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20 Jul 2019, 16:34 PM

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MONDAY, 22 July
        LJUBLJANA - National Assembly Speaker Dejan Židan will receive Lorant Vincze, the president of the Federal Union of European Nationalities.
        PARIS, France - Ambassador Andrej Logar will attend an informal ministerial on migrations in the Mediterranean as a special envoy of the foreign minister.

TUESDAY, 23 July
        LJUBLJANA - The shareholders' meeting of SKB bank will appoint new management board members.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release the consumer confidence index for July.
        MOSCOW, Russia - The ballet ensemble of SNG Maribor will make a guest appearance at the Bolshoi Theatre with Peer Gynt, a production choreographed by Edward Clug, with a rerun on 24 July.
        BLED - The 29th annual Okarina festival of world music will get under way, running until 4 August.

WEDNESDAY, 24 July
        LJUBLJANA - Telekom Slovenije will release its financial report for the first half of 2019.
        VIENNA, Austria - Slovenia's largest confederation of trade unions, ZZZS, and Austrian representatives will speak about electronic exchange of social security information.
        MARIBOR - Slovenian football champions Maribor will take on AIK Stockholm in game one of the second round of qualifying for the UEFA Champions League.

THURSDAY, 25 July
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary EU Affairs Committee will interview nominee for European commissioner Janez Lenarčič.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will issue business sentiment figures for July.

FRIDAY, 26 July
        SZENTGOTTHARD, Hungary - A press conference to present the international agriculture and food fair AGRA, to be held in Gornja Radgona, Slovenia, between 24 and 29 August.
        LJUBLJANA - Russian jazz ensemble Vadim Eilenkrig Quintet will give a concert in Congress Square ahead of the ceremony marking the 103rd anniversary of the Russian Chapel.

SATURDAY, 27 July
        KRANJSKA GORA - The annual ceremony in memory of Russian POWs, killed in an avalanche in WWI, will be held at the Russian Chapel below Vršič mountain pass. National Assembly Speaker Dejan Židan and Russian Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media Konstantin Noskov will deliver keynotes.
        IVANČNA GORICA - A summer camp for children of the Slovenian diaspora, sponsored by the World Slovenian Congress, until 3 August.
        KRANJSKA GORA - An international film festival, called Shepherds of Great Tales, will get under way, featuring more than 70 films in seven days.

SUNDAY, 28 July
        No major events are scheduled.

 

13 Jul 2019, 12:41 PM

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MONDAY, 15 July
        LJUBLJANA - North Macedonia President Stevo Pendarovski will start a two-day official visit to Slovenia.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Home Policy Committee will discuss joint police patrols on the Slovenian-Italian border.
        LJUBLJANA - The National Council will vote on a veto filed against changes to the act regulating funding of private primary schools.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will attend a session of the EU's Foreign Affairs Council and Agriculture Minister Aleksandra Pivec will be on hand for a session of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council.
        
TUESDAY, 16 July
        LJUTOMER - The start of the 15th Grossman Festival of Fantastic Film and Wine; until 20 July.

WEDNESDAY, 17 July
        MARIBOR - The existing lease for Maribor Airport expires and the Infrastructure Agency will provisionally take over the management of the airport infrastructure.

THURSDAY, 18 July
        HELSINKI, Finland - Interior Minister Boštjan Poklukar will attend a session of the EU's Justice and Home Affairs Council. A meeting with Italian counterpart Matteo Salvini is also planned.
        LJUBLJANA - Weekly cabinet session.

FRIDAY, 19 July
        No major events scheduled.

SATURDAY, 20 July
        No major events scheduled.

SUNDAY, 21 July
        No major events scheduled.

06 Jul 2019, 16:04 PM

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MONDAY, 8 July
        LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg - The EU Court of Justice will hold an oral hearing to determine the admissibility of the lawsuit Slovenia is bringing against Croatia for EU law violations stemming from the country's refusal to acknowledge the 2017 border arbitration award.
        ILIRSKA BISTRICA/KOSTEL/ČRNOMELJ - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec, Interior Minister Boštjan Poklukar and Police Commissioner Tatjana Bobnar will visit towns along the border with Croatia.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Commission for the Oversight of Intelligence and Security Services is scheduled to interview the Chief of the General Staff Alenka Ermenc as part of its investigation into the sacking of Force Commander Miha Škerbinc.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Finance Minister Andrej Bertoncelj will attend a two-day Eurogroup ministerial.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Labour Ministry State Secretary Tilen Božič will take part in an EU employment and social affairs ministerial.
        SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - President Borut Pahor and Defence Ministry State Secretary Dobran Božič will attend a meeting marking the end of Bosnia's presidency of the South-East European Cooperation Process.

