Secretariat

ACTING SECRETARY GENERAL
Jan Peloza
Jan is the co-founder of the Youth Network No Excuse Slovenia and in the past, he has been serving as a director of the Institute for Youth Participation, Health and Sustainable Development, Foundation Mobin, president of the Alcohol Policy Youth Network, and an alternate board member of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health which is chaired by the World Health Organization, where he has worked as a consultant for many years on topics of Alcohol, Tobacco, Meaningful youth engagement, strategic communications, and advocacy. He holds a master’s in social marketing on the topic of problematic gambling and a bachelor’s in computing and informatics.
 

MANAGER | YOUTH HEALTH 

Katja Čič

Katja is a public health enthusiast from Slovenia. In the past few years, she has been actively involved in the global health sphere as a medical student, volunteering in the Slovenian Medical Students’ International Committee (SloMSIC), and serving in the positions of Public Health Director and Liaison Officer to the World Health Organization in the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA). She is currently also a member of the Global Health Workforce Network (GHWN) Youth Hub Steering Committee and is passionate about health policy, project management, and meaningful youth participation.

MANAGER | MEaningful YOUTH ENGAGEMENT 

Anja Fortuna

Anja has been active in the youth sector, working on youth rights, youth participation and youth work for almost 10 years. She is active on different levels, making sure that young people can meaningfully participate in different democratic processes. Her main passion is rural development. In YHO, she is responsible for making sure that all projects and activities are meaningfully engaging young people. She is former President and Vice President of the National Youth Council of Slovenia and a former board member of Slovenian Rural Youth Association and of the Youth Centre Idrija. She was also the president of the Students club Idrija and part of Slovenian Students Club Association.  In her life she was part of different civil society initiatives on different levels.