20. 4. 2016Ljubljana, 20 April 2016 – The Vice President of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia responsible for European Affairs, Arbr Ademi, today paid a working visit to Slovenia during which he met Foreign Minister Erjavec and State Secretary Darja Bavdaž Kuret. On his visit, Mr Ademi talked about Macedoniaʼs reform process, which is aimed at making progress towards EU accession, and Macedoniaʼs expectations for the period after the early parliamentary elections. He also touched on Macedoniaʼs political situation and preparations for the elections. Minister Erjavec and Stat... More »Minister Karl Erjavec in podpredsednik vlade Arbr Ademi (Foto: MZZ)
18. 4. 2016Luxembourg, 18 April 2016 – Minister Erjavec is attending the Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Luxembourg to discuss the external dimension of migration, the EU regional strategy for Iraq, Syria and Daesh, and the Eastern Partnership. Foreign and defence ministers will also look into the political and security situation in Libya and the Union's activities in response to it. On the sidelines of the event, the ministers also met Colombia’s High Commissioner for Peace, Sergio Jaramillo, for an update on recent developments in the Colombia Peace Process. Concerning migration, High Representative Federica Mogherini in... More »Minister Erjavec v pogovoru z romunskim kolegom Comanescujem (Foto: EU)
11. 4. 2016Brdo, 11 April 2016 – Today, Minister Erjavec, on the sidelines of the conference entitled Ageing: Rights for Empowerment, met Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons, and Douglas Frantz, Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD. Independent Expert Kornfeld-Matte, whose mandate and activities enjoy Slovenia's full support, agreed with Minister Erjavec's opinion that demographic changes and ageing of the population pose one of the greatest challenges which all countries will have to face in the years to come. Kornfeld-Matte commended Sloven... More »Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA/MFA
In addition to a valid travel document, foreigners must hold a visa in order to enter Slovenia. A visa is a permit issued by a relevant diplomatic mission or consular post of the Republic of Slovenia to a third-country national. On our web pages you will find online visa applications, a detailed description of circumstances under which a visa is required, and a description of different visa types. More
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 (BSF) brings together decision-makers from different fields, to encourage open debate on contemporary political, security and development challenges, and to search for new ideas and solutions. With the ever-changing global situation, the BSF remains determined to strive towards innovative thinking and forward-looking visions.
Under the title 'Safeguarding the Future', the 11th BSF, taking place on 5 and 6 September 2016, will be dedicated to finding answers to the most pressing threats and challenges, which have shaken the foundations of our global security. Learn 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