NEWS FROM SLOVENIA

27. 8. 2009

Transmission of press conferences following cabinet meetings available in sign language at www.vlada.si


Freedom of expression and access to public information are among the rights enshrined in Slovenia's constitution. In accordance with the government policy of ensuring that the deaf and hearing impaired are equally informed and...

6. 7. 2009

Ambassador Veronika Stabej appointed President of the Board of Governors of the Anna Lindh Foundation


Brussels – The Board of Governors of the Anna Lindh Foundation (ALF), at a meeting in Brussels today, appointed Ambassador Veronika Stabej its new President for the next three years. The Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation...

23. 6. 2009

Children from Gaza come to Slovenia for rehabilitation


Twenty-one Palestinian children from Gaza, most of them victims of the Israeli offensive in the area in January, have come to Slovenia for rehabilitation. The children, who were all seriously injured – some of them have injuries...

22. 6. 2009

Slovenia on children’s rights at the seat of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg


One of the priorities of the Slovenian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe includes education on children's rights enshrined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. The implementation...

19. 6. 2009

18 Years of the Slovenian State


On the eve of the national holiday, at 21.15 on Wednesday 24 June 2009 Republic Square will host the main state celebration of Statehood Day, with Dr Danilo Türk, President of the Republic of Slovenia, being the keynote speaker....

8. 6. 2009

Painting Workshop for Children on the Theme of Children's Rights


On Thursday, 4 June 2009, a painting workshop for children on the theme of children's rights was carried out at the Art Centre for Young People in Ljubljana, which operates as part of Pionirski Dom. The event was organised by...

5. 6. 2009

Small steps to a greener environment


The Government Communication Office has taken World Environment Day, which has been commemorated since 1972, to start spreading awareness among its staff about environmental issues. We share the opinion of the United Nations...