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  • Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Health Mr Danijel Bešič Loredan on a working visit to Finland

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Health Mr Danijel Bešič Loredan was on a working visit to Finland on 29 and 30 August 2022. At a core of his discussions was the Finnish healthcare reform, legislation and system solutions in healthcare, as well as digitalisation of the Finnish healthcare system. On this occasion, Minister Bešič Loredan met with his host, Minister of Family Affairs and Social Services Mr Aki Lindén.

  • The Slovenian pavilion at the start of the Tour de France in the Danish capital

    The 109th Tour de France started in the Danish capital on July 1. On the sidelines of this major cycling event, Slovenia presented itself to the visitors as a country of outstanding cycling competitors and a green, sustainable tourist destination, as well as the host of "L'Etape Slovenia" - the official Tour de France event - which will take place in Slovenia in September.

  • Reception on the occasion of Statehood Day and the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Denmark

    Copenhagen,20.June 2022 - we held a reception on the occasion of the upcoming National Day of Slovenia and the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Slovenia and Denmark. The reception also presented an opportunity for Ambassador Edvin Skrt to bid farewell to Denmark after a four-year stay in Copenhagen.

  • Raising Awareness of the Importance of Bees and other pollinators "Bee Engaged"

    The Embassy in Copenhagen, in cooperation with the European Environment Agency, organized a "Bee Engaged" awareness event on the occasion of this year's World Bee Day. The discussion took place at the headquarters of the European Environment Agency and was also available online.

  • On World Bee Day focus on young people

    Today marks the fifth World Bee Day, declared by the UN General Assembly on Slovenia’s initiative on 20 December 2017. In this European Year of Youth, World Bee Day is dedicated to the future of beekeeping and the role of young people in raising awareness of its importance.

  • The Honorary Consul in Helsingborg, Sweden, completed his tenure after more than 26 years

    Folke Straube has been the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Slovenia in Helsingborg, Sweden for more than 26 years. At his request, he was relieved of his duties in March 2022.

  • Minister of Digital Transformation Mark Boris Andrijanič on a working visit to Finland

    Minister of Digital Transformation Mark Boris Andrijanič paid a working visit to Finland on 4 and 5 May 2022. The main purpose of the visit was to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Digital Transformation Cooperation between Slovenia and Finland.

  • 50 years of the Slovenian Association Simon Gregorčič in Sweden

    At the end of April 2022, the Slovenian Society Simon Gregorčič from Köping, Sweden, celebrated its 50th anniversary. Köping is an industrial city with around 18,000 inhabitants 150 km west of Stockholm, where most Slovenes came in the 1960s.

  • The film Wild Slovenia in Finland

    On behalf of the Association of Friendship with Slovenia “Slovenia-seura” and the Embassy of Slovenia in Finland, the event in Europpasali was hosted by the President of the Association Andreja Valtanen and Ambassador Skrt.
    Matej Vranič's documentary was screened, in which the director presents very diverse flora and fauna of Slovenia.

  • Ambassador Skrt met with Finnish Speaker of the Parliament Vanhanen

    Helsinki, 8 April 2022 - On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Slovenia and Finland, Ambassador Edvin Skrt visited the Speaker of the Finnish Parliament Matti Vanhanen.

  • Drago Jančar presented the first translation of his book to Norwegian language in Oslo

    On 31 March 2022, Drago Jančar presented his novel "I Saw Her That Night" to the Norwegian audience at the Norli Library in Oslo, titled "Jeg så henne den natten" in Norwegian.

  • Ambassador participated in the General Assembly of all Slovenian associations in Sweden

    On Saturday, March 26, 2022, the regular annual General Assembly of the Slovenian Association in Sweden was held in Jönköping, which this year marks the 30th anniversary of its independent work. The members of the General Assembly reviewed the work done in 2021 and adopted an activity plan for 2022.

  • Slovenian Interior Minister Aleš Hojs visited Denmark

    At the invitation of the Minister of Immigration and Integration Mattias Tesfaye, the Slovenian Minister of the Interior Aleš Hojs paid a visit to Denmark on 24 March 2022. In addition to meeting Minister Tesfaye, he also visited the Danish Return Agency and a reception center for Ukrainian citizens fleeing the war due to Russia’s unprovoked attack on Ukraine.

  • Golden Bee Award 2022

    A long and grey Scandinavian winter is slowly ending and we may soon start noticing bees and other pollinators looking for a nectar or a mate.

  • Foreign Minister Logar hosts his Swedish counterpart Linde on an official visit

    Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia Anže Logar is hosting Ann Linde, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Sweden and the Chairperson-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), on an official visit. The ministers reviewed bilateral relations and cooperation, the key priorities of the upcoming Slovenian EU Council Presidency, and the main challenges of the Swedish OSCE Chairmanship.

  • State Secretary Raščan and Swedish Minister Hallberg on bilateral cooperation and current EU trade policy issues

    Today, State Secretary Stanislav Raščan held a video call with Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs of the Kingdom of Sweden Anna Hallberg.

  • Minister Logar on a working visit to Finland for closer cooperation on green and digital economic revival

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Anže Logar is paying a working visit to Helsinki today. He met with his host, Foreign Minister Pekka Haavistö, the Minister for European Affairs, Tytti Tuppurainen, and was also received by Finnish President Sauli Niinistö. He outlined the main highlights of the programme of the Slovenian six-month Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the second half of this year, focusing on measures to mitigate the economic and social effects of the crisis caused by the epidemic and to strengthen the resilience of the Union to a variety of challenges.