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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 25 years of participation in european programmes for young people

    From 12 to 19 April 2024, the European Youth Week (EYW) will be organised by the European Commission. This event is organised biannually with aim to promote youth engagement, participation and active citizenship of young people all over Europe and beyond. Many activities will take place within this week and a lot of them will focus also on opportunities and achievements of the implementation of the European programmes in the field of youth.

  • 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.

  • Video

    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.

  • Prime Minister Golob: A concrete case showing that the measures were effective

    Prime Minister Robert Golob today visited Sneberje to examine the progress made to restore the houses and the levee damaged by the August floods.

  • Exhibition Technology vs. Fire: inventions that help us improve the world

    An exhibition on the technological inventions that help us fight forest fires opens at the Kosovel House in Sežana today. Visitors can learn how firefighting equipment has evolved, see a mock-up of a Slovenian satellite that detects and monitors fires, try firefighting with 3D glasses and find out when the Karst region will be green again. The exhibition will run until 21 April and admission is free.

  • ALT-EDIC seeks a Director

    ALT-EDIC seeks a Director who will lead the Alliance for Language Technologies EDIC (ALT-EDIC), a European Digital Infrastructure Consortium (one of the first), aimed at developing a common European infrastructure in Language Technologies, focusing particularly on Large Language Models. It seeks to improve European competitiveness, increase the availability of European language data and uphold Europe’s linguistic diversity and cultural richness.

  • The Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia will be closed on 1, 2 and 6 May 2024

    The Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia will be closed on 1 and 2 May 2024, on the occasion of International Workers' Day.

  • Minister Fajon meets representatives of Call for Palestine petition

    Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Tanja Fajon met with representatives of the Call for Palestine petition, Dr Rudi Rizman, the first signatory, as well as Aurelio Juri, Dr Spomenka Hribar, Dr Danijel Rebolj, Dr Primož Šterbenc and Dr Maja Breznik. They exchanged views on the war in Gaza and the situation in the Middle East and the wider region.

  • Development potentials of science and innovation within the framework of EU cohesion policy

    The Ministry of Cohesion and Regional Development hosted a panel discussion on the opportunities offered by EU cohesion policy in tackling RDI challenges and needs. This was the third event of this kind; the previous two put spotlight on opportunities for young and old people.

  • State Secretary Dr Blaž Germšek attends the informal meeting of agriculture ministers

    State Secretary Dr Blaž Germšek has attended the informal meeting of agriculture ministers in Genk. The discussion focused on how to increase the EU's self-sufficiency in protein crops, while considering all three aspects of sustainability.

  • Prime Minister Golob: Mental health must be discussed clearly, loudly, and without stigma

    Prime Minister Robert Golob attended the 34th plenary session of the National Children's Parliament, which once again focused on the mental health of children and young people.