1. 9. 2015
Minister Erjavec discusses current foreign policy issues with high representatives of Bulgaria and FranceBled, 1 September 2015 – Prior to the closing of the jubilee 10th Bled Strategic Forum, Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec met the Bulgarian Foreign Minister, Daniel Mitov, who expressed satisfaction at being able to participate actively in the BSF, a renowned and eminent platform for exchanging views on current international issues.Both ministers considered that the most important issue to be addressed is the refugee and migration crisis. They agreed that, in addition to a uniform European response to resolving this crisis, it is also important to stabilise the situation i... More »Photograph: Anže Malovrh / STA
31. 8. 2015Bled, 31 August 2015 – Prior to the official opening of the 10th Bled Strategic Forum, Minister Karl Erjavec met the Foreign Office Minister of State and Prime Minister's Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict, Baroness Anelay of St Johns. Both ministers highlighted the significance of high-level international debate and awareness of this burning issue. They agreed that this year's special BSF panel provides an opportunity to strengthen these efforts. Minister Erjavec emphasised the need to address sexual violence in the context of the fight against terrorism, violent extre... More »Minister Erjavec with the Foreign Office Minister of State, Baroness Anelay of St Johns. Photograph: Tamino Petelinšek/STA
27. 8. 2015Vienna, 27 August 2015 - The summit in Vienna is the second in a series of conferences on the Western Balkans (the first was held in Berlin in 2014). It is being attended by prime ministers, ministers of foreign affairs and ministers of the economy from EU member states that are part of the Berlin Process – Austria, Germany, Croatia, Italy, France and Slovenia – and Western Balkan states – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. High Representative Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn are present on behalf of European institutions. The con... More »Photo: MFA Austria
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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 will take place on 31 August and 1 September 2015. It will highlight the role of partnerships and the topical issues of peace and security, economic cooperation, development and human rights.
The main event will be 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.