16. 11. 2015Brussels, 16 November 2015 – Minister Erjavec took part in the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) meeting in Brussels. In the wake of the Paris attacks, the ministers expressed their deepest condolences and sympathies to France, underlining their dedication to preserving European principles and values. They condemned terrorism as an utterly unacceptable way to achieve political goals. Terrorist attacks give additional weight to debates on Syria and to activities of the EU and the international community to stop conflicts, fight against Daesh in Syria and Iraq and seek a political solution to the crisis. Special Envoy of the UN Secretary... More »Minister za zunanje zadeve Karl Erjavec in portugalski zunanji minister Rui Machete (Foto: EU)
15. 11. 2015Ljubljana, 15 November 2015 – Minister Erjavec today signed the book of condolence at the French Embassy in Ljubljana, in memory of the victims of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris. The Minister extended deep condolences and sympathy to the families and friends of those killed or wounded, underlining that Slovenia is shocked at the brutality and tragic outcome of the terrorist attacks, which do not chose victims, methods or means. Friday's attack on hundreds of innocent civilians in Paris is a most deplorable act and an utterly unacceptable method of attaining political or other goals, for which there ca... More »Vpis MZZ Erjavca v žalno knjigo na VP Francije (Foto: STA, Anže Malovrh)
10. 11. 2015Rome, 10 November 2015 – Minister Erjavec today paid a working visit to Italy and the Vatican.After a meeting with the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Paolo Gentiloni, he went on to the Vatican, where he met Under-Secretary of the Holy See for Relations with States, Msgr. Antoine Camilleri. When in Rome, Minister Erjavec also met the Grand Chancellor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Albrecht Freiherr von Boeselager.The visit, also in the light of tomorrow's extraordinary EU-Africa Summit in Valletta and Monday's Foreign Affairs Council, focused on migration cris... More »Minister Erjavec in italijanski zunanji minister Paolo Gentiloni (Foto: MZZ Italije)
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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
10th anniversary of EU membership
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of EU membership, the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a booklet containing contributions of former members of the Core Negotiating Team of the Republic of Slovenia for Accession to the EU. The former members of the Team present their views and the key challenges facing Slovenia during the negotiations, and reflect on the country’s achievements and its development during the ten years of EU membership.