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08 Mar 2020, 15:08 PM

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MONDAY, 9 March

        LJUBLJANA - The Commission for Equal Opportunities in Science will debate overlooked gender issues in scientific research.

TUESDAY, 10 March
        STRASBOURG, France - The European Court of Human Rights will announce its judgement in the case Hudorovič and others v Slovenia, brought by 16 Roma concerning an alleged lack of access to drinking water and sanitation.
        LJUBLJANA - A coordinating body bringing together multiple doctors' organisation will present a list of priorities they think the new government must tackle in healthcare.
        LJUBLJANA - The Ministry of Education, Science and Sport will speak to the press after the formal establishment of a UNESCO-sponsored international research centre for artificial intelligence at the Jožef Stefan Institute.
        LJUBLJANA - The Faculty of Social Sciences' International Relations Centre will host a debate on Slovenian-Italian relations.
        PORTOROŽ - Slovenian cooperatives will debate the future of agriculture and rural development at their annual meeting.
        LJUBLJANA - The Construction and Building Materials Chamber will be joined by several major builders to discuss the future of the Slovenian construction industry.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Labour Committee will debate amendments to pension legislation tabled by the Democrats (SDS) that would increase the pensions of some farmers and persons who purchased additional months of pension qualifying period.

WEDNESDAY, 11 March
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Parliament is expected to debate Hungarian financing of Slovenian media at the request of a group of MEPs from the ranks of Socialists and Renew Europe.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Home Policy Committee will debate government amendments to the act on the state border that would make it illegal for self-proclaimed militias to patrol the border.
        LJUBLJANA - The L'oreal-Unesco scholarships for women in science will be announced.
        CELJE - Days of comedy, a theatre festival, will get under way at the Celje Theatre; until 22 March.

THURSDAY, 12 March
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Home Policy committee will host a public presentation of opinions on amendments to legislation governing firearms use.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Health Committee will debate amendments to the act on health care and health insurance proposed by the National Council that would mandate the public health insurer to cover the cost of treatment of rare diseases even if such treatment is not yet approved.
        LJUBLJANA - The Chamber of Commerce and Industry will confer awards for outstanding business achievements.

FRIDAY, 13 March
        TUHELJ, Croatia - Slovenian Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek and Croatia's Darko Horvat will attend a Slovenian-Croatian business forum.
        LJUBLJANA - Energy company Petrol will release its business report for 2019.

SATURDAY, 14 March
        KRANJSKA GORA - A giant slalom event will be held as part of the men's World Cup meet.

SUNDAY, 15 March
        KRANJSKA GORA - A slalom event will be held as part of the men's World Cup meet.

01 Mar 2020, 12:57 PM

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MONDAY, 2 March
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will start its monthly plenary with a Q&A session with the outgoing government.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Health Committee will discuss Slovenia's preparedness for a coronavirus outbreak.
        BRDO PRI KRANJU - European Crisis Management Commissioner Janez Lenarčič will pay a working visit and attend a celebration marking Civil Protection Day.
        LJUBLJANA - Insurer Zavarovalnica Triglav will present preliminary financials for 2019.
        KOPER - Port operator Luka Koper will speak about plans for this year after posting disappointing 2019 results.

TUESDAY, 3 March
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will vote on whether to appoint Democrat (SDS) leader Janez Janša as prime minister-designate.
        LJUBLJANA - Ljubljana Mayor Zoran Janković and eight co-defendants will be arraigned in a case related to the suspected misuse of EU funds in the construction of the Stožice sports complex.
        LJUBLJANA - A Japanese-Slovenian conference will debate the humanistic aspects of a concept dubbed Society 5.0.
        LJUBLJANA - The the organisers of the feminist and queer festival Red Dawns will declare the results of a poll for the most sexist statement of 2019.

WEDNESDAY, 4 March
        LJUBLJANA - Interior Minister Boštjan Poklukar will host an informal ministerial of the Brdo-Brijuni process dedicated to regional cooperation in the fight against human trafficking.
        ZAGREB, Croatia - Outgoing Defence Minister Karl Erjavec will attend an informal EU ministerial; until 5 March.
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly will debate legislative amendments tabled by the Democrats (SDS) in January that would reintroduce conscription.
        LJUBLJANA - The central bank will host a debate on open banking featuring Governor Boštjan Vasle and the director of the Slovenian Bank Association Stanislava Zadravec Caprirolo.
        LJUBLJANA - The Economy Ministry will hand out its annual awards for business excellence.
        LJUBLJANA - The Employment Service will release registered unemployment figures for February.
        LJUBLJANA - The Engineering Chamber will host an event to celebrate the first World Engineering Day.
        LJUBLJANA - The start of year-long celebrations of the tenth anniversary of the Slovenian Art Cinema Network.

