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31. 1. 2013Press release

Foreign Ministry supports the setting up of the PoliMaT Centre of Excellence in Kenya

Nairobi, 27–30 January 2013: A workshop entitled 'Biopolymer' is being held from 27 to 30 January in Nairobi, Kenya, attended by the PoliMaT Centre of Excellence, Ljubljana; Jomo Kenyatta University, Nairobi; and the Science,...

31. 1. 2013Press release

Ministers Erjavec and Pusić to meet again in February

Brussels, 30 January 2013 - Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec and his Croatian counterpart, Vesna Pusić, agreed at a meeting in Brussels that both countries would accelerate the resolution of the issue of the account...

30. 1. 2013Press release

Director-General Rupel receives copy of cabinet letter from newly-appointed Chargé d'Affaires of Cyprus

Ljubljana, 31 January 2013 – Tadej Rupel, Director-General for European Affairs at the Foreign Ministry, today received a copy of the cabinet letter from the newly-appointed Chargé d’Affaires of the Republic of Cyprus to the...

30. 1. 2013Press release

High-Level Donor Conference for Syria

Ljubljana, 30 January 2013 – State Secretary Božo Cerar today participated in the High Level Donor Conference for Syria held in Kuwait. The Conference convened by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is aimed at ensuring that...

18. 1. 2013Press release

Twenty years of diplomatic relations with Georgia

Kyiv, 18 January 2013 Twenty years ago, notably on 18 January 1993, the Republic of Slovenia and Georgia established diplomatic relations. To mark the occasion, Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec and his Georgian counterpart...

16. 1. 2013Press release

The Government did not deliberate on receiving Guantánamo Bay detainees

Ljubljana, 16 January 2013 – Slovenia has always supported the closure of the Guantánamo Bay detention camp. In 2009, it thus welcomed the decision to close the detention facility, which US President Barack Obama announced...

11. 1. 2013Press release

2013 - The European Year of Citizens

The European Year of Citizens 2013 is dedicated to the rights that come with EU citizenship. Over this year, we will encourage dialogue between all levels of government, civil society and business at events and conferences around...

4. 1. 2013Press release

Slovenia: Strong support for UN special envoy in efforts to end violence in Syria

Ljubljana, 3 January 2013 – At 43rd regular session, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia discussed Slovenia's position regarding the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces. Slovenia's stance...

3. 1. 2013Press release

Slovenian Government recognises National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces

Ljubljana, 3 January 2013 – At today’s session, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia took note of the information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the position of the Republic of Slovenia towards the National Coalition...