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  • Source: UKOM

    25.10.2018 - At today’s session, the government adopted amendments to the Decree on the Management of Packaging and Packaging Waste. The amendments to the decree resolve a situation for certain providers of compulsory public municipal waste collection and processing services (public services providers), whose preliminary storage and storage capacities for packaging waste are exceeded, which poses a risk to the environment and human health, and to the achieving of the prescribed environmental targets in the area of waste management.

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    24.10.2018 - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec was today the keynote speaker at the concluding Slovenian Gazelle 2018 event in Cankarjev Dom in Ljubljana. For the past eighteen years the Gazelle project has been fostering the growth of Slovenia's economy and recognising the best fast-growing companies in Slovenia. The Prime Minister drew attention to the government team's efforts to ensure that the state assumes the role of an equal partner that is capable of listening and hearing, of cooperating and encouraging.

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    19.10.2018 - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec attended a regular session of the European Council summit in Brussels. The EU leaders once again focused on migration, internal security and foreign relations. The meeting began with a working dinner, with the focus on Brexit. The leaders reviewed Chief Negotiator Barnier’s report on the negotiations up until now, as there was unfortunately no progress at the talks last weekend. They exchanged their positions on future negotiations. The EU remains united regarding this issue and is even more determined to reach an agreement on the UK’s exit from the EU in the time that is left.

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    19.10.2018 - The Prime Minister attended the 12th Asia-Europe Forum, which aims to strengthen dialogue and cooperation between the two continents in various fields, such as trade and investment, linking, sustainable development, climate change and security challenges. At this latest summit, leaders discussed strengthening economic partnership, global and regional issues and the future of ASEM, which must be founded on respect of international law and the rules of the global trade system.

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    12.10.2018 - Ljubljana, 12 October 2018 – Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Šarec travelled to Germany today. In his first bilateral meeting on foreign soil he was received in Berlin by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The heads of state discussed increasing cooperation between the two countries, particularly in regard to the current issues on the daily agendas of EU leaders. The Federal Republic of Germany is one of Slovenia’s most important allies and its most important trading partner.

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    11.10.2018 - At today’s session, the government approved the draft budget plan for 2019, assuming unchanged policies. The draft budget plan for Slovenia sets out the financial framework for all public finances, and not just the state budget.

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    10.10.2018 - Brussels – The Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia, Marjan Šarec, visited Brussels where he met with the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, and the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker. The purpose of his first visit to Brussels was to exchange views on topical EU issues and present the key expectations and political priorities of Slovenia's new government. Mr Šarec also met with the Slovenian Members of the European Parliament.

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    09.10.2018 - "Slovenia is a safe country, and efforts to maintain peace are the foundation of our functioning in the alliance." On the invitation of Prime Minister Marjan Šarec, Slovenia was visited today by the Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg.

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    04.10.2018 - The government adopted the new Exercise of Rights to Public Funds Act today, through which it hopes to carry out the transition to the new system of extending annual rights to public funds ex officio by social services centres in a high-quality manner, with fewer problems, and delays and to make it easier for those who manage decision-making procedures on annual rights to public funds. The proposed amendments to the law eliminate the general informative calculation of the extension of annual rights and replace it with monthly extensions of annual rights. 

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    27.09.2018 - PM Marjan Šarec attended the 2018 Manager Conference in Portorož and addressed the Slovenian managers in attendance. In his address, the PM noted that a lot has been said in the last few days about the relationship of the government to the business sector and vice versa. He emphasised that the public sector and the business sector are not enemies and that Slovenia will only be successful if they work together.

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