23. 6. 2015Brussels, Aiseau, 23 June 2015 – Minister Erjavec met the Belgian Minister of Defence, Steven Vandeput, during a bilateral visit to Belgium. The ministers discussed bilateral ties and the possibilities of strengthening cooperation between their respective countries. Minister Erjavec underlined the importance of coordination between defence and foreign policy, particularly regarding development cooperation and interventions in crisis areas. The ministers also focused on the topical issues of migration and security policy, the situation in the Western Balkans and neighbourhood policy. Minister Erjavec also paid a visit to the... More »Foto: ©BE Defense / Malek AZOUG
18. 6. 2015Ljubljana, 18 June 2015 – Today, State Secretary Dragoljuba Benčina met a group of children from Bosnia and Herzegovina who – as part of the humanitarian project 'Give a Smile' – are spending their holiday on the Slovenian coast between 12 and 19 June 2015. During the meeting, State Secretary Benčina stressed that children's rights are among Slovenia's key foreign-policy priorities in the sphere of human rights, and that efforts to improve children's welfare are a priority task in international development cooperation. She added that the Ministry pays special attention to projects addressi... More »
12. 6. 2015Budapest, 12 June 2015 – Minister Erjavec, accompanied by a business delegation specialising in logistics and tourism, paid an official visit to Hungary. He met his host Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and László Kövér, Speaker of the National Assembly. On this occasion, the foreign ministers opened a business forum dedicated to logistics, transport and promoting tourism in Slovenia. The forum was attended by representatives of key Slovenian and Hungarian institutions and organisations in these fields. "Logistics and tourism can have a decisive role in further strengthening Slovenian-Hun... More »
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Bled Strategic Forum
This year's Bled Strategic Forum took place on 1 and 2 September, and focused on the theme "The Power of Trust", with demographic changes, cyber security, Central Europe and Western Balkans as its main topics of discussion. Hidden dimensions of international relations and questions of infrastructure, innovations and cooperation with India were also discussed during one of the leading international conferences in the region.
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.