Bostjan Jerman is Project Manager and Executive Board Member of UNA Slovenia, mainly leading projects concerning global education, active citizenship and development issues, with more than 10 years of experience. In years of civil society engagement he has implemented several projects, whereby the most relevant are: (1) campaign Stand Up and Take Action Slovenia in 2008 and 2009 – raising awareness about MDGs among youth, mobilizing over 8,000 people in Slovenia; (2) in 2013 he initiated with partner organizations the first Slovenian global education portal Together Strong (in Slovene: Skupaj monejši) for primary and secondary school pupils and their teachers, including workshops on global education (about 5 per year); (3) as Executive Board Member of Slovenian National Commission for UNESCO his leading the UNESCO Youth Platform and launched in 2016 pilot project Connecting Cultures Slovenia (inspired by Connecting Cultures Oman) with the mission to build sustaining partnerships between youth organizations in EURO-ARAB regions through expeditions in nature; (4) in 2016 he launched a new web media in Slovenia called “pOZNavalec” covering issues on the 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals.
Main Pillar: Education
Areas of Expertise: Intercultural Dialogue
Country of Origin: Slovenia
City of Residency: Ljubljana, Slovenia