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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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    20.10.2017 - Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar attended the October two-day meeting of the European Council in Brussels. The first day of the meeting was dedicated to migration issues, where in order to stem illegal migration the leaders agreed among other things to provide sufficient funding to the EU Trust Fund for Africa. After Slovenia’s long-lasting efforts, to Slovenia’s satisfaction, in their conclusions at the summit the leaders restated their commitment to the Schengen system and expressed their intention to get “Back to Schengen” as soon as possible, while taking the proportionate security interests of Member States fully into account.

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    18.10.2017 - Government finalised the text of the draft Act Regulating Certain Issues regarding the Final Award of the Arbitral Tribunal on the basis of the Arbitral Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Slovenia and the Government of the Republic of Croatia. It is a draft emergency law which introduces solutions for the positions of people along the border who are directly affected by the arbitral award. In addition, the Government adopted draft Act on Keeping Records on the National Border with the Republic of Croatia, draft revision of the Land Register Act and draft revision of the Marine Fisheries Act.

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    17.10.2017 - On Tuesday, 17 October 2017, three representatives of Magna, the Minister of Economic Development and Technology Zdravko Počivalšek, and the Mayor of Hoče-Slivnica Municipality Marko Soršak, signed, in the presence of Prime Minister Miro Cerar and Magna’s leading representative in Europe, Günther Apfalter, an agreement on strategic investment implementation and a €18.6 million financial incentive to be allocated by the Slovenian state for the first phase of the project.

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    11.10.2017 - At today’s regular session, members of the Slovenian government were apprised of the draft Slovenian Development Strategy 2030. At the beginning of its term of office, the government identified the drafting of the document as one of its priority tasks.

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    11.10.2017 - "We live in a time of extraordinary opportunities and fundamental changes in our business and personal environments. We are continually faced with new challenges. Our country is part of global flows, and we are becoming an increasingly well-recognised player on the world map. Our goals and endeavours are reflected in our slogan “Slovenia – a green reference country in a digital Europe”."

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    05.10.2017 - The Government adopted the Strategy for Sustainable Development of Slovenian Tourism 2017-2021. The key objective of the strategy is to achieve a currency inflow of EUR 3.7 – 4 billion from tourism exports by 2021. 

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