Slovenia

ECHR to Rule on Slovenia’s Case Against Croatia Over Ljubljanska Banka

ECHR to Rule on Slovenia’s Case Against Croatia Over Ljubljanska Banka

“The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg will decide on Slovenia’s lawsuit against Croatia in the dispute concerning the Croatian clients’ savings deposits in the Zagreb branch of the now defunct Slovenian bank Ljubljanska Banka, Slovenian media reported on Wednesday. In autumn […]

NATO to “Re-examine Level of Engagement” in Kosovo

NATO to “Re-examine Level of Engagement” in Kosovo

“The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg had a phone call today with Mr Ramush Haradinaj of Kosovo. He informed Mr Haradinaj that the North Atlantic Council had an initial discussion on the recently adopted laws on the transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF). The Secretary General informed […]

Montenegro Adopts Defense Strategy Fully In-line With NATONATO

Montenegro Adopts Defense Strategy Fully In-line With NATO

“The Montenegrin Parliament has adopted itsNational Security Strategy, which, as reported, is a key document in this area fully aligned with the NATO Strategy. Defense Minister Predrag Boskovic said that the main reason for changing the key strategic document is Montenegro’s membership in NATO, on June 5 last […]

There is a Florida in Slovenia

There is a Florida in Slovenia

“I believe that a foreigner who comes to live in Slovenia temporarily and who has not yet managed to get acquainted with the local mentality will find it hard to understand that our small country, with a population of two million people, comprises as many as 212 municipalities. […]

Goodyear Tires to Expand in Slovenia

Goodyear Tires to Expand in Slovenia

“Goodyear is planning to expand capacity at its Goodyear Dunlop Sava Tires plant in Kranj by about 25 percent by 2022 with the addition of building equipment for larger rim-diameter tires. The expansion, valued at $107 million, will add more than 58,000 square feet to the factory that […]

Slovenia’s Environment Minister Wants More Ambitious Goals

Slovenia’s Environment Minister Wants More Ambitious Goals

“Minister Jure Leben is not happy with the outcome of the Katowice Climate Change Conference because the agreement does not acknowledge the report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). He told the press that he would propose bold emission-cutting policies for the future. The IPCC report […]

Slovenia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Cerar Makes Waves in Washington; Slovenia Increases Minimum WagePhoto: Vlada.si

Slovenia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Cerar Makes Waves in Washington; Slovenia Increases Minimum Wage

“Miro Cerar, a former prime minister who now is Slovenia’s top diplomat, met Friday with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton. It was the first official visit paid to Washington by a Slovenian foreign minister since 2010.” (Washington Post) “Slovenia’s parliament on Thursday […]

WEEKEND READ: Get to Know Slovenia’s Bee Toursim

WEEKEND READ: Get to Know Slovenia’s Bee Toursim

“Apitourism or bee tourism has become a hive of activity for Slovenia. This bijou land of forests is one of the best places to visit in the world if you love bees or, in fact, if you are a bee. And on 20 May it launches its contribution to […]

Slovenian Foreign Minister to Meet Secretary of State Pompeo on FridayPhoto: Vlada.si

Slovenian Foreign Minister to Meet Secretary of State Pompeo on Friday

“Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will arrive today (December 12) in Washington on his first state visit in a new role, and the main part will be Friday’s meeting with US counterpart Mike Pompeo. At home, this has sparked contemplation on whether the new government is trying to balance much closer contacts with […]