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    20.11.2017 - To mark Universal Children’s Day, PM Miro Cerar symbolically handed over his official business to children’s prime minister Dora Pestotnik Stres. Universal Children’s Day is a UNICEF initiative under which children take on the most important roles in politics, the media, business, education, sports and culture for one day of the year. PM Cerar said that he was extremely happy to be able to take part in the initiative, as it represented an opportunity to listen more closely to children’s needs, at the same time bringing them closer to the world of political decision-making.

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    17.11.2017 - Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia Miro Cerar has been participating in the Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth, organised by the European Commission and the Swedish government. The Slovenian Prime Minister views this as an extremely important event, since any discussion on the future of the European Union, which has been a salient topic recently, must of necessity include the social dimensions of European cohesion. 

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    16.11.2017 - The Government adopted the Draft Investment Incentives Act, which will seek to attract investors to make long-term investments in Slovenia. The Government has also confirmed the text of the Draft Promotion of Tourism Development Act, which sets out the method of planning and activities for implementing the tourism development strategy on the national level, along with the necessary funding. In addition, the Government has adopted a decision on Slovenia’s candidacy for hosting the Galileo Security Monitoring Centre and discussed the case of Syrian refugee, Mr Ahmad Shamieh.

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    14.11.2017 - In today’s press release on the Ahmad Shamieh case, Prime Minister Cerar pointed out that, after studying all the legal and other aspects of the case, a decision had been taken to halt the process of returning Mr Shamieh to Croatia. Cerar stressed that this was an exceptional case of a refugee who had integrated well into the community and was making active efforts to become a proper part of that community. 

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    13.11.2017 -

    The Prime Minister of Slovenia, Dr Miro Cerar, is hosting the Prime Minister of Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, who is on an official visit to Slovenia. The two agreed that relations between the two countries are very good and amicable, not only politically and professionally but also personally. The main topics of the discussion included Macedonia’s progress towards Euro-Atlantic integrations, economic cooperation, Slovenia’s development assistance to Macedonia, and cooperation between the two countries during the recent migrant crisis.
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    09.11.2017 - A delegation led by Finance Minister Mateja Vraničar Erman is due to meet EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager in Brussels on Friday, 10 November. The purpose of this latest meeting is the further discussion of progress in the search for possible alternative solutions regarding the realisation of the commitment to reduce the state's stake in NLB.

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    02.11.2017 - Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar attended the cornerstone laying ceremony for Yaskawa’s new factory in Kočevje. The new investment project is valued at EUR 25 million, and Yaskawa is expected to create at least 200 new high value added jobs in Kočevje. By opening the new production plant in Slovenia, Yaskawa will satisfy around 80% of Europe’s demand for robots. The Slovenian Government contributed EUR 5.6 million in grants for the new project.

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    26.10.2017 -

    At today's session, members of the Government discussed among other things the proposed Šilih project, which will contribute to reducing and preventing sentinel events and other adverse events during medical treatment, and the draft Act amending the Enforcement and Securing of Claims Act.    
    Under the terms of the draft Act approved by the Government at today's session, the Lipica Stud Farm will be proclaimed a monument of national importance and the traditional farming and breeding of Lipizzaner horses will be proclaimed intangible heritage of national importance.
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    24.10.2017 - Prime Minister Dr Miro Cerar met with the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Jean Asselborn, who paid a working visit to Slovenia upon the invitation of the Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec. Slovenian Prime Minister and Luxembourg Foreign Minister confirmed excellent relations between the two countries and paid special attention to the possibilities of strengthening economic cooperation. In their talks, they also touched upon the European issues.

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    Feel the Future Declaration: Initiative Blockchain Europe adopted at EU Blockchain meetup in Slovenia

    24.10.2017 - EU Blockchain meetup as one of the most important steps towards Slovenia as Blockchain heaven took place at Celje Fair “Feel the Future” on 20th of October 2017 and motivated attention of more than 300 participants and speakers to attend and co-create the development of the Blockchain ecosystem in Slovenia and abroad. The “Feel the Future Declaration: Initiative Blockchain Europe” adopted in the final part of the meetup means a strong commitment to support blockchain economy on the European level.


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