The UNESCO WRDRR Chairholder Prof. Mikoš became an External Member of the Council for Development of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Art (SASA).

The Council for Development prepares, coordinates, and organises public expert debates on the fundamental issues of social development, with long-term significant consequences for Slovenian society. To this end, it prepares an annuals plan of public consultations and other forms of public debates, ensures their interdisciplinary concept, appoints working groups members for their implementation and preparation of proceedings, maintains a web portal for the purpose of making publicly available documents on its work, and, if necessary, issues and conveys the conclusions of public debates to competent national authorities as well as informs the general public about them, and performs other activities related to the role of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts.