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    Government adopted a proposal to codify Slovenian sign language in the Constitution

    18.04.2019 -

    At today’s session, the government adopted a proposal for initiation of the procedure for amending the Constitution of the Republic of Slovenia in order to codify Slovenian sign language in the Constitution. 

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    PM Šarec expresses support for new member Greece at 16+1 summit

    12.04.2019 -

    The second day of the 16 + 1 Summit, which is being held in Dubrovnik, featured a plenary session that included the leaders of central and eastern European countries and China. In his address to the plenary session, Slovenian PM Marjan Šarec noted the importance of the results that are already being shown in practice as a result of cooperation in the 16 + 1 initiative. He commended the joint declaration on relations between the EU and China, which calls for further strengthening of the strategic partnership between the EU and China, and which was finalised at the recent EU-China summit in Brussels. “This is a reflection of the will of two major economic powers to develop open economic relations, which is a prerequisite for the wellbeing of all.”

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    PM and Chinese Premier on possibilities for expanding relations between countries

    11.04.2019 -

    Prime Minister Marjan Šarec is attending the 8th annual 16 + 1 Summit, a meeting of the heads of state of the countries of central and eastern Europe and China, on 11 and 12 April 2019 in Dubrovnik. Today, alongside the first day of the 16 + 1 summit, Slovenian PM Šarec met with the Premier of the People’s Republic of China Li Keqiang.

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    Leaders of the EU-27 postpone Brexit to the end of October

    11.04.2019 -

    Leaders of the 27 EU Member States, including Slovenian prime minister Marjan Šarec, and British prime minister Theresa May have agreed to further extend the Brexit deadline to 31 October at an emergency summit in Brussels. After the meeting, Šarec said that this was currently the best possible compromise, offering a flexible extension of the leaving date in order to give the British parliament time to reach a consensus on the Withdrawal Agreement.

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    Prime Minister: European Union as a whole has to be more forceful on foreign markets

    10.04.2019 -

    At Brdo pri Kranju today, Prime Minister Marjan Šarec addressed the attendees of the 2nd National Conference on the Internationalisation of the Slovenian Economy, at which discussions are being held on ways to increase the number of exporters and export markets, and added value. He began by noting that the discussion was focused on one of the country’s most important topics – how to create, and how to export what is created.




On 29 March 2017, the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland began the process of leaving the European Union, which is to be completed by 29 March 2019.


Slovenia and Croatia signed on 4 November 2009 an arbitration agreement establishing an arbitral tribunal tasked with issuing a final award on the land and maritime boundary on the basis of all the relevant facts. This ruling will be final and binding on both countries.

SFRY succession

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.

Government Priorities 2019