TUESDAY, 9 July
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will start its July session. The agenda includes, among other things, a second reading of changes to private primary school funding.
        LJUBLJANA - The upper and lower chambers of parliament, the National Assembly and the National Council, will host a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of Prekmurje reunification with Slovenia.

WEDNESDAY, 10 July
        LJUBLJANA - Palestinian Foreign Affairs Minister Rijad Malki will visit Slovenia, meeting his counterpart Miro Cerar and parliamentary Speaker Dejan Židan.
        HOČE - The official opening of the Magna Steyr car paint shop. Prime Minister Marjan Šarec and Economic Development and Technology Minister Zdravko Počivalšek will be in attendance.
        BLED - The NATO Mountain Warfare Centre of Excellence (MWCOE) will host a conference of NATO excellence centre directors.

THURSDAY, 11 July
        LJUBLJANA - The victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre will be commemorated with a minute of silence in City Square.
        LJUBLJANA - Weekly government session.
        LONDON - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will attend the Global Conference for Media Freedom.
        HELSINKI, Finland - Environment Ministry State Secretary Marko Maver will take part in a two-day informal meeting of EU minister responsible for the environment.

FRIDAY, 12 July
        LJUBLJANA - President Borut Pahor will host a working lunch for presidents of parliamentary parties and deputy group heads to discuss election legislation changes.

SATURDAY, 13 July
        No major events are scheduled.

SUNDAY, 14 July
        No major events are scheduled

29 Jun 2019, 12:48 PM

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 MONDAY, 1 July

        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Health Committee will discuss a proposal to postpone obligatory standardised packaging for tobacco products until 2023.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Education Committee is to discuss the contentious changes to the system of financing for private primary schools.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Infrastructure Committee will discuss a bill limiting commissions for renting real estate and costs which real estate agencies can charge to their clients.
        LJUBLJANA - Parliamentary Speaker Dejan Židan is to attend an event commemorating the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide.
        SEŽANA - A presentation will be held as the Slovenian and Italian police forces launch joint patrols along the border.
        LJUBLJANA - A seminar on Slovenian language, literature and culture aimed at Slovenian emigrants and foreigners will open; until 13 July.
        LJUBLJANA - A week-long 20th edition of the Sajeta art and music festival will get under way, starting a series of summer festivals next to the Soča river near the small town of Tolmin.
        LJUBLJANA - A performance of Giuseppe Verdi's Aida in Congress Square will open this year's Ljubljana Festival; until 5 September.

TUESDAY, 2 July
        PARIS, France - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will meet OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Paris.
        LJUBLJANA - President of the National Assembly of Serbia Maja Gojković will pay a visit to Slovenia, to be received by Slovenian counterpart Dejan Židan, Prime Minister Marjan Šarec and National Council President Alojz Kovšca.
        LJUBLJANA - The college of deputy group leaders will discuss the National Assembly session scheduled to start on 9 July.
        TORONTO, Canada - Foreign Ministry State Secretary Simona Leskovar will attend a ministerial on reforms in Ukraine.
        NOVA GORICA/KAMNIK - This year's Ana Desetnica street theatre festival will start; until 7 July.

WEDNESDAY, 3 July
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Foreign Policy Committee will be in session.
        BRDO PRI KRANJU - The government Office for Development and European Cohesion policy will organise a conference on systemic design for circular policymaking.
        BRNIK - The Mountain Rescue Association will speak to the press about problems related to the rising number of tourists in the mountains.
        NOVO MESTO - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec and Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek will attend a presentation of the fifth generation Renault Clio at Renault's Slovenian assembly plant Revoz.
        LJUBLJANA - The Employment Service will publish data on registered unemployment in June.

THURSDAY, 4 July
        POZNAN, Poland - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar and Interior Minister Boštjan Poklukar will attend a Western Balkans ministerial within the Berlin Process, discussing security, organised crime, corruption and human trafficking.
        HELSINKI, Finland - Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek will attend an informal session of the EU Competitiveness Council. (until 5 July)
        LJUBLJANA - Weekly government session.
        LJUBLJANA - The Agency for Insurance Supervision (AZN) will present a report on 2018 and speak about the current state of the Slovenian insurance market.
        NOVO MESTO - Shareholders meeting of the pharma company Krka.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Commission for Relations with Slovenians Abroad will organise the 18th meeting for Slovenians who left the country and mostly did not return.
        LJUBLJANA - An exhibition on the occupation of Ljubljana during World War II will open in the town hall gallery.
        KOSTANJEVICA NA KRKI - The Forma Viva international sculptural symposium will open.

