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    Prime Minister Golob satisfied with the current state at the Ministry of Defence

    Prime Minister Robert Golob, in his capacity as Minister of Defence, today held an extended meeting with the senior staff at the Ministry of Defence, i.e. the heads of the organisational units and bodies within the ministry, at which he was informed of the current tasks and key projects underway at the ministry.

  • Slovenia welcomes the Advisory opinion issued by ICJ on Legal Consequences arising from the Policies and Practices of Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem

    In its Advisory opinion the International Court of Justice (ICJ) held that Israel’s policies and practices in the Occupied Palestinian Territory breach some of the most elementary rules and principles of international law, including the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination, and that Israel’s continued presence in the Occupied Palestinian Territory is unlawful.

  • Prime Minister Golob assesses the response to the fire in the Karst as extremely fast and efficient

    Prime Minister Robert Golob, who also serves as the Minister of Defence, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, Damir Črnčec, Civil Protection Commander Srečko Šestan, and the Director-General of the Administration for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief, Leon Behin, were briefed on the situation in relation to the fire in the Karst. The Prime Minister assessed the operations of all deployed units as extremely fast and efficient.

  • GOVSI Podcast: Paris, here we come!

    With the new episode of the GOVSI Podcast, we are counting down the last days until the Olympic Games in Paris. In the studio, we hosted the president of the Olympic Committee of Slovenia, Franjo Bobinac. Petra Bezjak Cirman, director of the Office of Communications of the Republic of Slovenia, spoke with him.

  • The fire is not yet out, but the situation is stable

    The activities in response to the fire in the Karst are still ongoing. The fire that broke out today on the Trstelj and Kačnik hills has not yet been extinguished, but the situation is stable. New firefighting units with more than 350 firefighters will tackle the fire overnight.

  • European leaders at summit at Winston Churchill's birthplace

    Today, Prime Minister Robert Golob attended the fourth European Political Community Summit at Blenheim Palace, near Oxford.

  • Civil Protection Commander Srečko Šestan activates national emergency plan for fire in Karst region

    A fire broke out this morning in the Karst region of Trstelj. Strong winds caused the fire to spread over the entire hill and move towards Nova Gorica. At 10:34 a.m., RS Civil Protection Commander Srečko Šestan activated the National Protection and Rescue Plan for the event of a major fire in the natural environment.

  • 113th regular session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    At today's session, the Government adopted the proposed new amendments to the Auditing Act and several decrees concerning agriculture and declared 28 September as Civil Defence Day.

  • 17 July – Day of International Criminal Justice

    The Rome Statute was adopted on 17 July 1998, paving the way for the establishment of the International Criminal Court on 1 July 2002. This is the first permanent international criminal court with jurisdiction to investigate and prosecute the most serious crimes and serves as the central institution of international criminal justice.

  • 241st correspondence session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    At today's correspondence session, the Government took note of the document on the reform of the public sector pay system – an overview of the situation as at 11 July 2024. It reappointed Damir Črnčec State Secretary at the Ministry of Defence.

  • Decisions taken by government committees

    At the government committee meetings, the Government included several new projects in the current 2024–2027 Development Programme Plan.

  • Ambassador Mirošič hosted a reception in honor of the Slovenian delegation attending the 2024 NATO Summit in Washington D.C.

    Ambassador Iztok Mirošič hosted a reception in honor of the Slovenian delegation attending the 2024 NATO Summit in Washington D.C. marking 75 years of the Alliance and 20th anniversary of Slovenia's membership in NATO for Slovenian community in the USA and representatives from business and science sectors. Reception was attended by the head of the delegation, Prime Minister Dr. Robert Golob, along with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Tanja Fajon and Minister of Defence Marjan Šarec.

  • Slovenian and Albanian Ministers of the Interior agree on closer police cooperation

    Minister of the Interior Boštjan Poklukar met with the Albanian Minister of the Interior Taulant Balla in Tirana. They discussed the possibilities to enhance police cooperation and the current challenges in the field of home affairs, especially the importance of efficient exchange of information regarding migration and countering migrant smuggling.

  • The National Assembly adopts a package of measures to stimulate employment in social care institutions

    The Ministry of a Solidarity-Based Future produced a package of measures to stimulate employment in social care institutions. The measures were adopted by a broad social and political consensus. The Act was enacted at the National Assembly’s 77th extraordinary session.

  • GPAI and OECD promote international efforts for trustworthy AI

    The Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) has merged with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to advance an ambitious agenda for implementing human-centric, safe, secure and trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (AI) embodied in the principles of the OECD Recommendation on AI.

  • Slovenia joins Global Forum on Cyber Expertise

    Slovenia has joined the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE), marking an important step forward in strengthening international cooperation and expertise in the field of cybersecurity. This partnership represents a significant milestone in Slovenia's commitment to enhancing cyber capacity and contributing to global efforts to combat cyber threats.

  • Prime Minister Golob receives outgoing US ambassador

    Prime Minister Robert Golob received outgoing US ambassador, Jamie Linder Harpootlian, whose term in Slovenia is coming to an end. He thanked her for her dedicated work and contribution to strengthening relationships between the two countries.

  • Prime Minister Robert Golob on CNN: "Peace is always better than war, but there is no value in peace without freedom."

    Prime Minister Robert Golob was today a guest on CNN's Connect the World, where he spoke live with anchor Eleni Giokos. They discussed the recent NATO Summit, Slovenia’s NATO membership, Ukraine and Palestine.

  • Minister Fajon: Slovenia advocates for robust support of UNRWA's work

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Tanja Fajon took part in the UNRWA Pledging Conference at UN Headquarters. This annual event aims to encourage countries to make financial contributions to support UNRWA in carrying out its activities.

  • Start of Slovenian language courses at survival level

    Language schools across Slovenia are bustling hubs these days. The language institute Didaktum (Jezikovni inštitut Didaktum) is running a Slovenian language programme at survival level in 40 locations across Slovenia. The programme has been available to eligible persons since the entry into force of the 2023 amendment to the Foreigners Act, on the basis of which a decree providing assistance for the integration of foreigners who are not citizens of the European Union was adopted.