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    25.02.2019 - The prime minister is attending the second day of the summit in Sharm El Sheikh, which is the first meeting between the leaders of the European Union and the League of Arab States. The EU – LAS summit is an opportunity to exchange opinions, increase trust and search for joint solutions to the addressing of global and regional challenges.

  • Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

    24.02.2019 - On 24 and 25 February, the prime minister will be attending a summit in Sharm El Sheikh, which is the first meeting between the leaders of the European Union and the League of Arab States. The main purpose of the summit is to confirm the strategic partnership between the two regions and the strengthening of cooperation, particularly in the area of global challenges – humanitarian crises, illegal migrations, the threat of radicalisation, international terrorism and climate change – as well as regional challenges, particularly the Middle East peace process and conditions in Syria, Yemen and Libya.

  • Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

    20.02.2019 - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec is in Finland today on a working visit, in the course of which he has already met Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä. The two leaders devoted most attention in their talks to current conditions in the European Union, with an emphasis on the priority tasks facing the Finnish presidency of the Council of the European Union, which is due to begin in the second half of 2019.

  • Photo: Bor Slana/STA

    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. 

  • Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

    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.


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