Matjaž Gruden

Deputy Chair of the Board

Matjaž Gruden is Director of Democratic Participation at the Council of Europe since May 2018. His responsibilities include Council of Europe activities and programmes in the area of education, including education for democratic citizenship, youth cooperation, culture and cultural heritage, landscape and biodiversity. He holds a law degree from the Law Faculty of the University of Ljubljana and a postgraduate degree in advanced European legal studies from the College of Europe in Bruges.