FRIDAY, 5 July
        POZNAN, Poland - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec and Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will attend a Berlin Process summit.
        LJUBLJANA - Public presentation of views on a proposed resolution on the Slovenian national security strategy.
        LJUBLJANA - The Economic and Social Council will discuss measures in healthcare, active employment policy and a report of the EBRD on future of work.
        LJUBLJANA - The results of this year's country-wide matura secondary school leaving exam will be revealed.
        PTUJ - The Art Stays festival of contemporary fine arts will start; until 12 July.
        
SATURDAY, 6 July
        GORNJI GRAD - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will attend a ceremony commemorating the 74th anniversary of a major campaign of the Slovenian Partisan resistance forces.

SUNDAY, 7 July
        TOKYO, Japan - Foreign Ministry State Secretary Simona Leskovar will attend the Scale UP international conference for women in business.

22 Jun 2019, 15:56 PM

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STA, 21 June 2019

MONDAY, 24 June
        LJUBLJANA - A national ceremony will be held on the eve of Statehood Day, while Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will address Slovenian troops serving in missions abroad via video call.
        LJUBLJANA - European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc will formally hand over a EUR 109 grant awarded to the Divača-Koper rail upgrade.

TUESDAY, 25 June
        LJUBLJANA - Statehood Day, a public holiday. President Borut Pahor will host an open day at the Presidential Palace.
        LJUBLJANA - The start of an international symposium in the framework of Dragon 4, an initiative bringing together the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology and National Remote Sensing Center of China; until 28 June.

WEDNESDAY, 26 June
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Defence Minister Karl Erjavec will attend a session of NATO defence ministers; until 27 June.
        LJUBLJANA - Swedish Parliamentary Speaker Andreas Norlen will pay an official visit.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Constitutional Commission will debate a motion to simplify the appointment of ministers by changing the Constitution.
        LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg - Environment Minister Simon Zajc will attend a session of the EU's Environment Council.

THURSDAY, 27 June
        VATICAN CITY, Vatican - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will visit the Holy See for a meeting with Pope Francis.
        LJUBLJANA - President Borut Pahor will host a debate on Slovenia's long-term climate change strategy.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Home Policy Committee will debate amendments to the police act.
        LJUBLJANA - Weekly government session.

FRIDAY, 28 June
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Finance Committee will debate the bill on recourse for holders of subordinated bank debt who were wiped out in the 2013 bailout.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Commission for the Oversight of Intelligence and Security Services will talk to former foreign ministers Samuel Žbogar and Karl Erjavec over an eavesdropping scandal that tainted the Slovenia-Croatia border arbitration procedure.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release general government debt and deficit figures for the first quarter of the year and the inflation rate for June.

SATURDAY, 29 June
        ČRNA NA KOROŠKEM - The traditional political gathering at the Najevnik Linden Tree, the largest tree in Slovenia, will feature an address by Prime Minister Marjan Šarec.
        MARIBOR - Maribor will host its first ever Pride Parade.

SUNDAY, 30 June
        No major events scheduled.

 

15 Jun 2019, 17:12 PM

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MONDAY, 17 June
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will start its plenary for June with a Q&A session with members of the cabinet.
        LJUBLJANA - The Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetta will meet President Borut Pahor and parliamentary Speaker Dejan Židan.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Infrastructure, Environment and Spatial Planning Committee will debate the emergency bill on the culling of brown bears and wolves.
        LJUBLJANA - Infrastructure Minister Alenka Bratušek will speak about her recent visit to China at a press conference.
        LJUBLJANA - A concert by the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Spanish tenor Placido Domingo.
        LJUBLJANA - The start of the four-day Festival of Migrant Film.

