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    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.

  • Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

    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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    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.

  • Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

    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.

  • Photo: Bor Slana/STA

    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.

  • Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

    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.

  • Photo: Bor Slana/STA

    25.01.2019 - On the last day of the 49th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Slovenian prime minister Marjan Šarec took part in a panel discussion on the Western Balkans.

  • Photo: Bor Slana/STA

    25.01.2019 - At the invitation of Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), Slovenian prime minister Marjan Šarec took part in the 49th WEF meeting in Davos between 23 and 25 January.

  • Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

    24.01.2019 - The government today approved the proposed amendments to the state budget for 2019. State budget revenues and expenditure have risen since the budget was adopted: revenues of EUR 10.35 billion and expenditure of EUR 10.16 billion are planned. According to plans, the nominal surplus will therefore reach 0.4% of GDP. By revising the budget, the government is aiming to steer a course between ensuring the stability of public finances, public welfare and the wider development of the country.

  • Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

    17.01.2019 - The government adopted the Strategic Programme of the Slovene Enterprise Fund 2018-2023. The Fund is planning, either independently and/or in cooperation with other financial partners, to support just under 6,200 entrepreneurial projects in the 2018-2023 period, i.e. ca 1,030 projects per year, and provide them access to nearly EUR 630 million in low-cost funding, i.e. ca EUR 105 million annually.


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