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26 Jan 2020, 16:11 PM

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The following schedule was prepared by the STA:

MONDAY, 27 January
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will start its monthly plenary with a Q&A session with Prime Minister Marjan Šarec and his cabinet.
        OSWIECIM, Poland - President Borut Pahor will attend a memorial marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. The delegation will include Slovenian Auschwitz survivors.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release January business sentiment figures.

TUESDAY, 28 January
        LJUBLJANA - Public presentation of the amended National Energy and Climate Plan.
        LJUBLJANA - The Information Commissioner will host a round table on the protection of personal data.
        LJUBLJANA - AmCham Slovenia will host a panel dedicated to companies' international operations.
        LJUBLJANA - The STA will host a panel on the effects of the reduced rate of VAT on books.

WEDNESDAY, 29 January
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will wrap up its plenary with a debate on controversial amendments that would abolish supplementary health insurance.
        NEUHAUS, Austria - Cohesion Policy Minister Angelika Mlinar and the governor of the Austrian state of Styria Peter Kaiser will hold talks on the margins of a presentation Geopark Karavanke, a cross-border territorial cooperation association.
        PIRAN - The Festival of European and Mediterranean Film; until 1 February.
        LJUBLJANA - A comprehensive exhibition dedicated to Serbian Modernism will open at the National Gallery.
        LJUBLJANA - The Alpe-Adria tourism fair will kick off; until 1 February.

THURSDAY, 30 January
        LJUBLJANA - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will hold meet with British Ambassador Sophie Honey on the eve of the UK's exit from the EU.
        NOVO MESTO - Pharma company Krka will release preliminary business results for 2019.
        LENDAVA - President Borut Pahor will address a ceremony marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
        LJUBLJANA - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec, Finance Minister Andrej Bertoncelj and Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek will attend a meeting of the Manager Association.
        LJUBLJANA - Weekly government session.

FRIDAY, 31 January
        LUXEMBOURG - The EU's Court of Justice will announce whether it will admit Slovenia's suit against Croatia over the latter's failure to implement the 2017 border arbitration award.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release tourism figures for December.
        
SATURDAY, 1 February
        No major events scheduled.

SUNDAY, 2 February
        No major events scheduled.

19 Jan 2020, 11:47 AM

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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.

 

12 Jan 2020, 15:00 PM

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 MONDAY, 13 January

        ABU DHABI, UAE - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will attend Sustainability Week, an international conference on sustainable development.
        KRŠKO - GEN Energija, the state-owned enterprise that manages the Krško Nuclear Power Plant, will present its business results for 2019 and plans.

TUESDAY, 14 January
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Finance Committee will debate a report on an audit of the Bank Assets Management Company.
        LJUBLJANA - Publisher Mladinska Knjiga will confer its Blue Bird Prize for best as yet unpublished youth novel. The prize is conferred biennially for different genres.

WEDNESDAY, 15 January
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - An event will mark the centenary of the University of Ljubljana, to be addressed by the head of the Slovenian Business and Research Association, Draško Veselinovič, and featuring the university chancellor, Slovenia's ambassadors to to the EU and Belgium and European Commission official Jean-Eric Paquet.
        LJUBLJANA - The Environment Ministry will unveil a new national spatial development strategy, launching a period of public consultation.
        LJUBLJANA - Asset manager NLB Skladi will speak about trends in capital markets in 2020 and comment on developments in the mutual funds market.
        LJUBLJANA - The recipients of this year's Prešeren Prizes for lifetime achievements in culture will be announced.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release wage data for November 2019.

THURSDAY, 16 January
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Foreign Policy Committee will convene at the behest of the Left to debate what it calls US imperialist policies in the Middle East and policy of aggression against Iran.
        LJUBLJANA - Preparations for a business conference called Texas feels Slovenia and details of a partnership between Slovenia and the NBA club Dallas Mavericks will be presented.
        LJUBLJANA - A regular weekly government session.

