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  • Minister Kumer: Proposed mechanism for limiting gas prices will require substantial corrections

    The proposed mechanism for limiting natural gas price presented this week by the European Commission will need substantial corrections, stated Bojan Kumer, Slovenian Minister of Infrastructure, after today’s meeting of energy ministers.

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    25th regular session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    At today's session, the Government adopted decrees on financial aid for the shortage of fodder in 2022 and on financial compensation for beekeepers. It also adopted the starting points for the drafting of normative solutions in relation to the minor offence proceedings conducted during the efforts to contain the infectious disease COVID-19.

  • Decisions at sessions of government committees

    At today's sessions of government committees, the Government adopted, inter alia, its opinion regarding the proposers' request for constitutional review of the Decision on the inadmissibility of the call for a legislative referendum on the Act Amending the Family Code and the opinion on the proposal to call a consultative referendum on the adoption of an amendment to the Personal Income Tax Act, and included several projects in the current Development Programme Plan 2022-2025.

  • 45th correspondence session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    The Government adopted the new version of the Criminal Code and took a position on the amendments to the draft budgets for the next two year at today’s correspondence session.

  • Slovenia launched METACOP27 - First ever COP event in metaverse

    Yesterday at COP27, Slovenia presented itself as a green, creative and smart country, active in the field of climate change and oriented towards a green transition, supported by advanced digital technologies. The government of Slovenia demonstrated excellent mutual cooperation of the Cabinet of the Prime Minister, MEST, MEDT, MFA with climate and economic diplomacy, Spirit Agency and STO.

  • 24th regular session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    At today’s session, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia took note of information on the escalation of Russian attacks on civilian infrastructure and on an incident on the Polish-Ukrainian border. The government strongly condemns Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, which has resulted, among other things, in systematic attacks against civilians and the destruction of critical infrastructure. The government calls on the Russian Federation to cease such actions immediately. It will also offer additional assistance to Ukraine in the reconstruction of critical infrastructure. Apart from that, it adopted a decision instructing the relevant ministries to prepare measures to compensate electricity and natural gas suppliers.

  • Invitation to businesses to actively engage in talks to contract with electricity suppliers

    In the face of the uncertain situation on the energy markets, the Slovenian Government is working with various stakeholders, including suppliers, to exchange information and find the best solutions to make it through this challenging period

  • 44th Correspondence meeting of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    At the correspondence meeting, the government adopted several decisions.

  • First session of the government working group for Roma issues

    Today, on 11 November 2022, the first session of the government working group for Roma issues, which was appointed at the 20th regular session of the Government, took place.

  • 23rd regular session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    In today’s session, the Government adopted the initiative to withdraw from the Energy Charter Treaty, and set out the text of the draft Accessibility of products and services to disabled persons Act. It also began a discussion concerning the Draft Act amending the Trade Act.

  • Decisions at sessions of government committees

    At the sessions of both government committees, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia adopted the decision to increase the scope of funds available in the Slovenian Regional Development Fund, opened new budget items to mitigate the consequences of price increases, agreed to the amendments to the proposed Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Act and integrated several projects in the applicable Plan of Development Programmes for the 2022–2025 Period.

  • 43rd Correspondence meeting of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    At today's correspondence meeting, the government amended the draft state budget for 2024, which provides additional funds for investments in road and sports infrastructure, while leaving total revenue and expenditure unchanged. It also adopted its position on the updating of the Energy Charter Treaty.

  • 42nd meeting of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia by correspondence

    At today’s meeting by correspondence, the Government adopted the amended Decree on the salaries and other earnings of public employees working abroad and the amended Decree on salaries and other remuneration of service members of the Slovenian Armed Forces deployed abroad. The Government also adopted the opinion opposing the proposal for a consultative referendum on amending the Personal Income Tax Act.

  • 22nd regular session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    In today’s session, the Government adopted the draft Act defining urgent measures to increase the income of pensioners and limit the rise in social security costs, and amended the Decree determining the price of natural gas from the system. It also issued a Decree concerning the legal succession of the Bank Asset Management Company and was briefed on the negotiating position concerning the determination and alignment of the minimum wage.

  • The Slovenian Government’s response to a public letter from NGOs

    We hereby publish the Slovenian Government’s response to a public letter from NGOs concerning the resolution of the housing issue.

  • The Government of the Republic of Slovenia's response to Croatia joining the Schengen Area

    The Republic of Croatia joining the Schengen Area is supported in principle by the Republic of Slovenia and is in our common European interest.

  • 41st correspondence session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    At today’s correspondence session, the Government agreed with the proposed amendments to the draft Urgent measures to prevent the spread and mitigate the consequences of the infectious disease COVID-19 in healthcare Act.

  • Radioactive waste in Slovenia is stored safely

    "Radioactive waste in Slovenia is stored safely and is under supervision. It is not used for making of any dirty bombs".
    Sandi Viršek, Director, Slovenian Radioactive Waste Management Agency (ARAO)

  • 38th correspondence session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    At today's correspondence session the Government adopted the draft Prevention Of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Act, and agreed with the proposed amendments to the draft Slovenian Sovereign Holding Company Act. It also adopted amendments to the Act governing the foundation of Slovenski državni gozdovi d.o.o. (SiDG).

  • 21st regular session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    The Government was briefed on points of departure for the preparation of intervention measures to limit the rise in retirement home fees, and the early pension increase. It also laid down the draft text of the Whistleblower Protection Act, and was briefed on the report on the implementation of the Recovery and Resilience Plan.