Slovenia

Slovenian Firefighters May Strike in January

Slovenian Firefighters May Strike in January

“Professional firefighters will strike from January 10-12 if they can’t find common ground with the government) by then. Nevertheless, they hope to to put the ‘matter to sleep and act responsibly’ to reach an agreement this month. The strike committee of the professional firefighting union is expected to […]

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Slovenia to Sue Croatia?; Officials Mark Death of First President Franjo Tudjman; Istria – Home of the World’s Best Olive OilPhoto: HARP

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Slovenia to Sue Croatia?; Officials Mark Death of First President Franjo Tudjman; Istria – Home of the World’s Best Olive Oil

“Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec announced that Slovenia is preparing to file a lawsuit against Croatia due to the latter’s refusal to acknowledge the arbitration decision in the border dispute between the two countries.The response from the Croatian side was not long in coming. Reporters caught up with […]

Public Sector to Strike in Slovenia?Photo: Slovenske Novice

Public Sector to Strike in Slovenia?

“Finance Minister Mateja Vranicar Erman raised concern about the predictions of strikes in the public sector in Brussels today. The demands for a further increase in wages in the public sector are ‘completely incomprehensible,’ and the failure to ‘wish to create additional expenditure appetites’ is important to ensure compliance with […]

Slovenia Jobless Down 14.9%Blaž Samec/Delo

Slovenia Jobless Down 14.9%

“The number of jobless people in Slovenia fell to 82,415 in November, down by 0.7 percent versus October and by 14.9 percent compared to November 2016, the national Employment Service said on Tuesday. The November unemployment rate will be published by the Service in January. In September, the […]

Slovenia to Pioneer 5G Technology

Slovenia to Pioneer 5G Technology

“Slovenia and Hungary have signed a cross-border memorandum on a pilot project in the field of 5G technologies for public safety, protection and rescue, which is expected to improve the management of incidents and reduce the costs of disasters and other extraordinary events. The memorandum was signed as […]

Slovenia Anticipates 16,500 New Jobs in 2018Blaž Samec/Delo

Slovenia Anticipates 16,500 New Jobs in 2018

“Employers in Slovenia expect to create 16,500 jobs, or expand their workforce by 2.6%, during the first half of 2018, according to data from the Employment Service of Slovenia. Demand is expected to come mainly from jobs in manufacturing, as well as truck drivers, welders, warehouse employees and […]

US Embassy Backs Digital Diplomacy in BledPhoto: US Embassy Ljubljana

US Embassy Backs Digital Diplomacy in Bled

The United States Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia has teamed up with the Center for European Perspective and the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a three day gathering of digital diplomacy. A US Embassy Ljubljana statement reads, “Over 70 participants from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, […]

Instead of London Calling, Ljubljana?

Instead of London Calling, Ljubljana?

“Investors exploring new markets in Central Europe in the lead-up to the UK’s exit from the European Union are looking to Slovenia. The rationale was presented at a conference in London on Friday 1 December organised by the British-Slovenian Chamber of Commerce (BSCC) in cooperation with the Council of British Chamber […]