TUESDAY, 18 June
        LUXEMBOURG - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will attend a session of the EU's Foreign Affairs Council.
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will debate amendments to the energy act and the act on drivers as it continues its plenary.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Commission for Oversight of Intelligence and Security Services will interview Maj-Gen Alenka Ermenc, chief of the general staff, over the sacking of force commander Miha Škerbinc.
        GOSZTOLA, Hungary - Maj-Gen Alenka Ermenc, chief of the general staff, will meet with her Hungarian counterpart, Lt-Gen Ferenc Korom.
        BRDO PRI KRANJU - The Chamber of Trade Crafts and Small Business will host its annual summit of small business.
        LJUBLJANA - Electricity distributor Elektro Ljubljana will present results for 2018 and challenges in the transition to a low-carbon economy.
        LJUBLJANA - A round table debate will be hosted by a civil initiative to discuss changes to the electoral legislation.
        PORTOROŽ - The International Conference on Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications (Animma) will be hosted by the Association of Slovenian Nuclear Experts and the Jožef Stefan Institute; until 21 June.
        LJUBLJANA - The 60th Ljubljana Jazz Festival will kick off with a concert by the Big Band RTV Slovenija and Slovenian soloists.
        LJUBLJANA - British singer Tom Jones will play in Stožice Arena.

WEDNESDAY, 19 June
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will debate the national crime prevention programme until 2023 as it continues its plenary.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Commission for Oversight of Intelligence and Security Services will interview Miha Škerbinc, who was recently dismissed as force commander.
        LJUBLJANA - The Education Ministry will present the results of Talis 2018, a teaching and learning survey conducted by the OECD.
        LJUBLJANA - Archbishop of Ljubljana Stanislav Zore will celebrate a mass for the homeland ahead of Statehood Day.
        LJUBLJANA - The Tour of Slovenia, the country's biggest cycling race, will start with a 171-kilometre stage from Ljubljana to Rogaška Slatina.

THURSDAY, 20 June
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will attend the EU summit; until 21 June.
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will examine the annual report of the Human Rights Ombudsman and an emergency bill on the culling of brown bears and wolves.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Commission for Oversight of Intelligence and Security Services will interview Dejan Matijevič, the boss of the military intelligence, over the recent sacking of force commander Miha Škerbinc.
        LJUBLJANA - Weekly cabinet session.
        SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Speaker Dejan Židan will attend a plenary of South-East European Cooperation Process's parliamentary assembly.
        LJUBLJANA - Focus, an NGO, and the Jožef Stefan Institute will host a debate on Slovenia's long-term climate strategy.
        LJUBLJANA - A group of NGOs and the Government Office for the Support and Integration of Migrants will hold a press conference to mark World Refugee Day.
        LJUBLJANA - The Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce, the Slovenian chamber and the Slovenian-German chamber will sign an agreement on cooperation.
        RIBNICA - A debate with UEFA president Aleksander Čeferin at the Škrabec Homestead.
        MARIBOR - The start of Lent Festival, the biggest summer festival in Slovenia.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release the latest consumer confidence index.

FRIDAY, 21 June
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will vote on a motion of no confidence in Defence Minister Karl Erjavec.
        MOKRICE - A business breakfast of the Slovenian-Croatian Business Club will be held to mark Statehood Day. The event will be attended by the Slovenian and Croatian economy ministers, Zdravko Počivalšek and Darko Horvat.
        LJUBLJANA - Left leader Luka Mesec will be arraigned in a case brought against him by far-right politician Bernard Brščič.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release June business sentiment data.

SATURDAY, 22 June
        LJUBLJANA - Pride Parade will be held as the final event of the Pride Festival.
        LJUBLJANA - Japan Day, the biggest festival of Japanese culture in Slovenia.

SUNDAY, 23 June
        LJUBLJANA - The Kresnik Prize for the best novel of the year will be handed out by the publisher Delo.

 

09 Jun 2019, 04:40 AM

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MONDAY, 10 June
        BRDO PRI KRANJU - Coalition party leaders will discuss budgeting for 2020 and 2021, healthcare measures, electoral system reform and, presumably, candidacies for Slovenian EU commissioner.
        LJUBLJANA - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will host a reception for newly-elected Slovenian MEPs.
        LJUBLJANA - The annual general meeting of NLB bank.
        LJUBLJANA - Defence Minister Karl Erjavec and Pivka Mayor Robert Smrdelj will sign an annex to an agreement related to the Poček military training grounds. Similar annex will be signed with the mayor of Ilirska Bistrica on 14 June.
        TRNAVA, Slovakia - Defence Ministry State Secretary Miloš Bizjak will take part in a two-day ministerial meeting of the Central European Defence Cooperation focusing on security in the region in view of migration.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release April industrial output data.
        RIGA, Latvia - Slovenia will take on Latvia in a qualifier for the Euro 2020.
        LJUBLJANA - Alpine skiing champion Ilka Štuhec will present her new team for the next World Cup season.

