• 17.12.2014 - At today’s session, the government approved the operational programme to reduce greenhouse emissions by 2020. This is an implementation plan of measures to attain Slovenia’s legally binding target of greenhouse gas reduction by 2020 in the climate energy package under Decision No 2009/406/EC. It focuses on areas or sectors that contribute the biggest share of emissions in sectors that do not form part of the European emission trading scheme, but subject to national commitments: buildings, transport, agriculture, waste and other.  more

    Economy minister Počivalšek, State secretary Zupančič and Direktor of the EU Cohesion Policy Office Suvorov at the press conference. Photo: STA
  • 16.12.2014 - Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar attended the third China-CEEC summit in Belgrade, a meeting between the heads of government of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEEC) and the Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. Parallel to the Summit focused on strengthening economic ties between CEEC countries and China, there was a meeting of business representatives of all the participating countries, including representatives of 15 Slovenian companies. more

    3rd China-CEEC Summit. Photo: STA
  • 16.12.2014 - Prime Minister Miro Cerar met his Chinese and Serbian counterparts in Belgrade ahead of a two-day 16+1 summit of prime ministers from Central and East Europe and China. more

    PM Miro Cerar end his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang. Photo: STA
  • Slovenian, Austrian, Croatian Prime Ministers Support EU Investment Package

    09.12.2014 - Prime Minister Miro Cerar, his Croatian counterpart Zoran Milanović and Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann expressed support for the investment plan of the European Commission as they met at the seaside town of Opatija, Croatia, on Tuesday.

    Werner Faymann, Zoran Milanović and Miro Cerar meet in Opatija. Photo: STA
  • 04.12.2014 - “By fighting grey economy, which presents between 8.5 and 12.2 per cent of Slovenia’s GDP, we seek to continue to a better economic situation in Slovenia,” said the Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar at the press conference following the government session where new measures on fighting grey economy were approved. Minister Dejan Židan, responsible for coordinating the activities of the Fighting Grey Economy project highlighted two in particular: introduction of certified cash registers and amendments to the Company Act, which seek to prevent unfair practices, particularly the sequencing of companies. more

    Premier Cerar and Minister Židan at the press conference after the 12. government session. Photo: STA
  • 27.11.2014 - At today's government session, the government approved Flood Action Plan, decided to set up a working group, which is to draw up measures against transferring and concealing assets abroad, and approved the decision on Slovenia's participation in NATO's advisory Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan. The government also discussed issues related to the potential recognition of Palestine. more

    PM Cerar and minister Majcen at press conference following government session. Photo: STA

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.


Cooperation, help and development for the Western Balkans regions is one of the central priorities of Slovenia’s foreign policy. 


With the commencement of oral proceedings before the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) , Slovenia and Croatia enter the final phase of resolving their territorial and maritime border dispute. The arbitral award should be final by 2015.



The National Programme for Culture 2014 – 2017 is the strategic instrument of cultural policy development planning.