Lead Political Advisor, Geneva Water Hub
Danilo Türk is lead political advisor of the Geneva Water Hub (@GenevaWaterHub). Mr. Türk is a Slovenian Diplomat, Professor of International Law, Human Rights Expert and political figure who served as President of Slovenia from 2007 to 2012. He was the first Slovene Ambassador to the United Nations, from 1992-2000. He was the UN Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs from 2000 - 2005. Mr. Türk is a visiting professor of International Law at Columbia University in New York City, and a professor Emeritus at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana. He is the founder of the Danilo Türk foundation, devoted mostly to the rehabilitation of child victims of armed conflict. Mr. Türk was also Chair of the global high level panel on water and peace between 2015 and 2017.