6. 2. 2016Amsterdam, 6 February 2016 – Minister Erjavec is taking part in the informal meeting of EU foreign ministers (Gymnich) in Amsterdam.Yesterday, ministers of foreign affairs and ministers of defence exchanged views on the state of preparations of the EU Global Strategy scheduled to be presented later this year. They stressed that the international environment is changing and that the EU is facing new threats and challenges, but also new opportunities. The EU must consolidate its position in the international arena both in terms of economic power and political influence.The ministers expressed the h... More »Informal meeting of foreign ministers (Gymnich), Amsterdam (Photo: EU Council)
29. 1. 2016Ljubljana, 29 January 2016 – Minister Erjavec today hosted the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Miroslav Lajčák, on a working visit, which represents the continuation of regular political dialogue between the foreign ministers. The two counterparts confirmed friendly relations and close cooperation of the two allies in various fields of common interest. Convinced that better transport connections between the two countries and in the wider region would contribute to enhanced economic cooperation, they upheld the mutual interest in further strengthening economic, as... More »
25. 1. 2016Brdo, 25 January 2016 - The EUSALP General Assembly has met today on its first - constitutive session demonstrating a true political ownership and leadership of the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region, both on national and regional level. More than 50 participants of the General Assembly gathered for the first time, including the highest representatives of the European Commission, European Parliament and Alpine Convention and "took the opportunity to build up an effective multi-level governance system, fully respecting the institutional architecture of the participating states and regions and their respective comp... More »Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA/MZZ
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With regard to economic diplomacy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs pursues the interests of the Slovenian economy abroad. It also promotes Slovenia as a location for foreign direct investment and supports foreign businesses in establishing contacts with Slovenian businesses. On our web pages you can find links and information about doing business and investing in Slovenia. More
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Bled Strategic Forum
During the past nine years, the Bled Strategic Forum has grown into one of the most prominent high-level international conferences in the region.
Under the title Visions of New Partnerships, the 10th Bled Strategic Forum took place on 31 August and 1 September 2015. It highlighted the role of partnerships and the topical issues of peace and security, economic cooperation, development and human rights.
The main event was accompanied by the Business Bled Strategic Forum and the Young Bled Strategic Forum. More
Caught between the snowy Alps, sunny Mediterranean, wavy Pannonian plains and the mysterious Karst, Slovenia is certainly a diversity to discover and makes a great tourist destination. You can ski in the morning and surrender yourself to the luxury of the Adriatic Sea in the afternoon. Green is the dominant colour: woods and forests cover more than half of the country which is home to numerous preserved and protected plant and animal species. More