FRIDAY, 17 January
        LJUBLJANA - European Migration and Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson will pay a visit to Slovenia.
        LJUBLJANA - Croatian Ambassador Boris Grigić will present priorities of Croatia's presidency of the Council of the EU until 30 June at the National Assembly.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Intelligence Oversight Commission will be in session behind closed doors.

SATURDAY, 18 January
        LJUBLJANA - The coalition Pensioners' Party (DeSUS) will hold leadership election, choosing between incumbent leader Karl Erjavec, Agriculture Minister Aleksandra Pivec and local councillor Borut Stražišar.

SUNDAY, 20 January
        No major events are scheduled.

05 Jan 2020, 13:54 PM

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MONDAY, 6 January
        LJUBLJANA - The trial of four former managers of the dissolved Hypo group, accused of defrauding the Hypo bank of millions of euros, will come to a close.
        LJUBLJANA - Child carollers dressed up as the biblical Wise Men will call on the heads of state, government and parliament, Borut Pahor, Marjan Šarec and Dejan Židan.
        ZREČE - A press conference will be held as Croatian police officers join their Slovenian counterparts on Slovenian ski slopes.

TUESDAY, 7 January
        LJUBLJANA - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar and former Austrian FM Karin Kneissl will attend an event discussing strategic solutions for the Western Balkans.
        LJUBLJANA - The Employment Service will publish data on registered unemployment for December 2019.

WEDNESDAY, 8 January
        LJUBLJANA - The Hungarian OTP bank and the new leadership of SKB Banka will hold a press conference.
        LJUBLJANA - The woman engineer of 2019 will be declared, with Labour Minister Ksenija Klampfer and Education Minister Jernej Pikalo attending.
        LJUBLJANA - Trial will start in a major health corruption case against UKC Ljubljana radiologist Zoran Miloševič and co-defendants.

THURSDAY, 9 January
        LJUBLJANA - The government will hold its regular weekly session.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary inquiry into party financing will interview former CEOs of NKBM bank Aleš Hauc and Robert Senica, among others.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release external trade statistics for November 2019.
        LJUBLJANA - The newspaper publisher Delo will announce its person of the year.
        LJUBLJANA - The Fran Ramovš Institute for the Slovenian Language will declare the word of the year.
        LJUBLJANA - An exhibition marking the 40th anniversary of Cankarjev Dom, Slovenia's top cultural centre, will be launched.

FRIDAY, 10 January
        LJUBLJANA - The European Parliament's Office in Slovenia will host a round-table debate on the importance of the Sakharov Prize for the freedom of thought.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release industrial output figures for November 2019.
        GOTHENBURG, Sweden - Slovenia will open their campaign at the European Men's Handball Championship with a match against Poland.

SATURDAY, 11 January
        LJUBLJANA - The first Slovenian production of Maria by English playwright Simon Stephens, directed by Janusz Kica, will open at SNG Drama Ljubljana theatre.

SUNDAY, 12 January
        No major events are scheduled.

 

22 Dec 2019, 11:45 AM

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MONDAY, 23 December
        LJUBLJANA - A ceremony will be held to mark the 26 December Independence and Unity Day.
        LJUBLJANA - President Borut Pahor will decorate constitutional jurist Peter Jambrek with Golden Order of Merit and Erhard Busek, coordinator of the South-Eastern Cooperative Initiative, with the Silver Order of Merit.
        LJUBLJANA - Slovenian researchers working abroad will come together for a symposium sponsored by Vtis, an association of Slovenians working abroad, and the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.
        LJUBLJANA - Workers at hotel operator Terme Maribor are expected to start striking over pay and work conditions.
        LJUBLJANA - The 29th anniversary of Slovenia's independence referendum.

TUESDAY, 24 December
        LJUBLJANA - Midnight masses will be held around the country on Christmas Eve.
        LJUBLJANA - Maja Keuc - Amaya and the vocal ensemble Soul Out will perform a Christmas concert in front of Town Hall.

