According to the news from Slovenia in this newsletter, the world is moving forward at a normal pace: we will prune the vine, celebrate the World Day of Water and World Day of Happiness, we take care of the digital transformation of the country ...
But not far from us the world has stopped. The absurdity of the war in Ukraine is visible at every turn. Although most of us continue to live in peace, the millions of refugees, some 10 000 of whom are already in Slovenia, remind us of the fragility of the warmth of our homes and of our peaceful everyday lives.
For decades, the writings of Viktor Frankl, Primo Levi, the Slovenian Boris Pahor and many others have been telling us what it is like when humanity disappears. Obviously, we have been reading them superficially. We never learn.
The Government approved the second package of measures of the Strategic Council for Digitalisation, which contains 25 measures in the areas of public administration and digital society, the economy and business environment, new technologies, healthcare, education, digital diplomacy and green technologies.
On Tuesday evening, Prime Minister Janez Janša, together with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala, met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal in Kyiv.
The central theme of this year’s World Water Day is groundwater – making invisible visible. The focus is on the importance of groundwater as it supports the supply of drinking water as well as sanitary systems, agriculture, industry and ecosystems.