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15. 12. 2016Press release, News - minister

Alongside Gulf Day conference, Minister Erjavec receives GCC Secretary General Al Zayani

Ljubljana, 15 December 2016 – In the sidelines of the Gulf Day international conference, Minister Erjavec held a bilateral meeting with the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Dr Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al...

15. 12. 2016Press release

State Secretary Bavdaž Kuret holds bilateral meetings on sidelines of Gulf Day conference

Ljubljana, 15 December 2016 – On the sidelines of the Gulf Day international conference, State Secretary Darja Bavdaž Kuret held separate talks with Dr Rashid Ahmad Bin Fahad, UAE Minister of State, Ahmad Hassan Al-Hammadi,...

15. 12. 2016Statements HR, Press release

Seventh session of the UN Open-ended Working Group on Ageing concludes

New York, 15 December 2016 – The seventh session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing concluded today. The Working Group, established by the General Assembly in 2010, is tasked with enhancing the human rights of older...

15. 12. 2016Press release, News - minister

First Gulf Day International Conference focused on economic cooperation

Ljubljana, 15 December 2016 – Today, Grand Hotel Union in Ljubljana was the venue of the first Gulf Day International Conference, which was opened with introductory addresses by Minister Karl Erjavec as the patron of the...

15. 12. 2016Press release

Secretary General Vidovič meets with his Tanzanian counterpart Mlima

Dar es Salaam, 14 December 2016 – Secretary General Stanislav Vidovič met with Dr Aziz Ponary Mlima, Secretary General at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation of the United Republic of...

15. 12. 2016Press release

Slovenia takes over former SFRY embassy and residence in Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam, 13 December 2016 – Secretary-General Stanislav Vidovič, Head of the Slovenian commission for the takeover of real estate of the former SFRY, took over the former SFRY properties in the Tanzanian city of Dar es...

14. 12. 2016Press release, Statements HR

Slovenia condemns human rights violations and calls for an end to violence in South Sudan

Ljubljana/Geneva, 14 December 2016 – Today, the UN Human Rights Council at a special session discussed the alarming human rights situation in South Sudan caused by ethnically motivated violence. As a UNHCR member Slovenia...

13. 12. 2016Press release

State Secretary Štiglic attends GAC Council on enlargement and preparations for the European Council

Brussels, 13 December 2016 – Earlier today, State Secretary Sanja Štiglic attended a General Affairs Council meeting in Brussels which focused on EU enlargement policy and preparations for the European Council.   Slovenia...

12. 12. 2016Press release

Parliamentary elections in Macedonia an important step towards resolving political crisis in the country

Ljubljana, 12 December 2016 – The Ministry welcomes the early parliamentary elections in Macedonia as an important step towards resolving the political crisis in the country.   The Ministry expects that all parties will...

12. 12. 2016Press release, News - minister

Minister Erjavec attends FAC meeting in Brussels

Brussels, 12 December 2016 – Earlier today, Minister Erjavec attended the Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels, where ministers discussed priorities in the EU's relations with Africa and exchanged views on the situation in...

12. 12. 2016Press release, Mednarodno razvojno sodelovanje in razvojna pomoč

State secretaries Štiglic and Joličić Kuliš sign development cooperation programme for 2016–2017

Ljubljana, 12 December 2016 – During the official visit by Montenegrin President Filip Vujanović to Slovenia, State Secretary Sanja Štiglic met Vera Joličić Kuliš, State Secretary for Political Affairs at the Foreign Ministry of...

9. 12. 2016Press release

OSCE Ministerial Council ends in Hamburg

Hamburg, 9 December 2016 – Hamburg hosted the 23rd OSCE Ministerial Council, the concluding event of the German OSCE Chairmanship. The Slovenian delegation was headed by Minister Erjavec. The Council adopted a number of...

9. 12. 2016Press release

Round table on International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and International Human Rights Day

Ljubljana, 9 December 2016 – Earlier today, the Faculty of Law of Ljubljana University hosted a round table organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Faculty to mark the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity...

9. 12. 2016Embassy News

Ambassador Kajzer participated at the festivities marking the 99th Anniversary of the Independence of Finland

9. 12. 2016Press release

On international day of human rights the Ministry calls for their full respect for all

Ljubljana, 9 December 2016 – 10 December marks International Human Rights Day. On this day in 1948, the UN adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which is the foundation of international human rights law. This year,...