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Slovenia News 16 September 2014
Editorial

 

This week, Slovenia awaits the National Assembly to take a vote on the nominees for the government of the new Prime Minister Miro Cerar. The National Assembly is expected to vote on Thursday.

 

Meanwhile, Slovenia's registered unemployment rate dropped by 0.1 percentage points to 12.7% in July, which is down 0.2 points year-on-year. According to Statistics Office this is the fifth consecutive monthly drop. 

Foreign Affairs
Slovenia to Advocate Comprehensive Development Agenda for UN
Ljubljana/New York - The 69th session of the UN General Assembly, dedicated to the drawing up of a development agenda after 2015, will see Slovenia advocating a comprehensive agenda encompassing eradication of povert... More »
Portorož Hosts International Whaling Commission Session
Portorož - The coastal resort of Portorož is hosting the 65th session the International Whaling Commission (IWC), which will take place between Monday and Thursday. Slovenia has been an active supporter of th... More »
International Organisations
Slovenia to Advocate Comprehensive Development Agenda for UN
Ljubljana/New York - The 69th session of the UN General Assembly, dedicated to the drawing up of a development agenda after 2015, will see Slovenia advocating a comprehensive agenda encompassing eradication of povert... More »
EU Topics
Business Welcomes Bratušek's Nomination for Energy Union
Ljubljana - The Energy Industry Chamber has welcomed the nomination of outgoing PM Alenka Bratušek for vice-president for energy union in the new European Commission, with its head Niko Martinec labelling it as a gr... More »
Economy & Finance
Registered Unemployment Rate Continues to Drop
Ljubljana - Slovenia's registered unemployment rate dropped by 0.1 percentage points to 12.7% in July, which is down 0.2 points year-on-year. This is the fifth consecutive monthly drop, the Statistics Office said on ... More »
Žito Privatisation Launched
Ljubljana, 16 September (STA) - The privatisation of Žito, one of Slovenia's biggest food companies, has been officially launched as a consortium of shareholders led by the Slovenia Sovereign Holding (SSH) issued T... More »
Business
Žito Privatisation Launched
Ljubljana, 16 September (STA) - The privatisation of Žito, one of Slovenia's biggest food companies, has been officially launched as a consortium of shareholders led by the Slovenia Sovereign Holding (SSH) issued T... More »
Environment
Slovenian Municipalities Join European Mobility Week
Ljubljana - Thirty-six Slovenian municipalities will join in the Europe-wide campaign promoting environmentally friendly mobility from Tuesday to 22 September. The European Mobility Week, running under the banner &q... More »
Portorož Hosts International Whaling Commission Session
Portorož - The coastal resort of Portorož is hosting the 65th session the International Whaling Commission (IWC), which will take place between Monday and Thursday. Slovenia has been an active supporter of th... More »
Education | Science & Technology
Slovenia Wants to Put Satellite in Space by 2017
Celje - A Slovenian consortium has presented a cutting-edge nanosatellite that it hopes will be put in space in 2016 or 2017. More »
Social Affairs
Registered Unemployment Rate Continues to Drop
Ljubljana - Slovenia's registered unemployment rate dropped by 0.1 percentage points to 12.7% in July, which is down 0.2 points year-on-year. This is the fifth consecutive monthly drop, the Statistics Office said on ... More »
Culture & Media
Seduce Me Slovenia's Candidate for Oscar Nomination
Ljubljana - "Zapelji me" (Seduce Me), Marko Šantić's debut feature about a 19-year-old orphan coming to terms with his past, has been chosen as Slovenia's candidate for an Oscar nomination for Best Foreig... More »
Slovenian Mezzo Bernarda Fink to Be Honoured in Vienna
Vienna - The world-acclaimed Slovenian mezzo-soprano Bernarda Fink will be declared Kammersängerin by Austrian Art and Culture Minister Josef Ostermayer in Vienna on 16 September. The honorific title is given in Ge... More »
Energy
Minister: Slovenia Aware of Nuclear Safety Responsibility
Ljubljana - Minister of Agriculture and Environment Dejan Židan met on Thursday representatives of the Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) of the International Atomic Energy Agency, who arrived in Slovenia t... More »
Society
Slovenian Municipalities Join European Mobility Week
Ljubljana - Thirty-six Slovenian municipalities will join in the Europe-wide campaign promoting environmentally friendly mobility from Tuesday to 22 September. The European Mobility Week, running under the banner &q... More »
Slovenia Wants to Put Satellite in Space by 2017
Celje - A Slovenian consortium has presented a cutting-edge nanosatellite that it hopes will be put in space in 2016 or 2017. More »
Events
Schedule of events 17 - 20 September 2014
WEDNESDAY, 17 September
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary EU Affairs Committee will debate, ... More »
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