TUESDAY, 11 June
        LJUBLJANA - The European Commission Representation in Slovenia will host a conference on the European Semester 2019.
        GENEVA, Switzerland - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will attend celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the International Labour Organisation.
        TRIESTE, Italy - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will inaugurate new premises of the Slovenian consulate general.
        LJUBLJANA - The Health Ministry will hold a conference on inequality in healthcare in conjunction with the World Health Organisation.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Home Policy Committee will resume debate about the protection of the Schengen border.
        LJUBLJANA - The international festival Imago Sloveniae will kick off with a concert at Congress Square.
        LJUBLJANA - The start of the Pranger festival of poetry, literary criticism and translation.

WEDNESDAY, 12 June
        STRASBOURG, France - The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights will hold an oral hearing in Slovenia's case against Croatia over Croatian companies' debt to the defunct bank Ljubljanska Banka.
        TRIESTE, Italy - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will attend a meeting of the Central European Initiative.
        LJUBLJANA - The National Council, the upper chamber of parliament, will debate integration of immigrants.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Constitution Commission will convene a maiden session to debate launching procedure for constitutional reform.
        BRDO PRI KRANJU - A conference on the future of industry co-organised by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GZS), Economy Ministry and the agency Spirit.
        LJUBLJANA - The Environment Ministry will present the latest Climate Mirror, the central national document monitoring climate change action.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary environment and agriculture committees will jointly debate attacks on livestock by bears and wolves.
        LJUBLJANA - An exhibition entitled Idea - Science and Technology of Ancient Greece, put on in cooperation with the Thessaloniki Science Centre and Technology Museum NOESIS, will be launched.
        BRNIK - The annual Broken Wing aviation accident response exercise will be held at Ljubljana Airport.

THURSDAY, 13 June
        VIENNA, Austria - President Borut Pahor will pay an official visit to Austria.
        LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg - Finance Minister Andrej Bertoncelj will attend a meeting of the Eurogroup.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Commission for Slovenians Abroad will debate cross-border cooperation with the diaspora in the framework of EU cohesion policy.
        HOČE - A Panasonic teaching centre for HVAC technology will be inaugurated by Japanese Ambassador Masaharu Yoshida and Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek.
        LJUBLJANA - Weekly government session.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary inquiry probing reasons for problems in child heart surgery will interview several UKC Ljubljana officials.
        LJUBLJANA - A conference on mobility, to be joined by European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc.

FRIDAY, 14 June
        LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg - Finance Minister Andrej Bertoncelj will attend a meeting of EU finance ministers while Health Minister Aleš Šabeder will attend a session of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Labour Committee will discuss social benefits at the request of the opposition, which thinks the number of recipients is too high given the current state of the economy.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary EU Affairs Committee will debate a report on the phasing of EU funds until March 2019.
        LJUBLJANA - The government and public sector trade unions are expected to start talks on amendments to legislation on public employees and their pay.
        IDRIJA - The three-day Festival of Idrija Bobbin Lace will begin.

SATURDAY, 15 June
        LJUBLJANA - Museums will be open until midnight for the annual Museum Summer Night.

SUNDAY, 16 June
        LJUBLJANA - The opening of Klovnbuf, a clown festival; until 24 June.

 

01 Jun 2019, 18:10 PM

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 MONDAY, 3 June

        MUNICH, Germany - Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek will meet Bavarian Minister of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy Hubert Aiwanger.
        BUCHAREST, Romania - Agriculture Minister Aleksandra Pivec will attend an informal session of the EU's Agriculture and Fisheries Council.
        LJUBLJANA - The results of the mail-in vote from abroad will be added to the results of the 26 May EU election.
        LJUBLJANA - A panel debate featuring ministers of infrastructure, home affairs, justice and health will discuss ways to improve road safety in the country.
        LJUBLJANA - An international conference on economic justice, co-organised by Eurodad, a network of NGOs from 20 European countries; until 5 June.
        LJUBLJANA - Waste packaging management companies Dinos and Interseroh will speak to reporters about the situation involving packaging waste.
        LJUBLJANA - A reception for Slovenian riders Primož Roglič, Jan Polanc and Tadej Pogačar following their latest achievements in road cycling races.

