Contact

Address:

Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200

1049 Brussels

Belgium

Press contact

Media enquiries should be directed to the European Commission press service.

Responsibilities

  • European Emergency Response Coordinator.
  • Strengthening the Emergency Response Coordination Centre as the EU’s single operational crises response hub.
  • Securing the EU Civil Protection Mechanism – rescEU is used to its full potential.
  • Coordinating work on better prevention and preparedness for emergencies by supporting Member States develop disaster risk strategies and improve access to early warning systems.
  • Supporting countries most exposed to climate change to adapt and boost their resilience based on the expertise and knowledge of Europe’s humanitarian aid work following natural disasters.
  • Promoting and developing an integrated approach to crises so that policies address urgent relief and longer-term solutions.
  • Advocating globally in support of international humanitarian law. 

 

Mission letter

 

 

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European Parliament hearings

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Team

Janez Lenarčič's team supports him in his daily work.
Team page

Calendar

Appointments and meetings

  • Mon 06 Dec
    Event

    Commissioner Lenarčič participates virtually in a high-level event on Water and displacement organised by the Slovenian mission to the UN in Geneva

    Janez Lenarčič
  • Tue 07 Dec
    Event

    Commissioner Lenarčič participates virtually at the opening of the first Union Civil Protection Knowledge Network Day

    Janez Lenarčič

Transparency

As part of the Commission’s commitment to transparency, Commissioners and their members of Cabinet publish information on meetings held with organisations or self-employed individuals.

In line with the Commission's Code of Conduct for Members of the Commission, each Commissioner publishes a Declaration of Interests.

A signed, authentic version is published at the bottom of this page.

A machine-readable version of all Declarations is also published. This is in line with the requirements of the Code of Conduct.

The Declarations of Interests follow the requirements set out in Article 3 and in Annex 1 of the new Code of Conduct for Commissioners.

Biography

  • European Commissioner for Crisis Management

    2019 - present

  • Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Slovenia to the EU, Brussels

  • State Secretary for European and Foreign Affairs, Office of the Prime Minister, Ljubljana

    2014-2016

  • Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), Warsaw

    2008-2014

  • State Secretary, Head of the Government Office for European Affairs, Ljubljana

    2006 - 2008

  • Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Slovenia to the OSCE, Vienna

    2003 - 2006

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