Prof.Danilo Türk has served as Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Law in the University ofLjubljana since 2006. Prof. Türk was president of the Republic of Slovenia from2007 to 2012. He studied at the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana, where he obtainedhis law degree (1975). In 1978 he obtained his masters degree in law fromBelgrade University, became an academic assistant and started teachingInternational Law at the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana. In 1982, he obtained hisdoctorate from the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana with a thesis on ‘The principleof non-intervention in international relations and in international law’. Hewas Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to the United Nations and thenserved as Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs at the UnitedNations.