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Slovenia at the 36th session of the UN Human Rights Council


Ljubljana/Geneva, 20 September 2017 – The 36th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council is taking place in Geneva from 11 to 29 September. As a member of the Council, Slovenia actively participates in the discussions on...

Slovenia participates in 36th UN Human Rights Council session


Ljubljana/Geneva, 11 September 2017 – The 36th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) opens today in Geneva; Slovenia is a member in the 2016–2018 period. Among the topics discussed at this session, Slovenia will...

UN Human Rights Council concludes 35th session


Geneva, 23 June 2017 – The 35th session of the UN Human Rights Council, which focused mainly on discussions on the human rights of women and girls, ended today. For the first time, the Council also addressed the report of the...

On International Roma Day, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for the elimination of discrimination and intolerance


Ljubljana, 8 April 2017 – On International Roma Day, a day dedicated to celebrating Romani culture and raising the awareness of the rights of Roma and Sinti, the Ministry calls for the elimination of all forms of discrimination...

State Secretary Sanja Štiglic met the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights Dr Nils Muižnieks


Ljubljana, 22 March 2017 – State Secretary Sanja Štiglic met the COE Commissioner for Human Rights, Dr Nils Muižnieks who was in Slovenia on an official visit. This is part of the Commissioner's regular activities in his 6-year...

At the 34th UN Human Rights Council session Slovenia stands up for the dignity of vulnerable groups


Geneva, 14 March 2017 – At the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council, Slovenia called for respect for children's rights, the rights of minorities and protection of human rights in connection with the environment.   During...

Minister Erjavec outlines Slovenia's priorities at the UN Human Rights Council


Geneva, 28 February 2017 – Today, Minister Erjavec attended the ministerial meeting of the 34th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council, where he outlined Slovenia's priorities and positions on some of the key issues...