WEDNESDAY, 25 December
        LJUBLJANA - Christmas Day, a public holiday.
        LJUBLJANA/POSTOJNA - Live nativity scenes will be on show in Postojna Cave; until 30 December.
        BLED - A water spectacle will revive an ancient legend about the wishing bell in the church on the Lake Bled island.
        LJUBLJANA - Pop singer Magnifico will give a Christmas concert at Stožice Arena.

THURSDAY, 26 December
        LJUBLJANA - Slovenia observes Independence and Unity Day in memory of the 1990 independence referendum.
        LJUBLJANA/MARIBOR - Ana Frost, a festival of street theatre, will get under way.
        LJUBLJANA - A series of concerts will get under way in Congress Square, running until New Year's Day.

FRIDAY, 27 December
        No major events scheduled.

SATURDAY, 28 December
        BOVEC - Bovec Outdoor Film Festival will start, to run until 30 December.

SUNDAY, 29 December
        No major events scheduled.

14 Dec 2019, 12:17 PM

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MONDAY, 16 December
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will start its plenary for December with questions time.
        MADRID, Spain - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will take part in the final day of the Asia-Europe Meeting, discussing multilateralism, global and regional issues and sustainable connectivity.
        LJUBLJANA - A round table on crisis management organised by the European Commission Representation in Slovenia and the STA will feature European Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič. Lenarčič will also be received by National Assembly Speaker Dejan Židan.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release data on average pay for October.

TUESDAY, 17 December
        BELGRADE, Serbia - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec, accompanied by five ministers, will pay a working visit to Serbia, which will include a joint session of both governments.
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will debate legislative amendments concerning family allowances and employment relationships.
        LJUBLJANA - Former and current finance ministers and central bank governors will be on hand for a ceremony marking 30 years of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange.
        LJUBLJANA - The Athlete of the Year Awards will be presented to winners picked by the Association of Slovenian Sports Journalists.

WEDNESDAY, 18 December
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will debate a report on intelligence and counter-intelligence activity during the process of arbitration on the border between Slovenia and Croatia.
        LJUBLJANA - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec is expected to receive representatives of trade unions of defence, customs and intelligence staff.
        LJUBLJANA - International Migrants Day will be observed.

THURSDAY, 19 December
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will debate amendments to the health care and insurance act and tonnage tax act.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Environment Minister Simon Zajc will take part in a session of the EU Environment Council discussing EU environment and climate policy in relation to the European Green Deal.
        LJUBLJANA - ZPIZ, the manager of the national pension fund, will debate the financial plan for 2020.
        LJUBLJANA - The left-wing association Forum 21 will hold a debate marking the centenary since the Carinthia plebiscite.
        LJUBLJANA - Public broadcaster Radio Slovenija will declare its person of the year.
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Philharmonic will perform a Christmas concert.
        LJUBLJANA - Mahlzeit, the latest production of the dance troupe Beton Ltd.

FRIDAY, 20 December
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will wrap up the regular sitting for December by discussing Infrastructure Minister Alenka Bratušek's replies to deputy questions about the EU's next multi-year budget and about railway infrastructure.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release the business sentiment index for December.

SATURDAY, 21 December
        RATEČE - Individual events for men and women will be held at the cross-country World Cup.

SUNDAY, 22 December
        RATEČE - Team events for men and women will be held at the cross-country World Cup.
        LJUBLJANA - The Symphony Orchestra of RTV Slovenija will give a Christmas concert.

07 Dec 2019, 15:16 PM

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MONDAY, 9 December

        SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina/PRISHTINA, Kosovo - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will visit Slovenian troops serving in peacekeeping missions in Bosnia and Kosovo.
        BERLIN, Germany - Parliamentary Speaker Dejan Židan will meet President of the Bundestag Wolfgang Schäuble for informal talks.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will attend a session of the EU's Foreign Affairs Council.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Health Minister Aleš Šabeder will attend a meeting of EU ministers in charge of health.
        KOČEVJE - The signing of a sales and purchase agreement for a plot of land on which Yaskawa Europe Robotics plans to expand its existing production facility.
        LJUBLJANA - The Commission for the Prevention of Corruption will speak to the press as it marks the International Anti-Corruption Day.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Health Committee will debate staff shortages in healthcare.