TUESDAY, 4 June
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Intelligence Oversight Commission will conduct interviews with three former directors of the national intelligence agency SOVA behind closed doors.
        MUNICH, Germany - Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek will take part in the opening of Transport Logistic, the world's leading trade fair for logistics and mobility.
        LJUBLJANA - The Ljubljana Faculty of Engineering will launch the country's first Smart Factory demonstration centre.
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian-German Chamber of Commerce will present the German economy's award.
        OPATIJA, Croatia - The parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Food will be briefed on the impact of natural calamities on the woods in Slovenia and Croatia.
        CELJE - The shareholders' meeting of the chemical company Cinkarna Celje will decide on distribution of last year's profit and a buyback plan.
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Insurance Association will present the results of a survey on financial literacy.
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Muslim community will celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Composers' Association will present the Kozina Award for lifetime oeuvre.
        LJUBLJANA - A concert by English musician Sting.
        LJUBLJANA - New administrative prices of regulated fuels will kick in.

WEDNESDAY, 5 June
        LJUBLJANA - President Borut Pahor will host a two-day meeting of the Three Seas Initiative, while Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will host the initiative's business forum.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Defence Committee will resume debate on the national security strategy resolution.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Labour Committee will debate amendments to the prevention of undeclared work and employment act.
        ČRNOMELJ - A panel debate on migration, held by the Slovenian Philantrophy.
        LJUBLJANA - The Commission for the Prevention of Corruption will present key findings from its annual report for 2018.
        LJUBLJANA - The Employment Service will release registered unemployment total for May.
        VELENJE - A conference on the future of the energy sector in the valley that is home to the Šoštanj coal-fired power station TEŠ and the Velenje coal mine.
        LJUBLJANA - The committees on labour and home affairs, and public administration will debate abuse of social transfers by fictitious residents at a session called by the opposition Democrats (SDS).
        LJUBLJANA - The shareholders' meeting of retailer Mercator is to appoint two new supervisors, among other items on the agenda.
        ZREČE - The shareholders' meeting of the state-owned tool maker Unior will decide on distribution of last year's profit.
        LJUBLJANA - The winner of the Vilenica Prize will be declared ahead of the 34th annual international literary festival, between 10 and 15 September.
        IZOLA - The film festival Kino Otok - Isola Cinema will open, to run until 9 June.
        LJUBLJANA - Memoirs written by Ani Župančič (1891-1967), the wife of poet and playwright Oton Župančič (1878-1949), will be launched to mark the 70th anniversary of the poet's death.

THURSDAY, 6 June
        LJUBLJANA/BRDO PRI KRANJU - The second day of the Three Seas initiative summit.
        LJUBLJANA - A regular weekly session of the government.
        LJUBLJANA - A ceremony to mark the 25th anniversary of the Slovenian Science Foundation.
        LJUBLJANA - Diggit, the national conference on digital communications.
        LJUBLJANA - Eastern European Countries Committee of Insol Europe will hold a conference on how to navigate companies in distress.
        RIMSKE TOPLICE - A conference of the Slovenian Hoteliers' Association.
        LJUBLJANA - Primož Trubar Day will be observed to pay tribute to the 16th-century protestant priest who printed the first Slovenian books.

FRIDAY, 7 June
        KRŠKO - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will address a ceremony on Slovenian Exiles Day.
        LJUBLJANA - On World Food Safety Day a debate will be held by the Ministry of Agriculture, Administration for Food Safety, Veterinary Sector and Plant Protection and the National Council.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release external trade data for April.
        KLAGENFURT, Austria - Slovenia will play Austria in a 2020 Euro qualifier.
        LJUBLJANA - June in Ljubljana, a three-week festival, will open with Giselle performed by the Ljubljana ballet ensemble.

SATURDAY, 8 June
        LJUBELJ - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will address a ceremony marking the 74th anniversary of the liberation of the Mauthausen Nazi concentration camp below the Ljubelj mountain pass.
        PTUJ - Summer festival Arsana, running until 27 July, will start with an opera spectacle.

SUNDAY, 9 June
        LJUBLJANA - The Franja cycling marathon will be held.

