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EC support to Slovenia

Slovenija

17.9.2021 – The European Commission has today disbursed €231 million to Slovenia in pre-financing, equivalent to 13% of the country’s grant allocation under the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). The pre-financing payment will help to kick-start the implementation of the crucial investment and reform measures outlined in Slovenia’s recovery and resilience plan. The Commission will [...]

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EU support for the operators of cableway installations in Slovenia

Vogel

12.8.2021 – The European Commission has approved a €3.7 million Slovenian scheme to support operators of cableway installations for the transport of persons on ski slopes in the context of the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework. Under the scheme, the aid will take the form of direct grants [...]

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EU approves Slovenian scheme to support farmers in the context of the coronavirus outbreak

slovenski gozd

29.7.2021 – Commission approves €1.4 million Slovenian scheme to support farmers in the context of the coronavirus outbreak.and the restrictive measures that the Slovenian authorities had to implement to limit the spread of the virus. The scheme was approved under the State Aid Temporary Framework. Under the scheme, the public support will take the form [...]

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Slovenian Presidency over the Council of the EU

predsedovanje SL

1.7.2021 – From July 1 Slovenia will (together with Portugal and Germany) reside over the Council of the EU. Slovenia will strive to actively contribute to strenghtening the EU’s resilence to health, economic, energy, climate and cyber crises. Priorities can be summarized in four key points: recovery from the pandemic, the future of Europe, strengthening [...]

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30 anniversary of the Slovenia’s sovereignty

30 let Slovenije stolpnica

25.6.2021 – In Slovenia the 30 anniversary  of Slovenia’s sovereignty and independence is celebrated all year around. The  main national ceremony took place on Statehood Day, on the  25 June, in memory of the day in 1991 when the Slovenian parliament passed several key documents for the country to leave the former Yugoslavia and become  [...]

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Semester Spring Package

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2.6.2021 – The EC presented the European Semester Spring Package, which focuses on providing fiscal guidance to Member States as they continue the process of gradually reopening their economies. This guidance aims to help Member States strengthen their economic recoveries, making the best possible use of the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF), the key instrument [...]

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Statementof the Association of journalists and Publicisits at the Media Freedom Day

MEDIJI

3.5.2021 – Every year, 3 May is a date which celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom, to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession. The Association of journalists and [...]

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Events in Slovenia at the European week

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28.4.2021 – The Office of the European Parliament and the Representation of the European Commission in Slovenia are preparing a series of events for citizens on the occasion of this year’s Europe Week. Their common thread will be a conference on the future of Europe, which will be launched at pan-European level on Europe Day, [...]

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“Slovenska potica” is registered as traditional speciality in EU

potica

22.4.2021 – Today, the Commission approved the entry of the name “Slovenska potica” in the register of guaranteed traditional specialties, thus protecting Slovenska potica as a guaranteed traditional specialty (ZTP). To date, there have been 1,609 products on the list of foods protected by geographical indications, of which 64 with the label of traditional specialties. [...]

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Vega: launch of the first world-class supercomputer in the EU

Vega

20.4.2021 – The European Commission together with the European High-Performance Computing Joint Undertaking and the Government of Slovenia will inaugurate the operation of the Vega Supercomputer at a high-level ceremony in Maribor, Slovenia. This marks the launch of a first EU supercomputer procured jointly with EU and Member State funds, with a joint investment of €17.2 million.The [...]

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The proposed acquisition of Trimo and Kingspan Group investigated

Slovenska zastava

13.4.2021 – The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Trimo, arhitekturne rešitve, d.o.o. (‘Trimo’) by Kingspan Group plc (‘Kingspan’), under the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission is concerned that the proposed transaction may reduce competition and lead to price increases in the market for mineral fibre sandwich panels [...]

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Discussion on the situation of the media in Slovenia

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25.3.2021 – The European Parliament’s group for monitoring respect for democracy, the rule of law and civil liberties will continue its discussion on the situation of the media in Slovenia, on the 26 March from 13.30 to 16.30 . The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs is closely monitoring the situation in the [...]

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The European Commission has approved a €1.5 million Slovenian scheme to support holders of ancillary activities at farms,

turistične kmetije

15.3.2020 – The European Commission has approved a €1.5 million Slovenian scheme to support holders of ancillary activities at farms, such as agro-tourisms or catering, affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the State Aid Temporary Framework. Under the scheme, the aid will take the form of direct grants. The aim of [...]

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New Heads of Representation in Slovenia, Latvia and Spain

Jerneja Jug

27.1.2021- The Commission has appointed three new Heads of the Representation in Spain, Latvia, and Slovenia. Ms María De Los Angeles Benítez Salas will take up her duties as Head of Representation in Madrid on 1 April 2021. On 16 April 2021, Ms Zane Petre and Ms Jerneja Jug Jerše will start in their new [...]

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Croatia earthquake: EU Member States offer further assistance

Petrinja

14.1.2021 – Following the initial offers of assistance to Croatia – most of it dispatched in the first 24 hours after the devastating earthquake of 29 December 2020 – EU Member States are offering further in-kind assistance. Sleeping bags, housing containers, lighting systems and mattresses, provided by Germany, France and Austria, are on their way [...]

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