TUESDAY, 10 December
        BERLIN, Germany - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will participate as a panellist in a high-level conference on human rights called Advocating Human Rights in the 21st Century.
        MADRID, Spain - Environment Minister Simon Zajc is expected to attend a ministerial meeting at the UN climate conference COP25.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Labour Minister Ksenija Klampfer will attend a session of the EU's Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Commission for Oversight of Intelligence and Security Services will debate hiring practices at intelligence agency SOVA.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary EU Affairs Committee is expected to endorse Slovenia's position for the final part of negotiations on the EU's multi-year budget framework.
        TIRANA, Albania - Defence Ministry State Secretary Miloš Bizjak will attend a ministerial of the Adriatic Charter.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary inquiry investigating the financing of political parties will interview security expert Denis Ćaleta.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Agriculture, Forestry and Food Committee will debate food safety in the aftermath of revelations of problems at the national food safety administration.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release foreign trade and industrial production data for October.
        LJUBLJANA - An exhibition on the use of metals in Slovenian lands will open at the National Museum.
        LJUBLJANA - The Yugoslav Drama Theatre (JDP) from Belgrade will play Uncle Vanya at its Slovenian peer theatre SNG Drama Ljubljana.

WEDNESDAY, 11 December
        LUXEMBOURG - The EU Court solicitor general is expected to release their opinion on Slovenia's lawsuit against Croatia over the non-implementation of the border arbitration tribunal's award.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Commission for Oversight of Public Finances will debate governance at state-owned Telekom Slovenije.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Justice Committee will host a public presentation of opinions on proposed changes to the criminal code.
        ZADAR, Croatia - Defence Minister Karl Erjavec will attend the inauguration of an aircraft training centre set up in the framework of NATO's Multinational Special Aviation Programme.
        LJUBLJANA - The Commission for the Prevention of Corruption will host a debate on staffing at state-owned companies.
        LJUBLJANA - A Slovenia-Luxembourg business conference will be organised as a business delegation from Luxembourg pays a visit.
        LJUBLJANA - President Borut Pahor will host Prime Minister Marjan Šarec, Parliamentary Speaker Dejan Židan and National Council President Alojz Kovšca for an end-of-year reception.
        VILLACH, Austria - A selection of Slovenian films will be screened at a film festival under the sponsorship of the Slovenian Film Centre.

THURSDAY, 12 December
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will be on hand for the EU summit dedicated to the European Green Deal and the bloc's next multi-year budget; until 13 December.
        BLED - Hungarian Defence Minister Tibor Benko will pay a working visit.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary defence and home policy committees will debate an SDS-sponsored motion to activate an expansion of the army's policing powers for deployment on the border with Croatia.
        LJUBLJANA - Weekly government session.
        LJUBLJANA - Finance Minister Andrej Bertoncelj will present tax policy plans at a session of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GZS) management board.
        LJUBLJANA - Shareholders of energy group Petrol will be informed about the causes of the termination of the previous management board and vote on whether there should be an audit of the company's operations going back five years.
        LJUBLJANA - The European Commission Representation in Slovenia will present the Slovenian chapter of a report on the state of health in the EU.
        LJUBLJANA - The assembly of ZZZS, the public health insurance, will debate the financial plan for next year.
        MURSKA SOBOTA - A monument dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the reunification with Prekmurje will be unveiled.
        LJUBLJANA - Slovenia's National Committee of the International Council of Museums will honour best museum projects recognised abroad.

FRIDAY, 13 December
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Finance Committee will examine amendments to the act on ship tonnage.
        LJUBLJANA - The Spanish Embassy will host a debate on climate change.

SATURDAY, 14 December
        LJUBLJANA - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay an official visit.

