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    07.11.2009 - More than 170 participants adopted the common 'Ljubljana Declaration: From Reconciliation towards Sustainable Socio-Economic Development'. By adopting the declaration, the participants confirmed their individual and joint responsibility for preserving and promoting the common European cultural heritage. Furthermore, they acknowledged the key role of heritage in the reconciliation and dialogue of cultures, social inclusion, environment protection, and regional and economic development.

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    Slovenian Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor signed an arbitration agreement

    04.11.2009 - Prime Minister Borut Pahor and his Croatian counterpart Jadranka Kosor signed in Stockholm an arbitration agreement between Slovenia and Croatia.“This is not only a historic day for Croatia, Slovenia and the EU, but for the entire international community. Today we have shown that we solve problems, we do not create them”, said Slovenian Prime Minister Borut Pahor.

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    03.11.2009 - Government approved a report on negotiations to conclude an arbitration agreement between the Governments of the Republic of Slovenia and the Republic of Croatia, an amended draft budget of the Republic of Slovenia for 2010 and 2011, a draft Emergency Measures Act, and an initiative to conclude a donation agreement between the Government of the Republic of Slovenia and the Investment Compact for South East Europe of OECD.

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    PM Borut Pahor attended lecture of the 42nd US President Bill Clinton

    31.10.2009 - Clinton was the guest of honour of the 11th Portoroz Business Conference, which was held in Ljubljana this year and focused on the economic crisis. He delivered a speech on embracing our common humanity in the face of the crisis. At the meeting, Pahor and Clinton exchanged views on key international issues, Western Balkans, further development of the EU in respect of institutional questions and Lisbon Treaty. They also emphasised the importance of transatlantic relations.

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    State Celebration marking Reformation Day

    30.10.2009 - State celebration marking Reformation Day was held in Ljubljana in Cankarjev dom. Pavel Gantar, Speaker of the Parliament and the official speaker at the celebration stressed that reformation and protestant movement left an indelible mark on Slovenia, setting foundations for cultural development and progress of the Slovenian people. According to Gantar Slovenians are probably not aware enough of the importance of reformation. "Owning to Primoz Trubar - the central figure of the Slovenian reformation - Slovenians got the first book in Slovenian language," he said.    

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    PM Borut Pahor at European Council meeting

    30.10.2009 - PM Borut Pahor has been attending European Council meeting in Brussels. In the discussion on climate change he stated that the EU should take a single voice at the forthcoming Copenhagen Conference on climate change and emphasised that the agreement adopted in Copenhagen should solve the question of financing. Slovenian PM also believes that ratification procedure of the Lisbon Treaty should be concluded as soon as possible, possibly by the end of 2009.    

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    29.10.2009 - Government approved amendments to the National Farm Land and Forest Fund Act to facilitate better management, discussed the upcoming signing of a Cooperation Programme between the Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Affairs of the RS and the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of Macedonia for the period 2010–2011, and agreed to Slovenian application for membership in the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization for the 2010–2013 period.

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    16.10.2009 - The Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, today received the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, accompanied by several ministers. Prime Minister Pahor and President Mubarak agreed that relations between Slovenia and Egypt were excellent and friendly. They confirmed that economic co-operation between the two countries was good and that it could be further enhanced through increased investment, especially in the area of transport services and the food industry.  

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    Slovenian Development Days Kick Off in Ljubljana

    15.10.2009 - The first Slovenian Development Days opened in Ljubljana on Thursday with the aim of raising awareness about the importance of international development aid. According to Foreign Ministry State Secretary Dragoljuba Bencina, Slovenia wants to assert itself as a donor and boost its institutional developmental cooperation system.  

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    PM Borut Pahor at the official visit to Montenegro

    02.10.2009 - PM Borut Pahor paid an official visit to Montenegro where held talks with Montenegrin PM Milo Djukanovic and attended a Slovenian-Montenegrin business conference in Podgorica. Both Prime Ministers agreed that the countries have good relations and share interest in enhancing economic cooperation and investments.

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