13. 7. 2016Brdo pri Kranju, 13 July 2016 – Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec and the Governor of Carinthia, Dr Peter Kaiser, co-chaired the third meeting of the Slovenia-Carinthia Joint Committee. At the meeting, cooperation in individual fields to date was reviewed and a platform for further cooperation was proposed. Separate working groups of the Committee discussed spatial planning, transport, energy, environment, protection against natural and other disasters, education, health, culture, social policy and employment, public administration, economy and tourism, as well as rural development, agriculture and sport, which ... More »Minister Erjavec and Governor Kaiser; Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA/MZZ
9. 7. 2016Warsaw, 9 July 2016 – On the sidelines of the NATO Summit, Minister Erjavec met the Macedonian Foreign Minister, Nikola Poposki. The ministers discussed the political situation in Macedonia, the country’s Euro-Atlantic aspirations and the migration crisis, and reviewed the very good bilateral cooperation. Minister Erjavec stressed that, among other things, the implementation of the agreement between the EU and Turkey is important for containing illegal migration. Minister Poposki thanked Slovenia for its quick response and assistance with solving the migration crisis, and highlig... More »
9. 7. 2016Warsaw, 9 July 2016 – "Slovenia decided to contribute to NATO's support for Georgia," said Minister Erjavec at the meeting of the NATO-Georgia Commission at the Level of Foreign Ministers on the first day of the NATO Summit in Warsaw. Allied foreign ministers were briefed on a document on implementing and strengthening efforts in connection with the Substantial NATO-Georgia Package. "Slovenia welcomes the progress in the implementation of the package since its adoption in Wales. We believe that these efforts and activities are a step in the right direction," said Minister Erjavec. With the contribution to support Ge... More »Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA
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Bled Strategic Forum
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
Mediterranean Coast and Macroregional Strategies Week
After the successful EUSALP Launch Conference and the constitutive session of the EUSALP General Assembly in January 2016 at Brdo, the Mediterranean Coast and Macroregional Strategies Week is the second in a series of events organised by Slovenia during its presidency of EUSALP.
From 23 September to 1 October 2016, the Slovenian Coast will be the venue for numerous events on environmental connectivity and the meeting place of various stakeholders co-creating our common space in the region.
You are warmly invited to join us in Slovenia!