Croatia-Slovenia Relations Update

Croatia-Slovenia Relations Update

“Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Sarec said on Wednesday he saw no possibility of progress in the relations between Slovenia and Croatia as long as Zagreb continues to reject the arbitration ruling determining the border between the two countries. Slovenia’s previous government, led by Miro Cerar, who is currently […]

Winners at Slovenia’s FDI AwardsPhoto: Visit Ljubljana

Winners at Slovenia’s FDI Awards

“Foreign-owned high-tech companies RLS and Bosch Rexroth, airport operator Fraport Slovenija and logistics firm Cargo-Partner have won the Invest Slovenia FDI Award to become this year’s best foreign investors in their respective categories. The awards were given out by the SPIRIT agency in Brdo pri Kranju on Tuesday […]

Slovenia’s Ermenc Becomes NATO’s First Woman Head of Army

Slovenia’s Ermenc Becomes NATO’s First Woman Head of Army

“Slovenia has become the only Nato country to appoint a woman as head of its army. Maj Gen Alenka Ermenc will take up the post of chief of staff on Wednesday. The 55-year-old former army commander began her military career in 1991, when the country won its independence […]

Slovenia Names New Army Chief of General StaffPhoto: Army Times

Slovenia Names New Army Chief of General Staff

“The government will replace the Chief of General Staff of the Slovenian Armed Forces (SV), Major General Alan Geder, and named Alenka Ermenc as his replacement, Minister of Defense Karl Erjavec confirmed to STA. Ermenc was named Major General yesterday. As the new head of the General Staff […]

Slovenian-Born Artist Tackles Whitewashing of WWII CrimesPhoto: Bryan Nakata/SeattlePI

Slovenian-Born Artist Tackles Whitewashing of WWII Crimes

“Leaning over a glass table in his studio, Slovenia-born artist Miha Sarani shades in the leg of an Italian officer with his black-ink pen. He pauses, picks up the sketch to compare it to the photograph he’s drawing from, and places the image back down on the table, […]

Slovenia Supports EU Military ForcePhoto: Stockholm Center for Freedom

Slovenia Supports EU Military Force

“Slovenia is supportive of the idea of an EU military force, but its Defence Minister Karl Erjavec warned against demands that would require EU and NATO member states to double their capabilities. The EU’s security and defence policy is already headed that way, but political consensus will likely […]

Egypt and Slovenia Deepen Energy Ties

“Egypt’s Minister of Military Production Mohamed El-Assar attended on Tuesday in Cairo the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Egypt’s National Organisation for Military Production and the Slovenian company Iskra to cooperate in the field of developing infrastructure to distribute energy. The ambassador of Slovenia Mateja […]

Eurozone Future and SloveniaPhoto: Bank of Slovenia

Eurozone Future and Slovenia

“The top two candidates for Slovenia’s open seat at the European Central Bank couldn’t be further apart on the subject of the euro zone. Both are economics professors at the University of Ljubljana but while one, Igor Masten, has written papers on its monetary policy, the other, Joze Damijan once […]

Local Slovenian Elections: Few Surprises

Local Slovenian Elections: Few Surprises

“Slovenia’s local elections delivered few surprises. Incumbents ruled supreme carrying the biggest cities except for Koper, conservative parties did even better than last time around, centrist parties continued to lose ground, and independents became an even more formidable force, in a continuation of a long trend. In the […]