Varuh ДЌlovekovih pravic

Expert service

The Expert Service of the Ombudsman conducts the experts tasks for the Ombudsman institution, classifies initiatives, deals with initiatives, prepares opinions, proposals and recommendations, carries out investigative activities, compiles the ombudsman's reports on findings in connection with initiatives, and provides initiators with information concerning their initiatives. The expert service of the ombudsman also carries out administrative, technical, informational and other tasks in connection with initiatives.

Contact:

Martina Ocepek
, Director of the expert service

Phone: +386 1 475 00 41, +386 1 475 00 50
E-mail: mocepek@varuh-rs.si

The expert service Employees:

Gašper Adamič Metlikovič, University Graduate in Law
Fields of work: ethics of public statement language, assembly and association, voting right, protection of personal data and privacy, access to information of public character, mechanisms of protection against discrimination, national and ethnic minorities.

Nataša Bratož, University Graduate in Law
Fields of work: civil procedures and relationships, proceedings before labor and social courts, pre-litigation procedures, administrative litigation, advocacy and notary, disability insurance, pension insurance.

Sonja Božič Testen, University Graduate in Law
Field od work: National preventive mechanism.

Živa Cotič Zidar, University Graduate in Law, Master of Law
Fields of work: health insurance, health care, social benefits, benefits and scholarships, institutional care, social services, poverty.

Zlata Debevec, University Graduate in Law
Fields of work: citizenship, aliens, denationalisation, property law affairs, administrative procedures, intervention in the environment, spatial planning, communal economy, communications, energy, transport, concessions, housing relationships, housing economy, redress of injustice.

Robert Gačnik, Graduate in Criminal Justice and Security, Criminal Investigation Specialist
Fields of work: tasks from the scope of the Ombudsman's role as the National Preventive Mechanism, security services, detainees, prisoners, persons under police apprehension, police procedures, offences

Lidija Hvastja Rupnik, University Graduate in Communication Studies
Field of work: child advocacy.

Jan Irgel, University Graduate in Law
Fields of work: labor law, administrative affairs, environment and space, housing affairs.

Mateja Jakša, Master of Law
Field of work: unified entry point.

Mag. Lea Javornik, University Graduate in Sociology, University Graduate in Journalism
Field of work: child advocacy, supervision and intervision, children's rights.

Petra Komel, University Graduate in Law
Field of work: pension insurance, disability insurance, social benefits, benefits and scholarships, poverty - general, education, sports, culture, social activities, alimony, child allowances and child management, foster care, guardianship, institutional care, children with special needs.

Mag. Uroš Kovačič, University Graduate in Law
Fields of work: detainees, prisoners, persons under police apprehension, police procedures, offences, court procedures.

Barbara Kranjc,
University Graduate in Law
Field of work: labor law, employment relations, unemployment, administrative matters, denationalisation, property law, taxes, customs, administrative procedures, environment and space, spatial planning, other regulated activities, utilities, communications, energy, transport, concessions, licenses.

Žiga Kovač, Master of Comparative Literature and Master of Slovene Studies
Field of work: unified entry point.

Lina Maršič, Master of Law
Field of work: unified entry point.

Jure Markič, Master of Law
Fields of work: tasks from the scope of the Ombudsman's role as the National Preventive Mechanism, psychiatric patients, persons in social care institutions, youth homes.

Dr. Simona Mlinar, University Graduate in Theology, Master of Anthropology
Fields of work: health care, health insurance, social care, institutional care, violence, institutional care, powerty.

Dr. Polona Mozetič, University Graduate in Law
Fields of work: applicants for international protection, freedom of conscience, ethics of public expression, national and ethnic minorities, equal employment opportunities, children of minorities and groups at risk, social activities (culture, sport), redress of injustice.

Maša Ocepek, Graduate in Laws
Field of work: unified entry point.

Ana Marija Polutnik, University Graduate in Law
Fields of work: tasks from the scope of the Ombudsman's role as the National Preventive Mechanism, psychiatric patients, persons in social care institutions, youth homes.

Dr. Ingrid Russi Zagožen, University Graduate in Psychology
Fields of work: social allowances and support, social services, institutional protection, poverty – general, violence – anywhere, personal problems, psychiatric patients, elderly people.

Andreja Srebotnik, University Graduate in Law
Field of work: pre-litigation procedures, criminal procedures, offences, detainees, prisoners, persons under police apprehension, civil procedures and relationships, illegal immigrants and asylum seekers, Tasks from the scope of the Ombudsman's role in the National Preventive Mechanism.

Mojca Sirk, University Graduate in Law
Field of work: protection of children’s rights.

Eva Stropnik, University Graduate in Law
Fields of work: labor law matters, unemployment, denationalisation, property law matters, taxes, customs, administrative procedures and other administrative matters.

Neva Šturm, University Graduate in Law
Fields of work: health insurance, health care, pension insurance, disability insurance, labour relationship, civil servants, scholarships, unemployment, citizenship, aliens, social activities (culture, sport).

Jasna Vunduk, University Graduate in Social Pedagogy
Fields of work: child advocacy, protection of children’s rights.

Lan Vošnjak, University Graduate in Law
Fields of work: protection of children’s rights, labour matters.

Teja Zrim, trainee
Field of work: unified entry point.

Rozi Žalig, Graduate in South Slavonic Studies and in Comparative Literature, Master of International and Diplomatic Studies
Fields of work: ethics of public statement language, assembly and association, voting right, protection of personal data and privacy, access to information of public character, mechanisms of protection against discrimination, national and ethnic minorities.