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  • The most visible and prestigious volleyball competition in the world

    Slovenia will host the Volleyball Men’s World Championship between 26 August and 7 September. This is the public and prestigious volley competition in the world.

  • Business event co-organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs focused on doing business in the foreign markets

    At the 60th AGRA International Agricultural and Food Fair in Gornja Radgona, the Directorate for Economic and Public Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs co-organised a business event in cooperation with Pomurski sejem d. o. o. and the Regional Development Agency for Podravje – Maribor.

  • The latest issue of Sinfo has been released

    Sinfo, a promotional magazine in English, published by the Government Communication Office, brings news on culture, sports, science, the economy and tourism. The latest Sinfo issue presents the key priorities of the government, and inter alia, highlights the Men's Volleyball World Championship.

  • Minister Fajon at the European Forum Alpbach on the EU’s geopolitical awakening

    At the invitation of Austrian Federal Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg, Minister of Foreign Affairs Tanja Fajon attended the European Forum Alpbach, which is taking place in Tyrol under the title New Europe.

  • Exchange of best practices in cybersecurity in the nuclear sector

    On 22 and 23 August 2022, Slovenian Nuclear Safety Administration, in cooperation with international partners, hosted a summer cybersecurity event entitled “US^3 Nuclear Cyber Best Practices Exchange”.

  • At the 17th Bled Strategic Forum on Ukraine and the crisis of the multilateral world

    The focus of this year's Bled Strategic Forum (BSF), which will be held between 29 and 30 August under the title 'The rule of power or the power of rules', will be the discussions about the repercussions of Russian aggression against Ukraine and the crisis of multilateralism. Parallel to the main event, the Young Bled Strategic Forum (Young BSF) will also take place from 26 to 29 August in Ljubljana and Bled.

  • World Humanitarian Day: Collective endeavours to deliver effective assistance

    “It takes a village to raise a child. Similarly, it takes a village to support a person in a humanitarian crisis.” is the slogan of this year’s World Humanitarian Day, which is being observed today. Given the scale of humanitarian crises around the world, World Humanitarian Day aims to raise awareness about the importance of collective efforts to help people affected by humanitarian crises.

  • 11th regular meeting of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    At its today's meeting, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia adopted the Proposed Act Governing Aid to Businesses Hit by High Increases in Electricity and Natural Gas Prices. They discussed the proposed Act Governing Temporary Measures to Remedy the Consequences of Price Increases for the Most Vulnerable Groups of the Population and approved the measures covered by the Act, which, however, will be finally adopted at tomorrow's correspondence meeting. The Government today also agreed the Proposed Amendment to the Protection against Natural and Other Disasters Act.

  • Message by the Prime Minister on the Day of the Unification of Prekmurje Slovenes with the Mother Nation

    Below is the message by Prime Minister Dr Robert Golob on the Day of the Unification of Prekmurje Slovenes with the Mother Nation.

  • Applications open for an Administrative Assistant

    The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Slovenia in New York is looking for an administrative assistant for a period of 1 year (with a possible extension), beginning in October 2022.

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    Prime Minister Robert Golob on a working visit in Pomurje – the region of growth and opportunities

    Accompanied by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Irena Šinko and the Minister of Public Administration Sanja Ajanović Hovnik, Prime Minister Robert Golob has paid a second working visit in Slovenia. Ahead of the Day of the Reunification of Prekmurje Slovenians with the Homeland, he visited Pomurje – the region of growth and opportunities. The region is distinguished by its strategic position at the crossroads of European road links, access to geothermal energy, investment potential and a rich natural and cultural heritage.

  • At the New York intergovernmental conference to draft biological diversity treaty

    Slovenia is participating in the fifth session of the Intergovernmental Conference on an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction.

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    The project to renovate the Slovenian National Theatre Drama Ljubljana is a project of the entire Government

    Prime Minister Rober Golob visited the Slovenian National Theatre (SNG) Drama Ljubljana in the company of the Minister of Culture, Asta Vrečko. They discussed the building renovation project and the activities needed to implement it with the theatre's director, Vesna Jurca Tadel.

  • Explanation regarding balsamic vinegar and the Rules on the quality of vinegar and diluted acetic acid

    As per Directive (EU) 2015/1535, Slovenia (Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food) submitted for notification to the European Commission a draft of the Rules on the Quality of Vinegar and Diluted Acetic Acid on 2 December 2020. The new draft rules were prepared due to a minor amendment referring to the vinegar standardisation. The purpose of notification (public discussion) of the technical legislation being drafted is to prevent trade obstacles in the EU territory.

  • European funds in the form of a loan to help the country recover and build resilience in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic

    In its National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP), which was endorsed by the Council of the EU at the end of July 2021, the Republic of Slovenia specified EUR 705 million in loans for recovery and resilience-building measures in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. For the purpose of implementing these investments, the European Union and the Republic of Slovenia concluded a loan agreement at the beginning of June 2022, setting out the terms and conditions for the implementation of these funds. The signed agreement is the basis for the disbursement of refundable funds from the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF).

  • Petra Bezjak Cirman appointed new Acting Director of the Government Communication Office

    At its meeting by correspondence on 11 August 2022, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia decided that Dragan Barbutovski is to be dismissed from the position of Acting Director of the Government Communication Office as of 16 August 2022 and Petra Bezjak Cirman appointed as Acting Director of the Government Communication Office as of 17 August 2022.

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    Intergenerational solidarity is an indispensable part of social wellbeing

    Prime Minister Robert Golob continues his discussions with the civil society. In order to enhance an intergenerational solidarity based on social integration between generations and the exchange of different types of support, he met with the representatives of the youth and the elderly for the first time.

  • Numerous promotional activities will be organised on the occasion of the volleyball championship

    For the first time, Slovenia will co-host the Volleyball Men’s World Championship, which is to take place between 26 August and 11 September. On the occasion of this unique opportunity to increase Slovenia’s global visibility as a green destination for top sporting events, the Volleyball Federation of Slovenia, the Government Communication Office (UKOM) and the Slovenian Tourist Board (STO) are preparing numerous promotional and accompanying activities.

  • Slovenian finalists of the european competition for Rural Inspiration Awards 2022

    This year's fourth edition of Rural Inspiration Awards taking place under the slogan The Future is Youth is organised by the European Commission together with the European Network for Rural Development. The aim of the competition is to raise the visibility of the rural development policy and the contribution of the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development to the long-term vision for rural areas, and to promote the exchange of views and networking between interested stakeholders in rural areas. Slovenia submitted eight projects for the European selection.

  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki peace memorial ceremonies with a clear message for a world without nuclear weapons

    The commemorations of the victims of the atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki have been held for the 77th consecutive year. Participants paid tribute to those who lost their lives as a result of the atomic bombing and supported the two cities' message for a world without nuclear weapons and a lasting peace.