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12. 12. 2017Press release

State Secretary Andrej Logar at the CEI Summit in Minsk

Minsk, 12 December 2017 – State Secretary Andrej Logar attended the CEI Summit in Minsk, the closing event of the Belarusian CEI Presidency. In his address, he underlined the importance of cooperation between the countries in the...

11. 12. 2017Press release

EU Foreign Affairs Council in development ministers' format

Brussels, 11 December 2017 – State Secretary Iztok Mirošič attended the EU Foreign Affairs Council held in the development ministers' format. The first item on the agenda – outcomes of the 5th African Union-European Union Summit...

10. 12. 2017Press release

We celebrate human rights

Ljubljana, 10 December 2017 – As we mark International Human Rights Day, we remember the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the UN National Assembly 69 years ago. The Declaration was the first international...

8. 12. 2017Press release

OSCE Ministerial Council Meeting ends in Vienna

Vienna, 8 December 2017 – The 24th OSCE Ministerial Council Meeting ended today; it was also the closing event of the Austrian OSCE Chairmanship in 2017. The Slovenian delegation was headed by Minister Erjavec. At the...

8. 12. 2017Press release

EU for Western Balkans – light at the end of the tunnel?

Mengeš, 7 December 2017 – The Ministry, in cooperation with the Centre for European Perspective (CEP), held a traditional December round table on the Western Balkans, this year entitled Light at the end of the tunnel? The event...

7. 12. 2017Press release

Minister Erjavec attends OSCE Ministerial Council in Vienna

Vienna, 7 December 2017 – Minister Erjavec is attending the opening session of the 24th meeting of the OECD Ministerial Council. The meeting is hosted by OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz. The...

7. 12. 2017Press release

Statement on US decision to recognise Jerusalem as capital of Israel

Ljubljana, 6 December 2017 – The Ministry is seriously concerned over the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. This move is in stark contrast with past international agreements and might lead to additional...

7. 12. 2017Press release

Slovenian delegation at the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

New York, 6 December 2017 – A Slovenian delegation led by State Secretary Andrej Logar is attending the 16th Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court (ICC). This year's session is focused on the election of...

6. 12. 2017Embassy News

Despite challenges the Wassenaar Arrangement is well-placed to build on what has been accomplished so far

6. 12. 2017Press release

Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council on the human rights situation in the Rakhine State of Myanmar

Geneva, 6 December 2017 – On 5 December, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) dealt with the alarming situation of the Rohingya minority and other minorities in Myanmar. As an UNHRC member, Slovenia supported the special session...

6. 12. 2017Press release

NATO Foreign Ministers' meeting, day 1

Brussels, 6 December 2017 – The first day of the NATO Foreign Ministers' meeting focused on NATO-EU cooperation, North Korea and relations with Russia. Slovenia was represented by Minister Erjavec.  NATO ministers, High...

5. 12. 2017Press release

Founding session of the Government Council for Slovenians Abroad

Ljubljana, 5 December 2017 – State Secretary Iztok Mirošič took part in the session of the Government Council for Slovenians Abroad, which is starting its third mandate in a new composition.  Regarding the protection of...

4. 12. 2017Press release

Minister Erjavec at V4 foreign ministers’ meeting in an extended format

Budapest, 4 December 2017 – Minister Erjavec took part in a meeting of the Visegrad Group foreign ministers that took place in an extended format V4 + Slovenia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Romania and Serbia and focused on the...

4. 12. 2017Press release

Slovenian representative to serve as President of UN Human Rights Council in 2018

Geneva, 4 December 2017 – At today’s organisational meeting of the UN Human Rights Council, Ambassador Vojislav Šuc, Permanent Representative of Slovenia to the United Nations Office at Geneva, was elected to serve as the...

30. 11. 2017Press release

Dynamic political dialogue between Slovenia and Italy 

Rome, 30 November 2017 – In Rome, where he participated in the panel on the Mediterranean, State Secretary Iztok Mirošič met with Vincenzo Amendola, the Italian Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Sandro Gozi, the...