Mirjana Lazarova Trajkovska

Born on 5 November 1963 in Strumica, North Macedonia

  • Law studies, Faculty of Laws, Ss Cyril and Methodius, University of Skopje, 1982-1986
  • Bar exam, Ministry of Justice, Skopje, 1992
  • Master of law (LL.M.), Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2007
  • Doctor of law, Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana, 2012
  • Legal Representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Court proceedings, 1988
  • Member of working groups and Commissions set up by various Ministries and other State services, 1991-2003
  • Assistant Minister for Interior, heading the Department for administrative procedures, 1995-2001
  • Member of the Committee of experts on nationality at the Council of Europe, 1995-2004
  • Head of Department on Human Rights at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2001-2003
  • Member of the Steering Committee for Human Rights at the Council of Europe (CDDH), 2001-2003
  • President of State Election Commission, 2002-2003
  • Judge of the Constitutional Court, 2003-2008
  • Member of the Venice Commission, 2004-2008
  • President of Section from 1 November 2015 to 31 January 2017
  • Judge of the European Court of Human Rights from 1 February 2008 to 31 January 2017