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  • Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

    24.12.2009 - The Government approved amendments to the Road Transport Act, the Regulatory Work Programme for 2010, a draft declaration on guidelines for Slovenia's participation in EU institutions until June 2011, and a decision on Slovenia taking over an OMLT in Afghanistan.

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    24.12.2009 - Cankarjev dom hosted state ceremony dedicated to celebration of Independence and Unity Day. PM Borut Pahor addressed the guests and stressed that we were not beaten by crisis in this most difficult year. According to him, there are actual possibilities that we conquer it in the future years. In the continuation of his speech, PM talked about future and goals as well as vision of our country.

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    22.12.2009 - Via video conference, PM Borut Pahor addressed members of the Slovenian Armed Forces attached to military representations abroad or participating in international operations and missions and emphasised that "for their dedication and the high professional level of the work pursued within international operations and missions and in military representations abroad, members of Slovenian Armed Forces certainly deserve to be highly commended."

  • Photo: Kristina Kosec/Bobo

    18.12.2009 - PM Borut Pahor said that the main issue in climate talks is fairness in burden sharing that would allow sustainable development of all. He stressed the importance of the developed countries to take on a greater financial burden, for historical reasons as well as on the basis of their capacities. According to him, Slovenia should pay greater  attention to the environmental element of sustainable development.

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    17.12.2009 - The Government approved draft acts on the corporate governance of government capital investment and on services in the internal market, discussed Slovenia’s joining the OECD Special Program on the Control of Chemicals, and approved the initiative to conclude an agreement between the governments of Slovenia and Croatia on simplifying border checks on railway transport.

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    Prime Minister Borut Pahor at official visit to Egypt

    16.12.2009 - PM Borut Pahor began an official visit to Egypt, where he met his Egyptian counterpart Ahmed Nazif. PM stressed that Egypt is the most important Slovenian economic ad political partner in the region. Slovenia and Egypt signed a convention on avoidance of double taxation and income tax evasion prevention, an agreement on maritime transport, a memorandum on cooperation in farm products trade, and a memorandum on cooperation between the health ministries.

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    11.12.2009 - Slovenia will contribute EUR 8m over the next three years to help developing countries tackle climate change, PM Borut Pahor said after an EU summit dedicated to the issue on Friday. Prime Minister marked Slovenian contribution as "sustainable" and "fair" given what other countries will contribute. He also hailed the leading role played by the EU in the global fight on climate change.

  • Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

    10.12.2009 - Government approved the Triglav National Park Act, discussed the preparations for the serial trans-national nomination of prehistoric pile dwellings on the Ljubljana Moor to the UNESCO World Heritage List, approved the Act Ratifying the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in the Transboundary Context, and agreed to renew an ITF memorandum between Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina on mine clearance.

  • Source: European Commission

    07.12.2009 - Member States decided that the new Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) will have its seat in Slovenia. Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs welcomed this decision as it paves the way for the effective implementation of Third Legislative Package on Liberalisation of the Energy Markets. ACER's competences will include participation in the creation of European network rules, taking binding individual decisions on cross border energy infrastructure and giving advice on various energy related issues to the European institutions.

  • Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

    03.12.2009 - The Government approved draft amendments to the Management of Genetically Modified Organisms Act, the opening positions for Slovenia's participation at the UN Climate Change Conference and the decision to participate in establishing an investment framework for the Western Balkans.

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