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    19th Government Session

    14.02.2019 -

    At today’s session, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia has taken note of Slovenia’s position with regard to conditions in Venezuela and to accept five applicants for international protection from Malta under the principles of burden-sharing and solidarity between EU Member States.

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    Draft Act on the ratification of the Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty on the Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia

    07.02.2019 -

    At today’s session, the government adopted the Draft Act on the ratification of the Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty on the Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia, which was signed yesterday in Brussels. As a major proponent of North Macedonia’s accession to NATO, Slovenia wishes to be among the first members to confirm this significant event. The Western Balkans are strategically important to the security of Slovenia, NATO and the European Union. The expansion of the Euro-Atlantic alliance to the Western Balkans remains one of the key catalysts of progress in the region and ensures regional stability. 

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    Ministerial conference: Slovenia preparing for presidency of EU Council

    06.02.2019 -

    At today’s working conference at Brdo pri Kranju, convened by the prime minister, the ministers exchanged views on the priority tasks of the Slovenian presidency of the Council of the European Union in the second half of 2021. The Slovenian government is already beginning extensive preparations, with the activities involving all of the ministries and government offices. The organisational structure for the preparations for and implementation of the presidency under the leadership of Prime Minister Marjan Šarec and the project leader, State Secretary in the Slovenian Prime Minister’s Office Igor Mally, was presented in November 2018.

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    Prime minister at the SBC Forum on the government’s measures for and understanding of enterprise

    04.02.2019 -

    Slovenian prime minister Marjan Šarec addressed participants at the second SBC (Slovenian Business Club) Forum in Postojna. He pointed out that the government would be putting together a set of measures in 2019 designed to give a positive boost to Slovenian enterprise. The large number of government ministers present at the forum showed that it was keen to listen to the needs of business. He reminded those present that governments had to look at all target groups and that we needed a social state alongside the economy that supported public education, public healthcare and the like.

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    Concern for the well being and procedural rights of victims to be prioritised in criminal proceedings

    31.01.2019 -

    At today's session the Slovenian government adopted the text of the Draft Act amending the Criminal Procedure Act (ZKP–N). The basic objective of the draft act is to implement the Victims’ Rights Directive (Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime), which Slovenia has delayed adopting for several years.  The European Commission extended the deadline for transposition of the directive until 9 April 2019.

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    Prime minister addresses diplomatic corps at beginning of new year

    30.01.2019 -

    Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Šarec and Mrs Barbara Iskra Šarec together with Slovenian President Borut Pahor and Mrs Tanja Pečar hosted a reception for the diplomatic corps at the beginning of the year at Brdo pri Kranju. In his address, the prime minister expressed his pleasure at being able to meet with the ambassadors to the Republic of Slovenia, with the expectation that relations with the countries represented by the ambassadors will continue to improve in all areas.




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.

Development Strategy

A new long-term national development framework with five strategic orientations and twelve interlinked development goals, seting a new foundation for future development of Slovenia.

Government Priorities 2019