THURSDAY, 5 March
        ZAGREB, Croatia - Outgoing Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will attend an informal session of EU foreign ministers.
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly plenary will wrap up with a vote on a bill submitted by 59 MPs to change the electoral system in line with a landmark Constitutional Court ruling.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Environment Minister Simon Zajc will attend a session of the EU's Environment Council discussing the European Green Deal.
        LJUBLJANA - The feminist and queer festival Red Dawns will open; until 8 March.

FRIDAY, 6 March
        LJUBLJANA - The National Council will host a debate on the financing of municipalities. The leaders of five parties are expected participate.
        KOPER - Logistics group Intereuropa will release preliminary business results for 2019.

SATURDAY, 7 March
        LJUBLJANA - Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will perform at Stožice Arena.

SUNDAY, 8 March
        No major events are scheduled.

 

23 Feb 2020, 11:38 AM

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MONDAY, 24 February

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

16 Feb 2020, 09:51 AM

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MONDAY, 17 February
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will attend a meeting of the EU's Foreign Affairs Council and attend an EU Commission donor conference for Albania.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Finance Minister Andrej Bertoncelj will attend a meeting of EU finance ministers dedicated to the winter economic forecast of the European Commission and guidelines for enhancing the economic and monetary union; until 18 February.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release wage data for December.

TUESDAY, 18 February
        LJUBLJANA - The National Culture Council, an advisory body, is expected to debate the draft National Culture Programme for 2020-2027, a key strategic document.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Health Committee will debate Slovenia's preparedness for a possible coronavirus outbreak.

WEDNESDAY, 19 February
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Public Finance Oversight Commission will debate a report on the performance of the fund for the decommissioning of the Krško nuclear power plant in 2018.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Agriculture, Forestry and Food Committee will discuss the possibilities for increasing the use of geothermal energy in agriculture, tourism and energy generation.

THURSDAY, 20 February
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - PM Marjan Šarec will attend an EU summit dedicated to the bloc's next seven-year budget; until 21 February.
        LJUBLJANA - Weekly government session.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary inquiry into the financing of political parties will interview former Banka Slovenije Governor Boštjan Jazbec.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary health and infrastructure committees will debate pollution in the central Soča Valley as a result of the co-incineration of waste.
        VIENNA, Austria - Culture Minister Zoran Poznič will pay a visit to Austria as part of composer Hugo Wolf Year; until 21 February.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release the consumer confidence index for February.

FRIDAY, 21 February
        STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will pay a working visit to Sweden; until 22 February.

SATURDAY, 22 February
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian entrant for the Eurovision song contest will be selected.

SUNDAY, 23 February
        CERKNICA/PTUJ/CERKNO... - Carnival festivities will draw to a close with processions and costume parties held in cities and towns across Slovenia.

09 Feb 2020, 09:30 AM

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MONDAY, 10 February
        SKOPJE, N Macedonia - Parliamentary Speaker Dejan Židan will start a two-day official visit to North Macedonia.
        ANKARA/ISTANBUL, Turkey - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will pay a two-day official visit to Turkey, where he will also attend a Slovenia-Turkey business conference.
        LJUBLJANA - Public health insurer ZZZS is to speak to the press about changes to rules governing compulsory health insurance.
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Chamber of Pharmacy is to speak to the press ahead of World Day of the Sick.
        LJUBLJANA - The Student Organisation is to present a platform containing all the work experience records of individuals engaging in student work.
        LJUBLJANA - Final event of the annual fund-raising book donation campaign organised by The Austrian Embassy and the Klagenfurt-based publisher Mohorjeva Družba.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release industrial output figures for December.

TUESDAY, 11 February
        LJUBLJANA - A conference on quality and accessible long-term care will be organised by the European Commission Representation in Slovenia and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GZS).
        LJUBLJANA - The Energy Industry Chamber of Slovenia will discuss the draft National Energy and Climate Plan.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Finance Committee will discuss a proposed bill designed to provide legal recourse and compensation for holders of subordinated bank liabilities wiped out in the 2013 bank bailout.

