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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.

 

11 May 2019, 16:05 PM

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This summary of the week ahead is provided by the STA:

MONDAY, 13 May

        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will debate amendments to the real estate records act and the opposition's allegations about political pressure on the judiciary.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will attend a session of the EU's Foreign Affairs Council. He will also attend an event marking the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership.
        BEIJING/HANGZHOU, China - Agriculture Ministry State Secretary Jože Podgoršek will attend a meeting of farm ministers of the 16+1 initiative and a forum on agricultural and trade cooperation between China and Central and Eastern Europe.
        LJUBLJANA - President Borut Pahor will receive members of the first Slovenian expedition to Mount Everest upon the 40th anniversary of the feat.
        LJUBLJANA - The Association of Journalists and Commentators will host a panel on changes to the umbrella media law.
        LJUBLJANA - The Charm of Wood, an exhibition dedicated to wood design, will open at the Cankarjev Dom; until 18 May.
        LJUBLJANA - The start of the National Volunteering Week; until 19 May.

TUESDAY, 14 May
        LJUBLJANA - Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex will start a two-day visit to Slovenia at the invitation of President Borut Pahor.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Home Policy Committee will debate Schengen border protection at the request of the Democrats (SDS).
        CERKLJE OB KRKI - Slovenian Armed Forces Day will be celebrated with a display of Slovenian military gear, with keynotes by Defence Minister Karl Erjavec and President Borut Pahor.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Agriculture Minister Aleksandra Pivec will attend a session of the EU's Agriculture and Fisheries Council while Defence Ministry State Secretary Miloš Bizjak will be on hand for a session of the Foreign Affair Council.
        KLAGENFURT, Austria - National Council President Alojz Kovšca will visit Carinthia to meet members of the Slovenian minority and Governor Peter Kaiser.
        LJUBLJANA - AJPES, the agency for public legal records, will present cumulative data on the performance of companies in 2018.
        TEL AVIV, Israel - Slovenian Eurovision entrants Zala Kralj and Gašper Šantl will perform in the first semi-final of the song competition.

WEDNESDAY, 15 May
        SKOPJE, North Macedonia - Agriculture Minister Aleksandra Pivec will start a two-day visit to North Macedonia.
        LJUBLJANA - The Agriculture Committee will debate allegedly questionable financing of a campaign for the promotion of Slovenian food.
        CELJE - Chemical company Cinkarna Celje will release its Q1 financials.
        LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg - The board of directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) will decide on the planned EUR 250 million loan for the Koper-Divača rail project.
        LJUBLJANA - Slovenian Book Days; until 18 May.
        LJUBLJANA - Laibach will perform songs from the last album, The Sound of Music, at Cankarjev Dom.

THURSDAY, 16 May
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Defence Committee will debate the status of the Poček military training grounds.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Finance Committee will debate the Left's proposal for a tax on digital services.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Commission for Slovenians Abroad will debate direct representation of the Slovenian diaspora in the National Assembly.
        LJUBLJANA - Weekly government session.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Finance Minister Andrej Bertoncelj will take part in a Eurogroup session.
        HELSINKI, Finland - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will take part in a two-day session of the Council of Europe (CoE) foreign ministers.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Foreign Ministry State Secretary Simona Leskovar will attend a meeting of the EU ministers in charge of development.
        LJUBLJANA - Public broadcaster TV Slovenija will host two EU election debates, respectively with the candidates of parliamentary and non-parliamentary parties.
        LJUBLJANA - A debate on digitalisation of cultural heritage organised by several museums and ministries.
        LJUBLJANA - Insurer Zavarovalnica Triglav is expected to release preliminary Q1 results.
        LJUBLJANA - Insurer Sava Re is expected to release preliminary Q1 results.
        MARIBOR - International circular economy conference Circular Change; until 17 May.
        PODČETRTEK - Slovenia Incoming Workshop, the biggest event for tour organisers in Slovenia; until 18 May.

FRIDAY, 17 May
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will hold an emergency session to debate the Democrats (SDS) proposal to exclude healthcare and the army from the single public sector pay system.
        LJUBLJANA - Energy group Petrol is expected to release preliminary Q1 results.

SATURDAY, 18 May
        RAVNE NA KOROŠKEM - Slovenia will mark World Bee Day with an event featuring exhibitions, workshops and speeches by officials.

