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  • Dr. Janez Potočnik: Without socially acceptable social conditions, the green transition will not happen

    The guest of the 2nd episode of the GOVSI government podcast is Dr Janez Potočnik: during the preparations for Slovenia's accession to the EU, he was the head of the EU Accession Negotiating Group, then European Commissioner for two terms, and today he is a member and co-chair of the UN's International Panel on Resources. The discussion was moderated by Petra Bezjak Cirman, Director of the Government Communications Office.

  • GOVSI Podcast: Non-permanent seat on of the UNSC is also a result of our responsible engagement in the EU and NATO

    In the first episode of the GOVSI podcast, host Boštjan Lajovic hosts Tanja Fajon, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, and Marjan Šarc, Minister of Defence.

  • GOVSI podcast: Broadening the selection of public communications channels

    The first governmental podcast, entitled “GOVSI podcast”, is being prepared by the Government Communication Office of the Republic of Slovenia (UKOM). This is a (video) podcast of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia by means of which we will broaden the conventional methods of informing and communicating with the public and thereby enhance the transparency of the Government’s operations.

  • Plans for Celebrating the Twentieth Anniversary of Slovenia's EU Membership

    On May 1, 2024, Slovenia will mark the 20th anniversary of its accession to the European Union, coinciding with the largest EU enlargement in history. In collaboration with institutions such as the National Assembly, the Office of the President of the Republic, and the representations of the European Commission and the European Parliament in Slovenia, the government has curated a comprehensive program of activities.

  • Slovenia's national brand 'I feel Slovenia' presented at the conference of the country's honorary consuls

    On 27 September 2023, the third conference of the honorary consuls of the Republic of Slovenia began in Nova Gorica and will last until 29 September 2023. It is an important event for promoting Slovenia and its economy abroad.

  • Most of the Slovenian economy is operating completely normally after the floods

    In early August, parts of Slovenia were hit by widespread flooding, which also caused great damage to part of the economy. Most of the Slovenian economy is functioning completely normally after the floods, it is safe and open for business.

  • Extent and Significance of International Assistance in the Wake of the Worst Floods in Slovenia

    At the end of the first week of August, heavy rainfall across much of Slovenia resulted in catastrophic floods and devastation. Slovenian rescue teams were joined by helicopter teams from neighbouring Hungary and Croatia on August 7th and 8th to help fortify the Mura River embankments and prevent further destruction.

  • State Secretary Frangež presents flood relief measures for the business sector to foreign chambers of commerce and industry

    The State Secretary at the Ministry of the Economy, Tourism and Sport, Matevž Frangež met with representatives of the international chambers of commerce and industry in Slovenia. He presented the measures taken so far by the Government to help the business sector recover from the floods. He also called on the chambers of commerce to communicate to their industries and businesses that Slovenia is, for the most part, an economically viable and safe country.

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    Psychosocial support provided to people affected by the floods

    The press conference focusing on the organisation of psychosocial support for residents living in areas affected by the floods was attended by the Director of the Government Communication Office, Petra Bezjak Cirman, and Head of Psychological Assistance Unit in Civil Protection System of the Republic of Slovenia, Barbara Čibej Žagar.

  • Only organised visits to flood-affected areas on Solidarity Day

    Tomorrow, on 14 August 2023, which has been declared Solidarity Day, all of the country's critical infrastructure will be operational, covering the energy, transport, food, drinking water supply, health, finance, environmental protection and information and communication network sectors.

  • Worst natural disaster hit Slovenia

    Heavy rains have caused catastrophic conditions in major part of Slovenia, and lives are also at risk. all available public safety units are on the ground to provide all necessary assistance in rescuing people and minimising material damage.

  • Promotion of I feel Slovenia brand at European Youth Olympic Festival in Maribor

    The 2023 Maribor European Youth Olympic Festival began on Sunday, 23 July 2023, with a grand opening ceremony. More than 5,000 spectators attended the opening at the stadium. Some 2,419 competitors from 48 countries will be competing in Maribor.

  • Slovenia to strengthen business and tourism promotional activities in the United States

    With 332 million, the United States of America presents an important market with many opportunities for the Slovenian economy and tourism. It can take several years for companies to successfully penetrate the US market, and Slovenia as a country can open doors through increased promotion.

  • With joint efforts and a clear goal – let's realise Slovenia's sporting potential!

    When sports came under the responsibility of the Ministry of the Economy, Tourism and Sport, the basis was created to seek increased synergies between these three fields. The newly appointed Minister of the Economy, Tourism and Sports, Matjaž Han, and his partners presented plans in the field of tourism and sports for the current year and highlighted the key measures.

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    Photo exhibition »The Karst wildfire 2022«

    On 16 January, a photographic exhibition was opened in the Park of Military History in Pivka and placed on large billboards in front of the administration building. The 38 photographs selected by different authors will be on display until September.

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    Planica 2023 - the biggest sporting event in Slovenia's history

    The FIS Planica World Championships 2023 is the biggest sporting event ever held in Slovenia. Planica, Kranjska Gora and Slovenia will be presented to more than 500 million TV viewers worldwide. For two weeks, Slovenia will become the centre of world sport and a synonym for courage, innovation and development.

  • Two wounded from Ukraine arrive in Slovenia for treatment

    Today, two wounded Ukrainians arrived in Slovenia, accompanied by an attendant. Both will receive full medical assistance and care. In the spirit of solidarity, Slovenia is joining 18 other EU member states in the care for the wounded and sick from the warzone. We are thereby expanding our political, humanitarian, material and military support for Ukraine to include medical aid.

  • State celebration in honour of Independence and Unity Day

    On Friday, 23 December 2022, at 8 pm, a state celebration took place in the Gallus Hall at Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, in honour of Independence and Unity Day. The Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia, Robert Golob, was the keynote speaker.

  • Latest issue of the SINFO Magazine

    The December issue of SINFO Magazine brings interesting stories and interviews, and highlights upcoming sporting events.

  • President of the European Council Charles Michel visits Prime Minister Robert Golob

    On 5 December 2022, Slovenian Prime Minister Robert Golob hosted for the first time the President of the European Council Charles Michel. The Government Communication Office took care of the media logistics.