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17. 3. 2017

Roundtable on 25 years of Slovenia in the OSCE

You are cordially invited to join us at the roundtable on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Slovenia's membership in the OSCE on Friday, 24 March 2017, at 11.00 in the Kosovel Hall of Cankarjev dom, Prešernova cesta 10, Ljubljana.


On 24 March 1992 Slovenia joined the CSCE, predecessor of today's OSCE. A quarter of a century long membership provides an opportunity to review the achievements of Slovenia as an active participating state as well as the relevance of the OSCE today and for the future.





The roundtable will be held in Slovene with simultaneous interpretation into English



11.00    Keynote Addresses


Mr Karl Erjavec, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia


Mr Lamberto Zannier, OSCE Secretary General



11.30     Roundtable


Dr Dimitrij Rupel, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia at the time of joining the CSCE and OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in 2005


Ambassador Janez Lenarčič, former ODIHR Director and Chairperson of the OSCE Permanent Council in 2005


Mr Roberto Battelli, Vice-President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and OSCE  Parliamentary Assembly's Special Representative on South East Europe


Dr Anton Bebler, Chairman of the Euro-Atlantic Council of Slovenia


Ms Aleška Simkić, Deputy Chief Monitor of OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine


Moderated by: Dr Iztok Prezelj, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana


12.30    Open Discussion and Concluding Remarks


Participation at the round table is free of charge, but previous registration is required at the following address - protokol.mzz(at)  Registration deadline: Wednesday, 22 February 2017.