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  • Roaming in the EU without extra charges extended until 2032

    As of today, a new and improved Roaming Regulation is in force. The regulation extends the scheme 'roaming like at home' until 2032. This scheme allows travellers in the European Union and the European Economic Area to make calls, write messages and browse the web during their stay abroad without extra costs.

  • European Digital Innovation Hubs committee selected for co-financing two consortia from Slovenia

    The European Commission has completed its review of applications submitted for co-financing of the European Digital Innovation Hubs (EDIHs). Organizations across the European Union sent their applications, following a national pre-selection process.

  • Prime Minister Robert Golob delivers his closing statement after the NATO summit in Madrid

    After the three-day meeting of the NATO heads of state and government, the Slovenian Prime Minister Robert Golob stressed that the plans to increase defence expenditure were not due to political pressure, but to the global situation, which has radically deteriorated since the previous summit of the alliance.

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    Prime Minister Robert Golob guest on BBC World News

    Today, Prime Minister Robert Golob was a guest in a live broadcast of BBC World News. He spoke about the agreements made at the NATO Summit, the enlargement of the alliance, the (in)stability of the Western Balkans, the European idea, and the challenges related to and cooperation with China.

  • Government to adjust financial resources for Recovery and Resilience Plan due to reduced non-repayable financial support

    Based on today's technical adjustment, Slovenia will receive approximately EUR 1.5 billion for the measures envisaged in the Recovery and Resilience Plan. This is EUR 286 million less non-repayable financial support than predicted by the previous Government, which is a new fact that Robert Golob's Government will need to address. The shortfall in non-repayable financial support will have to be promptly dealt with by changing the financial resources envisaged in the Recovery and Resilience Plan.

  • Minister Irena Šinko on the importance of digitalisation in agricultural development

    At the invitation of the Slovene Dutch Business Platform (SDBP), Minister Irena Šinko participated via video conference in the Agro-Horti-Digitalisation event dedicated to digitalisation in agriculture and horticulture. The aim of the event is to improve business cooperation between the Kingdom of Norway and the Republic of Slovenia. SDBP is an important supporter and catalyst of international success and Slovenian economic breakthrough, which has been active in the Netherlands since 2003.

  • UNIDO and the Government of Slovenia sign a Roadmap for Cooperation

    Following the 30th anniversary celebration of Slovenia’s membership to the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), UNIDO Director General Gerd Müller and the Slovenian Minister of Economic Development and Technology Matjaž Han signed a Roadmap for Cooperation.

  • Minister Fajon attending NATO Summit on cooperation with partners and the role of women in peace and security

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Tanja Fajon took part in the NATO Summit in Madrid, accompanied by Slovenian Prime Minister Robert Golob, and Minister of Defence Marjan Šarec. Minister Fajon participated in the informal meeting of NATO foreign ministers and in the roundtable discussion of women foreign and defence ministers from allied countries on Women, Peace and Security (WPS).

  • Prime Minister Robert Golob at the NATO Summit in Madrid

    Prime Minister Robert Golob is attending the NATO Summit in Madrid, where the NATO Heads of State and Government will discuss the most pressing security issues with the key partners and approve a new strategic concept of the Alliance for the next decade and beyond with the aim of ensuring that NATO continues to implement its most important mission and responsibility – to ensure the collective defence of the Alliance's members and the security of one billion people.

  • Notice of limited consular operations and services of the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia

    We would like to inform our clients that consular operations and services of the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Cairo will be severely limited between 30 June and 30 July 2022 due to absence of the Consul.

  • Slovenia to negotiate more than 300 million from the Modernisation Fund

    With today’s agreement by environment ministers on the Fit for 55 legislative package, Slovenia will become a beneficiary of the Modernisation Fund, an EU instrument to support green recovery in Europe. Negotiations with the European Parliament will follow, led by the incoming Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU.

  • Protocols to the North Atlantic Treaty on the Accession of Kingdom of Sweden and Republic of Finland

    At today’s correspondence session, the Government adopted initiatives to conclude the Protocols to the North Atlantic Treaty on the Accession of Kingdom of Sweden and Republic of Finland and sent them for approval to the Foreign Policy Committee of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia.

  • Salzburg Forum to strengthen cooperation on regional security

    Acting Director-General of the Migration Directorate Nataša Potočnik attended a videoconference of the Salzburg Forum convened by Poland currently holding the Forum presidency.

  • The Government needs an active civil society

    After a meeting with non-governmental organisations, Slovenian Prime Minister Robert Golob pointed out that today’s meeting was the first step towards fruitful cooperation with civil society and emphasised that government structures actually need an active civil society, because non-governmental organisations work in the field and are in contact with people, which means that they not only are aware of the challenges and problems but can also address and resolve them quickly, avoiding long-lasting procedures.

  • New Strategic Council for Foreign Affairs dedicates its first meeting to the war in Ukraine

    The Strategic Council for Foreign Affairs, chaired by Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon, held its first meeting in its new composition at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia to debate current foreign policy issues. In their discussion on the war in Ukraine, the Council members were joined by invited guests – that is, authors of open letters on Ukraine.

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    Prime Minister Robert Golob in favour of granting candidate status to Bosnia and Herzegovina at European Summit

    Following the meeting of the leaders of the EU Member States and the Western Balkans and ahead of the meeting of the European Council, Slovenian Prime Minister Robert Golob stressed that both Slovenia and Austria are committed to granting candidate status to Bosnia and Herzegovina as quickly as today and without any additional conditions.

  • Prime Minister Golob has telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy

    Today, Prime Minister Robert Golob had his first telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

  • Return is one of key pillars of an effective migration policy

    The Ministry of the Interior, in cooperation with the Austrian Ministry of the Interior, is organising a two-day international conference about cooperation on return, focusing on the Western Balkans.

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    Unanimous support for the Government's positions at the National Assembly's Committee on Foreign Policy

    Prime Minister Robert Golob today attended a joint meeting of the National Assembly’s Committee on Foreign Policy and EU Affairs to present his views for the upcoming meeting of the European Council.

  • Minister Fajon at the EU General Affairs Council meeting on the situation in Ukraine and the future of Europe

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Tanja Fajon attended the EU General Affairs Council meeting in Luxembourg. Ministers prepared the agenda for the next European Council on 23–24 June 2022, when EU leaders will discuss the situation in Ukraine, the economic situation and the next steps for the Conference on the Future of Europe, and hold a strategic debate on the EU's relations with its partners in Europe.