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International Day of the Girl Child aimed at strengthening professional skills of girls


Ljubljana, 11 October – Today marks the 7th International Day of the Girl Child, underlining the significance and potential of professionally skilled girls. This day marks the beginning of a year-long effort under the slogan With...

Bilateral political consultations with Qatar


Ljubljana, 10 October 2018 – Today, Ljubljana hosted bilateral political consultations between Slovenia and Qatar, headed by the Political Director/Director-General for Common Foreign and Security Policy, Matej Marn, and the...

Minister Dr Miro Cerar and State Secretary Simona Leskovar received UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet


Bled, 10 October 2018 – Minister Dr Cerar met with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet at Bled earlier today. High Commissioner Bachelet, who assumed office in September this year, is attending consultations to...

World and European Day against the Death Penalty – Slovenia calls for the complete abolition of capital punishment


Ljubljana, 10 October 2018 – Today, we are marking the World and European Day against the Death Penalty. As a staunch supporter of the abolition of the death penalty for all crimes, Slovenia calls on all countries that still...

International Day of Older Persons


Ljubljana, 1 October 2018 – Today the world is marking the International Day of Older Persons, which is an opportunity to highlight their contribution to their immediate and wider environment. At the same time, it should be noted...

Macedonian citizens who voted in the consultative referendum confirm support for EU and NATO accession and name change


Ljubljana, 1 October 2018 – According to unofficial results from the Macedonian national election commission, Macedonian voters who voted in yesterday’s consultative referendum confirmed EU and NATO accession, as well as the...

UN Human Rights Council establishes an accountability mechanism for atrocity crimes in Myanmar


Geneva, 28 September 2018 - At its final regular session this year, the UN Human Rights Council established an accountability mechanism for the most serious crimes in Myanmar. This is one of 24 initiatives presented at the 39th...

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