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    PM Miro Cerar with Slovenian ski jumping team on the way to the Ski Jumping World Cup finale at Planica

    22.03.2017 -

    Slovenian ski jumping team takes the train to the Ski Jumping World Cup finale at Planica together with Prime Minister Miro Cerar.

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    Slovenian water is an irreplaceable strategic natural resource: the liquid gold of the 21st century

    22.03.2017 -

    "Water is the source of life, an irreplaceable strategic natural resource without which life on our planet would not be possible. Protecting good-quality water – the liquid gold of the 21st century – is therefore a key theme of the future," said Prime Minister Miro Cerar on World Water Day.

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    PM Miro Cerar met with the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights

    21.03.2017 -

    The Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks who is paying his first official visit to Slovenia has start a three-day visit to discuss with the country's top officials the human rights of migrants, the Roma, the erased as well the issue of poverty. He also met with the Prime Minister Miro Cerar on Tuesday.

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    Forests are our national pride and we must ensure their permanent protection

    21.03.2017 -

    "My vision of Slovenia is a green Slovenia. In my vision, Slovenia is a leading green, sustainable destination that safeguards its environment at the same time as ensuring the quality of life of its inhabitants. Slovenia can be proud of its rich natural heritage. Among other things, our country is one of the most forested in Europe, with forests covering more than half of our green Slovenia. Forests are our national pride. We must ensure their permanent protection and invest in them carefully.

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    By handing this road over to the people, we are truly living the idea of a green Slovenia!

    20.03.2017 -

    Prime Minister Miro Cerar today attended the ceremony marking the closure of the coast road between Izola and Koper, at which the road was symbolically handed over to the local people. "This is a good example of cooperation between the Government and the local community," said the Prime Minister, expressing his satisfaction at a move that facilitates development for the benefit of people and sustainable development and also benefits tourism.

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25th anniversary of independence

The Story of 25 Years 

25 years is the right time-span for our state and our citizens to look back and gauge what has changed, what has improved and what has remained the same. We can certainly look with pride on the path we have taken. After 25 years of independent statehood, with challenges and milestones along the way, Slovenia is now mature, self-assured, lucid, creative and innovative. It has become so because of its people. 


In other news

Slovenia high on the Global Creativity Index 

How is creativity connected to global economic development? A new study by the Martin Prosperity Institute, titled the Global Creativity Index 2015, presents a new model of economic development. It calls this the “3Ts” – talent, technology and tolerance – and ranks 139 nations on each of these pillars, as well as their overall measure. 


European Commission Report

Intensified contacts improved regional coordination in tackling migrations 

EC has published a report  on the refugee flows along the Western Balkans Route. One of the primary conclusions of the report is that intensified contacts have improved coordination on migration issue between the countries in the region. Nevertheless, the report also notes that more efforts are needed to notify partners in advance about policies and measures which impact them.


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Government Priorities

The new cabinet under Miro Cerar has given new impetus to Slovenia. Several years of economic crisis have revealed a number of social problems, which the new ministerial team will be forced to take on if it is to restore the country’s international reputation and economic strength.

Arbitration

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.





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