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World Refugee Day


Ljubljana, 20 June 2018 – On World Refugee Day, we express solidarity with people forced to leave their homes due to conflict or persecution.   The adoption of the 2016 New York Declaration for refugees and migrants marked an...

Statement on the US Withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council


Ljubljana, 19 June 2018 - Slovenia regrets the decision of the USA to withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council. Nevertheless, Slovenia hopes and expects the USA to remain committed – through its actions and advocacy – to the...

Slovenian candidate elected to Human Rights Committee


New York, 14 June 2018 - At the 36th meeting of States Parties to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights on 14 June 2018, nine new members were elected to the Human Rights Committee, among them the Slovenian...

INVITATION: Round table "The 20th Anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute"


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana, and the Slovene Branch of International Law Association, invites you to attend the round table “The 20th Anniversary of the adoption...

Ministry of Foreign Affairs commends the Athens-Skopje name deal, welcomes the Republic of North Macedonia and expects very real and unconditional progress towards Euro-Atlantic integration


Ljubljana, 12 June 2018 – The Ministry welcomes the name deal that ended the 27-year name dispute and, according to which, the Republic of Macedonia was renamed the Republic of North Macedonia. This is a milestone in bilateral...

First Slovenian resident ambassador in Bulgaria


Ljubljana, 11 June 2018 – Today, the first Slovenian resident ambassador took over his duties in Bulgaria. On 24 May 2018, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, appointed Anžej Frangeš Ambassador Extraordinary...

Kazakh-Slovenian business forum and a presentation of investment possibilities


Astana, 6 June 2018 – Astana hosted the Kazakh-Slovenian business forum, which was attended by interested Slovenian companies. The business forum was opened by the State Secretary of the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs,...

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