Open, thoughtful and politically active community, based on the principle of equality.
(Peace Institute vision)
Neža Kogovšek Šalamon
Dr. Neža Kogovšek Šalamon graduated in 2002 from the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Law. As a Ron Brown Fellow she obtained her master’s degree at the University of Notre Dame (USA) in international human rights law in 2004. In 2011 she defended her PhD dissertation at the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Law, on constitutional, international and comparative legal aspects of the erasure from the registry of permanent residents. She worked for the Legal Information Centre of Non-governmental Organizations – PIC in Ljubljana, and for the international non-governmental organization Human Rights Watch in New York. In 2005 she joined a research team at the Peace Institute. With October 2012 she was appointed as a director of the Peace Institute. In addition to managerial tasks her work includes project management, research, legal analysis, publishing, lecturing and facilitation of workshops. She is a member of the European network of legal experts in the anti-discrimination field, European network of immigration law practitioners (MigNet), European commission on sexual orientation law (ECSOL) and Odysseus academic network of experts in the field of asylum and migration. Since 2011 she is also a member of the Ethics Committee of the Association of Journalists of Slovenia.