SUNDAY, 19 May
        LJUBLJANA - Parliamentary Speaker Dejan Židan will receive his Swiss counterpart Marina Carobbio Guscetti for a three-day official visit.

04 May 2019, 12:12 PM

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The following schedule was prepared by the STA:

MONDAY, 6 May

        GOING, Austria - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will pay an informal visit to Tyrol upon an invitation by Austrian counterpart Karin Kneissl; until 7 May.
        LJUBLJANA - The deadline expires for filing candidacies for the post to be vacated at the country's top court in September by Constitutional Court judge Etelka Korpič Horvat.
        POSTOJNA/CERKLJE OB KRKI/MARIBOR... - The annual regional military exercises that will feature members of armies from 25 allied and partner countries will start in Slovenia; until 22 May.
        LJUBLJANA - The STA will host a panel on the key future challenges of vaccination.
        LJUBLJANA - Ljubljana will host the congress of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases: ESPID; until 11 May.
        MILAN, Italy - Several Slovenian companies will present themselves at the Tuttofood food industry fair; until 9 May.
        LJUBLJANA - The European Parliament Office in Slovenia will organise a panel on books and copyright.

TUESDAY, 7 May
        LJUBLJANA - President Borut Pahor will hold a reception to mark the anniversary of the 1989 May Declaration, in which a demand for Slovenia's sovereignty was read out at a mass rally in Ljubljana.
        LJUBLJANA - The Employment Service will release registered unemployment figures for April.
        LJUBLJANA - A conference dedicated to construction, planning and the environment; until 8 May.
        LJUBLJANA - A ceremony will mark the 100th anniversary of Ljubljana's Faculty of Medicine.
        LJUBLJANA - The matura secondary school leaving exam will start around the country with an essay in the student's mother tongue, meaning either Slovenian, Italian or Hungarian.

WEDNESDAY, 8 May
        TIRANA, Albania - A summit of the Brdo-Brijuni regional initiative that will be hosted by Slovenian President Borut Pahor and his Croatian and Albanian counterparts Kolinda Grabar Kitarović and Ilir Meta; until 9 May.
        BRDO PRI KRANJU - A ceremony marking the 15th anniversary of Slovenia's EU accession will be attended by Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel, Slovenian PM Marjan Šarec, Foreign Minister Miro Cerar and Public Administration Minister Rudi Medved.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Foreign Policy Committee will discuss the initiative for a protocol on changes to the Council of Europe's Personal Data Protection Convention.
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian-German Chamber of Commerce will present the results of surveys on the economic and investment situation in Central and Eastern Europe.
        LJUBLJANA - The STA will host a panel on severe asthma.
        VENICE, Italy - The Slovenian pavilion will open at the 58th Venice Biennial; until 24 November.

THURSDAY, 9 May
        SIBIU, Romania - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will attend an informal EU summit.
        LJUBLJANA - German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will start a visit.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Defence Committee will discuss the resolution on the national security strategy.
        LJUBLJANA - Telekom Slovenije is expected to release the business report for the first quarter of 2019.
        LJUBLJANA - Public broadcaster TV Slovenija will organise a debate of representatives of parliamentary parties ahead of the elections to the European Parliament.
        LJUBLJANA - AmCham Slovenija will host the frontrunners of parliamentary parties in the EU election to discuss the EU's challenges in the coming five years.
        LJUBLJANA - A series of events called Walk along the Wire that mark Ljubljana's liberation in WWII will get under way.
        LJUBLJANA - A concert at the Križanke open air theatre will mark the 50th anniversary of Ljubljana's independent radio station Radio Študent.

FRIDAY, 10 May
        LJUBLJANA - The National Electoral Commission (DVK) will announce the official list of candidates for the elections to the European Parliament.
        LJUBLJANA - German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his host Borut Pahor will discuss the EU's future with the students of Ljubljana's Faculty of Social Sciences.
        LJUBLJANA - A parliamentary inquiry commission investigating alleged money laundering at the NKBM bank and alleged illegal financing of the opposition Democrats (SDS) will be in session.

SATURDAY, 11 May
        LJUBLJANA - Hikers and runners will take the 35-kilometre path around Ljubljana tracing WWII barbed wire, on the final day of the Walk along the Wire.
        LJUBLJANA - EU projects and their results will be presented at more than 100 events around Slovenia as part of the EU Project, My Project campaign; until 18 May.

