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  • Arbitration

    As Slovenia and Croatia had not managed to resolve their dispute concerning the border on land and sea despite numerous attempts, on 4 November 2009 they, with the assistance of the European Commission, signed the Arbitration Agreement establishing an Arbitral Tribunal.

  • SFRY Succession

    Under the auspices of the international community, five countries (Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia – today Serbia) signed the Agreement on Succession Issues by which it was conclusively confirmed that five sovereign equal successor states were formed upon the dissolution of the former SFRY.

  • Underway

    Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU 2021

    Slovenia is holding the presidency of the EU Council for the second time in the second half of 2021, assuming this role after thirteen years. As during its first presidency in 2008, when the world was facing a severe economic crisis, the current Slovenian presidency is also taking place in times of uncertainty due to the coronavirus pandemic. Slovenia holds the presidency under the slogan "Together. Resilient. Europe."

  • Brexit

    On 29 March 2017, the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) began the process of leaving the European Union (EU). The UK and the EU negotiated the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union in October 2019. On 17 October 2019, the European Council endorsed the revised agreement. Following the general election in the UK in December 2019, the UK Parliament endorsed the agreement in January 2020. The European Parliament endorsed it on 29 January 2020.

  • Underway

    The “Our Rights” project - human rights education

    The objective of the Our Rights project is to enable young people, particularly children, who are still developing and trying to establish their identities, to learn about human rights, i.e. their rights and respecting the rights of others. The empowerment of children, notably through education about human rights, including their own, is one of the key priorities of Slovenian foreign policy in the area of human rights promotion.

  • Underway

    MLA Initiative

    The MLA Initiative is an initiative led by Slovenia, Argentina, Belgium, Mongolia, the Netherlands and Senegal for the adoption of the Convention on International Cooperation in the Investigation and Prosecution of the Crime of Genocide, Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes.