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Vojislav ŠUC, President of the Human Rights Council, Twelfth Cycle (2018)

Vojislav Šuc has been serving as Permanent Representative of Slovenia to the United Nations Office at Geneva since January 2014. Prior to his appointment to Geneva, Mr. Šuc had been Head of the Diplomatic Protocol at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2010. He served as Slovenia’s Ambassador to Sweden, Finland, Latvia and Estonia from 2006 to 2010. Mr. Šuc was the Head of the Division for North and Latin America and the Caribbean at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia from 2000 to 2006, and served as Consul General of Slovenia in New York from 1996 to 2000. A career diplomat, Mr. Šuc entered the Yugoslav Foreign Service in 1982. He served as Secretary for Human Rights and Disarmament at the Permanent Mission of Yugoslavia to the United Nations Office at Geneva from 1986 to 1990. He entered the Foreign Service of Slovenia in 1991, holding a number of posts, including as Head of the Department for Multilateral Relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1993 to 1996.

Activities

Remarks by President of the Human Rights Council, Vojislav Šuc on the USA withdrawal from the Council, delivered at the Human Rights Council on 20 June 2018.
Video message by Vojislav Šuc, 12th UN Human Rights Council President and Permanent Representative of Slovenia to the United Nations in Geneva, ahead of 37th Human Rights Council session (26 February – 23 March 2018)
Vojislav Šuc, 12th President of the UN Human Rights Council and Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva of Slovenia, reflects on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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