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  • Minister Fajon in New York on Slovenia's candidature for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council

    Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon and President Borut Pahor presented Slovenia's vision for its candidature for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council to the Permanent Representatives of the UN Member States in New York. "During its 30-year UN membership, Slovenia has proven on several occasions its commitment to multilateralism, solidarity and shared responsibility for world peace, security and development. Today, we are committed to this goal more than ever," underlined Minister Fajon.

  • Message from the Minister for Economic Development and Technology, Matjaž Han, on the occasion of World Tourism Day 2022 "Rethinking Tourism"

    On the occasion of the World Tourism Day, we publish the message from the Minister for Economic Development and Technology, Matjaž Han.

  • 31st correspondence session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    At today’s meeting by correspondence, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia approved the proposed amendments to five tax acts: the Personal Income Tax Act, the Excise Duty Act, the Tax Procedure Act, the Financial Administration Act and the Fiscal Validation of Receipts Act. The Government also stated its position on amendments to this year’s revised state budget.

  • In Brussels, Minister Šinko discusses the situation in agricultural markets, food labelling and improving the draft regulation regarding PPP

    Minister Irena Šinko attended a session of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council. As part of fisheries topics, they exchanged views on fishing opportunities for the coming year, including fish stocks shared with the United Kingdom, and the annual consultations between the EU and Norway in 2023. In agricultural topics, the discussion regarding the market situation in the light of war and the state of agricultural production and logistics in Ukraine was at the forefront. The EU Council also learned about the impact of the revision of the Industrial Emissions Directive on agriculture and information about the growing population of wild animals in Europe. The discussion on food labelling and the call to the Commission to supplement the assessment of the proposal for the Regulation on the sustainable use of plant protection products was also important. Minister Šinko also met with the EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides. They discussed the Commission’s measures to reduce the use of plant protection products and food labelling.

  • Minister Stojmenova Duh at the conference of the International Telecommunication Union on a better digital future for everyone

    Minister Dr Emilija Stojmenova Duh is attending the Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), which is taking place in Bucharest. More than 3,000 representatives from 160 ITU Member States at the level of ministers, regulators of information and communication technologies, academic institutions and private companies are attending the conference.

  • 30th correspondence session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    At today’s correspondence session, the Government decided that a funeral with military honours will be organised for the late actor, Radko Polič - Rac. It also adopted a position regarding the Fiscal Council’s assessment of the compliance of this year’s draft revised budget and the proposed amendments to the Ordinance on the framework for the preparation of the general government budget for the 2022–2024 period with fiscal rules.

  • Minister Fajon signs cooperation agreement with Kyrgyzstan and hosts Green Group meeting in New York

    On the margins of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, Minister of Foreign Affairs Tanja Fajon took part in a number of ministerial events, held several bilateral meetings, and signed the economic cooperation agreement between the Republic of Slovenia and the Kyrgyz Republic.

  • 17th regular session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    At today's session, the Government started discussing proposed tax changes, adopted the proposed act on intervention measures in education for the 2022/2023 school year, increased economic aid to EUR 86 million due to high electricity and gas prices, and adopted the proposed act regulating anew paternity leave and parental protection. It also confirmed the assessment of damage to property and the reimbursement of intervention funds due to the consequences of this summer’s fires in the Karst region. The Government will also finance additional equipment for the societies that played a part in firefighting in the Karst.

  • Minister Dr Dominika Švarc Pipan welcomes her North Macedonian colleague, Prof Dr Nikola Tupančeski

    The visit focused on the discussions relating to Slovenia’s assistance and cooperation within North Macedonia’s accession process to the EU in the field of judicial reforms.

  • Minister Jevšek: The 2021–2027 Cohesion Policy Programme is on the home straight

    At the Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy, the first session of the Working Group for Local Self-Government took place, consisting of the leadership representatives of all three representative municipal associations in addition to Dr Aleksander Jevšek, the Minister of Development and European Cohesion Policy, and Sanja Ajanović Hovnik, the Minister of Public Administration. The main topic of today’s session was the preparation of strategic documents for drawing European funds in the 2021–2027 period.

  • Slovenia: Tap of 10yr Euro Denominated Benchmark

    On the 20th of September 2022, the Republic of Slovenia, rated A3 (stable)/A (stable)/AA- (stable) reopened its 2.250% March 2032 (Mar-32) by €500mn. The new issue size totalled €3.83bn after reopening.

  • Government discusses budgets for the next two years

    At today's meeting, the Government again discussed the budgets for 2023 and 2024, following the Office for Macroeconomic Analysis and Development's autumn forecast.

  • Minister Šarec on an official visit to Montenegro

    At the invitation of the Montenegrin Minister of Defence, mag. Raško Konjević, Marjan Šarec, the Slovenian Minister of Defence, is paying an official visit to Montenegro on 20 and 21 September.

  • Government decisions at sessions of government committees

    At today's meeting of the Government Committee on State Organisation and Public Affairs, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia adopted the text of the amendments to the proposed Act Amending the Enforcement of Criminal Sanctions Act (ZIKS-1H) submitted to the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia by a group deputies headed by Danijel Krivec and forwarded the amendments to the National Assembly.

  • Announcement of the Republic of Slovenia Cash Tender Offer Results

    The Republic of Slovenia announces the cash tender results of the Euro denominated notes of the tender that expired on 19 September 2022.

  • Cooperation in the framework of macro-regional strategies and the potential of the sea in focus in Izola

    The 7th edition of the Mediterranean Coast and Macro-regional Strategies Week under this year's slogan "Healthy seas for a safer future" was officially opened in Izola on Tuesday. The attendees were addressed by Ambassador Ksenija Škrilec, Acting Director-General for EU Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia.

  • Lobnikar: Migration challenges can only be addressed effectively through cooperation and a common approach

    In Sarajevo, State Secretary Dr Branko Lobnikar attended a two-day regional conference entitled 'Sarajevo Migration Dialogue'.

  • The Republic of Slovenia is reopening euro denominated benchmarks

    The Republic of Slovenia, rated A3 (stable) / AA-(stable) / A (stable), has mandated Barclays, BNP Paribas, Erste Group and J.P. Morgan to lead manage a reopening of the SLOREP benchmark due in March 2032. A potential tap of SLOREP 02/2062 and/or SLOREP 03/2081 is possible, subject to the interest of investors. The transaction will be Regulation S in dematerialized registered form.

  • Prime Minister Robert Golob in a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz about current European affairs

    In his conversation with the German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Prime Minister Robert Golob continued the bilateral dialogue, initiated during his visit to Berlin on July 12.

  • Minister Fajon appoints Ambassadors-at-Large for key strategic areas of Slovenian foreign policy

    Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon has appointed five Ambassadors-at-Large, two of whom are women, namely for the future of Europe, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), the Western Balkans, climate diplomacy and water diplomacy. Through these appointments, the Minister aims to ensure visibility and active engagement in some of the priority areas of Slovenia's new foreign policy.