SUNDAY, 15 December
        No major events scheduled.

01 Dec 2019, 09:00 AM

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MONDAY, 2 December
        BELGRADE, Serbia - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will start a two-day official visit to Serbia.
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will convene an emergency session to vote on overturning upper chamber vetoes on budget bills for 2020 and 2021.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Interior Minister Boštjan Poklukar will attend a session of the EU's Justice and Home Affairs Council.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Infrastructure Minister Alenka Bratušek will attend a session of the EU's Transport Council.
        LJUBLJANA - ZSSS and Pergam, the two largest trade union groups, will speak to the press about the effects of the minimum wage increase on 1 January.
        LJUBLJANA - Slovenian Sovereign Holding will host a conference to present the results of asset management and its expectations regarding the performance of state-owned enterprises.
        LJUBLJANA - The Spanish Embassy, the NGO Femmes Sans Frontieres and the City of Ljubljana will host a debate as part of the campaign against violence against women and girls.
        LJUBLJANA - President Borut Pahor will host a reception to mark the 30th anniversary since the formation of the Democratic Opposition of Slovenia (DEMOS), which won the first multi-party elections in 1990.
        LJUBLJANA - The Week of Dutch Culture will open at the Ljubljana City Library; until 6 December.
        LJUBLJANA - Animateka, an international festival of animated film; until 8 December.

TUESDAY, 3 December
        LONDON, UK - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will attend a NATO summit marking the 70th anniversary of the alliance.
        LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg - The EU General Court will start oral hearings related to Slovenia's legal action against the European Commission for granting Croatia a derogation enabling it to use the wine name Teran.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Public Administration Minister Rudi Medved will attend a meeting of EU ministers in charge of telecommunications that will focus on next-generation mobile networks.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Justice Minister Andreja Katič will attend a session of the EU's Justice and Home Affairs Council.
        LJUBLJANA - Integrity Days, a series of events organised by Transparency International Slovenia in the run-up to International Anti-Corruption Day; until 5 December.
        LJUBLJANA - The Education Ministry will present the first results of the latest PISA study of student performance.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Home Policy Committee will debate a report on illegal migrations.
        LJUBLJANA - The opposition New Slovenia (NSi) will host a debate on digitalisation.
        LJUBLJANA - Admission will be free at most Slovenian cultural institutions in honour of the birth anniversary of Romantic poet France Prešeren.

WEDNESDAY, 4 December
        LJUBLJANA - The three-member presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina headed by Željko Komšić will pay a visit at the invitation of President Borut Pahor.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Finance Minister will attend a session of the Eurogroup.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Infrastructure Minister Alenka Bratušek will attend a meeting of EU ministers in charge of energy.
        NAPLES, Italy - Environment Minister Simon Zajc will attend a Barcelona Convention ministerial.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Defence Committee will debate a motion by the Left to immediately cease Slovenia's military involvement in Afghanistan.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Labour Committee will debate amendments to parental care act that would extend paternal leave and raise minimum parental leave allowance.
        LJUBLJANA - The Government Office for Slovenians Abroad will mark the 25th anniversary since its founding with a ceremony.
        LJUBLJANA - Thirty years since the signing of an agreement establishing the Democratic Opposition of Slovenia (DEMOS), which won the first multi-party elections in 1990.
        LJUBLJANA - The Employment Service will release registered unemployment figures for November.

THURSDAY, 5 December
        BERLIN - Parliamentary Speaker Dejan Židan will start a two-day working visit to Germany.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Finance Minister will attend a session of the EU's Economic and Financial Affairs Council.
        LJUBLJANA - Weekly government session.
        LJUBLJANA - The Institute for the Study of Gender Equality will present the results of a study of gender equality in European politics.
        LJUBLJANA - The French Institute in Slovenia will host a conference on women in science.
        LJUBLJANA - The Chamber of Trade Crafts and Small Business will celebrate its 50th anniversary by conferring awards to the best small businesses and tradesmen.
        LJUBLJANA - AmCham Slovenija will pick the winner of its Best of the Best competition.

