On 1st February 2013 a two-thirds majority of all deputies in the National Assembly elected, upon the proposal of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Vlasta Nussdorfer as the fourth Slovene Human Rights Ombudsman, for a period of six years.
The mandate of her predecessor dr. Zdenka Čebašek - Travnik expired on 22. 2. 2013. The second Slovene Human Rights Ombudsman was Matjaž Hanžek. His mandate expired on 21. 2. 2007. The mandate of his predecessor, first ombudsman in Slovenia Ivan Bizjak, expired on 29. September 2000.
General Secretary is Bojana Kvas.