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About the Embassy

The main tasks of the Embassy are:

  • making and keeping regular contact with Dutch national institutions and their official representatives,
  • forwarding information about Slovenia and the possibilities for cooperation in the areas of common interest, and ensuring conditions for strengthening of the cooperation between both countries in these areas,
  • ensuring regular information to the Netherlands on Slovenian opinions, as well as on development and interests of Slovenia, and ensuring regular information to Slovenia on Dutch opinions on affairs that are in the central interest of the Netherlands,
  • establishment and assistance in commercial connections between both states,
  • organisation and cooperation at Slovenian cultural events in the Netherlands,
  • monitoring the Dutch media reports on Slovenia and establishing contacts with journalists,
  • establishing and strengthening contact with the Slovenian community in the Netherlands, providing consular assistance to the Slovenian community and Slovenian nationals in the Netherlands,
  • collaboration with numerous international organisations with their headquarters in the Hague: Organisation on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), International Criminal Court (ICC), International Court of Justice (ICJ), Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH), Europol, Eurojust, etc.


The history of the Embassy in the Hague

The Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in the Kingdom of the Netherlands has opened its doors in June 2000. Since then, Slovenia has been represented by the following ambassadors:

  • Sanja Štiglic (23 August 2017 - credentials by king Willem-Alexander)
  • Roman Kirn (16 October 2013 - credentials by king Willem-Alexander)
  • mag. Leon Marc (18 March 2009 - credentials by Her Majesty the Queen Beatrix)
  • dr. Tea Petrin (23 June 2004 - credentials by Her Majesty the Queen Beatrix)
  • dr. Boris Frlec (7 June 2000 - credentials by Her Majesty the Queen Beatrix)