Goran Klemenčič

Goran Klemenčič

Goran Klemenčič is a lawyer and an international expert in the fields of criminal justice, human rights, and anti-corruption, holding law degrees from the University of Ljubljana and Harvard Law School. Additionally, he holds a degree in computer science. He served as the State Secretary of the Ministry of the Interior from 2008 to 2010, as the Chief Commissioner of the Slovenian Independent Anti-Corruption Commission from 2010 to 2014, and as the Minister of Justice of Slovenia between 2014 and 2018.

Between 1999 and 2004, he worked in France at the Council of Europe and at the OECD Working Group on Bribery of Foreign Public Officials and the Anti-corruption Network for Transition Economies. Subsequently, he served as a member of the Group of Experts on Corruption to the European Commission, a member of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture, and a member of the UN Committee for the Prevention of Torture. For a number of years, he was a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Criminal Justice and Security in Ljubljana, focusing on Criminal Law and Police Powers. Since the mid-1990s, he has continuously worked as a permanent external associate and adviser to the projects of the Council of Europe, the United Nations, OECD, European Commission, United States Institute for Peace, and the Irish Centre for Human Rights. His areas of expertise include legal and institutional reforms of criminal justice, serious crime investigation and prevention, anti-corruption, compliance and integrity, and the Rule of Law.

Since 2018, he has been working as a legal expert with Regional Dialogue, actively supporting Uzbekistan's reforms in the areas of the Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption.

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