SUNDAY, 12 May
        No major events are scheduled.

28 Apr 2019, 10:34 AM

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Schedule of events in the week from 29 April to 5 May 2019, as prepared by the STA:

MONDAY, 29 April
        BERLIN, Germany - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will take part in a meeting of Western Balkan leaders held at the initiative of France and Germany.
        KRANJ - The annual general meeting of Gorenjska Banka will take a vote to squeeze out the remaining small shareholders following the takeover by Serbia's AIK bank.
        LJUBLJANA - The two-day Global Blockchain Summit Slovenia 2019 will get under way.

TUESDAY, 30 April
        LJUBLJANA - Bonfires will be lit across the country on the eve of Labour Day with the biggest event held by trade unions on Rožnik Hill above Ljubljana.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release April inflation figures.
        XI'AN China - The National Museum of Slovenia will showcase Slovenia's creativity and ancient finds at the Qujiang Museum of Fine Arts in Xi'an, until 15 November.

WEDNESDAY, 1 May
        LJUBLJANA/RAVNE NA KOROŠKEM - A series of events will celebrate Labour Day, observed as a two-day public holiday in Slovenia. PM Marjan Šarec will address an event in Ravne na Koroškem (N).
        WARSAW, Poland - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will attend a celebration of the 15th anniversary of the accession of ten countries to the EU.

THURSDAY, 2 May
        LJUBLJANA - Slovenia observes May Day bank holiday.

FRIDAY, 3 May
        LJUBLJANA - Several Slovenian towns will join Jane's Walk 2019, a global series of urban walking tours, running until 5 May.

SATURDAY, 4 May
        LJUBLJANA - The Europe Film Week will get under way, featuring free screenings of 33 European films at 12 Slovenian towns, to run until 13 June.

SUNDAY, 5 May
        LJUBLJANA - Slovenia will join the Wings for Life World Run, a charity event raising money for spinal cord research.

20 Apr 2019, 18:00 PM

As prepared by the STA

MONDAY, 22 April

        LJUBLJANA - Easter Monday, a public holiday.
        MIRNA PEČ - The local automotive club will organise a traditional blessing of motorcycles and cars.

TUESDAY, 23 April
        BRDO PRI KRANJU - The annual consultation of Slovenian diplomats will start with addresses by President Borut Pahor and Foreign Minister Miro Cerar.
        BEIJING, China - Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek will start a visit to China; until 27 April.
        LJUBLJANA - The coalition Social Democrats (SD) will confirm their slate for the EU election and a new party manifesto.
        LJUBLJANA - A joint session of the parliamentary committees for labour and economy will discuss the 2019-2020 National Reform Programme.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Health Committee will debate the financial performance of health institutions in 2018.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Agriculture, Forestry and Food Committee will debate the financing of an Agriculture Ministry campaign promoting Slovenian produce and products.
        LJUBLJANA - The Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host a conference on the management of family firms.
        LJUBLJANA - President Borut Pahor will host a debate on how small businesses are preparing for the cooling of the economy.
        VITANJE - An event dubbed the Noordung Forum will explore blockchain technology. Culture Minister Zoran Poznič and European Commissioner Violeta Bulc will be on hand.
        BANOVCI - The coalition Pensioners' Party (DeSUS) will host a debate on retirement, to be attended by Labour Minister Ksenija Klampfer.
        LJUBLJANA - Presentation of the programme of the 67th Ljubljana Festival (2 July - 5 September).
        LJUBLJANA - The 24th Slovenian Book Days, running between 15 and 18 May, will be presented to the press.

WEDNESDAY, 24 April
        BRDO PRI KRANJU - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec and National Assembly Speaker Dejan Židan will address Slovenian diplomats on the final day of their annual consultation.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary culture and foreign policy committees will debate Hungary's recent appeal for government intervention in Slovenian media.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Finance Committee will debate amendments to the income tax act and the National Reform Programme 2019-2020.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Culture Committee will debate the STA's annual report for 2018.
        LJUBLJANA - The Urban Forum, an event organised by the Environment Ministry and the Association of Municipalities, will debate sustainable solutions in city management.
        LJUBLJANA - The retailer Mercator is expected to release its audited annual report for 2018.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release business sentiment data for April.
        LJUBLJANA - A round table debate on science will be held before scientists stage a Rally for Science in front of the buildings of the economy and education ministries.

