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  • Digitalisation is the key step to a modern health system

    The healthcare digitisation strategy in Slovenia for the 2022–2027 period was presented in the Congress Centre at Brdo pri Kranju.

  • Prime Minister and President note importance of open and regular dialogue at their first working lunch

    The Prime Minister Robert Golob and the President of the Republic Nataša Pirc Musar met today for their first working lunch. Both recognise the importance of open and regular dialogue for enhanced future cooperation between the institutions. Direct and continuous dialogue between the highest-ranking state officials can contribute to finding solutions for a better future and solidify the true position of politics in society. They committed themselves to constructive cooperation both in domestic affairs and in the coordination of international activities for the benefit of the Republic of Slovenia.

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    31st regular session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    At today’s session, the Government became acquainted with the initialled agreement on resolving the strike demands of FIDES and authorised the Minister of Health to sign the agreement. It also adopted the proposed amendments to the Act determining aid to the economy to mitigate the consequences of the energy crisis and the proposed Act on the aid to provide greater air connectivity.

  • Meeting with representatives of the Voice of the People

    A meeting with the representatives of the network of NGOs, the Voice of the People, took place at the Prime Minister's Office today.

  • Prime Minister meets the representatives of the Slovenian Bishops’ Conference

    Today, Prime Minister Dr Robert Golob received the representatives of the Slovenian Bishops’ Conference at the Podrožnik Villa.

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    Prime Minister Golob: Judiciary officials will receive a gross monthly allowance of EUR 600

    Today, Prime Minister Dr Robert Golob attended the session of the Judicial Council of the Republic of Slovenia and the extraordinary session of the annual general meeting of the Slovenian Association of Judges.

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    The Strategic Council for Food commences its work: for healthy, affordable and sustainable food

    The Strategic Council for Food, an advisory body to the Prime Minister, met today at its constitutive session. Its key task is to draft proposals of measures for affordable, safe and high-quality food which will have a minimum negative impact on human health, the environment and climate. The Council will also prepare proposals and expert guidelines for the update of national dietary guidelines, food waste reduction, raising awareness among the public about the need to change dietary habits due to health, environmental and climate aspects, and implement other tasks.

  • Exchange Programme "Study in Slovenia"

    CMEPIUS (Center Republike Slovenije za mobilnost in evropske programe izobraževanja in usposabljanja) has opened the applications for study programmes in Slovenia for the year 2023/24.

  • State Budget Realisation in 2022

    According to preliminary data, the state budget recorded approximately EUR 12.3 billion in revenue in 2022, an increase of just under EUR 1.2 billion, or 10.5%, compared to 2021. Expenditure reached around EUR 13.7 billion, down by EUR 544 million or 3.8% compared to the previous year, while the state budget deficit was just under EUR 1.4 billion.

  • Political consultations with India

    Today, State Secretary Samuel Žbogar hosted Sanjay Verma, Secretary for the West of the Ministry of External Affairs of India, in Ljubljana for political consultations. The two officials reviewed the key areas of bilateral cooperation and went on to exchange views on the topical regional and global themes.

  • Slovenia becomes ECOSOC member for the 2023–2025 period

    At the start of the year, Slovenia became a member of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for the 2023–2025 period. This is Slovenia's first membership of this UN body, which coordinates the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development.

  • 9th inventory of basic food prices shows a marginal decrease in the basket price

    The results of the ninth inventory of basic food products made on 3 January 2023 are published on the “Our Superfood” website. The analyses of the inventory reveal a minimal reduction in the basic food basket and in the fruit and vegetables basket. However, a comparison of price trends over the last two weeks reveals concrete price increases for meat.

  • Our beloved, long-time colleague Igor Grlicarev passed away at the end of last year

    For the past 18 years, Igor Grlicarev has been the head of the International Cooperation Service at SNSA. In this role, he has combined his professional knowledge, vast practical experiences, and various personal connections at home and abroad in communication with international and domestic experts.

  • Ministers Šinko and Stojmenova Duh about the progress of digitalisation in agriculture project

    The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Irena Šinko, and the Minister of Digital Transformation, Dr. Emilija Stojmenova Duh, met today at the second meeting with students and mentors from four faculties. They presented the progress in the project entitled The Possibilities for Digitalising Farms with Young Owners, for which the research phase has concluded.

  • 30th regular session of the Government

    The Government adopted a decision on the implementation of the national spatial plan for the Dolenja Vas wind farm and approved the calendar of state celebrations in 2023. It also decided to organise a funeral with military honours for Janez Zemljarič.

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    Planica 2023 - the biggest sporting event in Slovenia's history

    The FIS Planica World Championships 2023 is the biggest sporting event ever held in Slovenia. Planica, Kranjska Gora and Slovenia will be presented to more than 500 million TV viewers worldwide. For two weeks, Slovenia will become the centre of world sport and a synonym for courage, innovation and development.

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

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

  • Slovenia: Second EUR 1.25 bn 10-year Sustainability Bond offering

    On Wednesday, 4th January 2023, the Republic of Slovenia, rated A3 (stable) /AA- (stable) /A (stable), successfully entered the markets with a EUR 1.25bn 10-year Reg S Sustainable bond alongside a EUR 250mm tap of the outstanding 3.125 percent bonds due 7 August 2045. This landmark transaction, which included the second and largest Sustainable bond out by Slovenia, makes the Republic of Slovenia the first Sovereign in the region to enter the markets in 2023.

  • The Republic of Slovenia - Global Investor Call with ESG investors

    The Republic of Slovenia (the Issuer), rated A3 (stable) / AA- (stable) / A (stable), has mandated BNP Paribas, Citi, Deutsche Bank, Erste Group, Nova KBM and UniCredit as Joint Lead Managers to arrange a Global Investor Call and a series of investor meetings to present the Issuer’s updated Sustainability Bond Framework. BNP Paribas acted as sole sustainability structuring advisor.

  • Minister Fajon hails Croatia joining Schengen and the eurozone as a historic moment and major milestone

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Tanja Fajon attended an event to mark Croatia joining the Schengen area and the eurozone at the Obrežje/Bregana border crossing point, which was hosted by Prime Minister of Croatia Andrej Plenković.