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    11.12.2018 -

    The intergovernmental conference to adopt the Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration took place in Marrakesh, Morocco on 10 and 11 December 2018. The conference was attended by representatives of more than 160 countries, among them a Slovenian delegation headed by the State Secretary from the Ministry of the Interior, Sandi Čurin, and representatives of international organisations such as the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), UNICEF, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). The text of the compact was adopted by consensus of those present at the intergovernmental conference.
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    06.12.2018 - Government defined the amendments to the Ordinance on the framework for the preparation of general government budget for the 2018 to 2020 period, in the part relating to 2019. The framework defines the upper limit of expenditures for public funding, and its amendment will allow the rebalancing of the budget for 2019, which is planned to be carried out next year. The government will send the draft amendment to the National Assembly for adoption and to the Fiscal Council for assessment.

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    05.12.2018 -   Prime Minister Marjan Šarec was in Austria today on a working visit. A meeting and working lunch with his host, Austrian Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, was followed by a reception with the Federal President of Austria, Dr. Alexander Van der Bellen.

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    30.11.2018 - In Lendava, Slovenian PM Marjan Šarec addressed a crowd that had gathered to celebrate the 60th anniversary of radio programming and the 40th anniversary of television programming in the Hungarian language on RTV Slovenija. He noted that these are two important anniversaries of media sources that promote bilingualism, keeping informed and preserving national identity.

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    29.11.2018 - At today’s session, the government adopted the text of the draft Act on Emergency Measures Regarding Packaging Waste and Grave Side Lights and sent it to the National Assembly for reading under the urgent legislative procedure. Excessive accumulations of packaging waste and waste grave candles at utilities providers and cemetery managers require rapid intervention to reduce those quantities and the risk associated with them. The Government was also briefed on the progress of the “Launch of the NEMO-HD satellite” project.

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    29.11.2018 - Prime Minster Marjan Šarec attended the Friends of Cohesion meeting today in Bratislava, which focused on the key priorities of the upcoming EU Multiannual Financial Framework 2021–2027. The attendees of the meeting adopted a joint declaration on the topic.

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    25.11.2018 - Prime minister Marjan Šarec attended the extraordinary European Council meeting in Brussels today at which the leaders of the EU-27 unanimously approved the agreement on the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union and adopted the political declaration on future relations between the EU and the UK.  The leaders of the 27 reviewed the report on the progress and completion of negotiations with the UK on its demands following departure from the EU.

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    22.11.2018 - Today the government decided on the wording of the draft amended Republic of Slovenia Budget for 2018 and 2019 Implementation Act. Among other things, it raises next year’s funding basis for municipalities to EUR 573.5 and also sets the annual pensioners’ allowance, for which EUR 140 million is being earmarked next year (five classes of payment will be made). The proposed amendments also limit certain expenditures. The draft also contains certain elements that have to be addressed this year and that affect the implementation of central government and municipal budgets in 2019.

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    15.11.2018 - In its session today, the Slovenian Government adopted the Opinion of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia on the Proposed Recommendations regarding the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration and on notifying the public and the National Assembly on international commitments relating to unlawful migrations between states, and is sending it to the National Assembly. The Government continues to support the Global Compact on Migration, since it believes that adoption of the Compact will be positive for Slovenia.

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    14.11.2018 -

    Prime Minister Marjan Šarec spent Tuesday in Denmark on a working visit at the invitation of Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen. The main purpose of the visit was to strengthen cooperation between Slovenia and Denmark, both in the economic field and with regard to key European challenges. 
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