities, international relations, Slovenians living abroad and translations, was member or head of many delegations and member of several working groups in UNESCO. Beside her mother language reads and writes English, Serbian/Croatian, French, speaks Italian, German.


Lectures:

lecture
flag Prepoznavanja pomembnosti vloge enakosti spolov v Sloveniji / Recognizing importance of gender equality in Slovenia
as author at  GENDERA Slovenian National Workshop, Ljubljana 2011,
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flag Experience of women in politics in socialism and transition period
as author at  Conference on Creative women in science and public life, Ljubljana 2008,
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