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11. 6. 2017Press release

Visa liberalisation for Ukrainian citizens

Ljubljana, 11 June 2017 – Today, Slovenia – along with other countries of the Schengen Area – abolished the visa requirement for Ukrainian citizens, holders of valid biometric passports, for business or tourist stays not...

8. 6. 2017Press release

State Secretary Bavdaž Kuret holds political consultations with Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Khalafov

Ljubljana, 8 June 2017 – State Secretary Darja Bavdaž Kuret held political consultations with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan, Khalaf Khalafov The officials discussed the current state of bilateral...

7. 6. 2017Press release

Slovenia attends the first UN Ocean Conference

New York, 7 June 2017 – Slovenia attends first high-level UN conference on oceans and the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 of the 2030 Agenda – conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources...

5. 6. 2017Press release

Slovenia's activities at 35th session of UN Human Rights Council

Geneva, 6 June 2017 – The 35th session of the UN Human Rights Council opens today and as a member, Slovenia will participate. The June meeting, taking place between the 6 and 23 June, usually focuses on women's rights, which...

4. 6. 2017Press release

On International Environment Day, MFA calls for better environment protection and nature conservation

Ljubljana, 5 June 2017 – "Connecting people with nature" is this year's slogan for World Environment Day, which is being celebrated today. On this occasion, the MFA calls for the enhancement of global efforts to ensure...

3. 6. 2017Press release, News - minister

Ministers Erjavec and Dačić discuss succession and Serbia's EU integration

Brdo, 3 June 2017 – Minister Erjavec met with Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia, Ivica Dačić, on the sidelines of the Brdo-Brijuni process ministerial meeting.   The ministers...

3. 6. 2017Press release, News - minister

Ministers Erjavec and Dimitrov affirm friendly relations between Slovenia and Macedonia

Brdo, 3 June 2017 – Minister Erjavec met the newly-appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia, Nikola Dimitrov, on the sidelines of the Brdo-Brijuni process ministerial meeting.   Minister...

3. 6. 2017Press release, News - minister

Foreign ministers attend meeting of the Brdo-Brijuni process

Brdo pri Kranju, 3 June 2017 – The Deputy Prime Ministers and Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia and Croatia, Karl Erjavec and Davor Ivo Stier, held a ministerial meeting of the Brdo-Brijuni process, attended by ministers...

2. 6. 2017Press release

Statement on the decision of the USA to withdraw from the Paris agreement

Ljubljana, 2 June 2017 – Slovenia deeply regrets the decision of the USA to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. The Paris agreement is a historic response to current environmental challenges in an effort to achieve a...

1. 6. 2017Embassy News

Celebrating 50 years of twinning between Maribor and the Royal Borough of Greenwich

1. 6. 2017Press release, News - minister

Foreign Ministers Erjavec and Flanagan support further strengthening of bilateral relations

Ljubljana, 1 June 2017 – Minister Karl Erjavec received Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charles Flanagan during his visit to Slovenia. The ministers evaluated that Slovenia and Ireland have built very positive...

31. 5. 2017Press release

Official visit of Minister Erjavec to Turkey accompanied by 7th session of Slovenian-Turkish Joint Economic Commission

Ankara, 31 May 2017 – At the invitation of the Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister Erjavec visited the Republic of Turkey today. As part of the official visit, he also met the Turkish Prime Minister,...

27. 5. 2017Press release

25th anniversary of Slovenia's membership of UNESCO

Ljubljana, 27 May 2017 – Today marks the 25th anniversary of Slovenia's membership of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). Established on 16 November 1945 as a specialised UN agency,...

26. 5. 2017Press release

Bilateral political consultations with Iran

Ljubljana, 26 May 2017 – Today, regular bilateral political consultations were held between the Republic of Slovenia and the Islamic Republic of Iran, headed by the Political Director, Matej Marn, and the Director General of...

25. 5. 2017Press release

Political consultations between Slovenia and Ukraine

Ljubljana, 25 May 2017 – State Secretary Darja Bavdaž Kuret held political consultations in Ljubljana with the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Ukraine for the European Integration, Olena Zerkal. They reviewed bilateral...

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