FRIDAY, 6 December
        LJUBLJANA - IMAD, the government's macroeconomic think-tank, will present the first national report on productivity.

SATURDAY, 7 December
        LJUBLJANA - An award ceremony will be held as part of animated film festival Animateka.
        LJUBLJANA - The Mendelssohn Chamber Orchestra from Hungary will perform in honour of the 100th birth anniversary of composer Janez Bole(1919-2007).

SUNDAY, 8 December
        No major events scheduled.

24 Nov 2019, 08:00 AM

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The following schedule was prepared by the STA:

MONDAY, 25 November
        LJUBLJANA - Slovenian Development Days, a Foreign Ministry event dedicated to development aid; until 29 November.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary inquiry commission examining the performance of the bad bank will interview Boštjan Jazbec, former central bank governor.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Agriculture Committee will debate suspected wrongful conduct by the agriculture minister concerning an EU-funded project.
        JESENICE - Industrial conglomerate Hidria will present the details of EUR 300 million in contracts it has recently signed.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Foreign Ministry State Secretary Simona Leskovar will attend a session of EU ministers in charge of development.
        LJUBLJANA - The results of a genetic analysis of the olm, an aquatic salamander native to Slovenia, will be presented.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release business sentiment figures for November.
        LJUBLJANA - An exhibition will open in parliament on the 110th anniversary of the first flight by Slovenian flight pioneer Edvard Rusjan.

TUESDAY, 26 November
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly plenary will conclude with a vote on an opposition-sponsored housing bill.
        BRDO PRI KRANJU - The business promotion agency SPIRIT will hand out awards to best foreign investors at the FDI Award Slovenia 2019.
        PORTOROŽ - The shareholders of the Istrabenz holding will vote on the proposal for its assets be transferred to the bad bank and for the company be liquidated.
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Digital Coalition Forum will open.
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Book Fair will open; until 1 December.

WEDNESDAY, 27 November
        STRASBOURG, France - The European Parliament will vote on Ursula von der Leyen's European Commission.
        LJUBLJANA - Piero Mauro Zanin, president of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia regional parliament, will pay a visit.
        LJUBLJANA - Parliamentary parties will hold supposedly the last round of talks on changes to electoral law.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Finance Committee will debate the central bank's new consumer borrowing rules at the request of all five coalition parties.
        LJUBLJANA - Retailer Mercator is scheduled to release its financials for January-September.
        MARIBOR - Slovenia's latest supercomputer, the Vega, will be officially launched as part of the EuroHPC network of supercomputers.
        LJUBLJANA - The Institute of Public Health will host a conference on AIDS ahead of World AIDS Day.

THURSDAY, 28 November
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek will attend a session of the EU Competitiveness Council.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Commission for National Communities will review the implementation of bilinguality regulations in 2015-2018.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Finance Committee will debate amendments to the act on the prevention of money laundering and a bill on state guarantees for the Divača-Koper rail track.
        LJUBLJANA - Weekly government session.
        LJUBLJANA - The Culture Ministry will host a Council of Europe conference on conditions for quality journalism.
        BRDO PRI KRANJU - The Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GZS) will host a Slovenian-Croatian conference on plastic.

FRIDAY, 29 November
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release GDP growth figures for the third quarter, inflation figures for November, and survey unemployment in the third quarter.
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will debate amendments to the pension and disability insurance act at an emergency session.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Privileges and Credentials Commission will debate proposed changes to the National Assembly's rules of procedure concerning MP immunity.
        LJUBLJANA - NLB bank is scheduled to release its financials for January-September.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Education Ministry State Secretary Jernej Štromajer will attend a session of EU ministers in charge of competitiveness.
        LJUBLJANA - Christmas lights will be turned on marking the start of the month-long Christmas Market.

SATURDAY, 30 November
        MARIBOR - A commemorative ceremony will be hosted by the Sever association of independence war veterans, to be addressed by Prime Minister Marjan Šarec.

