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Jelka Klemenc

Project Coordinator, DCAF Ljubljana

Joined DCAF in 2010 as Project Officer, and became Project Coordinator for the DCAF Border Security Programme in 2012. She has professional background in EU Justice and Home Affairs, EU JHA External Dimension and SEE regional security cooperation. From 2007-2012, she participated at the level of CATS and COSI Committees in the work of the Council of the EU, participated in several EU-supported and multilateral initiatives targeting SEE security, and was member of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU in 2008. She speaks Slovenian, Croatian, English, German, French and some Italian. She holds a BA in Languages from University of Ljubljana (2005) and an MA degree in International Affairs from the Elliott School of International Affairs, GWU, Washington, D.C. (2007). She is a PhD candidate in Security Studies.