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Rights of youth working - The Human Rights Day 2015

On the human rights day, 10th December, , the Human Rights Ombudsman of the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovenian Ethnographic Museum prepared a round table at the premises of the SEM on the occasion of World Human Rights Day, entitled Open the door for the young - the exercise of rights from work.

For years, the Ombudsman of the Republic of Slovenia has discovered a number of outstanding issues in the area of ​​employment and employment relations. On the occasion of the World Human Rights Day, together with experts in various fields, he opened some questions about young people, who are on the path of employment from the educational process, encountering many obstacles and a lot of closed doors.

The discussion was led by Jelena Aščič, journalist of Television Slovenia.

Participants were addressed by the hosts, Human Rights Ombudsman Vlasta Nussdorfer and the Director of the Slovenian Ethnographic Museum mag. Tanja Roženberger.

The main guests of the round table discussed the following issues:

  • mag. Kornelia Marzel, Deputy Ombudsman
  • doc. dr. Aleš Bučar Ručman, Vice-Dean for International Cooperation at the Faculty of Security Studies, University of Maribor,
  • Samo Fakin, dr. med., v. d. director of the Health Insurance Institute of Slovenia,
  • Barbara Vrtačnik, Employment Service of Slovenia,
  • mag. Samo Hribar Milič, General Manager of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia,
  • Tin Kampl, President of the Youth Council of Slovenia,
  • Assoc. prof. dr. Vesna Leskošek, Dean of the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Ljubljana,
  • Nataša Trček, Chief Inspector of the Labor Inspectorate of the Republic of Slovenia,
  • Zala Turšič, President of the Youth Plus Union
  • Red. prof. dr. Mirjana Ule, a member of the Center for Social Psychology at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana.


On this occasion, the Ombudsman of the Republic of Slovenia also prepared a special issue of the bulletin.In the morning, the World Human Rights Day at the Slovene Ethnographic Museum was also marked by creativity of children. Young people with intellectual disabilities from the Center for Training, Work and Protection Draga, who are engaged in cultural activities in the company Planet 47 from Koštabona, and pupils of the Majda Vrhovnik Primary School, brought together their diversity. In the premises of the exhibition house at the Slovene Ethnographic Museum (SEM), they were creating the doors, the main note of the event, and saw the exhibition of the Doors: spatial and symbolic passages of life of the author and curator of the living culture mag. Polona Sketelj.They donated their products to the highest representatives and representatives of state bodies, NGOs and civil society, professional public and individuals and individuals active in the field of human rights protection. The Human Rights Ombudsman Vlasta Nussdorfer took their art to the ceremony at the Brdo Castle near Kranj on the evening of the same day mark the Human Rights Day.