Next Week in Slovenia: 20 - 26 January, 2020

By , 19 Jan 2020, 11:47 AM Lifestyle
Next Week in Slovenia: 20 - 26 January, 2020

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Keep up with the daily news in Slovenia by checking the morning headlines here. What to find out what happened last week in Slovenia? Look no further.

The following schedule was prepared by the STA:

MONDAY, 20 January
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Finance Minister Andrej Bertoncelj will take part in a session of the Eurogroup, focusing on deepening the economic and monetary union and the European Commission's recommendations for the euro zone as part of the European semester.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will take part in a session of the EU Foreign Affairs Council discussing developments in Bolivia, India, Libya and Venezuela.
        LJUBLJANA - The Office for Slovenians Abroad will speak about the course of repatriation of Venezuelans of Slovenian descent.
        LJUBLJANA - President Borut Pahor will receive the credentials of newly appointed ambassadors from Australia, Italy, Russia, Paraguay and Saudi Arabia.
        LJUBLJANA - The Human Rights Ombudsman's council will debate climate policy and Slovenia's long-term climate strategy.
        LJUBLJANA - President Borut Pahor will host a reception to mark the 30th anniversary since a Slovenian delegation walked out of the 14th congress of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia, a major milestone in the break-up of Yugoslavia.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary inquiry into party financing will interview former governor of the central bank, Boštjan Jazbec, and former NKBM bank executives.
        LJUBLJANA - The presidency of the coalition Social Democrats (SD) will be in session to debate plans for 2020.
        LJUBLJANA - The Health Insurance Institute and the Public Administration Ministry will launch electronic medical certificate for sick leave.
        LJUBLJANA - An international photo exhibition Rabbit Hole will kick start Slovenia 2050 festival at Cankarjev Dom.

TUESDAY, 21 January
        DAVOS, Switzerland - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will take part in the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum; until 22 Jan.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Development and Cohesion Policy Minister Angelika Mlinar will hold talks with European Cohesion Commissioner Elisa Ferreira.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Finance Minister Andrej Bertoncelj will take part in a session of EU finance ministers discussing taxation of digital economy and the European Green Deal.
        LJUBLJANA - The Defence Ministry will present a white paper on defence policy.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Intelligence Oversight Commission will discuss hirings at the intelligence agency SOVA behind closed doors.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Infrastructure Committee will debate planned investment in traffic infrastructure until 2025.
        LJUBLJANA - A debate held by the Peace Institute will discuss repatriation of persons granted international protection in Slovenia and the EU.
        LJUBLJANA - A press conference on HPV infections will mark European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week.

WEDNESDAY, 22 January
        JERUSALEM, Israel - President Borut Pahor will take part in the World Holocaust Forum marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp; until 23 Jan.
        LJUBLJANA - An international conference on performance-based remuneration in the public sector.
        LJUBLJANA - Conventa, a two-day trade show for business tourism in New Europe, will get under way.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Committee on Education, Science, Sport and Youth will debate shortage of dentists in the country.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary committees on defence and health will debate helicopter emergency service at a joint session.
        LJUBLJANA - The Museum of Contemporary History will host a symposium dedicated to the 30th anniversary of a walk-out of the Slovenian delegation from the 14th congress of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia.
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Film Centre will speak about plans for the year.

THURSDAY, 23 January
        ZAGREB, Croatia - Boštjan Poklukar will attend an informal session of the EU's Justice and Home Affairs Council.
        LJUBLJANA - An auction of the bankruptcy estate of Adria Airways, including its Air Operator's Certificate.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Constitution Commission will resume debate on a proposal to start procedure for constitutional reform.
        MARIBOR - A commemoration ahead of the 27 January International Holocaust Remembrance Day, to be addressed by Culture Minister Zoran Poznič.
        PORTOROŽ - A two-day tax conference will get under way.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release the consumer confidence index for January.
        POKLJUKA - The IBU World Cup Biathlon meet will get under way, to run until 26 January.

FRIDAY, 24 January
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Commission for Oversight of Intelligence and Security Services will debate the legality of hiring at the intelligence agency SOVA.
        LJUBLJANA - A public debate on 5G technology, hosted by the Public Administration Ministry.
        ČRNA NA KOROŠKEM - A three-day festival King Matthias's Castles will get under way as part of which participants will build sculptures from ice and snow.
        ŽALEC - The annual BUMfest percussion festival will kick off, until 26 January.

SATURDAY, 25 January
        LJUBLJANA - 2020, a theatre production inspired by texts by contemporary Israeli historian and thinker Yuval Noah Harari, will open at Cankarjev Dom.
        MARIBOR - The newspaper publisher Večer will hand out its Spade of the Year award for the statement that its readership believe best captured the zeitgeist of 2019.

SUNDAY, 26 January
        POKLJUKA - The IBU World Cup Biathlon meet will come to a close.


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