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    01.03.2018 - The Government discussed two sets of materials today in connection with the procedure being conducted by the European Commission regarding the implementation of its commitment to sell Nova Ljubljanska banka. Minister of Finance Mateja Vraničar Erman presented the Government with a report on her most recent discussion with EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, which was held on 26 February in Brussels, and the Government also approved Slovenia’s draft reply to the European Commission’s January letter. 

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    23.02.2018 -

    Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar attended today in Brussels the informal meeting of leaders of the EU-27 Member States, who focused their attention on two important topics that are especially significant for the future of Europe. They addressed issues related to the multiannual financial framework for the period after 2020, and institutional issues that are arising in view of the European elections in 2019. The EU leaders, who today conducted the first such discussion, agreed that the future financial framework must be effective and development-oriented.
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    22.02.2018 - At today’s session the Government appointed Secretary-General of the Government Lilijana Kozlovič as the head of the special government negotiating team for addressing strike demands, discharged Major General Andrej Osterman of the duties of Chief of the General Staff of the Slovenian Armed Forces  and adopted a draft act amending the Witness Protection Act.

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    15.02.2018 - At today's session, the Government adopted the draft Social Inclusion of Disabled Persons Act. The act replaces the Social Care of Mentally and Physically Disabled Persons Act from 1983 and rounds out Slovenian legislation in the area of disability care with the objective of allowing disabled persons in the community to live independently (Use of Slovenian Sign Language Act, Equalisation of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities Act, Personal Assistance Act).

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    PM Cerar attended the celebration marking Slovenian cultural day

    07.02.2018 - PM Miro Cerar attended the celebration marking Slovenian cultural day held in Ljubljana's Cankarjev dom Cultural and Congress Centre. Prešeren Awards, the highest recognition for lifetime artistic achievements in Slovenia, were awarded to poet Boris A. Novak and ballet dancer and choreographer Janez Mejač. The Prešeren Fund Awards for individual achievements were conferred to filmmaker Marko Brdar, actor Matej Puc, performer Simona Semenič, ballet dancer Valentina Turcu, photographer Boris Gaberščik and intermedia artist Maja Smrekar.

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    06.02.2018 - PM Miro Cerar has hosted a summit of Slovenia and the Benelux countries, which took place in the context of regular in-depth cooperation among the four states. While the Prime Ministers usually meet on the margins of European Council sessions in Brussels, this was their first meeting in Slovenia. PM Miro Cerar, Netherlands PM Mark Rutte, Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel and Belgian Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Didier Reynders devoted most attention in today's talks to the questions of the future of the European Union, the EU future of the Western Balkans and the importance of a circular economy for sustainable development.

  • Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

    02.02.2018 - At today’s session, the government adopted the draft Information Security Act, draft Act regarding the provision of key information documents for packaged retail and insurance-based investment products for small investors and draft Act on the market in financial instruments.

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    01.02.2018 - “Serbia is an important political and economic partner of Slovenia”, said Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar at today’s press conference after the joint session of the governments of Slovenia and Serbia. Outside the joint session, bilateral meetings were held at ministerial level, and an agreement on the employment of Serbian citizens in Slovenia, a memorandum in the area of safety at work and a letter of intent regarding the expansion of cooperation in the area of film culture were signed. 

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    26.01.2018 -

    Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar is concluding his participation at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, where the central themes of discussion have included ensuring sustainable growth, helping the socially disadvantaged and preserving our green planet. On the first day, Mr Cerar took part in a panel on the circular economy. Talks on day two were to a large extent devoted to Europe and its role in the world, while yesterday Mr Cerar also addressed the international start-up community involved in blockchain technologies.  
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    24.01.2018 -

    Slovenian prime minister Dr Miro Cerar is attending the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), which is taking place this year under the title of “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World”. A number of discussions on various topics will take place at the 48th Forum. The Slovenian prime minister will focus most strongly on the importance of the circular economy for sustainable growth and development, and on a vision for the future of Europe.
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