The European Ombudsman was accompanied by Mr. Matjaž Hanžek, Slovene Ombudsman of Human Rights. Prof. Dr. Mirjam Škrk, Vice-President of the Constitutional Court, and Mag. Jadranka Sovdat, Secretary General of the Court, also participated in the discussions.

On Friday, 8 December 2006, Prof. Dr. Janez Čebulj, the President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Slovenia, received Dr. P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, European Ombudsman, who was on an official visit to Slovenia. During the discussion, a particular attention was given to the significance of human rights protection and the ombudsman’s role in the procedure before the constitutional court.