Ambassador Božena Forštnarič Boroje headed the Human Rights Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2016-2018) prior her current appointment to Poland. She began her diplomatic carrier within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2004, where she also served as a head of International Law Department (2015), Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Ankara (2012-2015) and Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Canberra (2005-2009). Prior joining the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, she worked at the Office of the Prime Minister (2003-2004) and at the Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Affairs (1999-2002).
Ambassador Forštnarič Boroje holds a university and master degree in law from the Law Faculty of the University of Ljubljana. She speaks English, German and Croatian/Serbian.
Born in 1973 in Murska Sobota, she is married and has one daughter.
Ambassador Božena Forštnarič Boroje presented credentials to the Polish President Andrzej Duda on 12 September 2018.
Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Poland is non-residentially covering also Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Estonia and Republic of Latvia. Ambassador Božena Forštnarič Boroje presented credentials to President of Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė on 24 October 2018, to President of Republic of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid on 8 November 2018 and to President of Republic of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis on 21 November 2018.