NOVUM is a non-profit, educational and policy research organization established in Ljubljana, Slovenia, aiming at the support of political decision-making, the promotion of democracy, the foster of public dialogue, the communication of new policy ideas and the development of new methods and approaches in political advertising.
The organisation promotes and protects liberal values, including democracy, the rule of law, good governance, respect for and protection of human rights, economic and social development, with high priority on stable and durable development.
The institute disseminates its research findings through its web site (in construction), the media, publications, seminars, round tables, workshops, forums and conferences.
Through work that ranges from conceptual studies, public education, to administrative and technical assistance, the Institute wants to contribute to the stock of knowledge available to political parties, decision-makers and public.
Novum is registered as NGO under Slovenian law. Its board consists of 13 prominent memberes with economic, political, public and scientific background. Broad knowledge enables high standard of research and discourse as well as powerful advocacy group.
Managing director is Sebastjan Pikl.