SUNDAY, 1 December
        MURSKA SOBOTA - Leon Novak will be inaugurated as the new head of Slovenia's Evangelical and Lutheran Church, with Prime Minister Marjan Šarec and parliamentary Speaker Dejan Židan in attendance.
        LJUBLJANA - Book of the year as selected by the Slovenian Book Fair jury will receive the Grand Prix.
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian International Ladies Association will hold its annual charity bazaar.

16 Nov 2019, 16:07 PM

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The following schedule was prepared by the STA:

MONDAY, 18 November
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will start its plenary for November with a Q&A session for PM Marjan Šarec and his cabinet.
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Business Club will present an initiative called For an Entrepreneurial Slovenia highlighting the importance of business for national prosperity.

TUESDAY, 19 November
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will start examining the budget bills for 2020 and 2021. A total of 38 hours of debate is scheduled.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - EU ministers in charge of European affairs will be in session. Slovenia will be represented by Foreign Ministry State Secretary Dobran Božič.
        KOPER - A joint committee of Slovenia and Friuli-Venezia Giulia will be in session.
        BRDO PRI KRANJU - GoDigital 2019, a Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GZS) conference on big data and artificial intelligence.
        VELENJE - Future 4.0, a conference bringing together established industrial players and startups.
        LJUBLJANA - AIPA, an organisation of rights holders, will present the first ever study about the Slovenian audiovisual industry.
        WARSAW, Poland - Slovenia will face Poland in the final round of qualifications for the Euro 2020.

WEDNESDAY, 20 November
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will attend a session of NATO foreign ministers; until 21 November.
        LJUBLJANA - IMAD, the government's macroeconomic forecaster, will host a debate on labour shortages.
        LJUBLJANA - The Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GZS) will host its annual business summit. Innovation and human resources will be the topics in focus.
        LJUBLJANA - The national awards for achievements in science and research will be conferred.
        CELJE - Chemical company Cinkarna Celje is scheduled to release financial statements for the first three quarters of the year.
        LJUBLJANA - AmCham, the US chamber of commerce, will host a debate on Slovenian healthcare.

THURSDAY, 21 November
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will vote on several pieces of legislation as well as three bills that have been vetoed by the upper chamber.
        LJUBLJANA - Weekly government session.
        NOVO MESTO - Drug maker Krka is scheduled to release its financial statements for the first nine months of the year.
        KOPER - Logistics company Intereuropa will release its business report for the first three quarters of the year.
        LJUBLJANA - Naprej/Forward!, a journalism festival organised by the Slovenian Journalists' Association; until 22 November.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release November consumer sentiment figures.
        LJUBLJANA - An online Hungarian-Slovenian dictionary will be launched by the ZRC SAZU Institute for Slovenian Language.

FRIDAY, 22 November
        BRDO PRI KRANJU - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will attend a session of a Slovenian-Turkish joint commission.
        LJUBLJANA - Insurance group Sava Re is scheduled to release its financial statements for the first nine months of the year.
        LJUBLJANA - Tax-Fin-Lex, a legal and tax information provider, will declare the top tax, financial and legal experts of the year.
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly is expected to hold a special session to debate concerns that the construction of a sewerage system could jeopardise the source of drinking water for Ljubljana.

SATURDAY, 23 November
        LJUBLJANA - Awards will be conferred at the Ljubljana International Film Festival.
        LJUBLJANA - The start of the 35th Festival of LGBT film; until 1 December.
        LJUBLJANA - Slovenia observes Rudolf Maister Day in memory of the general who took control of Maribor in 1918, securing what later became Slovenia's northern border.
        LJUBLJANA - Italian crooner Eros Ramazzotti will stop in the Stožice Arena as part of his Vita ce n'e tour.

SUNDAY, 24 November
        SKOPJE, North Macedonia - Culture Minister Zoran Poznič will attend a meeting of culture ministers from the CEE region and China.

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