25 May 2019, 13:54 PM

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This schedule was prepared by the STA:

MONDAY, 27 May
        LJUBLJANA - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will host his Czech counterpart Tomáš Petríček, who will pay a working visit.
        LJUBLJANA - The Ministry of Labour, the Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities and UNICEF will host a panel debate upon the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
        BLED - The Foreign Ministry and IEDC - Bled School of Management will host a conference on China and its influence on the global economy.
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Writers' Association will hold a meeting to appoint a new president after Aksinja Kermauner resigned at the end of March.
        LJUBLJANA - Before starting his official visit, North Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev will speak at an event hosted by the International Institute for Middle East and Balkan Studies (IFIMES).
        LJUBLJANA - The Cankarjev Dom arts centre will present international concerts and dance performances in the new season.

TUESDAY, 28 May
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will attend an extraordinary EU summit. The results of EU elections will top the agenda.
        LJUBLJANA - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will start a two-day working visit to Slovenia, meeting Slovenian counterpart Miro Cerar, President Borut Pahor and Prime Minister Marjan Šarec.
        LJUBLJANA - North Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev will start an official visit to Slovenia.
        PORTOROŽ - Interior Minister Boštjan Poklukar will host a Salzburg Forum ministerial on migration and border control.
        LJUBLJANA - The last day of the May sitting of parliament will discuss the opposition-sponsored changes to the acts on the student community and war veterans.
        LJUBLJANA - The Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host a conference on smart factories.
        PORTOROŽ - The two-day Slovenian Marketing Conference will open.
        LJUBLJANA - The shareholders of the insurer Zavarovalnica Triglav will decide on dividend payout.
        LJUBLJANA - A two-day regional conference on intellectual property in sport will open.
        LJUBLJANA - The Bologna after Bologna show, showcasing a selection of books from the Bologna Children's Book Fair, until 1 June.
        LJUBLJANA - The 24th Ljubljana Marathon, taking place on 27 October, will be presented to the press.
        
WEDNESDAY, 29 May
        LJUBLJANA - The Commission for the Oversight of Intelligence and Security Services will interview behind closed doors the former director of the Intelligence and Security Agency (SOVA), Andrej Rupnik, and former Slovenia's border arbiter Jernej Sekolec and agent Simona Drenik.
        VRHNIKA - Members of the parliamentary Defence Committee will visit the Slovenian Armed Forces Force Command and meet with Defence Minister Karl Erjavec, Chief of Staff Maj-Gen Alenka Ermenc and the force commander, Brigadier General Milan Žurman.
        LJUBLJANA - The Bank Association of Slovenia will host a conference focusing on bank regulation and supervision priorities.
        LJUBLJANA - A national conference on the elimination of precarious work featuring parliamentary Speaker Dejan Židan, relevant ministers and other government representatives.
        LJUBLJANA - Retailer Mercator is scheduled to publish its results for the first quarter of the year.
        MARIBOR - The Employers' Association will present a project on elderly workers and healthy ageing at work.
        LJUBLJANA - The Managers' Association will hold a ceremony to mark its 30th anniversary.
        LJUBLJANA - The four-day world and popular music festival Godibodi will kick off.

THURSDAY, 30 May
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Home Policy Committee will discuss the protection of the Schengen border, changes to the personal name act and draft resolution on the national crime prevention programme for 2019-2023.
        LJUBLJANA - The government will hold a regular session.
        ZAGREB, Croatia - The operators of the Ljubljana and Zagreb stock exchanges will present the countries capital markets.
        KOPER - An Artistic Gymnastics World Cup event will start. (until 2 June)

FRIDAY, 31 May
        LJUBLJANA - The ministries of foreign affairs and economy will host a national forum on responsible corporate management and human rights in business.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will publish data on GDP growth in the first quarter and inflation in May.
        LJUBLJANA - Znanstival, a festival of hands-on science; until 2 June.

SATURDAY, 1 June
        LJUBLJANA - Doctors and dentists are expected to start working strictly by the workload standards and norms as set out in the 2008 Blue Paper.
        KRANJSKA GORA - Lovers of the legendary Pony bicycle will climb the challenging Vršič mountain pass.
        LJUBLJANA - Brina, a festival of gin.

SUNDAY, 2 June
        LJUBLJANA - A new umbrella organisation of Serbs in Slovenia - the Union of Serbs of Slovenia - will be established.

