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Still No Deal Between NLB and European Commission

Still No Deal Between NLB and European Commission

“The fourth meeting between the (Slovene) Minister of Finance Mateja Vranicar Erman and European Commissioner for competition Margrethe Vestager did not yield a definitive solution for NLB. ‘Today we discussed the problem that the Commission has pointed out, which is to improve the management of the bank. We proposed that the commitment to […]

Slovenia Opens New University

Slovenia Opens New University

“Slovenia got its sixth university on Tuesday, as a private higher education center in Novo Mesto featuring four faculties was transformed into a university. The new university was accredited by the state for a five-year period. The new university consists of the Faculty of Business, Management and Informatics, […]

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US Embassy and Slovenia Research Agency Team Up to Teach Science

“The Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS) and the US Embassy in Ljubljana hosted a three-day event aimed at popularising science through media. The first Science Communication Days concluded on Wednesday with a workshop on the skills journalists need to properly report on scientific achievements. A special guest of the […]

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Tillerson Talks Balkans: “Bloodlines should no longer be battle lines”

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke about the Balkans in his address on Tuesday at the Wilson Center. He spoke about US support for Croatia’s Krk Island Project, and further spoke about continued US support to the Balkans. “The United States recognizes the fragility of the Balkans and […]

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen & Ron Johnson to Speak at Atlantic Council Event Today!Photo: Atlantic Council

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen & Ron Johnson to Speak at Atlantic Council Event Today!

Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Ron Johnson (R-WI) will both provide opening remarks for two separate panels at the Atlantic Council’s “A Coming Storm? Shaping a Balkan Future in an Era of Uncertainty.” Senator Johnson will provide opening remarks for the panel, “Investing in the Future: Can Entrepreneurs […]

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Twitter Buzz – Atlantic Council Holds Workshop Ahead of #BalkansForward

The German and Swiss Embassies, along with the Rockerfeller Brothers Fund, teamed up today for the workshop “Region at Risk: Addressing Security Challenges in the Western Balkans.” The attendees spent the day. Reactions included: Atlantic Council Future Europe (@ACFutureEurope): Thank you to all who joined our #BalkansForward workshop […]

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Permanent US Military Base in Balkans?

“The Washington-based Atlantic Council is calling for a permanent American military presence in the Balkans to stabilize southeastern Europe amid increased Russian efforts to exert political influence across the region. In a report published Tuesday, the nonprofit international affairs group said that announcing the arrival of U.S. troops, […]

Bosnia Receives $732M Chinese Loan

Bosnia Receives $732M Chinese Loan

“Bosnia secured a 613 million euro ($732 million) loan from China’s Exim bank on Monday to help Bosnian utility EPBiH build a new generating plant at its Tuzla coal-fired power station, EPBiH said in a statement. The deal was signed during a two-day summit of China and Central […]

INA to Acquire Machinery for $363 million for Refinery in Rijeka

INA to Acquire Machinery for $363 million for Refinery in Rijeka

“The INA oil company announced that it has initiated the procedure to acquire machinery for the processing of heavy by-products at the Rijeka refinery, worth a total of 2.5 billion kuna ($363.63 million). A final decision on the project to process heavy by-products in Rijeka should be adopted […]

12 Agreements Signed Between Albania and Kosovo on Albanian Flag DayPhoto: Twitter

12 Agreements Signed Between Albania and Kosovo on Albanian Flag Day

“The governments of Albania and Kosovo signed Monday on the joint meeting in Korça 12 agreements and understanding memorandums between the two countries, materializing the continuum of Strategic Partnership between the two countries. Overall, the two governments have signed four cooperation agreements on social insurance and integration and […]