Next Week in Slovenia: 24 Feb - 1 March 2020

By , 23 Feb 2020, 11:38 AM Lifestyle
Next Week in Slovenia: 24 Feb - 1 March 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, 24 February

        THESSALONIKI, Greece - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will make a working visit to Greece to attend a meeting in support of the enlargement to the Western Balkans in view of the proposal for a new enlargement methodology.
        BRNIK - The police force will accept a new helicopter at a ceremony attended by Police Commissioner Tatjana Bobnar, Interior Minister Boštjan Poklukar and PM Marjan Šarec.
        LJUBLJANA - A protest will be held in front of the UK embassy as a hearing starts in London to decide whether to extradite WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange. Meanwhile, a translation of his memoir will be launched at an event attended by former Human Rights Ombudsman Matjaž Hanžek and Amnesty International Slovenija director Nataša Posel.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release the business sentiment index for February.
        LJUBLJANA - The Mountaineering Film Festival will get under way, until 1 March.
        LJUBLJANA - A week-long winter break starts for primary and secondary schools in the eastern half of Slovenia.

TUESDAY, 25 February
        LJUBLJANA - President Borut Pahor will hold a second round of consultations on the potential to nominate a PM-designate before the deadline expires and a snap election is called. He will only meet the SDS, SMC, NSi, DeSUS and SAB, as other parties have already opted for a fresh election.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Foreign Ministry State Secretary Matej Marn will attend a session of the EU General Affairs Council discussing the future EU-UK relationship and the proposal to reform enlargement process.

WEDNESDAY, 26 February
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Foreign Policy Committee will debate a report on development cooperation and the National Assembly's international activities.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Finance Committee will discuss harmful effects of privatisation at a session called by the Left.
        GENEVA, Switzerland - Foreign Ministry State Secretary Matej Marn will take part in a ministerial session of the UN Human Right Council. He will discuss the effects of artificial intelligence on human tights.
        LJUBLJANA - National Assembly Speaker Dejan Židan will receive Lord German, a member of the UK House of Lords.
        LJUBLJANA - The newspaper Finance will hold a panel debate on the European green deal.
        LJUBLJANA - A round-table debate on violation of principles that authorities should observe when drawing up laws and regulations, Public Administration Minister Rudi Medved to be on hand.
        PIRAN - A concert featuring Italian violinist Salvatore Accardo and the New Ferruccio Busoni Chamber Orchestra will mark the 250th anniversary of the death of composer Giuseppe Tartini.
        LJUBLJANA - The STA and the National Football Association will host a debate on the centenary of organised football in Slovenia.

THURSDAY, 27 February
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Culture Committee will discuss the impact of the alleged Hungarian financing of media with ties to the Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) at a session called at the behest of the Marjan Šarec List (LMŠ).
        LJUBLJANA - The outgoing government is expected to convene a weekly session.
        LJUBLJANA - The Pension and Disability Insurance Institute (ZPIZ) will debate its report for 2019.
        LJUBLJANA - The shareholders' meeting of tourism company Sava Turizem will decide on absorption of hotel operator Hoteli Bernardin and on a recapitalisation. Hoteli Bernardin shareholders will decide on the merger a day later.
        LJUBLJANA - The Culture Ministry will announce the shortlist for the 2025 European Capital of Culture.
        LJUBLJANA - The National Gallery will launch an exhibition of Dachau drawings by Zoran Mušič.

FRIDAY, 28 February
        LJUBLJANA - The 30-day window in which President Borut Pahor can put forward a PM-designate to prevent an early election will expire.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release data on GDP growth for 2019 and the consumer price index for February.
        LJUBLJANA - Insurance group Sava Re will present its operating results for 2019 and its strategy by 2022 at a press conference.
        KOPER - Port operator Luka Koper will release its financials for 2019.
        LJUBLJANA - Call M for Macbeth, a production directed by Matjaž Pograjc based on William Shakespeare's Macbeth, will premiere.

SATURDAY, 29 February
        LJUBLJANA - A talk with German author Bernhard Schlink will launch the international literary festival Fabula; until 8 March.

SUNDAY, 1 March
        LJUBLJANA - House of Tolerance, a festival organised by the theatre Mini Teater and the Ljubljana Jewish Cultural Centre, will get under way, to run until 6 March.

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