Department for NATO and International Security
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Travel Advice: COVID-19
As the probability of infection with COVID-19 remains present, Slovenian citizens wishing to travel abroad are advised to follow the news on the spread of the virus, especially on the planned route, to check the conditions of entry into the country of destination, and to comply with local rules. Slovenian citizens returning from abroad are advised to follow the recommendations of the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ).
In accordance with Slovenian foreign-policy priorities, the Department for NATO and International Operations directs and coordinates Slovenia's activities in co-formulating the policy of the North Atlantic Alliance.
It prepares and coordinates positions on topical political and security issues on the NATO agenda that Slovenia, as a member of the Alliance, represents in the North Atlantic Council, NATO committees and structures, and bilateral and multilateral relations with other allies, and at formal and informal meetings of ministers and NATO meetings of Heads of State and Government.
In foreign policy terms, the Department plays a part in the adoption of decisions regarding Slovenia's participation in NATO operations and peacekeeping missions under the auspices of the United Nations and coordinates activities in this respect.
In addition, it has responsibilities in the fields of arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. It provides substantive support for ITF Enhancing Human Security. It coordinates and in partnership with other competent ministries formulates views on various categories of threats, such as terrorism, hybrid threats, cyber and energy security.