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  • Video

    Global challenges require constructive cooperation between Slovenia and China

    Slovenian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Tanja Fajon concludes the political part of her visit to China after meeting with Vice Minister and Deputy China International Trade Representative Ling Ji. She is accompanied by a large economic delegation, so the final leg of her Asia tour will focus on economic diplomacy.

  • International trade fair for construction Megra 2024

    Minister of Cohesion and Regional Development Dr. Aleksander Jevšek attended the opening of this year's edition of the international trade fair for construction Megra as keynote speaker. In his remarks, the Minister underlined that the trade fair offered not only excellent business opportunities to businesses and individuals in the construction industry but also served as a platform to explore avenues to advance technological development in many areas. On this occasion, the Minister awarded environmental certifications Quality Label in Construction 2024.

  • Traditional friendly relations a good basis for Slovenian-Chinese cooperation in the UN Security Council

    Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Tanja Fajon has begun an official visit to China. She is first stopping in Beijing and later in Shanghai. The four-day visit will focus on political dialogue, both bilateral and in the UN Security Council, strengthening economic cooperation and showcasing Slovenia's cultural diplomacy.

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    100th regular session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    At today's meeting, the Government adopted a draft amendment to the Criminal Procedure Act, which implements three decisions of the Constitutional Court, raises the standard of demonstrating proof and shortens the time limit for obtaining information. It also issued a Decree on the method of determining the conditions and criteria for allocating investment incentives and conditions for strategic investment.

  • Exhibition Dedicated to Ferdinand Augustin Hallerstein and His Astronomical Observatory in Beijing

    An exhibition dedicated to Ferdinand Augustin Hallerstein and his astronomical observatory in Beijing opened on April 17, 2024, in Beijing, China. The exhibition is the result of many years of fruitful cooperation between the Archives Administration of China, the First Historical Archives of China, and the Archives of the Republic of Slovenia.
    The exhibition was opened by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia, Ms. Tanja Fajon.

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    Prime Minister Dr Golob: "We are aware of our responsibility in the international community"

    The Prime Minister, Dr Robert Golob, today hosted the Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón. The two Prime Ministers discussed the situation in the Middle East, with a focus on the war in Gaza. They also touched on the issue of recognition of Palestine and agreed to hold a joint meeting of the two Governments.

  • Prime Minister Golob: It is important to know how to rein in our development

    Prime Minister Robert Golob today attended a panel discussion held by the Academy of Sciences for the Sustainable Development of Slovenia at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Ljubljana, where he also addressed the participants. The topic of the panel was the challenges and risks of sustainable development in Slovenia.

  • State Secretary Štucin participates in an extraordinary meeting of foreign affairs ministers on the Middle East

    State Secretary Marko Štucin, on behalf of Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Tanja Fajon, participated in an extraordinary videoconference meeting of EU foreign ministers on the current developments in the Middle East. The meeting was convened by the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, following Iran's attack on Israel.

  • Visit to Japan also to seek support for Slovenian hydrogen consortium

    Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Tanja Fajon is concluding her visit to Japan. On the second day, she met with Kazuchiko Iwata, Japan's Deputy Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, as well as representatives of Japan's largest business federation Keidanren, namely the CEO of Hitachi Corporation Toshiaki Higashihara and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of SMBC, Japan's second largest bank.

  • Prime Minister Robert Golob with mayors on post-flood recovery

    Prime Minister Robert Golob today met with the Mayors of Črna na Koroškem, Ravne na Koroškem, Ljubno and Luče to discuss the progress of post-flood recovery.

  • Minister Fajon: We want to attract more investors from this high-tech country

    In Japan, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Tanja Fajon and Japanese Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa discussed bilateral relations and cooperation in the UN Security Council, particularly in view of the many conflicts that require decisive action by the international community. On the first day of her visit to Tokyo, Minister Fajon addressed the Japan-Slovenia Business Council and gave a lecture at Keio University.

  • State Secretary announces Slovenia’s new contribution at donors conference for Sudan

    State Secretary Sanja Štiglic attended the International humanitarian conference for Sudan and neighbouring countries in Paris, organised by France, Germany and the European Union. Addressing representatives from some 60 countries, Ms Štiglic stressed the need to protect civilians and allow unimpeded humanitarian access.

  • News from Nuclear Slovenia – April 2024

    The new issue of the News from Nuclear Slovenia is published.

  • Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Tehran is temporarily restricting consular operations

    Consular operations at the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Tehran are temporarily limited to providing essential consular services in support of Slovenian citizens.

  • Prime Minister Robert Golob in Vienna on the future EU Strategic Agenda 2024–2029

    Prime Minister Robert Golob attended a consultation of leaders in Vienna to discuss the strategic priorities of the European Union for the next five-year period. The leaders of Cyprus, Denmark, Malta, Slovenia and Denmark attended the working dinner, alongside the hosts, European Council President Charles Michel and Austrian Federal Chancellor Karl Nehammer.

  • Nina Gregori: I hope that the EU will always remain a safe haven

    The topic of the new podcast show is migration. Zorana Potič's guest is the executive director of the European Asylum Agency, Nina Gregori, who has been working in this field for her entire career.

  • Andrej Nared takes over as head of the Archives of the Republic of Slovenia

    Andrej Nared began his five-year term as the Director of the Archives of the Republic of Slovenia on April 5, 2024. He had served as the Acting Director of the Slovenian state archives since June 1, 2023.

  • PM Robert Golob's response to the nomination of former president Pahor as EU Special Representative

    Prime Minister Robert Golob expresses his unconditional support to the former President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, in his candidacy for the EU Special Representative for the Belgrade–Pristina Dialogue and other Western Balkan regional issues. That is why he has held in the past month numerous bilateral talks with EU leaders and senior EU representatives.

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    99th regular session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    At today's session, the Government adopted, among other things, a report on the implementation of the Capital Market Development Strategy and amendments to the Decree on the measures of agri-environment-climate payments, organic farming, and payments to areas facing natural or other specific constraints laid down in the Rural Development Programme of the Republic of Slovenia 2014–2020.

  • Slovenia, Guest of Honour at the Bologna Children's Book Fair

    On Monday we officially opened the Bologna Children's Book Fair, where Slovenia is this year's Guest of Honour. As Guest of Honour, Slovenia has a unique opportunity to showcase its creative talents, publishers, authors and illustrators at one of the world's leading platforms for children's and youth literature.