THURSDAY, 25 April
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly is expected to adopt a set of legislative amendments that reduce the taxation of holiday allowance.
        LJUBLJANA - Weekly government session.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Agriculture Minister Aleksandra Pivec will attend an international conference on forests.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Commission for Slovenians Abroad will review the state of play regarding proposals made at a major diaspora meeting in mid-2017.
        LJUBLJANA - An exhibition on visual art in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia will open at the Museum of Modern Art.

FRIDAY, 26 April
        LJUBLJANA - The campaign for the EU election will officially get under way a month before election day.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Commission for Oversight of Intelligence and Security Services will debate the draft National Security Resolution.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary EU Affairs Committee will debate the National Reform Programme 2019-2020 and a report on the implementation of EU cohesion policy.
        KRANJ - The main ceremony marking Resistance Day.

SATURDAY, 27 April
        LJUBLJANA - US singer Lenny Kravitz will give a concert at Stožice Arena.
        PODČETRTEK - The start of the annual Festival of Wine and Chocolate.

SUNDAY, 28 April
        No major events are scheduled.

07 Apr 2019, 19:07 PM

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Schedule of events in the week from 8 to 14 April, as prepared by the STA:

MONDAY, 8 April

        KOČEVJE - Japanese robot manufacturer Yaskawa will inaugurate its robot factory in south Slovenia. The event will be addressed by PM Marjan Šarec and European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc.
        LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will take part in a session of the EU Foreign Affairs Council discussing Afghanistan, Venezuela and Eastern Partnership.
        VIENNA, Austria - Interior Ministry State Secretary Sandi Čurin will take part in a two-day conference of the Alliance against Trafficking in Persons, organised by the OSCE.
        PARIS, France - Foreign Ministry State Secretary Dobran Božič will meet OECD Deputy Secretary General Ulrik Knudsen to discuss cooperation in artificial intelligence.
        VIENNA, Austria - The heads of the lower and upper chambers of parliament, Dejan Židan and Alojz Kovšca, will take part in a two-day conference of speakers of EU parliaments.
        LJUBLJANA - European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc will meet the leadership of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GZS) and its transport section.
        MUMBAI, India - A delegation of Slovenian logistics companies will visit India; until 11 April.
        LJUBLJANA - Government and public sector trade unions are to agree a timeline of talks in 2019.
        LJUBLJANA - A new version of Parlameter, a tool tracking the work of the National Assembly, will be presented.
        LJUBLJANA - The children's parliament will be in session with the debate focussing on education; President Borut Pahor to be in attendance.
        KRANJ - The 49th Week of Slovenian Drama will come to a close with an awards ceremony.

TUESDAY, 9 April
        LJUBLJANA - Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, EU and Cooperation Josep Borrell will make an official visit at the invitation of his counterpart Miro Cerar.
        LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg - Foreign Ministry State Secretary Dobran Božič will take part in a session of the EU General Affairs Council discussing the rule of law and the EU's multi-year budget.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Agriculture Minister Aleksandra Pivec will take part in Digital Day, an event focusing on digitalisation of agriculture and rural areas and digitalisation of cultural heritage.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Labour Ministry State Secretary Tilen Božič will take part in a conference on the future of work.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Commission for National Minorities will debate the government's action plan to guarantee the rights of the Italian and Hungarian minorities.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Infrastructure Committee will debate the youth's appeal for climate fairness.
        VIENNA, Austria - A memorial plaque to Slovenian beekeeper Anton Janša (1734-1773) will be unveiled.
        LJUBLJANA - The National Electoral Commission will meet in preparations for the European parliamentary elections.
        LJUBLJANA - The Education Ministry will host a public debate on the way forward in education.
        LJUBLJANA - The Health Ministry will hold a two-day conference on World Health Day.
        LJUBLJANA - The two-day World Construction Forum will get under way.
        CELJE - The International Industrial Fair will open with an address by Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek; until 12 April.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release February foreign trade data.
        MARIBOR - The start of a two-day conference on artificial intelligence in industry.
        MILAN, Italy - Selected Slovenian designers and independent furniture makers will be featured at the Milan Design Week; until 14 April.
        LJUBLJANA - New administered prices of top-selling fuels will kick in.

