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    17.09.2009 - PM Borut Pahor, attended an informal European Council meeting concerning the G-20 summit in Pittsburgh on 24 and 25 September. At a working dinner, the heads of state and government agreed on the EU’s position for the forthcoming summit. The Slovenian PM expressed his support for the common position, stressing that Slovenia sees it important that the G-20 provides continuous support for the economy until there is evidence that growth is strengthening.

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    17.09.2009 - The Government approved amendments to the Plan of the Active Employment Policy Programme for 2008 and 2009, allocated funds to the World Food Programme, and discussed negotiations on signing an agreement between the Republic of Slovenia and the Republic of Serbia, which are in their final stage.

  • Source: European Commission

    European Mobility Week

    16.09.2009 - This year's European Mobility Week (16-22 September) focuses on improving city climates by reducing traffic pollution. The Slovenian Government and the ministries would like to express their support to the wide range of initiatives for changing mobility habits.  

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    PM Borut Pahor: Resistance protected our freedom

    14.09.2009 - Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, attended the state celebration commemorating the return of Primorska to the homeland, where he also addressed the guests. The PM stressed that for a long 25 years, the people of Primorska had not been free in the most basic of senses. Mr Pahor noted their unity, which has persisted in the face of all ideological, political or other differences and is encapsulated in their anthem Vstala Primorska.  

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    11.09.2009 - "The winner of this difficult yet successful work is dialogue, but the two countries are also winners," said Prime Minister Pahor after the meeting with the Croatian Prime Minister, Ms Jadranka Kosor. They agreed on the continuation of Croatia's accession negotiations for EU membership through the withdrawal of Slovenia's reservations and the settlement of the border dispute by way of EU mediation.

  • Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

    10.09.2009 - The Government approved a draft Medical Devices Act, decided to gain membership of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN), and endorsed the founding of the European Genebank.

  • Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

    Launch of National Awareness Campaign "Let's Stop the Flu"

    09.09.2009 - Minister of Health Borut Miklavcic presented the national information campaign “Let’s Stop the Flu” as well as measures that would be taken if new flu virus spreads. PM Borut Pahor, who also attended the launching of the campaign, told the press conference that H1N1 virus is unpredictable; therefore it is important that we are prepared for all possible scenarios.

  • Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

    03.09.2009 - The Government discussed documents regarding the building of LNG terminals in the Gulf of Trieste, and allocated a contribution of €40,000 to help finance the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in 2009.

  • Photo: Kristina Kosec/Bobo

    02.09.2009 - The Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, attended the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of World War II in Gdansk, Poland. The ceremony honouring the soldiers and combatants who lost their lives in the first battles between German and Polish forces in 1939 was attended by over 20 political leaders of countries which participated in the war that shook the world.

  • Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

    31.08.2009 - At the press conference on the occasion of 4th Bled Strategic Forum, Foreign Minister Samuel Zbogar expressed his satisfaction with the issue under discussion and stressed that the Forum was a successful project.

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