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Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy

  • On Friday, 2 July 2021, the Commission approved the proposed amendment to the Operational Programme (OP), version 6.0. The amended OP now accommodates the thematic areas or contents that will be the first to receive support from the React-EU initiative.

  • Minister for Development and EU Cohesion Policy Zvone Černač attended the ceremony marking the start of the construction works for the Prapretno solar power plant. Minister Černač together with the Minister responsible for infrastructure Jernej Vrtovec, the CEO of the Holding slovenske elektrarne Viktor Vračar, Ph. D. and the mayor of the municipality Hrastnik Marko Funkl pressed the button that marked the start of the construction works. ‘Pressing the button has a simple and yet a strong message: Green future is in our hands,’ stressed Minister Černač.

  • State Secretary mag. Monika Kirbiš Rojs attended the main ceremony to mark the municipal holiday of Benedikt and addressed the residents of the municipality. She congratulated them on this occasion and underlined that the Government will continue to focus the available EU funding on reducing development disparities between Slovenia’s regions.

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  • State Secretary at the presentation of the project My Europe, My Future

    State Secretary mag. Monika Kirbiš Rojs attended the presentation of the project My Europe, My Future at Brdo pri Kranju, where a documentary-feature film on the topic of a Healthy, Green and Sustainable Europe was premiered.

  • Promoting sustainable mobility: EUR 8.3 million in EU funding for cycling routes across Slovenia

    Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy has approved EU funding for the projects Agreement on the development of region Ptuj-Markovci-Gorišnica, Agreement on the development of region Ptuj-Juršinci, Development of cycling infrastructure in Trbovlje, Agreement on the development of region Regional cycling route Novo mesto-Straža, Agreement on the development of region Destrnik-Ptuj, Cycling connection between Radlje ob Dravi and Vas, Agreement on the development of region Kungota-Maribor and Agreement on the development of region Regional cycling route Črnomelj-Kanižarica. The total value of all projects amounts to EUR 17.7 million. The projects will be supported by the EU, with EUR 8.3 million coming from the European Regional Development Fund.

  • Slovenia's plan for resilience and recovery gets green light at the beginning of the Presidency

    The European Commission gave the green light to Slovenia's plan for resilience and recovery. This was message brought by the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and the College of European Commissioners to today's meeting with the Slovenian Government, which is taking over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the second time.