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  • Opening of the renovated nursing home in Rakičan

    An event marking the official opening of the revamped nursing home, the largest of its kind in the Pomurje region, was held in Rakičan. The renovation of the nursing home’s central unit was co-funded by the European Union. In his welcoming remarks, Minister of Cohesion and Regional Development dr. Aleksander Jevšek underscored that the renovated and modernised nursing home makes an important contribution to improving the quality of life of seniors and of the elderly care in the region.

  • Slovenia-Friuli Venezia Giulia Joint Committee in Trieste

    The 5th session of the Slovenia-Friuli Venezia Giulia Joint Committee that was co-chaired by the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister Tanja Fajon and the President of the Region Friuli Venezia Giulia Massimiliano Fedriga was held in Trieste. The State Secretary at the Ministry of Cohesion and Regional Development also participated in the meeting.

  • Minister Poklukar: We should focus on the head organizers of smuggling

    Minister of the Interior Boštjan Poklukar has hosted a conference of the Brdo Process. The conference was attended by the Ministers of the Interior and ministerial delegations from the Western Balkan partners, Austria, Italy and Hungary, the representatives of EU institutions, international and regional organisations and other partners involved.

  • Support for EU membership: from euphoria to constant support

    Twenty years ago, Slovenians convincingly decided to join the European Union. The referendum took place on March 23, 2003, with nearly 90 percent of voters in favor of accession. Voter turnout was just under 60 percent, and the outcome of the referendum was binding and irrevocable for the national parliament.

  • Establishment of the Slovenian-Cypriot Friendship Association and an exhibition of Slovenian artists in Cyprus

    On February 28, 2024, the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Athens, together with the Honorary Consulate General and the Municipal University Library in Limassol, organized the opening of the exhibition of the private art collection of the Honorary Consul General of the Republic of the Slovenia in Limassol, dr. Evros Alexandrou with the title "The touch of a Slovenian painter."

  • 22 March, World Water Day

    The central theme of this year's World Water Day is Water for Peace. The emphasis is on water being not only a resource people use, but also a human right that is inseparable from all aspects of life. Water is absolutely necessary for life and is needed in many activities.

  • Interior Ministers Poklukar, Božinović and Piantedosi support enhanced police cooperation

    At a trilateral meeting in Brdo pri Kranju, Slovenia, the Ministers of the Interior of Slovenia, Croatia and Italy, Boštjan Poklukar, Dr Davor Božinović and Matteo Piantedosi, committed to strengthening police cooperation between their countries.

  • The Prime Minister at the first Nuclear Energy Summit: "We need to act as soon as possible"

    Prime Minister Robert Golob today attended the first Nuclear Energy Summit in Brussels. In his address, Mr Golob presented Slovenia’s positive experience with nuclear energy and highlighted the necessary elements for further development.

  • Prime Minister Robert Golob: "Unity is our greatest strength"

    Prime Minister Robert Golob today met with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels.

  • State Secretary Štucin holds political consultations in Andorra

    At the invitation of Landry Riba Mandicó, Secretary of State for European Affairs of the Principality of Andorra, State Secretary Marko Štucin held the first political consultations in the history of the two countries in Andorra la Vella. The discussions focused on bilateral relations and current European and foreign policy issues.

  • Prime Minister Golob meets with President of Poland

    Prime Minister Robert Golob received the Republic of Poland, Andrzej Duda. The main topics of discussion were the wars in Ukraine and Gaza.

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    96th regular session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    At the 96th regular meeting, the Government adopted a draft amendment to the Medical Services Act and the starting points for the development of normative solutions to the right to be forgotten. It also issued a Decree amending the Decree on administrative operations and a Decree on the one-off compensation to municipalities to promote the deployment of wind power generation installations.

  • Consular section to be closed between 1 and 9 May 2024

    The last working day of the Consular section of the Embassy of the Republic in Slovenia in Cairo before the holiday season will be Tuesday, 30 April 2024.

  • 20 March marks International Francophonie Day

    On the 12th International Francophonie Day, Ljubljana will host the 12th Francophone Film Festival showcasing the films produced in Slovenia, Belgium, France, Canada and Switzerland. In addition to promoting the French language and cultural and linguistic diversity, member states of the International Organisation of La Francophonie share a commitment to peace, human rights, democracy and sustainable development.

  • Minister Fajon delivers a lecture at the College of Europe in Bruges

    Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Tanja Fajon visited the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium, where she gave a lecture on diplomacy in an increasingly complex world and met with the Rector of the College, Federica Mogherini, and two Slovenian students currently studying there.

  • State Secretary Štucin in Brussels to support opening of negotiations with Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The General Affairs Council focused on preparing conclusions for the European Council, where EU leaders will discuss Russian aggression in Ukraine, necessary security and defence measures and the EU's response to the alarming situation in the Middle East. A follow-up to the European Commission's latest report on enlargement, which is crucial for Slovenia, is also planned.

  • Minister Fajon in the European Parliament: EU enlargement is a geostrategic necessity

    Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Tanja Fajon addressed MEPs at the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) during a debate on EU enlargement. She stressed that EU enlargement is a geostrategic imperative and that both the countries aspiring to become part of the EU family and the EU Member States should prepare for this important step.

  • Closing of the Archives and the Archival Reading Room

    On Tuesday, March 26th, the Archive, the reading room will be closed due to a cultural event.

  • 202nd correspondence session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    The Government adopted the opinion on the initiative of the FIDES union and Milenko Stanković to instigate a procedure for a review of the constitutionality and legality of the Ordinance on the provision of medical services during a strike. The Government gave a positive opinion on the awarding of Polish state decorations, i.e. the Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland and the Gold Cross of Merit of the Republic of Poland, to two Slovenian citizens.

  • Minister Fajon at the EU Foreign Ministers' Meeting and the European Humanitarian Forum in Brussels

    Minister Tanja Fajon took part in a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels to discuss the alarming situation in the Middle East, Russian aggression against Ukraine and the deteriorating human rights situation in Belarus. She also participated in the third edition of the European Humanitarian Forum, where she presented Slovenia's humanitarian response to the growing number of crises around the world.