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    State Secretary Štucin with his Hungarian counterpart on current European issues and EU enlargement

    State Secretary Marko Štucin hosted the Hungarian Minister for European Union Affairs, Dr János Bóka. They discussed current European issues, with a particular focus on Hungary's preparations for the EU Council Presidency in the second half of 2024 and EU enlargement.

  • Third viaduct on the second track route finished

    The construction of the Vinjan viaduct, which is the third and also the last viaduct on the route of the second railway track between Koper and Divača, has been completed. Prime Minister Robert Golob and Minister of Infrastructure Alenka Bratušek attended the ceremony. They both gave assurances that another track would be built next to the second track.

  • The Vinjan viaduct is a proof of Slovenia’s knowledge and ability

    The Prime Minister Robert Golob today attended the ceremonial opening of the Vinjan viaduct, the third and last viaduct on the route of the new Koper–Divača railway line.

  • Government Committee Decisions

    At the government committee meetings, the Government took note of the list of beneficiaries to receive the fourth tranche of advance payments for the reconstruction of housing damaged by floods and landslides in August 2023. A total of 731 beneficiaries will receive advance payments amounting to €2,389,214.42.

  • Official opening of the Consulate of the Republic of Slovenia in Duress

    On 21 February 2024, a new chapter in diplomatic relations between Slovenia and Albania was opened with the official opening of the Slovenian Consulate in Duress, headed by Honorary Consul Genci Likoskëndaj. The ceremony was attended by representatives of the diplomatic corps, local authorities, business, media, artists and many distinguished guests.

  • Starvation of people and acute malnutrition of children in Gaza are preventable

    Today, the UN Security Council convened a briefing on food insecurity in Gaza, requested by Slovenia, Algeria, Guyana and Switzerland. The meeting followed a white note of 22 February, sent by OCHA to Council members on food security risks in Gaza.

  • Ambassador Mirošič at the Lincoln Memorial in D.C. to commemorate the second anniversary of the Russian full-scale invasion to Ukraine

    On Saturday, February 24th 2024 Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to the United States Iztok Mirošič joined the rally organized by Ukranian diaspora in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of the Russian full-scale invasion to Ukraine.

  • Prime Minister Golob at a meeting in Paris

    At the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron, Prime Minister Robert Golob yesterday in Paris attended a meeting of European leaders and senior representatives of the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Norway.

  • Minister Fajon at the high-level segment of the 55th session of the UNHRC

    The 55th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) opened in Geneva and will run until 5 April 2024. Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Tanja Fajon participated in the high-level segment of the session with a video message, presenting Slovenia's views on the current situation of human rights around the world and the session’s priority themes.

  • Minister Poklukar in Madrid: cooperation between Slovenia and Spain has been good

    Minister of the Interior Boštjan Poklukar met his Spanish counterpart Fernando Grande-Marlaska Gómez in Madrid. The two ministers discussed topical issues in the areas of migration, Schengen, combating people smuggling and the further increase of the police cooperation.

  • Slovenian Day of Culture marked with a concert in Piraeus

    With the evening of chansons and cabaret, performed by two talented Slovenian artists, Sabina Gruden, mezzo-soprano, and Rebeka Dobravec, piano, in the Municipal Theatre of Piraeus, the Embassy of Slovenia in Athens marked Prešeren Day, a national holiday, celebrated every year on 8 February.

  • Radio programme for Slovenians in Australia is back – first in Sydney, soon also in Melbourne

    The Slovenian community in Australia has reason to rejoice. After losing its regular weekly programme, which had been on the air ever since 1975, on SBS national radio in April last year, Slovenian will be heard on the Australian airwaves again – in Sydney and soon also in Melbourne.

  • Statement by the Prime Minister Robert Golob on the second anniversary of the Russian aggression against Ukraine

    Two years of brutal violence, destruction, suffering, impoverishment of the innocent Ukrainian population, total disregard for the principles of international law and, above all, defiance of the UN Charter by the Russian aggressor, are behind us.

  • Minister Fajon at the UN General Assembly: “People in Ukraine deserve just and lasting peace."

    Speaking at the UN General Assembly on the second anniversary of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, Minister Tanja Fajon stressed that the war in Ukraine has led to the largest humanitarian crisis in Europe since World War II. She added that we must all – without exception – respect international humanitarian law and human rights law at all times.

  • Video

    Statement by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia, Robert Golob

    Below we publish a statement by Prime Minister Golob.

  • At ICJ, Slovenia stresses the right of Palestinians to self-determination

    Slovenia presented its intervention at the International Court of Justice in The Hague in the context of the request for advisory opinion on the legal consequences arising from the policies and practices of Israel in the occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, initiated by the UN General Assembly in December 2022. Slovenia’s main arguments are the right of Palestinians to self-determination and the obligations of Israel as an occupying force.

  • Presentation of a book about Bojan Adamič and his time in Albania

    On the Slovenian cultural holiday, Prešeren Day, an unforgettable presentation of the book "Bojan Adamič in Albania" took place at the Tirana Opera and Ballet Theatre. The Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Tirana organised this event in cooperation with the Albanian Centre for Books and Reading, the Ministry of Culture of Albania and the Albanian Academy of Sciences.

  • Slovenia on right side of history: Government sends humanitarian aid to population of Gaza

    Today, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia sent material aid intended for Gaza to Jordan from Ljubljana's Jože Pučnik Airport. “This is Slovenia's first direct aid to the people of Gaza,” said Prime Minister Golob.

  • Transformative power of Erasmus+ Program Marks 20 Years of Slovene EU Membership

    Since its inception, the Erasmus+ program has been hailed as one of the European Union's most successful initiatives, fostering cross-border cooperation and enhancing educational opportunities. This sentiment rings particularly true as Slovenia commemorates its 20th anniversary of EU membership, celebrating the transformative impact of initiatives like Erasmus+.

  • Slovenia ranks fifth in the EU

    Looking for a beautiful and affordable country to live the best quality of life? My Dolce Casa research team has analysed the latest data on quality of life and cost of living and applied a formula to identify the countries with the best value for money. Based on this analysis, Slovenia is ranked fifth among EU countries.