WEDNESDAY, 12 February
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Defence Minister Karl Erjavec will attend a two-day NATO ministerial.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Infrastructure, Environment and Spatial Planning Committee will discuss a draft resolution on the national environment protection programme for 2020-2030.
        LJUBLJANA - Future trade between the UK and the EU 27 will be discussed at an event organised by the British Embassy, the British Slovenian Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GZS).
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Foreign Policy Committee will discuss a declaration of support to the protection of political and civil liberties in Spain, which has been proposed by a group of MPs.
        CELJE - A three-day conference on long-term care in Slovenia will get under way.
        LJUBLJANA - The Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GZS) will host an agribusiness conference.
        LJUBLJANA - An illustrated Migration Glossary for the Young, a project of the SLOGA platform of NGOs, will be presented.

THURSDAY, 13 February
        LJUBLJANA - The European Investment Bank (EIB) will sign an agreement with the national motorway company DARS on the financing of the second tube of the Karavanke tunnel.
        LJUBLJANA - Weekly government session.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary health and infrastructure committees will debate pollution in the central Soča Valley as a result of the co-incineration of waste.
        LJUBLJANA - The Forum 21, an outfit led by former President Milan Kučan, will organise a discussion entitled 30 Years of Slovenia.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release job vacancy figures for the last quarter of 2019.

FRIDAY, 14 February
        MUNICH, Germany - Foreign Minister Miro Cerar will attend the Munich Security Conference.
        LJUBLJANA - Open doors days for primary and secondary school students; until 15 February.
        LJUBLJANA - Bi Flamenco, a biennial festival dedicated to flamenco, will get under way; until 18 February.

SATURDAY, 15 February
        PTUJ - The start of Kurentovanje, the biggest carnival event in Slovenia; until 25 February.
        KRANJSKA GORA - The 56th Golden Fox World Cup meet for women alpine skiers will get under way with the giant slalom.

SUNDAY, 16 February
        KRANJSKA GORA - The slalom event will be held as part of the 56th Golden Fox.

 

02 Feb 2020, 10:33 AM

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 MONDAY, 3 February

        LJUBLJANA - A police trade union will stage a 4-hour token strike.
        LJUBLJANA - Robert Šumi, a teacher at the police academy, is expected to hold a public presentation after having been picked the next head of the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption.
        BRDO PRI KRANJU - A forum of the Slovenian Business Club, to be addressed by President Borut Pahor.
        LJUBLJANA - A press conference will be held ahead of the launch of the new Muslim cultural centre in Ljubljana.
        LJUBLJANA - Youths for Climate Justice will organise a panel on how to decarbonise Slovenia.

TUESDAY, 4 February
        LJUBLJANA - President Borut Pahor is expected to launch official consultations with parliamentary parties following the resignation of Prime Minister Marjan Šarec.
        BRDO PRI KRANJU - The intergovernmental Slovenian-Belarus commission for cooperation in trade and economy, and science and technology will hold a session.
        ŠOŠTANJ - A Šalek Valley environmental movement will host a round table about the effects of potential waste co-incineration at the TEŠ thermal power plant.
        BRDO PRI KRANJU - The Bloudek Awards for achievements in sports will be conferred.

WEDNESDAY, 5 February
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Defence Committee will debate the recently unveiled white paper on defence.
        LJUBLJANA - PricewaterhouseCoopers will present a survey it conducted among Slovenian managers and host a debate about business challenges in 2020.
        LJUBLJANA - The publication Koroški Politični Zbornik 2019 will be presented at the Austrian Embassy in Ljubljana.
        LJUBLJANA - The Employment Agency will release data on unemployment in January.
        LJUBLJANA - The Nutrition Institute will declare the most innovative foods of 2020.
        LJUBLJANA - The MENT Festival of contemporary alternative music will start.

THURSDAY, 6 February
        LJUBLJANA - The caretaker government will convene for its weekly session.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Economy Committee will debate government amendments to the industrial property act.

FRIDAY, 7 February
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Outgoing Prime Minister Marjan Šarec will meet European Council President Charles Michel.
        LJUBLJANA - Top artists will be honoured with the Prešeren Prizes on the eve of Culture Day.
        LJUBLJANA - An international two-day Women Economic Forum Conference will start.
        LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office will release data on trade for 2019 and January inflation.

SATURDAY, 8 February
        LJUBLJANA - A number of events will be held to observe Culture Day, celebrated on the anniversary of the death of Romantic poet France Prešeren.
        
SUNDAY, 9 February
        No major events are scheduled.

26 Jan 2020, 16:11 PM

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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.

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The following schedule was prepared by the STA:

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.

 

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