18 May 2019, 17:15 PM

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This summary is provided by the STA

MONDAY, 20 May
        LJUBLJANA - Days of Latin America and Caribbean, an international conference held under the auspices of the Bled Strategic Forum; until 26 May.
        LJUBLJANA - Swiss Parliament Speaker Marina Carobbio Guscetti will hold talks with Speaker Dejan Židan, President Borut Pahor, Prime Minister Marjan Šarec and National Council President Alojz Kovšca on day two of her visit.
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will start its plenary with a Q&A session with Prime Minister Marjan Šarec.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Maj-Gen Alenka Ermenc, the chief of the general staff, will attend the annual EU-NATO conference.
        BUCHAREST, Romania - Environment Minister Simon Zajc will attend an informal session of the EU's Environment Council.
        GENEVA, Switzerland - Health Minister Aleš Šabeder will attend a meeting of the World Health Organisation's (WHO) General Assembly.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Foreign Policy Committee will discuss the ratification of an agreement on employment of Serbian citizens in Slovenia.
        LJUBLJANA - The programming council of RTV Slovenija will set the guidelines of the public broadcaster's programme in 2020.
        LJUBLJANA - The Week of Italian Film will open at the Slovenian Cinematheque.
        LJUBLJANA/ROME, Italy - Several events will be held in Slovenia to mark World Bee Day, while Agriculture Minister Aleksandra Pivec will attend a ceremony at the Food and Agricultural Organisation.

TUESDAY, 21 May
        ŠIBENIK, Croatia - President Borut Pahor will hold three-way talks with Austrian counterpart Alexander Van der Bellen and Croatia's Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović in the framework of a three-country initiative known as the Trilateral.
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will resume its session by discussing the opposition-sponsored bill to set up a national demographic fund.
        LJUBLJANA - The opposition Democrats (SDS) will host a debate on their proposal for the setting up of a national demographic fund.
        LJUBLJANA - The Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GZS) will vote on whether to give president Boštjan Gorjup a second term.
        LJUBLJANA - Annual general meeting of Sava Insurance Group.
        LJUBLJANA - The Education Ministry will present the results of a study on the workload of primary school children.
        MARIBOR/LJUBLJANA - Druga Godba, a festival of world music; until 25 May.
        LJUBLJANA - German trio Die Ärzte will perform in Kino Šiška.
        LJUBLJANA - A gala concert will be held at the Cankarjev Dom arts centre to mark the 100th anniversary of the Slovenian ballet.
        LJUBLJANA - Early voting will start ahead of the EU election.

WEDNESDAY, 22 May
        BERLIN, Germany - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will hold talks with German and Portuguese counterparts as part of preparations for presidency of the EU.
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will discuss changes to the health care and health insurance act.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary commission investigating the financing of political parties will meet behind closed doors.
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian-German Chamber Commerce and Industry will host an event to present the opportunities for Slovenian companies in Germany.
        PORTOROŽ - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will address a Microsoft NT conference dedicated to artificial intelligence.
        ROGAŠKA SLATINA - The Slovenian Tourism Board and the Slovenia Green Consortium will host Green Day of Slovenian Tourism, the annual conference promoting sustainable tourism.
        LJUBLJANA - The National Culture Council will present statistics on the achievements of Slovenian artists abroad.

THURSDAY, 23 May
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will discuss changes to the energy act.
        LJUBLJANA - Finnish President Sauli Niinistö will start a two-day official visit by meeting his host President Borut Pahor and Prime Minister Marjan Šarec.
        LJUBLJANA - Weekly cabinet session.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Culture Minister Zoran Poznič and Education Ministry State Secretary will attend separate sessions of the EU's Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council.
        LJUBLJANA - The public broadcaster TV Slovenija will host two EU election debates, respectively with the candidates of parliamentary and non-parliamentary parties.
        LJUBLJANA - The Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GZS) will host a debate on the minimum wage.
        NOVO MESTO - The drug maker Krka is expected to release Q1 results.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release the consumer confidence index for May.
        KOPER - The logistics company Intereuropa will release its unaudited business report for the first quarter of 2019.

FRIDAY, 24 May
        LJUBLJANA - NLB bank is expected to report Q1 results.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release business sentiment data for May.
        LJUBLJANA - The last day of the EU election campaign.
        MARIBOR - The Maribor opera ensemble will put on an Opera Night in the city park.

SATURDAY, 25 May
        LJUBLJANA - Some of the best climbers in the world will compete in Triglav the Rock, an international bouldering event that is part of the IFSC International Climbing Series.
        NOVA GORICA/GORIZIA, Italy - Slovenia's Nova Gorica and Italy's Gorizia will formally announce their joint bid for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2025.
        LJUBLJANA - Election blackout will set in ahead of the EU elections.

SUNDAY, 26 May
        LJUBLJANA - Elections to the European Parliament.

 

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