21. 2. 2017
Minister Erjavec participates in the fourth discussion of the series "Slovenia for a successful Europe of the future"Ljubljana, 21 February 2017 – With an introductory address, Minister Erjavec opened the fourth discussion in the series "Slovenia for a successful Europe of the future" at the Cankarjev Dom Culture and Congress Centre today. This time, the main topic of the discussion was migration; in a round table participated Dr Marina Lukšič-Hacin, expert on migration studies, Dr Klemen Grošelj, defence and geopolitics analyst, Anton Travner, expert on defence of external borders, Mojca Širok, foreign policy journalist and Dr Boštjan Udovič, expert on internat... More »The opening speech of Minister Erjavec (foto: STA)
21. 2. 2017
The reform of the Carinthian state constitution: after meeting in Ljubljana, Minister Erjavec and Governor Kaiser issue a joint statement calling for the continuation of dialogueLjubljana, 21 February 2017 – The first mention of the Slovenian national community in the constitution is a historic step. However, formulations concerning the Slovenian national community and the language are yet to be defined in detail during parliamentary procedure. Minister Erjavec and Carinthia's Governor, Peter Kaiser, met in Ljubljana on Tuesday in the late afternoon to exchange views on outstanding issues regarding the planned reform of the Carinthian state constitution, which is bein... More »Minister Erjavec and Carinthia's Governor, Peter Kaiser
20. 2. 2017Ljubljana, 20 February 2017 – Today Minister Erjavec, in the presence of the Minister Responsible for Slovenians Abroad, Gorazd Žmavc, received the following representatives of the Slovene national community in Austrian Carinthia: Bernard Sadovnik, President of the National Council of Carinthian Slovenains at the Federal Chancellor's Office and President of the Association of Carinthian Slovenians; Marjan Sturm, President of the Association of Slovenian Organisations; Gabrijel Hribar, President of the Unity List, and Sonja Kert Wakounig, President of the Assembly of National Representat... More »Minister Erjavec with the representatives of the Slovenian national community in Carinthia
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The result of the British referendum on withdrawal from the EU, and the financial and economic crises combined with a migration crisis have raised various questions about the future of the European Union and its legal and institutional structure.
Along the lines of numerous discussions on this topic across EU Member States and in European institutions, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is organising a series of public debates. Its aim is to consult national stakeholders and opinion leaders from academia, the business sector and civil society, as well as social partners and political decision-makers on how to make the Union more effective, more democratic and, most importantly, make it provide a better life for Europeans.
The fourth discussion took place on 21 February 2017 in Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana.