Slovenia

European Commission to Oversee Croatia-Slovenia Dispute… Unless Cerar Meets PlenkovicPhoto: Vlada.si

European Commission to Oversee Croatia-Slovenia Dispute… Unless Cerar Meets Plenkovic

Delo reports that the Slovenian-Croatian border dispute saga of arbitration could soon be over. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has tasked First Vice-President Frans Timmermans to mediate between the neighbors, but could there be a twist in the story as the door is still open for talks between […]

Macedonia WEEKEND RECAP: US – Adriatic Charter Defense Ministerial Meeting to Be Held in Ohrid; Macedonia and Bulgaria Pushing Region Forward; Entering “Name Negotiations” Fearless…. Without Aleksander the Great Statues?;

Macedonia WEEKEND RECAP: US – Adriatic Charter Defense Ministerial Meeting to Be Held in Ohrid; Macedonia and Bulgaria Pushing Region Forward; Entering “Name Negotiations” Fearless…. Without Aleksander the Great Statues?;

“Macedonia will host the forthcoming US – Adriatic Charter Defence Ministerial meeting, which will be held on December 1, 2017 in Ohrid. Some of the key speakers of the event will be the Minister of Defence of Macedonia, Radmila Sekerinska, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, the US Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Laura […]

EU Finances Development of Western Slovenia

EU Finances Development of Western Slovenia

“A contract for the development of the western Gorisko area, which envisages three projects totalling EUR 36.5m ($43.15 mln). The projects, which will be mostly financed by EU and state funds, include an upgrade of the road network in the region to better connect it to central Slovenia. […]

Slovenian Scientist Discover New GenePhoto: I Feel Slovenia

Slovenian Scientist Discover New Gene

“Scientists and researchers of the Clinical Institute of Medical Genetics at the UKC Ljubljana hospital have discovered a new gene for premature ageing as part of an international research group. According to institute head Borut Peterlin, the discovery can be compared to the discovery of a new planet. […]

Slovenian Central Bank Pressures European Central BankBlaž Samec/Delo

Slovenian Central Bank Pressures European Central Bank

“Bostjan Jazbec, governor of the Bank of Slovenia, is accused of attempting to prevent audits of the bank’s action in a series of bank rescues in 2013. Whereas politicians are sometimes accused of interfering in central bank independence, Siol reports in this case it may be the central bank improperly […]

Slovenia Embraces Artificial Intelligence

Slovenia Embraces Artificial Intelligence

“When artificial intelligence started becoming more than just a science fiction buzzword, Slovenia was one of the first countries to embrace it — as far back as the early 1970s. The investment continues to this day, and the Financial Times reports that Slovenia and the Czech Republic both continue to spend as […]

WEEKEND READ: What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from the Slovenian Mindset

WEEKEND READ: What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from the Slovenian Mindset

“Slovenia quickly became one of my favorite European countries for its dramatic natural landscapes, unique mix of Mediterranean and Alpine geography, meticulously built towns and cities, and amazing food and wine. But that wasn’t even what impressed me the most during my visit: it was how much I […]

Syrian Deportation Rocks Slovenia

Syrian Deportation Rocks Slovenia

“Slovenia has canceled the planned deportation of a Syrian asylum-seeker following a public outcry. Prime Minister Miro Cerar said Tuesday the government will consider granting a residence permit to Ahmad Shamieh in one of its upcoming sessions. Shamieh applied for asylum in Slovenia 20 months ago after he […]