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  • 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.

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    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.

  • Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

    09.01.2019 - Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Šarec met today with President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, who is on an official visit to Slovenia. The two members of the European Council exchanged opinions on the future of the European Union and current issues such as Brexit, migrations and the European elections. They both agreed that we need a strong, unified and more effective European Union that adheres to the values and principles on which it was founded.

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    20.12.2018 - At today’s session, the government adopted the starting points for the drafting of the proposed rebalancing of the state budget for 2019 and a breakdown of budgetary expenditure. It also discussed Slovenia’s international development cooperation and humanitarian aid strategy, and decided to continue the project of providing accommodations for unaccompanied minors applying for asylum and to increase tolls for the Karavanke tunnel for class R1 vehicles.

  • Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

    18.12.2018 -

    The prime minister attended the High Level Forum Africa Europe in Vienna, the main topic of which was the strengthening of economic cooperation between Europe and Africa with an emphasis on innovation and digitalisation, particularly in the areas of agriculture, finance, employment, sustainable access to energy and e-administration.

  • Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

    17.12.2018 -

    Slovenian prime minister Marjan Šarec attends the second day of the regular meeting of the European Council in Brussels. The leaders concluded yesterday’s meeting with a working dinner, with the main point of discussion being the current state of Brexit. The leaders were unanimous in declaring that the negotiations were over and that there were no further options for reopening them. 

  • Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

    14.12.2018 - In the opening part of today’s meeting, the leaders focused mainly on the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021–2027 and on current foreign policy issues. The European Council therefore undertook its first comprehensive discussion of the proposed future multiannual financial framework based on the progress report compiled by the Austrian Presidency of the European Council. 

  • Photo: Bor Slana/STA

    13.12.2018 - The government today adopted a new draft Non-Litigious Civil Procedure Act, replacing the act that has remained unchanged since its original adoption in 1986. The main reason for the adoption of the new Non-Litigious Civil Procedure Act is the adoption of the Family Code (DZ), which enters into force on 15 April 2019. Under the DZ, all family-law matters will be decided by courts in a non-litigious civil procedure.

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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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