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  • Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

    27.06.2019 - At the conclusion of his visit, the Prime Minister attended an exhibition of Plečnik’s chalices and other liturgical objects in the Vatican Museums. The exhibition was opened by Slovenian Minister of Culture Zoran Poznič, Vatican Museums Director Barbara Jatta and Ljubljana City Museum and Galleries Director Blaž Peršin.The exhibition will remain on view in the Vatican Museums until 7 September.

  • Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

    27.06.2019 - PM Šarec is on an official visit to the Vatican. This morning he had a private audience with Pope Francis. He also had a meeting with Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin. PM Šarec and His Holiness Pope Francis emphasised the friendly relations that exist between Slovenia and the Holy See. “We value the dialogue on bilateral relations that has been established and hope to continue it,” was one of the PM’s key messages on the occasion of this visit. The Prime Minister also took the opportunity to remind Pope Francis that he has an open invitation to visit Slovenia.

  • Photo: EU Council

    21.06.2019 - The prime minister is in Brussels for the ordinary meeting of the European Council. In the afternoon of the first day of the meeting the leaders discussed the adoption of the EU’s strategic agenda for 2019-2024, where the main focus was on climate change, the 2021-2027 multiannual financial framework, and EU enlargement. The first day of the meeting ended with a working dinner, where there were discussions of nominations for the top positions in EU institutions for the next institutional cycle.

  • Photo: Anže Malovrh, STA

    11.06.2019 - Slovenian prime minister Marjan Šarec took part in the high-level segment of the International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva on the occasion of the ILC’s centenary. The International Labour Conference, attended every year by members of the International Labour Organization (ILO), has a special purpose this year as the ILO celebrates its centenary. Because of its longevity and structure, the ILO holds a unique position in the world of international organisations.

  • Photo: Nebojša Tejić, STA

    05.06.2019 - Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Šarec gave the welcoming address at the Ljubljana Fairgrounds to the second Three Seas Initiative (3SI) business forum, which is being held alongside the two-day summit of the initiative. 

  • Photo: Tamino Petelinšek, STA

    05.06.2019 -

    Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Šarec met today with US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, who is in Slovenia to attend the Three Seas Initiative summit.  

  • Photo: Anže Malovrh, STA

    30.05.2019 -
    The Slovenian government has taken the decision to halt preparations for the drawing up of the national spatial plan (DPN) for the Hrastje-Mota hydroelectric power plant on the Mura river. Following the Resolution on the Preparation of a DPN for the Hrastje-Mota hydroelectric power plant on the Mura river, issued on 16 May 2013, three alternatives were examined, all of which were assessed, in the environmental report, as having a significant impact (assessment class D).

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    29.05.2019 - The main purpose of the working dinner was to begin discussions on the upcoming appointment of new personnel to lead the major EU institutions. The positions have to be filled by the end of the year and, in line with the basic treaties of the EU, the European Council has a key role to play in the appointment process. The positions up for grabs are presidents of the European Commission, the European Council and the European Central Bank, and High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

  • Photo: Tamino Petelinšek, STA

    28.05.2019 - The prime minister of North Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, is paying an official visit to Slovenia at the invitation of his Slovenian counterpart Marjan Šarec. The visit represents a continuation of the regular intensive political dialogue between the two countries.

  • Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

    09.05.2019 - Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Šarec has attended an informal meeting of EU leaders in Sibiu, Romania. This summit before the European Parliament elections represented the completion of the process of reflection on the future of the EU that began in Bratislava in September 2016. The leaders discussed the EU’s new strategic agenda for the period 2019–2024 and agreed a joint declaration in which they reaffirmed their belief that, in an increasingly unsettled and challenging world, Europe can only be strong if we all work together.

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