Mitja Bricelj

Ministry for Environment and Spatial Planning

Mitja Bricelj, Ph.D., is a geographer. Main focus: Regional approach in water resources. He is a member of the Ministry for Environment Republic of Slovenia, co-founding member of International Sava River Basin Commission, coordinator of Coastal Area Management Program Slovenia (UNEP/MAP 2004-2007), President of the Bureau of Barcelona Convention (2005-2008), Head of International Commission for Protection Danube River/ICPDR (2010), from 2014 coordinator of Environmental Pillar of European Strategy for Adriatic Ionian region /EU SAIR. He is also an author of three independent publications and numerous articles; former president of Geographic Society of Slovenia.