WEDNESDAY, 10 April
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - PM Marjan Šarec will take part in a special EU summit on Brexit.
        SPLIT, Croatia - Defence Minister Karl Erjavec will attend the international defence fair ASDA 19 at the invitation of his Croatian counterpart Damir Krstičević.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Intelligence Oversight Commission will hear a report on wiretaps targeting the Slovenian arbiter and agent at the border arbitration tribunal in 2015.
        BRDO PRI KRANJU - A national conference on the internationalisation of the Slovenian economy, to be attended by Prime Minister Marjan Šarec and Foreign Minister Miro Cerar.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Foreign Policy Committee will debate the National Assembly's international activities.
        BLED - The Slovenian-German Chamber of Commerce and the AI lab at the Jožef Stefan Institute will hold a Slovenian-German business day dedicated to artificial intelligence.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release industrial output figures for February.
        ZAGREB, Croatia - Acclaimed slovenian composer Vinko Globokar will be featured at the Zagreb Music Biennale.
        MARIBOR - A concert dedicated to the upcoming 80th birthday of composer Alojz Ajdič at SNG Maribor.
        LJUBLJANA - Singer songwriter Zoran Predin will give a concert marking his 40th career anniversary.

THURSDAY, 11 April
        DUBROVNIK, Croatia - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will take part in a two-day summit of the 16 Central and East European countries and China (16+1).
        WARSAW, Poland - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will take part in a two-day ministerial of the Berlin Process, an initiative promoting the EU's enlargement to the Western Balkans.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Foreign Policy Committee and the Commission for Slovenians Abroad will meet to debate political representation of the Slovenian minority in Italy.
        LJUBLJANA - The British-Slovenian Chamber of Commerce will host a conference on Brexit, with UK Trade Commissioner for Europe Andrew Mitchell in attendance.
        LJUBLJANA - A weekly government session.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Privileges and Credentials Commission will debate Borut Smrdel's resignation as head of the National Review Commission.
        LJUBLJANA - The Ministry of Economic Development and Technology and the SPIRIT agency will give out business excellency awards.
        LJUBLJANA - A new production of the ballet Giselle, choreographed by Cuban ballet artist Howard Quintero Lopez, will open at Ljubljana SNG Opera and Ballet.
        PORTOROŽ - The two-day Slovenian Advertising Festival will get under way.

FRIDAY, 12 April
        WASHINGTON, US - Finance Minister Andrej Bertoncelj and central bank Governor Boštjan Vasle will make their maiden appearance at the spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank; until 14 April.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary EU Affairs Committee will debate the activities of Slovenian MPs and MEPs at a session called by the opposition Democrats (SDS).
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary inquiry probing into party financing will meet behind closed doors.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Health Committee will discuss the shortage of GPs at the behest of the opposition New Slovenia (NSi).
        CELJE - A pre-trail hearing for Uroš Rotnik, the former director of the Šoštanj coal-fired power station (TEŠ), and two co-defendants on charges of evidence suppression and false criminal complaint.
        LJUBLJANA - The council of the European Democratic Party (EDP) will meet, to be followed by the European Parliament group's conference on social challenges in the EU.
        MURSKA SOBOTA - The promotional centre of the Prekmurje region, Expano, will be launched.
        MARIBOR - The Gallus - Maribor 2019 international competition of choirs; until 14 April.
        PTUJ - The city will host a meeting to discuss its plans to bid for the 2025 European Capital of Culture.
        NOVA GORICA - Aleksij Kobal will have an exhibition of his works launched at the Nova Gorica City Gallery.
        LJUBLJANA - Singer songwriter Marko Brecelj will give a concert at Cankarjev Dom.
        LJUBLJANA - Radio Študent, an alternative radio station, will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a festival; until 13 April.
        RADOVLJICA - The three-day Radovljica Chocolate Festival will get under way.

SATURDAY, 13 April
        ŽALEC - The non-parliamentary Slovenian People's Party (SLS) will hold a congress.
        CELJE - The opposition New Slovenia (NSi) will present its list of candidates for the EU elections as it meets for its annual consultations.

SUNDAY, 14 April
        LJUBLJANA - Slovenian Christians will celebrate Palm Sunday.

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